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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

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...

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,...

Austin’s Rites of Passage

Norah Hussaini, Web Editor September 1, 2021

Music festivals- Austin’s title as the live music capital of the world is something to take advantage of. Whether it be a bigger festival like Austin City Limits and SXSW, or a smaller, more closed...

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...

Multiplayer Games Connect Students Over Quarantine

Juan Ramirez (JC) Delgadillo, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Being stuck at home for almost a year, social interaction would be very limited without things like phones or gaming devices.Online gaming has been a way many people could keep interacting with each other...

Books of the Past, Decisions of the Future

Eliana Legatt, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

When I was young, I read Curious George with my mom every day, until the binding and the book full of happy memories and stories fell apart. I remember feeling very sad, despite my parents reassuring me...

Life Outside of LASA - Work or Play?

Life Outside of LASA – Work or Play?

Jake Matz, Staff Writer October 11, 2019

LASA is a prestigious school nationwide, ranking #12 on Niche and #18 by U.S. News & World Report nationally. However, success in the school world can come at a sacrifice of personal time. The problem...

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