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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

Editorial: Paying the Price for Platinum

Juan (JC) Ramirez Delgadillo, Web Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

SXSW is an event packed with festivals, showcases, movie screenings, and so much more. With so much to see, badges are organized to give attendees primary access to enter  different events. The four types...

Ali Wong (middle) and Steven Yeun (right) answer questions in a QnA session after the Beef premier. Beef had its world premiere at SXSW on March 18, 2023. photo by JC Ramirez Delgadillo.

Review “Beef”

Whether it’s due to running late, heavy traffic, or a person cutting you off, there will be times where you want to curse out the other driver in a fit of road rage. No series exemplifies this feeling...

Global Innovators Showcase at South By

Juan (JC) Ramirez Delgadillo, Web Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a city wide conglomeration of a variety of events ranging from film screenings, musical performances, and other creative events such as flatstock, an art exhibition, and the...

BLINDING LIGHTS SXSW Headliner Indigo De Souza performs songs from her newest album, All of this Will End. De Souza is an indie rock artist native to Asheville, North Carolina. photo by Kayla Le

Music To My Ears

Katie Busby, LiLi Xiong, and Annabel Andre May 15, 2023

South By Southwest (SXSW) was initially founded in 1987 by Roland Swenson, Louis Jay Meyers, Louis Black, and Nick Barbaro, who were all united by the belief that Austin’s local music and creative communities...

Editorial: Accessibility in Education

Wintyr Rice, Staffer April 25, 2023

For large portions of my life, I’ve felt at least partially defined by other people’s expectations about me, especially relating to my autism and hearing impairment. After attending several panels...

People at SXSW Creative Industry Expo try new programs developed for VR. SXSW EDU and the Creative Industry Expo took place one after the other but both showcased new innovations. photo by JC Ramirez Delgadillo.

Exploring Technology at SXSW EDU

Victor Martinez and Griffin Beam April 19, 2023

This year, South by Southwest (SXSW) exhibited new technology to potentially be used in the education field via its SXSW Education convention (SXSW EDU). As a part of the SXSW EDU expo, convention goers...

Free Fun at South By Southwest

Sanwi Sarode and Charlotte Whalen March 6, 2023

Startup Crawl Startup Crawl is an event that will be held at the Capital Factory House in the heart of downtown. During South by Southwest, the brightest minds in technology and business will be joining...

Indie’s Where It’s At in Austin

LiLi Xiong and Katie Busby May 5, 2022

For one week, SXSW takes over Austin’s music scene with an endless number of live concerts showcasing bands from around the world. Of course, there are many genres of music featured, but one genre they...

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,...

The Meow Wolf Experience

Delia Rune, Finance Director May 5, 2022

A display of fantastical “islands” with windows that allowed visitors to peer inside and see the magic-themed scenes displayed within. That was the exhibit that the organization Meow Wolf showcased...

There’s Music in the Water: SXSW Artists and Austin’s Gig Crown

Emma McBride, Managing Editor May 5, 2022

In the mid-80s, a member of a New York music industry convention suggested that the best way to measure how supportive a city is of its live music scene is by counting the number of different live music...

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