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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

Vermicelli with grilled pork and egg roll. Served with fish sauce. Hai Ky offers a variety of Vietnamese cuisine. Photo by JC Ramirez Delgadillo.

Editorial: Hai Ky, a High Key Good Restaurant

Juan (JC) Ramirez Delgadillo, Web Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2023

Hai Ky has been a place I have always seen when passing by Oltorf and Burleson road, but I have not paid much attention to it until recently. Located on East Oltorf street, Hai Ky is next to the laundromat...

FIRE PRESENTATION: Students show prospective applicants a fire show using soap. LASA showcase had a classroom full of a variety of science experiments. photo by JC Ramirez Delgadillo.

Showing Off the Showcase Preparation

Juan (JC) Ramirez Delgadillo, Web Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

On Nov. 16 LASA high school held its annual showcase. The event allows prospective students and interested parents to learn more about what the school's curriculum offers. Throughout the evening,  fine...

photo by Mars Leslie

Editorial: Food Review – El Caribe

Mars Leslie, Staffer December 19, 2022

El Caribe (the Caribbean) is a restaurant located in an inconspicuous building off of North Lamar Boulevard. Next to the restaurant was a sushi market which had been shut down years ago, and on the other...

Editorial: Food Review – The House of Three Gorges

Robby Cole, Staffer December 19, 2022

It was quiet as I drove into the shopping square which I presumed was because of the dark hour and heavy rain. As I got further past the Target parking lot though, I realized I was in the right place....

Graphic by Alexandra Valencia

Senior’s Road to College

Victor Martinez, Staffer October 10, 2022

Applying to university is something that many high school students experience. However, that does not downplay the fact that for many, it is one of the most stressful experiences of their junior and senior...

graphic by Alexandra Valencia

Students Look Ahead to the New School Year

Juan Ramirez (JC) Delgadillo, web editor August 20, 2022

Over the past three years, students and teachers have been impacted by COVID-19. Three years ago, education went online in the middle of March 2020, and most students continued remote learning for at least...

Students Study Abroad to See Other Settings

Lana Giles, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Over the summer, many students participate in study abroad programs which provide them with the opportunity to travel to overseas destinations such as Denmark, France, Germany, and Japan. Students get...

Shadows Observe Stupendous Students

Ella Lilly, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

Shadowing, which happens every year around January and February, allows for current eighth graders, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to experience the LASA campus, classes, and student population. This...

Equity Council Ensures Equality

Ava Spurgeon, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

This 2021-2022 school year, LASA is taking steps to increase representation and equitability on campus. The Equity Council is a group of student representatives who work towards making LASA a more equitable...

Mitigating the Mental Health Crisis

Delia Rune, Staff Writer January 5, 2022

The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to an increased focus on mental health. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 31% of the American population now reports depression or anxiety—double...

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...

Service Hours Yield Storied Honor

Sydney Jones, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

LASA provides many chances for students to help their communities and the world, but one organization in particular teaches members many skills for the outside world, while also giving members service...

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