THE FEATHERDUSTER

Divergent fails to come together

Ananya Zachariah

March 27, 2014

If the film adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestseller, Divergent, was a food, it would be raw cabbage — bland and not quite what you want. If you're a die-hard fan of the young-adult story about rebels in dystopian Chicago, I woul...

Student goes to first concert, barely survives

Jack Wallace

March 26, 2014

Let me get this point across: I’ve never been to a concert in my entire life. The closest I’ve ever been to a concert-like experience is hearing my friends gossip about their own concert experiences. Frustrated at my lack...

Bitter Austinite blindsided by Sandra Bullock, great SXSW performances

Kathryn Revelle

March 25, 2014

When I was barricaded to the locality of Austin during spring break, I had no idea what I was going to do with my nine-day vacation. While a lot of my classmates were tanning on the southern Florida beaches or skiing down the...

Defending champs head to District Thursday, March 26

Drew Brown

March 25, 2014

The girls varsity golf team will head to familiar territory, Lions Municipal Golf Course, March 26-27 to defend its nine straight District Titles. “The girls are excited about District and looking forward to another great...

Girls varsity soccer team wins District, continues into playoffs

Margaret Norman

March 25, 2014

The girls varsity team finished its undefeated District season last week with a 2-0 win over Lake Travis on March 18 and a 6-0 win over Austin High on March 21. Not only did the girls finish the season as District Champions with...

Ben Breedlove’s story lives on with book written by sister Ally Breedlove

Kathryn Revelle

March 21, 2014

Joyful, loving and a prankster. These are the words Ally Breedlove selectively chose to best describe her brother, and former Westlake senior, Ben Breedlove. Being siblings that were only a year apart, Ally and Ben were inseparable....

Missing the point

Jacob Prothro

March 5, 2014

Jordan Belfort had it all: obscene amounts of money, a supermodel wife, the lavish, Long Island mansion, helicopters, luxury cars, a 130-foot yacht and all the other toys a millionaire could need. At first glance, it seems...

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