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Getting to Know S(lacker)enior Eva Scheibe

Getting to Know S(lacker)enior Eva Scheibe

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

April 24, 2017

As I write this profile on senior, Eva Scheibe, she forced me to listen to Under Pressure, a classic by David Bowie and Queen. This seems extremely fitting considering Eva Scheibe is the queen of procrastination. My first impression of Eva was junior year in Mr. Lachen’s physics class when we bonded ov...

Iowa State University’s President Leath Resigns

Iowa State University's President Leath Resigns

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

March 22, 2017

It was announced on Monday, March 20th, that Iowa State University’s President Leath would be the new president of Auburn University in Alabama. President Leath will be replacing Jay Gogue who is retiring. Leath will leave Iowa State in either May or June and will begin his new job on July 15th. Pr...

My Fifty Shades Darker Review

My Fifty Shades Darker Review

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

March 22, 2017

Say what you want about the ‘Fifty Shades’ series. It has plenty of critics and plenty of people that roll their eyes at its storyline. Personally, I was excited to go see the new ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ film in theaters. Though its much-anticipated release was February 10th (right in time for Valenti...

Creating a Positive Life

Creating a Positive Life

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

February 15, 2017

It may be ironic that I’m writing an article about positivity. I’ve been told far too many times by my parents that I complain too much and that I need to count my blessings. Recently, I’ve coined the nickname, “Whiny Beth”. But in my opinion, it’s never too late to try and change the way ...

The Remorseful Review: Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Remorseful Review: Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

February 8, 2017

As the opening theme of the show warns viewers, to look away, look away I highly suggest you do the same with this review. The release of the Netflix original series A Series of Unfortunate Events was highly anticipated for many reasons. One being that the talented actor, Neil Patrick Harris graced us with his incred...

The Secret to Motivation in Athletics

The Secret to Motivation in Athletics

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

December 16, 2016

Ames High School offers a wide variety of sports that students are able to participate in. There are sports offered in the fall, winter, spring, and summer and the athleticism doesn’t end there. Not only are there clubs for sports, but there are numerous resources available for athletes who want to improv...

Tucheze Was Outta This World

Tucheze Was Outta This World

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

December 6, 2016

If you noticed some outer-space or alien themed pics popping up on your Instagram feed, it could be from the beloved, annual dance known as Tucheze, given by the members of SHEPH. The theme of this year’s dance was Outer Space Glow in the Dark or MOONey. The members of SHEPH combined these two dif...

The College Search Process: We’re All Struggling Together

The College Search Process: We're All Struggling Together

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

November 15, 2016

As the crisp fall air brings in excitement over football games and bonfires, it also carries in an overwhelming amount of stress to many seniors. The college selection process is challenging in the sense that it brings many weeks of stress, late-nights, and essay writing. Students in pursuit of higher e...

Meet Spectrum’s Newest Leaders

Meet Spectrum's Newest Leaders

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

October 11, 2016

For the LGBTQ+ community at Ames High, there is a safe and welcoming place to discuss and share thoughts about social problems. Spectrum club has been a positive experience for many students and is a place to learn and ask questions free of judgment. This year, three juniors have been appointed co-...

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

September 26, 2016

As the school year begins, many Ames High students can be found participating in a fall sport. These students know the dedication it takes to balance school, and athletics. One large group of girls that knows dedication like nobody else, is the girls’ swim team. Coached by Dan Flannery, these girls kn...