The Liberator

Here’s why I am voting, you should to

Megan Ramsey, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

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Every vote counts. If any readers think theirs doesn’t because of the current political climate, they can rest assured: they are not the only ones who have lost hope. After Trump’s election, I lost hope for a good future for...

Technologically sound?

Alec Lippman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

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Imagine a classroom without Kahoot or Quizlet Live. A classroom without technology, something students have taken for granted and become accustomed to. Advancements made recently have created conflicts over the usage of technology,...

Student sees potential for city council candidiate

Ainsley Freeman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

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Danielle Skidmore is a mother of a special-needs child, transportation engineer, and a trans woman. She is also a candidate for Austin City Council in District 9. Skidmore has lived in Austin for 24 years with her partner and...

Security policy ID badgers students

Hanif Amanullah, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

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To most students, the new changes to LASA’s security this year were strikingly apparent from the moment they walked through the school’s large purple doors–at least, if they weren’t locked. Over the summer, LASA has taken...

Issue 6 staff stance: New frontlines in the fight to deny women access to abortion

Eva Strelitz-Block, Commentary Editor

August 6, 2018

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A new frontline is emerging on the battle to (re)institutionalize patriarchy and control and to disempower women: the bodies of undocumented immigrant girls. Under President Trump’s leadership, the Office of Refugee Resettlement...

Issue 5 staff stance: Students lead national conversation on gun reform

Eva Strelitz-Block, Commentary Editor

May 29, 2018

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We have a school mass shooting problem in the United States. There are more guns per capita in the US than any other country in the world. This is not a coincidence. The National Rifle Association (NRA) would like us to believe...

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