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

The Liberator

Austin’s Rites of Passage

Norah Hussaini, Web Editor September 1, 2021

Music festivals- Austin’s title as the live music capital of the world is something to take advantage of. Whether it be a bigger festival like Austin City Limits and SXSW, or a smaller, more closed...

LASA Ultimate Frisbee Season Cancelled

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Ultimate frisbee has been a popular sport at LASA for years now, bringing together new and experienced players in the up-and-coming sport. For the second year in a row, their season, which runs from March...

Trump’s Historic Second Impeachment

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

As prescribed in Article 2 of the United States Constitution, a president may be impeached for treason, bribery and high crimes or misdemeanors. Former President Donald Trump was accused of committing...

Teachers Turn to Online Platforms

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Flipgrid: Flipgrid is a video platform that helps students share their ideas out loud instead of writing them down and turning them in. Students can have discussions and respond to each other, voicing...

President Joe Biden’s Cabinet Nominees

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Merrick Garland is most known for his failed Supreme Court nomination during the Obama administration. He was denied a hearing by Mitch McConnell, who wanted to reserve the seat for a justice nominated...

Studious Siblings Tutor Students Seeking Help

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

In April, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) went virtual. No student in the district entered school buildings, from elementary to high school students. A national study from the American Psychological...

Should Democrats Pack the Supreme Court?: PRO

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

Climate change, women’s rights and police brutality. These are three of the most pressing issues in society today. With the 6-3 conservative lead in the Supreme Court, major advancement on these issues...

Students Find New Ways to Socialize Amid COVID-19 Distancing Measures

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Due to COVID-19 safety regulations, opportunities for social interaction became more and more scarce. People started isolating themselves, and big events like award shows and concerts were canceled. Now,...

The Infowars Empire: How Alex Jones Ignited the Fire of Extremist Doubt in American Politics

The Infowars Empire: How Alex Jones Ignited the Fire of Extremist Doubt in American Politics

Norah Hussaini, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

On Dec. 4, 2016, a 29-year-old man from North Carolina walked into a pizza parlor with three guns. He fired two shots into the air, searched the place, and found nothing. The man was looking for the basement...

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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