THE FEATHERDUSTER

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival brings big-name politicians to the Austin community

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2019

On Saturday, I had the exciting opportunity to attend The Texas Tribune Festival. The event boasted a collection of speakers and panels on various political issues, ranging from gun control to millennials in politics. The three-day fest...

Seniors Bailey Covert, Elliot Schwarzbach and Peyton Prince cheer on friend duing Austin High pep rally on Sept. 20

Pep Rally Gallery

September 27, 2019

Sanford, Walsh and Weld challenge Trump for the Republican vote

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

In the past few weeks, I have placed an emphasis on the Democratic candidates. The most recent Democratic debate in Houston, TX was a defining moment in the race. With only 10 candidates qualifying for the third debate, those who...

Varsity football prevails over Austin High in energetic rivalry game

Adam Jasper, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2019

Emotion was everywhere around House Park Friday night, taking many different forms from person to person. Through all the buildup, the trash talk, the diss tracks, everyone was burning with passion and excitement for yet another installment of Westlake vs Austin High. The energy was visible b...

Third Democratic Debate recap

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2019

The third Democratic Debate took place Sept. 12 in Houston, TX at Texas Southern University. This time, only 10 candidates made it to the debate stage due to the higher standards required to qualify. Because TSU has a history of be...

Andrew Yang — beyond his $1,000 a month policy

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2019

Andrew Yang started out as one of the lesser-known candidates in the 2020 presidential race. He gained traction after releasing his Universal Basic Income plan called the “Freedom Dividend” which proposes giving every U.S. citizen over the age of 18 $1,...

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