Mead Hardacre

Mead Hardacre

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Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter June 2, 2021

Right now, I feel like I’m facing the conundrum that countless numbers of my predecessors have faced already. I’m a senior about to graduate, after 13 long years, I’m finally almost there. I’ve...

In Defense of Black Lives Matter Week

In Defense of Black Lives Matter Week

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter May 6, 2021

“Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it,” that’s how the saying goes, right? But what’s worse than simply forgetting the lessons the past has taught us? In my opinion, there’s no greater...

Not Quite Familiar: A WandaVision Review

Not Quite Familiar: A WandaVision Review

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter April 12, 2021

Being Marvel Studios’ first major project in nearly two years, their new show, WandaVision, had some pretty big shoes to fill. After the blockbuster phenomenon Avengers: Endgame and the well-received...

A Year of Uncertainty

A Year of Uncertainty

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter March 4, 2021

It’s been a really weird time for all of us. In some ways, a lot has changed, and in others, it hasn’t changed enough. It’s now March 2021, exactly one year after this whole mess started. I’m sure...

With the Benefit of Hindsight

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter January 28, 2021

Tuesday, December 31, 2019. I remember anxiously awaiting the new year with friends at a sleepover. There was so much buzz surrounding the fabled “2020,” the beginning of not only a new year but a...

The cover art for Among Us

Among Us: A Meteoric Rise

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter December 3, 2020

Desperate and afraid, a lone crewmate rushes to an emergency console. After he presses a large red button that sounds the alarm, sirens blare throughout the spaceship. Everyone onboard is alerted to the...

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The New Ames High: What Have We Missed?

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter October 9, 2020

A lot of things have changed at Ames High since students last saw each other before spring break. With so many widespread global and national events happening over the past seven months, you’d be forgiven...

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