What position does Laurie saunders hold on The Gordon Grapevine?

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Laurie Sanders works as editor-in-chief of the high school newspaper, The Gordon Grapevine. Laurie takes her role pretty seriously, which is more than you can say for the others who work on the paper. They're incredibly lazy and always leave Laurie to do the lion's share of the work.

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Laurie Sanders works as editor-in-chief of the high school newspaper, The Gordon Grapevine. Laurie takes her role pretty seriously, which is more than you can say for the others who work on the paper. They're incredibly lazy and always leave Laurie to do the lion's share of the work.

However, all that changes after The Wave takes over campus and rapidly develops into a sinister cult that demands obedience from the entire student body. Alex and Carl, who work with Laurie on the newspaper, and have never liked The Wave from the start, publish a special issue of The Grapevine that exposes this disturbing new phenomenon and all it represents. In her editorial in the special issue, Laurie strongly criticizes The Wave, which is becoming ever more violent and intolerant towards those who disagree with the movement. In publishing this editorial, Laurie is showing great courage. Even more importantly, she's showing the importance of free speech and a free press in combating the rise of extremist organizations.

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