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The Liberator

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

The Liberator

Critics Ban Critical Race Theory

Luci Garza and Malvika Pradhan September 1, 2021

Critical race theory has remained a prominent point in political discussion throughout the past 3 presidential terms, according to USA Today. Now, Texas is faced with a new law that will ban teachers from...

Referee Racism and Biases in Sports

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

In December 2020, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the LBJ High School football team filed a complaint with the University Interscholastic League (UIL). At their...

LASA Master Classes: Online Programs Entertain and Educate

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

LASA Master Classes, which allow people to pay to take classes on a variety of topics, were started by PFLASA as a way to raise money for the school and bring the LASA community together during the pandemic....

The NFL Tackles COVID-19 Pandemic

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

While the 2020-2021 NFL season went on this year just like any other, the league implemented many changes in order to ensure the safety of both players and fans. Every NFL season concludes with the...

“Not Alone” Exhibit Addresses Human Trafficking

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The Bob Bullock Museum is using its new exhibit, "Not Alone," to educate the public about human trafficking and provide informative resources. The temporary exhibit features artifacts and stories to help...

Working for Nourished Communities with Food Justice

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

According to non-profit organization Feeding Texas, approximately one in seven Texans are food insecure. In central Texas alone, 17% of residents are food insecure, according to the Central Texas Food...

Austinites Leave 2020 for the Middle Ages at Renaissance Festival

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

The Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF), the largest festival in the country took place this year from Oct. 3 to Nov. 9. The festival was started in 1974 by George Coulam, who also started the Minnesota Renaissance...

ZACH is Back with Socially-Distanced Shows

ZACH is Back with Socially-Distanced Shows

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

One of the many victims of the pandemic has been the theater. ZACH Theatre, located just south of Lady Bird Lake on South Lamar Boulevard, was forced to cancel its shows when COVID-19 caused it to temporarily...

The Complexities of the “Cuties” Controversy

Norah Hussaini and Malvika Pradhan October 7, 2020

On Sept. 9, 2020, the movie “Cuties” was released on Netflix. In under an hour, there were already sparks of outrage and demands for Netflix to take it down due to alleged blatant exploitation of minors. The...

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