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

The Liberator

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

The Liberator

Waller Creek Jumps the Rails

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Along Lady Bird Lake’s popular hike and bike trail, Austinites can take advantage of the many activities to partake in. At the Waller Creek Boathouse, lines of locals carry paddles and life jackets to...

EDU Innovation Rocks SXSW

Sarah Garrett and Ella Lilly May 5, 2022

While the second week of SXSW is packed with live music, film, new technology, and business adventures, the first week of SXSW has its own lineup. Focused on the youth and how they’ll change the world,...

Shadows Observe Stupendous Students

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Shadowing, which happens every year around January and February, allows for current eighth graders, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to experience the LASA campus, classes, and student population. This...

AISD Plans for Next Year

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

As the Austin Independent School District (AISD) works to construct a new calendar for the 2022-2023 school year, principal Stacia Crensenzi addressed that rumors of seven-period days and early-release...

New Pastry on the Block: The Salty Donut Opens New Austin Location

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Donuts ranging from Horchata to Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake are featured at a new donut shop in Austin, along with a mix of drinks that include signature coffees like the Cinnamon Cereal Latte and Maple...

Studious Students and Study Buddies

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Algebra, physics, biology, and chemistry are common sources of struggle for LASA students, according to parent Suparna Roy. There are resources available like office hours, tutoring, and help from friends,...

Mission for Recognition: Appreciating Sports Outside of LASA

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

From coming-of-age stories to pep rallies, school athletics are typically the talk of the school: the homecoming game, practices, who beat who. However, there’s a variety of sports other than the typical...

Storytellers and Reading Lovers Assemble!: 2021 Texas Book Festival Successful Online

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Whether it was in-person, virtual, or a hybrid mix, the Texas Book Festival has brought together authors, book lovers, and Austinites alike to create meaningful conversations and connect over books since...

In-Person School Mentality: Students Transition Back to On-Campus Learning

In-Person School Mentality: Students Transition Back to On-Campus Learning

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

As students transition out of a year and a half of mostly online school, they are faced with a hefty adjustment. According to LASA wellness counselor Alicia Salinas, mental health and academics are affected...

Musicians Build Nerve Over Quarantine

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

There’s a new streaming service on the market aimed at helping musicians achieve the fair pay and conditions they deserve. The app allows fans to subscribe to their favorite artist’s channel and have...

Drawing the Line: Art vs the Artist: The Ethics of Consuming Art by Corrupt Creators

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

On June 6, 2020, Harry Potter’s once beloved author, J.K Rowling, made a comment on gender identity that caused her audience and the media to question her character. Fans of her work wondered if they...

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