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THE FEATHERDUSTER

Problems of procrastination — learning time-management helps in the long run

Conor O'Bryon

November 23, 2015

Filed under Columns

The test is tomorrow, but it’s 10 p.m., and all you want to do is play video games or go to sleep. The next thing you know, it’s first period, and you still haven’t picked up your notes. Suddenly you’re cramming for five minu...

Disgruntled student calls for an end to daylight savings

Reese Armstrong

November 6, 2015

Filed under Columns

Last weekend, we all had to set our clocks back an hour due to an outdated tradition that today only causes pain, anxiety and sleep deprivation. And I know everyone reading this is probably thinking, “Hey, I just gained an hour...

Freshman enrolls in ACC’s Early College High School

Lucy Layne Urdahl

October 26, 2015

Filed under Columns

College always seemed like something that would cost way too much and be something that I would have to wait until I could help pay for it. Well, that was until I learned about Austin Community College’s Early College High School...

Student enraged by spotty parking availability

Jack Stenglein

September 11, 2015

Filed under Columns

“Hey a**hole! DONT PARK IN A SPOT THAT’S NOT YOURS!” Waving in the wind, this was the note that greeted me from my wiper blades as I approached my car after the end of the school day. While I was admittedly parked in...

Student thinks Band Camp is Hell on Earth

Cooper Kerbow

September 11, 2015

Filed under Columns

“Why do you always go back to band camp in August?” “You're a junior, what are you doing?” “Why does anyone go to band camp?” I get these questions all the time. It doesn’t matter what you look like or who you are,...

Conquering music festivals

Amanda Goldsmith

September 10, 2015

Filed under Columns

Devoted music fans can relate to the struggles of arriving at concerts, waiting eight hours, getting so sweaty our clothes stuck to our skin, and being left at the back of the crowd, barely able to see the performer. As somebody...

It’s time for new app-ortunities

Julia Rasor and Sage Sutton

September 10, 2015

Filed under Columns

As children of the technological age, we were born into a great time of app-ortunity. We often hear the saying, “There’s an app for that,” but what about the things that there aren’t apps for yet? “What’s that cat?”...

The phenomenon of Donald Trump

Conor O'Bryon

September 8, 2015

Filed under Columns

Turn on the news. Through 24 hour cycles, one person constantly appears — the Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump. It may be a new poll, but you can bet that it is probably a new quote that keeps the billionaire real-estate...

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