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Olivia Sauer is not sour

Olivia Sauer is not sour

Sydney DeGeest

March 23, 2014

Olivia Sauer is a junior involved in cross country, fashion show, National Honor Society, and tennis. She loves going home to her new espresso machine and cuddling with her obnoxious dog, Angus. When not studying, she sleeps and eats and netflixes. What is your favorite beverage? COFFEE Do you play...

Self-harm affects Ames High

Students at Ames High are asked to use the items in this “care bag” at the counseling to give sensory input that can help to alleviate the urge to self-harm.

William Fowler

December 16, 2013

As much as high school students hear about drunk driving, drugs and unprotected sex, one major problem that is often ignored is Non-suicidal Self Injury (NSSI). It is also known as self-harm or cutting and is the practice of injuring oneself for emotional relief. According to guidance counselor John Bu...

I don’t care anymore

I don't care anymore

Lily Brown

December 16, 2013

I sit down and try to come up with a new topic for an opinion piece in “The Web,” slowly arriving at the realization that I don’t care enough about any of my own opinions to compose an entire article based on one. It’s slightly disheartening, but thanks to my new apathetic outlook on life, I d...

Molto buona: +39 serves exquisite Italian food

Molto buona: +39 serves exquisite Italian food

Sydney DeGeest

December 16, 2013

It has always been a struggle to find a nice restaurant to go to before school dances, but the recently opened restaurant, +39, may solve this problem. +39 is a combination of an Italian restaurant, market, and Cantina. The atmosphere is clean, modern, and relaxed, and the waiters follow the Italian ...

Skip class but pass

Students wait to be assigned detention.

Sydney DeGeest, In-Depth Editor

December 16, 2013

Disrupting class nearly every day, a list of names is called on the intercom summoning kids to the office. Once inside, students are given a number and told “no talking and no cell phones.” Students wait in silence for their number to be called, so they can be scheduled a detention after school. The ...