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Why do we worship football?

Why do we worship football?

Conor Burke-Smith, Editor-In-Chief

December 16, 2013

I love Ames High. I highly appreciate everything about the students, teachers and resources at our school. If I could choose to redo high school anywhere in the world, I would decide to go here. But that doesn’t mean I think our school is perfect. And what bothers me most about my school is our fanat...

Student’s Lunchtime Problems

The courtyard stands empty on a sunny day.

Conor Burke-Smith, Editor-In-Chief

November 11, 2013

A few weeks ago, students were banned from eating their lunches in the courtyard, forcing them to scatter to several different locations across Ames High. Most of the students that used to eat in the cafeteria now eat in the library. This arrangement seems to work, although it can disrupt the quiet-stud...

Robin Thicke and the degeneration of our society

Robin Thicke and the degeneration of our society

Conor, Editor-In-Chief

September 25, 2013

In recent news, “Blurred Lines” singer and songwriter Robin Thicke hasn’t apologized yet. While colleges and feminist groups across the country desperately try to fight rape culture, Thicke has taken a valiant stand against them. His hit alternates between descriptions of taking advantage of women and...