The Liberator

Wu-Tang: Enter An American Saga

Max Domel, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2019

Hulu has brought New York’s beloved and influential hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan from Staten Island to the world of television with the new miniseries “Wu-Tang: An American Saga.” Although the Wu released the less dramatic...

Examining the Trials of a Life in the Spotlight

Wrenny Collamer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, directed by Quentin Tarantino, follows the story of Rick Dalton, a declining actor, and his stunt double Cliff Booth. The pair navigate a changing Los Angeles movie industry that looks increasingly...

Soundcloud Opens New Doors for Aspiring Rappers

Diego Prozzi, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Technological advancements allow teenagers to more easily experiment with online music production programs. A group of LASA students use digital programs to create music to upload to the streaming program SoundCloud. Aspiring...

The E-Boys, The VSCO Girls, and The Class of 2023

Abigail Jackson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

From lip-syncing to popular songs and copying popular dances, to dressing up in cosplay and showing off your drawing skills, TikTok, a popular platform and social media app, has become popular and has garnered a widespread fanbase....

Spiderman Swings Out of the MCU

Jake Matz, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

After a brief departure in the events of Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”, Tom Holland’s Spiderman has made a return in 2019’s summer blockbuster “Spiderman: Far From Home”. However,...

No Blues on This Green

Max Domel, Entertainment Editor

August 21, 2019

Austinites do not have to travel far to find activities to do during the summer months. There are plenty of events to participate in in Austin over the break. One of the highlights is Blues on the Green (BOTG), a music festival...

Vikings keep watch over ELA

Malena Heineman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

The average LASA classroom features four blank, beige walls, and twenty students’ desks facing a teacher’s desk at the front center of the room. So in order to make the classrooms their own, the teachers have to use unique...


Marlen Avila, News Editor

May 14, 2019

We all have our firsts. Our first crush, our first swear word and our first ASMR video. In this day and age, I’m sure we’ve all shared that one moment when YouTube started autoplaying a video and suddenly you’re listening...

Inside the mind of Jordan Peele: “Us”

Trevor Anderson, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film, "Us" remains a box office hit, smashing the $200 million mark with ease. The movie, which stars Lupita Nyong’O as “Adelaide,” tells the tale of a family subject to a horrific home invasion...

Inside the mind of Jordan Peele: “Get Out”

Nia Orakwue, Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2019

Within the film industry, there is little debate that Jordan Peele is well on his way to proving himself as one of the best filmmakers of our generation. His films, which often relay themes of relevant social issues including...

Volunteering in the sun

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

During the school year, students face mountains of exams and assignments, but once summer comes, their schedules are suddenly free. Local Austin organizations allow students to use this time to make a difference and earn volunteer...

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