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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

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...

How the White House Became a COVID-19 Hotspot

Nevin Hall, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Social media is a force that has reached generally tech-incompetent politicians at a speed that is truly blistering. This trend is exemplified in the tendency of President Donald Trump to provide the world...

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...

TikTok vs. Trump: LASA Students Weigh in on Concerns of Hit App

TikTok vs. Trump: LASA Students Weigh in on Concerns of Hit App

Juan Ramirez Delgadillo, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

TikTok, a social media app owned by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, has amassed over 500 million users worldwide. On July 7, 2020, President Donald Trump stated that his administration was considering banning...

The USPS in Crisis: Trump’s Postal-Apocalyptic World

The USPS in Crisis: Trump’s Postal-Apocalyptic World

LiLi Xiong, Staff Writer September 28, 2020

After four years of President Trump’s outrageous statements and actions, it is disheartening, but not surprising, to find that his thirst for power is affecting the everyday lives of Americans. One of...

Our Stance on the Impeachment Inquiry

Aaron Booe and Alec Lippman November 4, 2019

Many Americans assume impeachment results in the removal of the President or another elected official from office. Recently, it has been muddled in the murky waters of political rhetoric that inhibit basic...

Issue 5 staff stance: Life in Limbo: Government shutdown politics

Eva Strelitz-Block, Commentary Editor February 19, 2019

After 35 days, amid an increasingly bipartisan backlash and an emerging consensus that air safety was becoming imperiled, President Trump reopened the government - for now. He did not apologize for creating...

Shutdown meltdown

Charles Taylor, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

Calling social workers for help with bills. Researching medication insurance. Over 800,000 federal employees, including many Austinites, were furloughed in the longest government shutdown in American history,...

Proud of pride: Celebrating acceptance

Ainsley Freeman, Staff Writer December 10, 2018

A 2017 study by the United States National Institute of Health shows that there are over one million genderqueer adults in the United States. These people are much more likely to be discriminated against,...

Kanye “Ye” West Controversy

Megan Ramsey, Staff Writer December 10, 2018

Kanye West, known as “Ye” by fans, is unpredictable. He has had his fair share of controversial moments. I was particularly taken aback by his declaration of support for Donald Trump and his odd, broadcasted...

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