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Avery Mosher

Jonathan Watt, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2019

“...generally, I’m a pretty boring person.” - A.M.   As high school students at the best school in the state, many of us dedicate ourselves to achieving satisfaction, something that never seems to be quite within our reach. So far we have gone, so hard we have worked, that many of us ...

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection

Jonathan Watt, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2019

*THIS IS A COMPLETE JOKE.* August 23rd: The first day of school. You trudge out of class, dragging your feet across the ground, and make your way into the main hallway. However, you come across a mind-boggling obstacle: a 3’7” gremlin, darting to and fro in an unpredictable zig-zaggy fashion acro...

Artist Spotlight: Noname

Fatima Warner, AKA Noname

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

March 14, 2019

When I mention the name “Noname Gypsy”, nothing may come into your mind. Well, it’s about time to change that. Noname, AKA Fatimah Nyeema Warner, has proven herself a force to be reckoned with in a musical genre dominated almost entirely by mumble-rapping teenagers, not to mention one with an unde...

Red Dead Redemption: your new life as a shut-in

Red Dead Redemption: your new life as a shut-in

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

December 15, 2018

WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD! I have a confession to make: I’ve been living two lives. For the past month, my entire world has been more or less consumed by a Wild West fantasy. My social life? What social life? My rapidly dropping GPA? I’ll deal with it later! My self-worth? Who needs a sens...

Past Secrets of Ames High

Past Secrets of Ames High

Jonathan Watt and Zoe Mamakos

December 5, 2018

When you walk through the front doors at Ames High at 8 A.M. and groggily make your way to your first class, you may not take the time to realize where you are. You’re walking in the footsteps of two- even three- generations of Ames High students, each with their own set of quirks and outstanding e...

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

October 22, 2018

Coming on the heels of a highly-publicized controversy regarding former member Ameer’s sexual misconduct allegations over the Summer, Brockhampton was in a dark place. They had lost one of their core founding members- one that hadn’t only yielded his own superb style of rapping (which would frequen...

APUSH: a necessary evil

APUSH: a necessary evil

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

September 30, 2018

You wake up in a drowsy, panicked state. It’s Friday morning, you’re at the kitchen table with papers strewn about haphazardly, and your computer is still playing the same playlist of chapter reviews that you had been frantically combing the night before in place of the assigned American Pageant c...