The Liberator

AISD magnets: the good and the bad

Nia Orakwue, Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2019

Magnet programs are not unique to Austin. By the 1980s, most major cities had magnet schools that were meant to attract kids from all-over a city to attend a school outside their assigned, district created attendance zone. While...

Get cultured

Ainsley Freeman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Dancers twirl in brightly colored outfits to mesmerizing music. The flashes of color and the sudden movements catch the eye, hypnotizing the crowd. Few people in the audience have seen this dance before. Culture Day began in...

Indepth: Putting stress to the test

Somaya Jimenez-Haham, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Algebra II Challenge Problem due on Monday, map quiz in World Geo on top of your English assignment readings and throw in your biology lab that your group members still have not done. Meanwhile, it is midnight, and you still have...

East Austin Studio Tour

Nia Orakwue, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2018

The quiet, contemporary rooms of the gallery illuminated as the artists presented their work to viewers. Hundreds of artists set up their booths and exhibitions in different locations around East Austin in mid-November. They all...

Former Liberator editors and advisor reflect on past, future

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The Liberator has provided LASA and LBJ with news for 45 years and has evolved with each editor and advisor. Roxy Bonafont joined the Liberator as a sophomore and later became editor-in-chief in her senior year. She did not...

Investing in their futures

Alex Winter, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The money is flying and spirits are high at Investing Club. According to CNBC, everyone should be investing in some sort of fashion, whether it be micro investments or larger investments in the stock market. Investing Club hopes...

Getting into the swing of things

Malena Heineman, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Lively jazz music floats up from the dance room during lunch. A peek inside would reveal a crowd of students swing dancing enthusiastically. Swing Dancing Club is the newest addition to LASA’s extensive club list. It was...

Students show diversity through art

Hanif Amanullah, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

On Oct. 20, one of the Austin Public Library’s art galleries was abuzz with the sounds of stand up poetry, short films and the chatter of excited viewers. Inside, people milled about, asking questions, speaking with each other...

Meet the humans of LASA

Meet the humans of LASA

October 30, 2018

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