THE FEATHERDUSTER

Student writes letter to banned books associations

Emily Sheffield

May 31, 2015

Filed under Columns

Dear Banned Books Associations and Supporters, Listen: "Billy Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." (Slaughterhouse Five) Though I suppose you wouldn't know that. You've probably never met him. Billy Pilgrim and I were in the...

$52.5 million bond passes

Julia Rasor

May 29, 2015

Filed under News

The discussion for the new Eanes bond began around October of 2014, but it wasn’t until a couple months later that the board approved the bond proposals in February of 2015. Then on May 9, Eanes taxpayers approved the $52.5 ...

Furious 7 draws in box office success

Drew Brown

May 29, 2015

Filed under Reviews

Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew help take down yet another enemy in the seventh part in the Fast and Furious series. This high intensity action-drama provides the usual Fast and Furious excitement. Ranging from cars...

Student prepares for sister’s departure to college

Lexy Connolly

May 29, 2015

Filed under Columns

To say that my sister and I are close would be a drastic understatement. In 16 years of life, I have probably spent a grand total of a week without her. Due the comfort we have in each other's company, living together is easy...

2014 yearbook wins awards; 2015 yearbooks currently being distributed

Michael Wiggin

May 27, 2015

Filed under News, Video

The 2014 Westlake High School yearbook has received numerous awards in scholastic journalism, including the CSPA Gold Crown, the NSPA Pacemaker Award and the ILPC Gold Star. These first two are given only to the top publi...

Mentorship class opens doors for upperclassmen  

Kathryn Revelle

May 27, 2015

Filed under News

From engineering, to circus performance, to fashion design— mentorship has allowed students to choose and explore a variety of career fields. Through the class, students have mentors whom they visit every week. Mentorship al...

Proud Texan senior prepares to say goodbye

Nikki Humble

May 27, 2015

Filed under Columns

Dear Texas, In my 18 years of life, I have lived nowhere else but in this glorious state. So imagine my surprise when I found myself looking eastward for a college experience. The universities in this great state are plentiful and i...

Killing them with kindness

Ananya Zachariah and Kathryn Revelle

May 23, 2015

Filed under Columns

We like to say that the events that happen to us in life are out of our control. We like to make excuses for our insensitivity and self-absorption. We get so wrapped up in the trappings and conflicts of our own life that we fail...

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