THE FEATHERDUSTER

Cold weather not enough to bother varsity football as they roll past Lehman

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

It was a chilly Friday night in Buda as varsity football took on the Lehman Lobos. Cooler heads prevailed as the Chaps won their second to last road game of the season, 56-7. The perfect season continued, and Westlake looked ...

Junior expresses unusual love for mornings

Turi Sioson

October 20, 2017

Filed under Columns

The time: 5 a.m. Me: awake. The reason: none. That’s right, I get up at five in the morning. For fun. I’m the morning person that everyone who has logic and morals dreads. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved gett...

Thoughts on USMNT failing to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Adam Jasper and Jake La Barbiera

October 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

Have you ever heard of Trinidad and Tobago? Neither had we until World Cup Qualifiers came along. Trinidad and Tobago is a small, island nation based in the Caribbean. Discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus, the nation has...

Westlake ends 10-year drought against Lake Travis

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

October 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

“We didn’t have much to lose,” quarterback junior Taylor Anderson said. “They had everything in the world to lose, and we just came out and balled. We played like the Westlake team that we are.”

ACL weekend two recommendations

J.T. Sparks

October 11, 2017

Filed under Music, News

This past weekend, I attended weekend one of Austin City Limits at Zilker Park. Here are some bands/musical groups that I recommend seeing and some that I would avoid at weekend two of the festival. Friday: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. DO: Mart...

Scared of IT

Gabriel Raazia Khataw

October 11, 2017

Filed under Columns

“C’mon Raazia, it'll be fun! I'm buying the tickets right now. If you back out, I'm putting a statue of a clown under your bed.” My anxiety shoots through the roof of the Commons. How can people be so cruel? This is NO laughing...

Varsity football stays perfect on the road against Hays

Jake La Barbiera and Adam Jasper

October 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

Varsity football traveled into enemy territory and grinded out a 34-24 win over Hays High School to maintain their perfect record of 6-0. It was all business for the Chaparrals as running back senior Nakia Watson totaled 121 yards ...

Las Vegas shooting requires us to take a look at security, gun control

Sarah Davis

October 6, 2017

Filed under News

The Second Amendment is a widely controversial topic for most Americans. Some say it provides safety and supports a right to defend yourself against harm, while others say it is a threat to everyone's safety and that proper regulations...

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