The Liberator

LASA teachers float from class to class

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

All teachers have to handle rowdy classrooms and heaps of papers to grade, but not all of them have to face packed hallways between classes. When the bell rings, teachers who do not have their own classroom have to fight through...

LBJ fights the flames: all about Fire Academy

Alec Lippman, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A program that allows students to get within feet of a 30-foot-tall propane fire along with leaving high school ready to get a job with a 45 thousand dollar salary are just some of the possibilities that can be achieved through...

March Madness: a history

Max Domel, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Besides the abrupt changes in climate, heavy workloads and frequently overwhelming national politics that will fill this March (and April) with madness, 68 American college basketball teams will compete in the annual NCAA “March...

Burgers are better

Alex Winter, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Your stomach has been growling for the past few hours. It’s screaming for food and the smell for burgers drift to your nose. Everyone at the table gets a normal cheeseburger but then some schmuck decides to get a veggie burger....

Mental health made mainstream in novels

Zoe Klein, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses are now being diagnosed with more regularity than ever. As social media penetrates modern culture, mental illness has not only become more common, but recognition and destigmatization...

LASA’s favorite games

Grant McCasland, Club Writer

February 19, 2019

The noise of controllers clicking can be heard from around the corner. Students are gathered in the hallway playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate while in the class next door others crowd around Chromebooks playing browser games....

Feast at Austin’s food trucks

Catie Graves, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Austin has over 1,000 food trucks according to a 2016 census taken by KHOU. This quantity provides many opportunities to sample many different foods, from Tex-Mex to Thai, nitrogen ice cream to chocolate-covered bananas, Some...

Do corporations care?

Max Irby, Club Writer

February 19, 2019

We’ve all been there. Relaxing, watching TV or YouTube when an advertisement appears, and a random company gives a thirty-second spiel trying to convince you to part with your hard-earned cash. More often than not, they’ll...

Cinematic showdown: Marvel vs. DC

Alex Winter, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

There’s no denying Marvel has had both critical and box office success over the past decade, whereas DC has only achieved the latter. Marvel broke out in 2008 with the release of Iron Man featuring Robert Downey Jr. as the...

Check out Chinese club

Check out Chinese club

October 30, 2018

ACL Essentials

Alex Winter, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

You’re trapped in the middle of a heat and mosquito infested swamp. No, it’s not Florida, it’s Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL). These are some of the essentials to ensure an enjoyable experience. Portable phone c...

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