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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

Liberator Picks

Sarah Garrett and Katie Busby August 20, 2022

His Girl Friday  “His Girl Friday”, released in 1940, starring Rosalind Russel and Cary Grant, centers around spunky, former star reporter Hildy. When Hildy tries to leave the newspaper business...

Paramount Theater opens its doors to the public for viewing classic
films in the summer heat. Each screening had a different theme based on genre. photo by Sarah Garrett

Summer at the movies

Katie Busby and Sarah Garrett August 20, 2022

In the heat of the Austin summer, the Paramount, a downtown theater, provides a respite from the sun with their film series. Inside the building, snacks, drinks, and cushy red chairs await guests. A variety...

Students Apply For Study Abroads Across the Globe

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Many students participate in studying abroad as a way for students to immerse themselves in a new culture. After two years of travel being limited due to COVID-19, some students are going on study abroad...

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,...

Diversity Council Coordinates and Curates Culture Day

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

The LASA-exclusive Culture Fest is a half day dedicated to learning about other cultures. On Feb. 2, students had the opportunity to listen to different speakers, engage in various activities, and learn...

Texas Tussles with Netflix Over Taxes

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

According to KXAN, on Dec. 7, 2022, the city of Austin decided to join with other Texas cities and sue Netflix, Hulu, and Disney+. A Texas law from 2005 says that video service and cable providers are...

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...

The Name is Bond, AISD Bond

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

The Austin Independent School District (AISD) is in the preparation stages of a new 2022 bond, a package of money set to focus on equity for the district. According to AISD, they’re looking toward past...

Austin Studio Tour Continues to Honor Local Artists’ Work

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

For two weekends a year, one can enter a West Austin room covered in paintings. Acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media of various sizes, colors, and textures are shown floor to ceiling. Walk further, and...

Virtually Perfect Media: Evolution of the Newspaper

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

The decline of physical newspapers and the rise of online news has slowly been diminishing the already fragile print publishing industry. According to The New York Times, between 2004 and 2015, more than...

Austin’s Amerindian Ancestors

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Native Americans have occupied North America for approximately 20,000 years. The Nermernuh tribe, otherwise known as the Comanche, controlled the vast majority of Texas from the late 1680s until Texas...

Seniors Celebrate Scholastic Success

Sarah Garrett, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

While drinking milk is not normally considered particularly fun or special, at LASA, it’s a tradition. The 2020-2021 COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to regular senior traditions. These traditions include,...

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