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Westworld

May 3, 2017

Usually around this time of year as the temperature drops and finals coming up I fall into a winter induced state of melancholy. I became desperate for some sort of new fix that could entertain me. So I figured I should start watching a new show on Netflix. But after browsing Netflix for a hour I found noth...

I-Quiz

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

March 21, 2017

You get home from school head downstairs and tune in to the newest episode of Jeopardy, it’s game night and the popular choice is Monopoly but you really want to play trivial pursuit. Is your mind flooded with random facts that seem to be useless? If this sounds like you, you need to sign up for I-Quiz....

Art is Important

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

February 28, 2017

During elementary school and middle school students are required (some might say forced) to take art classes. After talking with a variety of students most  of them did not like these classes. They didn’t like the teachers, the content, the time commitment pretty much the whole class. I think this e...

A Portrait of David Vigil

A Portrait of David Vigil

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

December 9, 2016

When you walk past senior David Vigil in the hallway he might appear as regular guy. You might notice one of his snazzy striped polo shirts or his glorious long hair, but don’t be fooled that is only the tip of the iceberg. For the past 3 years I have been conducting an ongoing study on the creatur...

World War Fun

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

November 17, 2016

For the past few years big first person shooter franchises have been making games take place further and further into the future. A lot of member in the community wanted to see these game developers create a shooter that takes place in the past, or at least stop making games in the future. People wer...

Q & A with Ethan Gindt

Q & A with Ethan Gindt

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

October 12, 2016

Many people remember the loud zany character that was Alex Gindt. What many people don’t know is that there is a new Gindt roaming the halls of Ames High this year. I took some time and asked Ethan some questions.   Q: What was one thing you were nervous about coming to Ames high this ye...