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The Liberator

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

The Liberator

Baseball Strikes Out the Competition

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

UIL sports across AISD were canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, UIL sports such as baseball were able to start practicing and competing once again. Sophomore baseball player...

Editorial: Award Shows Lack Inclusivity, Raise Questions of Validity: Award Shows’ Long Term Biases Have Become Illuminated, Highlighting a Need for Restructuring

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Injustices such as rigged voting and a lack of representation have existed within many award shows since their creation. Although they can be entertaining to watch, it's difficult to appreciate the celebration...

To Mask Or Not To Mask, That Is The Question

To Mask Or Not To Mask, That Is The Question

Sanwi Sarode, Staffer April 14, 2021

Over 70,000 U.S. stores and businesses closed when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, according to Forbes. COVID-19 vaccines were recently developed, and according to the Texas Tribune, as of March 13,...

Roles of Masculinity and Femininity in Athletics

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Throughout the history of sports, discussions about how the common stereotypes and roles associated with masculinity and femininity impact athletes and their dynamics have been at the forefront of athletics.  Jack...

To Mask or Not to Mask, That Is the Question: Looking at the Mask Mandate Lift and its Effects

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Over 70,000 U.S. stores and businesses closed when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, according to Forbes. COVID-19 vaccines were recently developed, and according to the Texas Tribune, as of March 13,...

Hoopin’ All Day

Sanwi Sarode, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

This year is the first year that LASA has had its own sports teams due to LASA and LBJ's UIL split. One such team was the girls basketball team, which started practicing last semester in preparation for...

The Fall of the SAT: How a Century-Old Test Has Passed its Prime

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

When COVID-19 began to spread across the United States, many students found it difficult to take the SAT and other standardized tests due to limited testing space and a decrease in testing opportunities....

Two, Four, Six, Eight, Who Do We Appreciate? LASA Cheerleaders!

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

This year, LASA has established its first ever cheerleading team in the wake of the recent UIL split from LBJ. The new team has had to learn a new fight song and create new dances to start laying a foundation...

The Need to Support Students with Learning Disabilities

The Need to Support Students with Learning Disabilities

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, one in five students has a learning disability. Knowing this, it’s essential that Texas does its best to fulfill these students' needs by providing...

Basketball Begins Again

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Now that LASA and LBJ have split athletics departments, LASA has been forming its own sports teams to make a name for themselves. A lot of teams under the joint system were made up of mostly LBJ student-athletes,...

Player Inequality Within the Tennis World

Player Inequality Within the Tennis World

Sanwi Sarode, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

The U.S. Open is one of four major tennis tournaments known as Grand Slams in which all the top professionals compete. When COVID-19 struck hard and true, tennis tournaments all around the world were cancelled....

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