THE FEATHERDUSTER

Distressed basketball fan bemoans March Madness; in a loving way

Emily Martin

March 31, 2014

Filed under Columns, Sports

The first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament there is a change in the Westlake atmosphere. Every sports fan has their iPad or phone out to watch a game. The Wifi runs slower and no one pays attention in class. You can hear conversations...

Changes to the SAT

Monica Rao

March 31, 2014

Filed under News

For high school students around the nation, three letters come to mind when they think of junior year: SAT. This standardized test, formally known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, is given enormous weight by universities worldwide,...

How not to freeload at music festivals: SXSW edition

Jack Speer

March 28, 2014

Filed under Music

The following is not a guide to attending South by Southwest on the cheap, but a chronological list of my own recent mishaps while attempting to do so. Take these self-indulgent vignettes with a grain of salt, as they are not...

Hyline ends year with Zenith

Nikki Lyssy

March 28, 2014

Filed under News

Hyline will perform its annual Zenith show on April 24-26 in the Performing Arts Center.  The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and offers an array of dancing and outside entertainment that will encompass the theme for this year’s...

Varsity boys golf team heads to District tournament

Michael Wiggin

March 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

The varsity boys Golf Team will be competing for District in the upcoming 15-5A District Golf Tournament March 26-27. After getting fourth place at the Marvin Dameron Varsity Regional Preview, the first time the varsity golf team...

Music festival novice experiences SXSW for first time

Sara Phillips

March 27, 2014

Filed under Music, Reviews

I have a confession to make. For the first 16 years of my life, I have been a terrible excuse of an Austinite. I’ve never been to a local music festival. No ACL. No Fun Fun Fun Fest. No South by Southwest. It’s amazing that...

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