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Radical Feminism

Radical Feminism

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor in Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

At its root, Radical feminism is an incredibly complex ideology. It is a movement that pushes for a restructuring of the current social hierarchy in order to “liberate people of the female sex,” according to radfemcollective.com. The theory operates under the pretense that people of the female...

Best Classroom of AHS

Best Classroom of AHS

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Archives, Reviews

As I was beginning to write this article, I realized that there is not just one classroom that is the best. They all have different parts to them that make them the best, so I cannot write about just one classroom. I have narrowed down the classes to four finalists, and each room has a different aspe...

A Good CAUSE

A Good CAUSE

Srishti Mathur, Campus Life Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Ames High school is filled to the brim with various clubs, from SACRE to Fiber Club. Amongst the array of clubs lies CAUSE. CAUSE stands for Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments. Led by senior Isak Werner Anderson and junior Lucas Bleyle, the club is working towards many di...

Hair, Skin, and Nail Trends

Hair, Skin, and Nail Trends

Queen Victoria, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

There are lots of new fun and exciting products that were just recently put on the market. One of the newest products I am super excited about is the Color Extend Blondage by Redken. “A new color-depositing system that tones & strengthens blonde hair,” Redken said on their Instagram. Purple sham...

Is HQ Trivia Real?

Is HQ Trivia Real?

Liam Struck, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

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...

(Lit)dyia Linch

(Lit)dyia Linch

Thomas DeLay, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Archives, Profiles, Showcase

If you’ve been to an Ames High concert or musical, chances are, you’ve seen Lydia Linch. She has had leading roles in musicals like our most recent high school performance Babes in Arms. She is involved in Jazz Band, Pep Band, Madrigal, Solo ensemble, and she prepared for all-state in choir. In or...

Thriftin’

Thriftin’

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

I’m not going to lie. I felt a little bit like an FDA inspector going into these stores with a hidden agenda. It wasn’t all stealthy smooth, though. I either forgot my phone (for note-taking) or it died upon arrival at at least three stores. I found some tissues in clothes I tried. I even had a c...

Our role in a new high school

Our role in a new high school

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

On April 3rd Ames will be holding a community wide vote on whether or not the Ames Community School District should issue $110 million in general obligation bonds for the funding of a new high school building and expansion of three elementary schools. There is some contention on whether or not a new high school is ...

Science at Ames High: Path 3 and the way forward

Science at Ames High: Path 3 and the way forward

Oliver Chen, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase, Uncategorized

By the eighth grade, Aidan Diggins-Kennedy knew his future belonged in STEM. With his strong interest in science and engineering, the challenge of a new, specialized science pathway for high achieving and STEM bound students made him a natural candidate. It came as no surprise that when applications...

A Crummy Fish Underwater

A Crummy Fish Underwater

Petr Karpov, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase, Top Story

Amidst the dark and turbulent times of late 2017 rose a viral YouTube video, a shining beacon of hope. In it, a group of scholars argue about the condition of a fish completely submerged in water: if no part of the fish was exposed to air, would that fish be considered wet? While this video managed t...

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