THE FEATHERDUSTER

Her name was Leelah

Sophia Ho

January 16, 2015

On Dec. 28, just a few days before 2015, transgender teen Leelah Alcorn committed suicide by walking in front of oncoming traffic. Born Joshua Alcorn in 1997, Leelah was barely seventeen years old. In her suicide note, posted...

With musical Into the Woods, Disney fails to hit the high notes

Sage Sutton

January 16, 2015

Fairytales are one of my favorite things in the entire world. When I heard about Into the Woods, I was more than excited to see it. Into the Woods begins when the baker, played by James Corden, and his wife, played by Emily Blunt,...

Downtown cafe provides delicious healthy options

Emily Martin

January 16, 2015

For many of us, including me, 2014 ended with gorging ourselves with holiday cookies and meals, leaving us to make a New Year’s resolution of eating healthier in 2015. I’m sure many of us have already failed, but I found the...

Joyland surprises reader

Joyland surprises reader

January 16, 2015

Boys JV basketball wraps up first round of District play

Dylan Webber

January 15, 2015

Now that tournaments are out of the way and the first round of District play is almost complete, the Chaps look to change their focus and put new goals up for the team with one sitting above the rest: taking the District crown. “We’d...

Freshman girls basketball team suffers tough losses

Maddie Miller

January 15, 2015

This season has been tough for the freshman girls basketball team. But despite the losses in all except one game so far, the team continues to work hard and improve. The Chaps started off the season with a 5-63 loss against Round...

Students recap holiday experiences, Christmas gifts

Georgina Kuhlmann

January 15, 2015

Winter break was a welcome respite from routine after the grueling first semester.The Featherduster asked students about what they did in their downtime. “My family traveled to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando....

Annual Jam Fest to be held, supports EEF

Alexis Huynh and ZZ Lundburg

January 15, 2015

At 1 p.m on Jan 18 at The Belmont hotel, the eighth annual Jam Fest will take place. Jam Fest is a youth concert that benefits the Eanes Education Foundation. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Drinks will be offered...

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