Author: Random Pendragon

A guide to teenage rebellion

By Random Pendragon Keizertimes Intern Students around the country, including Keizer, are taking to the streets to change the conversation around school safety, but students can feel especially vulnerable to the whims of adults who believe other priorities should come first. The American Civil Liberties Union is spreading the word on how and when students can safely protest, and what to expect when they run afoul of the rules. On Thursday, March 1, the ACLU held a live video seminar called Students! Know Your Protest Rights to inform potential student protestors in the wake of the shootings at Marjory...

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Lawyer takes city motto to heart

By RANDOM PENDRAGON Keizertimes Intern It is Saturday, January 20, the night of the First Citizen and Awards Banquet. Matt Lawyer is in attendance, expecting only to support fellow members of the community and help set it all up. He had no idea that he himself would be honored that night. Even as outgoing Chamber president Nate Bauer began describing the contributions of the recipient of the President’s award, Matt had his mind on others. “I was actually getting really excited because they started to tell the story about the person who was doing these things, and instantly I thought...

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