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The student-run newspaper of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy

The Liberator

Toto, I Have a Feeling We’re Not in High School Anymore: Inside the World of College Athletics from LASA Student-Athlete Alumni

Annabel Andre and Sanwi Sarode December 17, 2021

College application season is almost over, and it’s time to look to the future. Every year, LASA graduates attend colleges all over the world to pursue art, science, math, literature, athletics, and...

Throw Caution to the Wind: A Spotlight on Color guard

Annabel Andre, Sports Editor December 17, 2021

The LASA color guard season ended a few weeks earlier, giving way to the winter guard season which begins after break. After the color guard’s season performing on the field with the band, winter guard...

LASA Athletes Compete At District

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

As spring sports come to an end, district and regional competitions begin and give athletes a chance to compete against the best of the best. Many LASA teams and individuals made it to regional and state...

The Raptors Give Back

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Volunteering is something many high school students do to help better their communities, participate in school events or get volunteer hours. According to students, giving back to the community through...

Mr. Croston Wins Teacher of the Year

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

This school year, Jon Croston, one of the Physics and Calculus teachers and both the golf and cross country coach, won LASA’s 2020-2021 teacher of the year award. According to principal Stacia Crescenzi,...

Spotlight On JV Athletics

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Historically, junior varsity (JV) athletics have been seen as less significant than varsity programs. However, this outlook fails to recognize the highly valuable role of junior varsity athletics: to provide...

Stage 5 and Sports

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Over the holiday break, Austin returned to Stage 5 of the COVID-19 risk-based guideline in an effort to control the rising number of coronavirus cases. The guidelines for Stage 5 include many lifestyle...

Winx Club Reboot

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

If you grew up in the early 2000s, you will most likely remember the popular Italian-American animated kids show, Winx Club. Winx Club is a story about six fairies in school, and together, they save the...

Austin Studio Tour: How Austin Artists are Adapting to COVID-19

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Due to COVID-19, many annual events faced logistical challenges this year. The Austin Studio Tour was no different. In the studio tour’s 18th year, many artists struggled to interact with Austinites...

Finding Ways to Celebrate During a Pandemic

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

As 2020 comes to an end, students and staff are finding new ways to safely celebrate the holidays. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are struggling to carry out some of their usual holiday traditions,...

Time to Get Jacked: Student Athletes Reflect on the Benefits of Strength and Conditioning

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Despite what some may think, the many LASA students who play multiple sports or do strength training along with their sports are not superhuman. They have to balance and manage their time accordingly so...

“Among Us” Bridges Space Between Houses

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

While everyone is stuck at home due to COVID-19, many people have turned to online games that rely heavily on communication to help preserve some form of social interaction. Although “Among Us” was...

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