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Achala's Senior Column

Achala’s Senior Column

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter May 16, 2017

I started off in this high school as the usual awkward tween with a slight stache and eyebrows that were not taken care of. Fast forward 4 years and not much has changed but the stache is gone and the...

Are Bagels Bread?

Are Bagels Bread?

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter April 25, 2017

As you take a bite of a bagel, does it feel and taste like bread or something completely different? This issue surrounding whether bagels are considered bread is a hot topic that has been constantly debated...

Uganda: A Trip of a Lifetime

Uganda: A Trip of a Lifetime

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter March 23, 2017

As the end of the year approaches and students are excited to bask in the summer sun, many take the opportunity of the long summer months to embark on a unique and fulfilling experience to Uganda with...

Spain Trip

Spain Trip

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter March 23, 2017

As Spring Break approaches, students break out into spring fever; ready to kick back and relax with friends and family, travel, and enjoy the pleasant weather. Some students from Ames High are starting...

Yoga Club Restart

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter February 23, 2017

As students begin to hit the slump of the school year, it is hard to find something to look forward to and keep occupied. But don’t worry, your life just got a little more exciting. With yoga club restarting,...

Madrigal Madness

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter December 16, 2016

With the holiday season at it’s peak, the annual traditions of Ames High have resurfaced and filled the halls of the school with joy. Among the many other traditions here, the Orchestra, Choir, and Drama...

Winter Where Ya At

Winter Where Ya At

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter December 5, 2016

While people would be bracing themselves for the harsh Iowa winter by this time of year, most of us have noticed that it is much warmer than it has been these past years. By the end of November, the first...

State Cross Country

State Cross Country

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter November 22, 2016

After months of dedication and hard work, the Ames High Cross Country team made it to their final meet of the season on Saturday, October 29th. Soon after placing in the top 20 at Districts the week before,...

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter October 11, 2016

During the summer of 2016, most people were continuing their lives as normal until the game that created an uproar throughout the world was dropped. Immediately after the release of Pokemon Go, the app...

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Achala Thippeswamy , Reporter May 9, 2016

If you’re looking for a hilarious, light show to leisurely watch, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is your calling. The show has a unique storyline about mole women, women who have been trapped in a bunker...

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