The Liberator

Threadfair: Rocking the Runway

Wrenny Collamer, Staffer

February 18, 2020

Threadfair is a student-run fashion show that has the goal of giving high-school students a unique community and creative outlet. This year, the show has made changes, like a larger venue, while also seeing a growth in partici...

“Marker Tag” Claims First Victims

Ahnsa Campbell and Catie Graves

February 18, 2020

As the second semester begins, so does the infamous game of Senior Assassins. LASA Seniors all over Austin lurk around corners and wait, unbeknownst to their victims, with the intent to “kill” their targets by tagging them...

Travis Public Defender’s Office

Beck Williams, Staffer

February 18, 2020

In 1963, the landmark Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainwright ended in a unanimous decision: states must provide indigent defendants, or defendants that cannot afford a lawyer, with an attorney free of charge. Depending on the...

Flaming Hot Takes on Climate Change

Abigail Jackson, Staffer

February 18, 2020

LOCAL (TEXAS) Due to its location in the subtropics, Texas has historically been one of the hottest states in the U.S., averaging 60 dangerous heat days (ranging from 90 to 115 degrees) a year. McAllen is the second hottest c...

Yearbook Goes to Washington

Ava De Leon, Staffer

February 18, 2020

This past November, Washington D.C. was filled with students from all over the country for the Journalism Education Association (JEA) and the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) National Convention. LASA’s yearbook...

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