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Jamie Steyer’s Senior Column

Jamie Steyer's Senior Column

Jamie Steyer, Editor-In-Chief

May 20, 2014

Lots of people have taken their senior column as an opportunity to draw attention to every flaw and thing they dislike about our school, but I don’t want to go out like that. Ames High has given me a wealth of opportunities, including the honor of editing this paper. I’ve changed a lot since the...

Ready for the future

Ready for the future

Jamie Steyer, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2014

For many students, graduating and moving closer to a career is daunting, especially for the large amount of people who have no idea what they want to do. Personally, I’ve known what I wanted to do for years. I plan on pursuing a career in broadcast journalism, covering sports. As the daughter of a coach, ...

Anonymous Twitter Accounts Spring Up

Anonymous Twitter Accounts Spring Up

Jamie Steyer, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2014

There’s never a shortage of rumors and gossip in high school. Now, thanks to social media, information- false or otherwise- can spread faster than ever. With the advent of anonymous twitter accounts, people can now share stories with (seemingly) no fear of being caught. Beginning with the success of the “Co...

Valentine’s Day Solutions

Valentine's Day Solutions

Jamie Steyer, Editor-In-Chief

February 13, 2014

Seemingly every year, the Web has an article bashing Valentine’s Day. They claim it’s commercialist, sexist, unnecessary, and have plenty more criticisms. Guess what? It can be. But that’s no reason to hate on people who do celebrate it. I’ve gone many, many Valentine’s Days without someone to celeb...

Catching Fire

Catching Fire

Jamie Steyer, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2013

It’s hard to remember a time in recent years when there wasn’t some series or another dominating the media, box office, and minds of impressionable teens. Harry Potter held the crown for a while, and soon after it finished came Twilight. Now, a new series has captivated theaters: Hunger Games. Afte...

American Horror Story brings scares, laughs

American Horror Story brings scares, laughs

Jamie Steyer, Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2013

Caution! May contain spoilers. For most movie genres, it isn’t too difficult to find television shows addressing the same topics. Comedy, drama, mystery, all are well-represented in the fall television lineup. However, horror is not usually represented on television. Prohibitive factors include c...

1:1 computing requires one-on-one help

Senior Kyla Crabb attempts to unravel the mysteries of web design

September 27, 2013

Over the summer, Ames High students attended an informational meeting about the laptops they would soon be receiving. In this meeting, students were told of all of the magnificent uses for the computers; besides the obvious homework and projects, suggestions abounded, with everything from starting a...