The Liberator

Capital Punishments: Is Lady Liberty Handing Out Justice in Texas?

Sophie Chau, Staffer

November 4, 2019

The legacy of racism in the U.S. prison system and the persecution of innocent people show that the system has, in some cases, failed to correctly differentiate between innocent and guilty. This has lead to the unjust deaths of...

Ethical Consumerism in Today’s Society

Grace Woodruff, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

In a capitalist society, our strongest asset is our credit card. In a society ruled by the classical argument that wealth is finite, we must ask how we can make businesses more ethical. Our spending habits are how we show our...

Climate Change as a Threat to Developing Nations – Staff Stance

Aaron Booe and Alec Lippman

October 9, 2019

Fires are catching in one of the most precious ecosystems on Earth. The Amazon Rainforest is currently under siege from a variety of unsustainable practices ranging from mining and deforestation to urbanization and farming. This...

Addressing the Hate Driving Deadly Acts of Gun Violence

Sophia Chau, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

There have been almost 300 mass shootings in the United States in 2019 thus far; that’s more than 1 shooting per day. Odessa, El Paso, Parkland, Orlando, Las Vegas--the list is never-ending. But instead of addressing the issues...

The Uniqueness of the Past 100 Years

Anna Thomas, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Generation Z is growing up in an age with technology different from any generation before. One of the most notable differences between Generation Z and other generations is that Generation Z has grown up squarely in the digital...

The Rise of Social Media Apptivism – Staff Stance

Aaron Booe and Alec Lippman

August 21, 2019

The emergence of social media has encouraged rising patterns of engagement and activism. Prior to the advent of social media, platforms which shared ideas existed on obscure blogs that could be difficult for readers to find. Through...

Staff Stance

Aaron Booe and Alec Lippman

May 23, 2019

A place where students can further pursue their passions and desires in an ever so common American rite of passage: College. An experience that upon first glance refers to institutions of higher learning and research, and on closer...

Hitting the road: Elan’s 30

Elan McMinn

May 6, 2019

My life as an assassin began on April 1 at 12:10 a.m. When I was assigned my targets, my life changed to one of distrust and paranoia. I loaded my crossbow along with a box of 100 bullets into my back seat and went to sleep with...

Hitting the road: George’s 30

George Guckenberger

May 6, 2019

Every day for nearly three years, I walked into my post-lunch class drenched in sweat with a grin on my face. It was always obvious to my classmates that I was a member of LASA’s Futsal Club, and had just spent the last hour...

Hitting the road: Jorge’s 30

Jorge Villa Rangel

May 6, 2019

My best friend and I created Grandioso Brand during the summer of 2018. We’d never identified as artists, but we both wanted to create something that would change the world. Yes, I know everyone wants to “change the world”,...

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