Tifany’s Senior Column.

Tifany's Senior Column.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

May 19, 2017

Hey it’s me, senior heartthrob Tifany Chu. All things considered, except not considering my attendance, I’ve really tried my best these past four years. If High School was Mario Kart, each year would be the set of three bananas you slip on, until you finally cross the finish line as an ashamed a...

How ordering food online has changed my life

The 4 easy steps that changed my life and has the ability to change yours too!

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2017

In today’s very irritating world, you already start the day off feeling like god is testing you. You have to get to class on time (the horror), turn homework in on time (the horror) and then deal with many underclassmen who don’t seem to understand that school hallway is not a runway. Finally, you w...

George Orwell’s 1984 Vision of the Future is not Historical Fiction Anymore (4th Period)

April 14, 2017

“Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past” (248) says George Orwell in his bestselling book 1984. Although this future he saw for 1984 was full of big hair and bright workout outfits rather than a government that controls thought, this future, if we aren’t...


April 14, 2017

“Capital punishment means them without the capital get the punishment.” This powerful quote from Just Mercy written by Bryan Stevenson addresses an ever present issue in this country. The United States justice system is fundamentally flawed in that it is biased against those who cannot afford lawyers,...

Our Beautiful Struggle (4th Period)

April 14, 2017

“I did not know then that this is what life is - just when you master the geometry of one world, it slips away, and suddenly again, you're swarmed by strange shapes and impossible angles.” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons and an Unlikely Road to Manhood.   Although th...

John Kim: Ames High Legend

John Kim all dressed up during Orchestra Tour this past winter.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2017

There are two sides to John Kim, the annoying Junior that is an aficionado at making weird noises and the soft side that I fell in love with. Since I first met John Kim my freshmen year I was convinced I was going to marry him. John Kim is a junior heartthrob that deserves more recognition for the amount...

OJ didn’t do it

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2017

Recently, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the infamous O.J. Simpson Murder Trial. In Oct 1995, the jury of the “Trial of the Century” acquitted Simpson of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her “friend” Ron Goldman. With the permission of Judge Lance Ito (the presiding judge),...

William Crow: Bird Master of Ames High

William Crow's senior picture.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2017

Statistically, 1 in every 300 people are considered geniuses. That means that in every class there is that one special individual standing far above the rest. William Crow is the class of 2017’s very own super genius. Already young for his grade (born in Aug 2000), Crow opted to skip the 5th grade and...

Myers-Briggs is something you should care about.

Myers-Briggs is something you should care about.

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

February 9, 2017

School is hard; everyday we are forced to talk and work with all sorts of people. To say that you genuinely love everyone that you have ever interacted with would be a blatant lie. People are different, some people click and some don’t. If you think about it, who you are today is mostly based on th...

A Love Letter to my Honda Civic

Hot Red Honda Civic. Nothing better.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

December 18, 2016

Dependable, Sustainable, Phenomenal, not only are these used to describe me, but also the Honda Civic. Unlike the unreliable sources of opinions that make up the rhetoric of lies  from the opposing article , I’m here to hit you with the facts. Undoubtedly, the Honda Civic is the best 5 passenger ...