THE FEATHERDUSTER

Chaps Throttle Maroons 63-12

Jacob Prothro

September 25, 2014

Westlake continued its streak of recent dominance over rival Austin High, beating the Maroons 63-12 on Sept. 19 to take its seventh straight game in the annual series between the two schools. Quarterback sophomore Sam Ehlinger,...

Varsity Football vs Temple

Varsity Football vs Temple

September 22, 2014

Students support one another in GSA meeting

Georgina Kuhlmann

September 22, 2014

The Gay-Straight Alliance has undergone a revamp, complete with a new room, a new sponsor and new officers. After three years of sponsoring the GSA, teacher Jon Watson passed sponsorship to Lauren Gehman. “I’m the speech...

Chaps down Trojans to earn first district win

Jacob Prothro

September 18, 2014

Westlake quarterback sophomore Sam Ehlinger had 259 total yards, and the Chap defense surrendered just 109 yards of total offense, as Westlake defeated Anderson 48-7 in its District debut. A thunderstorm moved in just before...

Teen Teaching gallery

Teen Teaching gallery

September 17, 2014

Counter-Strike Global Offensive delivers an old-school feel to a modern game

Arabdho Majumder

September 17, 2014

Games these days are becoming increasingly bland. It’s always the same old point-at-your-enemy-and-shoot. The skill cap is very low because you don’t need to factor in things like the guns’ recoil or your movement. Games...

OneRepublic delivers surreal performance

Emily Sheffield

September 16, 2014

The masses were out. The air at the Austin 360 Amphitheater was charged with anticipation. Teens were spending unreasonable amounts of cash on over-priced t-shirts (this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity though, wasn't it?)....

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