THE FEATHERDUSTER

Fan finally sees dreamy singer in Seattle for preview of future fun in Austin

Nikki Humble

November 6, 2012

It was the sixth of October. I had been waiting for this day for almost two months. I was in Seattle and standing in a ridiculously long line, but I was ready. I was ready for Ed Sheeran. Why Seattle? Well, five days earlier was...

Students enjoy evening at Chinese restaurant downtown

Erica Schwartz

November 6, 2012

It's 9 p.m. on a Saturday night. I'm in a group of nine people, yet we don't need to wait for a table because Chinatown is nearly empty. My group decides to share two plates of sweet and sour chicken and two of Mongolian beef....

Third Ty Segall album brings back garage rock

Jack Spear

November 6, 2012

Ty Segall is a frighteningly persistent, prolific garage rock persona who just released his third album of the year. Despite the little time he had to compose this record, having been touring with his band and Thee Oh Sees, he...

Dance department showcases Spotlight

ZZ Lundburg and Alexis Huynh

November 2, 2012

On Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., the dance department will perform a large dance production featuring Dance I, II, III, IV, Hyline, Star Steppers, Jazz Co. and Funky Co in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free and seating will...

Gary Clark Jr. impresses ACL crowd

Brendan McGrath

November 1, 2012

Gary Clark Jr., an Austin native, was a crowd favorite at the 2012 Austin City Limits music festival. His new album, Blak and Blu, was released Oct. 23, and features many of the songs that he performed at the festival. His dynamic...

Flashback Vintage makes a comeback

Hannah Turner

November 1, 2012

The sign is rusted, tattered and classic, it's everything that Vintage symbolizes before you even set foot in the store. Flashback Vintage's sign will catch your attention before you reach the threshold. When you walk in the...

Students openly share their opinions in the new Philosophy Club

Liam Gerrity

November 1, 2012

The Philosophy Club was established last spring to give students an outlet for their philosophical opinions and beliefs. Sponsored by speech and debate teacher Terry Hunt, the group meets Thursdays every other week in room 110....

South Congress Book Store offers great experience

Colleen Pletcher

November 1, 2012

South Congress. It is the heart of Austin, constantly visited by people looking at the dozens of eclectic stores. Nestled in between New Bohemia and the tent market is one of my favorite stores on South Congress, the South Congress...

Sophomore copes with a year full of change

Sabrina Knap

November 1, 2012

Sophomore Nicole Hix has had anything but a simple year, from spending a semester at boarding school to the discovery of her mother being diagnosed with breast cancer. Nicole spent the second half of her freshman year at St....

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