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5 Tips From a Senior Column

5 Tips From a Senior Column

Liam Struck, Reviews Editor

May 17, 2019

I don’t write this to pretend I’m the Buddha or someone that has any significance in this world, I write this because I’m a senior in highschool and I’ve seen and done some stupid stuff. First of all, DON’T SMOKE WEED. Well at least not when you’re stressed about school. That might so...

Promposals Are Bad

Promposals Are Bad

Liam Struck, Reviews Editor

April 18, 2019

The first promposal occured in 2350 BC, when the first caveman asked the first cave women by throwing a rock at her head with the message ooga ooga slathered with his blood. Ever since there's been millions and millions of promposals all over the world. Promposals might be the oldest homo-sapien traditio...

Life Without A Phone

Life Without A Phone

Liam Struck, Review Editor

March 13, 2019

Life has gone on undisturbed for millenium without cellular towers, twitter or instagram. Then came the iPhone, a revolutionary device that changed the way we imagine reality. Something most of us couldn't live without, something I thought I could not live without.  The same night I lost my phone was ...

Saving Private Liam

Saving Private Liam

Liam Struck, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Up to 5% of the US general population suffers from claustrophobia in some form, including mild versions of this phobia. I was not one of them, but all that changed Saturday, January 12th 2019. The lights were dim, the music was loud and the atmosphere was carefree. I was surrounded by friends, laughter...

BEST PARK IN AMES?!?! FIND OUT HERE!!!

Liam Struck, Reporter

November 29, 2018

There are roughly 36 parks here in lil’ ole’ Ames, Iowa. But which park reigns supreme? Which park sustains a healthy atmosphere, the best view, the best trail, or the best place to go hammocking? Out of the 36 parks in Ames, only eight are defined as Regional Parks or Community parks. However, I ...

Frankly Frankl

Frankly Frankl

Liam Struck, Reporter

November 26, 2018

17 year old Senior Christian Robert Frankl is an outgoing, competitive but friendly run of the mill dream boy. Christian is involved in Choir, Soccer, Iball, Saxophone, Piano and is also an Ames High drum major. But who made Christian into the man he is today? Christian cites his Dad as his role model...

Your 2018 Guide to Ames High Clubs

Liam Struck and Seth Bequette

November 1, 2018

Interested in joining a new club, making new friends or just finding a place to hangout after school then look no further here’s your 2018 guide to Ames High Clubs. Name of Club: What it’s all about Advisor(s): Key Club Service organization dedicated to volunteering around Ames, sponsored by the Kiwanis Town and Country Club; Key s...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Kirk Schmaltz is now passing the baton after 40 years of teaching. Schmaltz has spent 35 years of his life teaching at Ames High. And while he modestly claims that he was at the right place at the right time, his achievements say different. Boasting an impressive amount of time coaching sports, Sch...

Close the Moon

Close the Moon

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 1, 2018

Many experts have speculated if our existence is a reality or simply a mirage inside our mind. Steve Harvey among other notable scientists claim that we are all living inside of a Capri Sun, their evidence for this is that the moon is the opening for a straw hole. This would most directly explain glo...

Is HQ Trivia Real?

Is HQ Trivia Real?

Liam Struck, Reporter

April 3, 2018

We all miss the beloved app Vine, the app who gave sanction to more than 40 million users. Co-founders of Vine, Dan Hoffman and Colin Kroll, after shutting it down created a trivia game called HQ. HQ streams twice a day once at 2 pm and again at 8 pm. The concept is that each player is asked 12 questio...