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Joel's senior column

Joel’s senior column

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter May 12, 2015

I once heard a quote back when I was a tiny freshman. This quote forever changed how I think. It maybe didn’t change my psyche as much as it seems to anyone else, but it runs through my head at least...

Student-Athletes Sign for the Future

Student-Athletes Sign for the Future

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter April 27, 2015

As expected from a historically rich athletics department here at Ames High, many banner worthy moments have occurred this year for the program. This year, there was the boys basketball triumph at substate...

Stop the Ticket Competition

Stop the Ticket Competition

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter April 15, 2015

Prom is once again upon us and the anticipation of enjoying a magical night that will produce memories has everyone very excited. A new caveat about this years prom, however, could put a damper on what...

Insurgent is Both exciting and boring

Insurgent is Both exciting and boring

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter March 30, 2015

Dystopian stories are what dominate the teen novel landscape nowadays, and movie productions are being put together for nearly every successful title that sells. The latest series of movies being produced...

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More Like “Trash Grier”

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter March 10, 2015

Let me read you some statistics: 11 Million Vine followers, 7 Million Instagram followers, 4 Million Twitter followers, 4 Million Youtube subscribers, and one giant pair of frighteningly blue lemur eyes....

Andrew Burras

Andrew Burras

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter March 10, 2015

Many Freshman go through a bit of a culture shock in their first year on the campus of Ames High. However, young Andrew Burras is not that guy. A musician and athlete, he’s a well rounded kid that not...

Net Neutrality: an Impending Downfall for our Internet Life

Net Neutrality: an Impending Downfall for our Internet Life

Joel Devick, Reporter January 14, 2015

President Obama has recently provided a statement regarding the issue of net neutrality. He firmly backs the current state of keeping the internet open and neutral. In a statement on the official White...

Unbroken: an inspirational lesson

Unbroken: an inspirational lesson

Joel Devick January 14, 2015

Yet again over the holiday season this year, Christmas day movie releases were pumped out in a large quantity, with many titles like The Interview and Big Eyes grabbing attention. With all the time away...

Izzy Manahl: More than a Directioner

Izzy Manahl: More than a Directioner

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter November 27, 2014

If you hadn’t been introduced to her, Izzy Manahl (aka Isabel) would seem just like a regular senior at Ames High. A girl involved in activities like fall cheer and track and looking towards the next...

Voting Does Matter, Trust Me.

Voting Does Matter, Trust Me.

Joel Devick October 29, 2014

We all know that it’s upon us, and if you don’t know about the hotly contested Iowa Senate race or any other of the midterm elections that are going down at the moment, then you probably are perfectly...

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