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Charlie Fei’s Senior Column

Charlie Fei's Senior Column

Charlie Fei, WEB Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2014

I’m so glad that I’m leaving Ames. Don’t get me wrong, Ames is an amazing city and Ames High is a great school. The building is nice, the students are nice, the teachers are nice, and the food less so. Still, I cannot fathom the idea of staying here for even one more year (and if my senior year...

The LEGO Movie: masterfully built

The LEGO Movie: masterfully built

Charlie Fei, WEB Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2014

    A few weeks ago, I made the choice to watch the LEGO Movie with some friends. Little did I know that what seemed like a trivial decision would lead to such intense nostalgia and life-altering thought. I had groaned when I first watched the trailer, certain that Hollywood was once again trying to ru...

Tetris takes over the school

Tetris takes over the school

Charlie Fei, WEB Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2013

    A new craze is spreading through Ames High, and it’s devastatingly addictive. Invented in 1984 by a Russian engineer, Tetris has recently hit a surge in popularity at our school. For those of you living under a rock, a game of Tetris involves stacking “tetronimoes” until you have a stack...

Gravity: A Force to Be Reckoned With

Gravity: A Force to Be Reckoned With

Charlie Fei, WEB Entertainment Editor

November 11, 2013

    Gravity is disorienting, nauseating, confusing, uncomfortable, and haunting. And it’s beautiful. Alfonso Cuarón’s (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men) latest flick is as technically impressive as it is emotionally satisfying. When Gravity’s initial trailers were release...

Disc golf gains popularity at AHS

Senior Tyler Wessels shows off his throwing form.

Charlie Fei, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2013

As the school year came to a close, thousands of high-schoolers, college students, and dogs alike flocked to the Carroll Marty disc golf course. Disc golf, commonly called “frolf”, or frisbee golf, is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the nation. The Ames disc golf scene is esp...

Now Trending

Now Trending

Carla Beghin, WEB Reporter

September 27, 2013

LADIES: Take a moment to give one of AHS’s female attendees a once-over in a socially acceptable (read: not sexual) way, and I can promise you that she’ll be wearing either Birkenstocks or a sheer, printed, sleeveless or long-sleeve button-down with an itsy bitsy pointed collar, probably in either a ...

Death of Cory Monteith

Death of Cory Monteith

Serena Paulson, WEB Reporter

September 27, 2013

Over the summer, the death of Cory Monteith shocked the world of gleeks.Finn Hudson on Fox tv series Glee. Montieth died on July 13, 2013, at the age of 31. People were devastated about the bright young actor’s death. Some of Monteith's movies such as "McCanick" and "All the Wrong Reasons" became pop...

World’s End is Good Enough

World's End is Good Enough

Will Fowler, WEB Reporter

September 27, 2013

At some point we all have to leave the small town we grew up in. One wouldn’t expect this, however, to be the mixed with deadly robots, bar fights and aliens. It’s the subject of the final movie in the Cornetto Trilogy–Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright’s legendary series of films that b...