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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

AVP Film Passes UIL Round One

Amelia Coleman, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

“Think of the greatest movie you’ve ever seen and that’s the plot,” senior Mateo Selvera said of “everyone shall sit on a little donkey.” "everyone shall sit on a little donkey" was written,...

Indie’s Where It’s At in Austin

LiLi Xiong and Katie Busby May 5, 2022

For one week, SXSW takes over Austin’s music scene with an endless number of live concerts showcasing bands from around the world. Of course, there are many genres of music featured, but one genre they...

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,...

The Meow Wolf Experience

Delia Rune, Finance Director May 5, 2022

A display of fantastical “islands” with windows that allowed visitors to peer inside and see the magic-themed scenes displayed within. That was the exhibit that the organization Meow Wolf showcased...

There’s Music in the Water: SXSW Artists and Austin’s Gig Crown

Emma McBride, Managing Editor May 5, 2022

In the mid-80s, a member of a New York music industry convention suggested that the best way to measure how supportive a city is of its live music scene is by counting the number of different live music...

Austin’s Cool Sweet Treats: Spotlight on Amy’s Ice Cream, a City Original

Sydney Jones, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Amy’s Ice Creams was established in 1984 by Amy Simmons with the first location on 3500 Guadalupe St., but since then they have expanded  16 locations all around Texas in Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. Many...

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...

When Podcasts Rule the World

Amelia Coleman, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Every year, when the first semester comes to an end, the LASA musical starts taking auditions. This year’s chosen story was “Beauty and The Beast.”  The Alley Cat Players’ “Beauty and The...

Beauty and the Beats: The Alley Cat Players Perform Spring Musical After Late Production Start

Fiona Kleeman, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Every year, when the first semester comes to an end, the LASA musical starts taking auditions. This year’s chosen story was “Beauty and The Beast.”  The Alley Cat Players’ “Beauty and The...

The Writings on the Wall: Reflecting on the Old and Looking to the New HOPE Gallery

Katie Busby and LiLi Xiong March 28, 2022

A collage of Austinites’ artistic works. That is essentially what the HOPE Outdoor Gallery is. The plot that is home to HOPE Outdoor Gallery was originally a failed condo development abandoned in the...

Yearning for Yarn: Knitting and Crocheting Pandemic Popularity

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

In a journey to find ways to spend quarantine hours, people turned to new hobbies that included baking, watching tv, reading books, and for some, knitting and crocheting.  Knitting and crocheting both...

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Sale in Austin

Sydney Jones, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

As a longstanding Austin tradition, the Citywide Vintage Sale is a vintage shopper's paradise. The Citywide Vintage Sale is a community event held in the Palmer Event Center that brings vintage vendors...

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