THE FEATHERDUSTER

New coach brings hope for 2015 Ultimate season

Drew Brown and Dylan Webber

March 30, 2015

With a new season comes a new coach for Westlake. The Chaps have brought in a young coach who holds personal knowledge of the game. Coach Stephen Presley, a current P.E. teacher at Eanes Elementary, has taken the helm of the Westlake...

Boys baseball team has slow start to season, looks to build in thick of district play

Nelson Aydelotte

March 27, 2015

The boys varsity baseball team is off to a 2-11-1 start to this season with a 1-4 District record after a 3-11 loss to Austin High on March 11 and two more losses coming from Bowie and Anderson, the chaps were able to get a win...

Looking for some good reads? Try these magazines.

Conor O’Bryon

March 24, 2015

In this day and age, some of us prefer our touch-screen devices for instant information and news. However, when your device runs out of juice, or you don't have wi-fi, it's fun to sit back in an armchair and read the latest magazine...

Author Jessica Brody entertains students

Kathryn Revelle

March 24, 2015

On March 6, the library hosted author Jessica Brody for a question-and-answer session. Brody has previously written for adult audiences. Later on in her career, Brody realized she had a more natural draw for teen-fiction. Currently,...

Buzzfeed’s ‘33 reasons why Ryan Gosling is a total bae’ wins Pulitzer Prize

Michael Wiggin

March 24, 2015

Recognized for its high literary excellence and creativity, Buzzfeed’s “33 Reasons Why Ryan Gosling Is A Total Bae” has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. “Nowhere is the essence of journalistic longevity...

Driver bemoans the bureaucracy of the DPS

Nikki Lyssy

March 23, 2015

The Texas Department of Public Safety is organized hell. No one denies this. Satan most likely had a part in creating it. The fluorescent lighting of the waiting area eats away at your soul as you try and entertain yourself for...

Westlake debaters succeed in competitions

Maddie Miller

March 23, 2015

What comes to mind when you think of a debate team? Most imagine a group consisting mostly of kids wearing thick-framed glasses and pants pulled up to their chest. But here at Westlake, you'll instead find a classroom full of...

Jupiter Ascending — perfect movie for ironic Spring Break

Madeline Dupre

March 23, 2015

While watching Jupiter Ascending, I received some of the best news of my life — I am space royalty. Sean Bean, who plays Stinger Apini, explained that bees are genetically engineered to detect and avoid stinging royalty. Jupiter...

Spring with a dash of pep rally

Arfa Momin

March 23, 2015

It’s all fun and games until you whip out a sumo suit. The last pep rally of the school year on Feb. 27 included a tribute to spring sports and UIL academics. “This pep rally was fun to go to since we haven’t had one...

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