THE FEATHERDUSTER

Chaps take on Tigers for area championship

Jacob Prothro

November 21, 2013

Filed under News, Sports

The Westlake football team takes on the A&M Consolidated Tigers for the Area Championship at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco. The game will mark the second time the two teams have played this year,...

Girls cross country team is on the right path

Nelson Aydelotte

November 19, 2013

Filed under News, Sports

Motivated by their past three consecutive District wins, the girls varsity cross country team members ran hard for five kilometers of dirt road and put four Chaparrals in the top six at this year’s District meet Oct. 18 at Walter...

Austin Brown personality profile

Nikki Lyssy

November 19, 2013

Filed under Columns

For most 16-year-olds, the highlight of their year is receiving their driver’s license and scoring well on the SAT. But for Austin Brown, it was graduating last May and heading off to the University of Chicago in September. From...

Spanish Classes Celebrate Día de Los Muertos

Nikki Lyssy

November 19, 2013

Filed under News

For Americans, Nov. 1 signifies the beginning of a new month and the day after Halloween. However, for people of Mexican heritage, Nov. 1 is a day dedicated to the celebration of life. Día de los Muertos, translated as “The...

Fall, the time to reLAX

Sarah Tucker

November 18, 2013

Filed under News, Sports

Imagine this scenario — You're running as fast as you can down a lush, green field. Adrenaline is pumping through your veins as you see the triangular goal at the end of the field slowly growing bigger. The ball in your net...

Faulty design and a failure to pay attention to errors causes healthcare.gov to be unusable

Martin Celusniak

November 18, 2013

Filed under Columns

For several years, the Republicans and Democrats have argued over the Affordable Care Act, neither willing to compromise until forced to. I hate to say I wasn’t surprised when the government shut down temporarily due to the...

Film classes wrap up semester

Damien Wills

November 15, 2013

Filed under News

The Digital Video Production students are wrapping up their semester with various projects. “Right now we have until December to make a nine-page script; the best four will be made into productions,” freshman Aimee Embestro...

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