The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


Varun´s Senior Column

Varun´s Senior Column

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor May 20, 2022

4 years, well really 2.75 in person years, thanks to Covid. That went fast. A lot of changes, different schedules, a decent bit of classes that don't exist anymore. Well, let's keep this short and sweet. People...

Something´s in the Way

Something´s in the Way

Varun Prasanna, A & E Editor April 12, 2022

Vengeance-Best Served Cold As a DC fan, I must admit, when it comes to stories, DC movies tend to not stack up quite well. While there are exceptions like The Dark Knight Trilogy, the average DC movie...

Sunday Ogunsola

Lagos to Ames and Back: Sunday Ogunsola

March 22, 2022

Sunday Oluwagbemiga Joseph Ogundele Ogunsola Adisa Ogundiran, known as Mr.O to most, is a world studies teacher and now a sociology teacher as well. Hailing from Nigeria, Mr.O came to the United States...

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Nostalgic Bullet Time

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor February 8, 2022

"Look, I'm Sure You Can Understand Why Our Beloved Parent Company, Warner Brothers, Has Decided To Make A Sequel To The Trilogy." SPOILERS AHEAD (for both the original trilogy and this movie)! As...

Peter: A Reverse Exchange Student

Peter: A Reverse Exchange Student

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor December 20, 2021

There have been many students who have transferred to AHS from other nations, such as the Philippines and Turkey, yet how often is it when a student from AHS transfers to another country for school? Well...

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Stadia: A Personal Experience

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor October 18, 2021

Stadia has had an underwhelming welcoming in November 2019, with the average consensus being that it is far too unreliable (thanks to Google's previous track record). Major worries have included the fact...

Sarah Dietrick

Dietrick: An Odyssey through Math

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor September 23, 2021

The lights flickered on, the board scribbled with formulas and practice problems waiting to be solved, math teacher Sarah Dietrick starts her day at AHS ready to teach.  I had the pleasure of interviewing...


Dieter: A Farewell Song

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor June 7, 2021

Mrs.Dieter has been at AHS since the fall of 2005. She has been teaching exclusively at AHS for the past 5 years and has been influential in shaping a good part of the music department during her time...


Mr.Mooney: Around the World in 37 Years and Counting

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor June 7, 2021

A face that has been recognizable since the 80s, and teaching Ames High about “old, dead white guys” is retiring this year. If you haven't guessed it already, I am talking about Mr. Mooney, who has...

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If we wait for ‘the science to settle,’ there will not be anywhere for us left to settle

Varun Prasanna, A & E Editor May 3, 2021

The previous year's rains did not come, forcing the farmer to sell his land. With no money, he must move to an area which is not affected by climate catastrophes, he passes through flooded roads, past...

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