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Democratic Primary: Whose Going to Get It?

Democratic Primary: Whose Going to Get It?

Diya D'souza, Staff Writer May 5, 2020

With less than nine months until the presidential election, there were still three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination. Since then, the field has narrowed with Joe Biden emerging as the presumptive...

Open Letter to LASA Seniors

Open Letter to LASA Seniors

Diya D'souza, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Dear Class of 2020, As recently as two months ago, I could never imagine that I would be here—sitting at my house on a Tuesday morning in the middle of April, pondering everything that my class would...

Spotlight: Samantha Gonzales

Diya D'souza, Staffer February 18, 2020

Diya D’Souza Questions- Samantha Gonzales Q: When did you start playing soccer? A: I started playing soccer when I was four years old. Q: What do you like about soccer? A: I like soccer...

Kwanzaa: A History

Diya D'souza, Staffer January 17, 2020

While many Americans spend the morning of December 25th sitting around a tree opening gifts, those who celebrate the holiday of Kwanzaa don’t celebrate until the next day. An estimated 18 million African...

2040 Zero Waste Goal on Horizon

Diya D'souza, Staffer November 4, 2019

The City of Austin has started fully implementing a Universal Recycling Ordinance (URO) as part of the city’s Zero Waste by 2040 goal. The URO is part of the city’s plan that applies to commercial...

Committing to Sports in College

Diya D'souza, Staffer November 4, 2019

While the rest of the senior class is busy determining what their next steps might be, three female athletes already know where they are headed for the next four years. Senior Ava Longi was the first athlete...

Swim Team Doubles

Diya D'Souza, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

Due to their recent success in competitions, the LBJ Swim and Dive team will expand the team with the addition of a new junior varsity (JV) team. In the past, LBJ swimming has only been able to accommodate...

Introducing the Challenger News

Diya D'Souza, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

When homeless advocate Val Romness heard about a local street newspaper fizzling out, she decided to take over the newspaper, The Challenger, herself and bring it back to life with the help of a staff...

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