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The Liberator

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

The Liberator

Staying Cool For The Summer

Katie Busby, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

As the weather gets warmer and cars become uninhabitable again, students are starting to make their summer plans. While safety measures are still in place, and the pandemic is not over, people have more...

Let’s Get Digital, Digital!

Sophia Chau, Student Life Editor September 1, 2020

As students progress in their high school careers and college application time nears, many upperclassmen choose to take some of their required courses off-campus during the summer. This allows students...

A Freshman Guide to High School

Nia Orakwue, Entertainment Editor August 21, 2019

High school is a difficult time. There will be sleepless nights, and for many of us, stress induced tears. We all know that high school will prove to be a significant time period in our futures, not only...

No Blues on This Green

Max Domel, Entertainment Editor August 21, 2019

Austinites do not have to travel far to find activities to do during the summer months. There are plenty of events to participate in in Austin over the break. One of the highlights is Blues on the Green...

Critiquing the Unrealistic Portrayal of High School

Critiquing the Unrealistic Portrayal of High School

Nia Orakwue, Student Life Editor August 21, 2019

High school is a complex experience for us all. Students go through a lot of changes, ranging from physical to mental and even emotional. It’s a time of transition from immaturity and innocence into...

The Rise of Social Media Apptivism – Staff Stance

Aaron Booe and Alec Lippman August 21, 2019

The emergence of social media has encouraged rising patterns of engagement and activism. Prior to the advent of social media, platforms which shared ideas existed on obscure blogs that could be difficult...

Volunteers Use Summer to Serve Others Locally, Abroad

Volunteers Use Summer to Serve Others Locally, Abroad

Malena Heineman, Student Life Editor August 21, 2019

Summer can be a time to destress and enjoy long, hot days free of homework. This time allows students to volunteer, which has now become an advantage in college applications and raises awareness of social...

Female Athletes Reflect on the Importance of World Cup Win

Female Athletes Reflect on the Importance of World Cup Win

Charles Taylor, Sports Editor August 21, 2019

Three sharp whistle blasts signaled the end of the US Women's National Soccer Team's 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands in the FIFA Women's World Cup. The game signified the culmination of the pride, motivation,...

Get Involved in Clubs

Sophia Blaha, News Editor August 21, 2019

With over 70 different clubs and 15 sports teams, LASA students have a wide array of extracurricular activities available to them to explore current interests or develop new passions. If a club doesn’t...

Volunteering in the sun

Alex Watson, Staff Writer May 14, 2019

During the school year, students face mountains of exams and assignments, but once summer comes, their schedules are suddenly free. Local Austin organizations allow students to use this time to make a...

Splashing into Summertime

Splashing into Summertime

Max Irby, Staff Writer May 29, 2018

As spring begins, the weather is already getting hotter, and come summertime you will surely find local pools packed with people looking for a place to escape the heat and relax. Austin currently has 40...

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