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Broken surveys sent out, made harder to send

An actual question from a survey sent to the entire student body
March 10, 2015

If you’ve opened your email in the last several weeks, you’ve probably been asked to complete a survey. The surveys seem to be about anything. E-cigarettes, sustainable food, school start dates–with...

Mysterious calls from Bahamas cost district $20,000

Mysterious calls from Bahamas cost district $20,000
February 12, 2015

Over the last year, thousands of unusual calls to the Bahamas have been made from Ames School District lines, costing the district around $20,000. Karl Hehr, Technology Director of the district, said they...

Aw Snap! I’m sick of Chrome

Aw Snap! I'm sick of Chrome
February 12, 2015

  Every day, my life is transformed into a living nightmare. I live in constant terror that, at any moment, I could be struck with an event that will stop whatever I’m doing and inflict me with excruciating...

Trivia Crack is more addictive than actual crack

January 28, 2015

We’re told in health class to stay away from dangerously addictive substances like marijuana and happiness, but there’s one thing more addictive than anything we learn about in school: Trivia Crack. If...

The Finals Countdown

December 8, 2014

  After two years of discussion, finals have been moved up to be before winter break. “I was one of the people that pushed for this,” said Principal Spence Evans. “I wanted to give students...

Shut up and stop procrastinating

Shut up and stop procrastinating
October 16, 2014

  I procrastinate. I always have. But I vow, here, on the pages of this venerable (slight sarcasm intended) publication, to never do it again. I realize now that what I’ve been doing, what...

Meditation Club: where you can finally relax

Caption: Clemens, the founder of meditation club
February 21, 2014

In the mysterious mountain temples of Tibet and Nepal, monks meditate for hours to restore the body, mind and soul. Sometimes hundreds will gather in one place to practice the ancient art, sitting in absolute...

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