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The Switch One Year Later: Worth A Buy?

The Switch One Year Later: Worth A Buy?

Dane Dorius, Reviews Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

The Nintendo Switch released about a year back now. My birthday is in the first week of April, and my parents got me one for it. As somebody who’s seen the Switch grow over the last ten or twelve months, it’s justified its purchase in unexpected ways. Nintendo’s releases for the Switch have all ...

ABSTAIN FROM ABSTINENCE ONLY

ABSTAIN FROM ABSTINENCE ONLY

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor in Chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

Many are familiar with the comedic scene from Tina Fey’s film Mean Girls in which the P.E. teacher dramatically says “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die! Don’t have sex in the missionary position, don’t have sex standing up, just don’t do it, ok, promise?” The sent...

Gabe Greenlee

Gabe Greenlee

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Archives, Profiles, Showcase

They say that talent runs in the family, I believe that Ames freshman Gabe Greenlee is an example of that. Gabe plays three sports, Football, Wrestling, and Track. Many believe that Gabe is a talented very talented freshman. As a wrestler I can say that Gabe is a talented wrestler. Gabe’s dad, Justin ...

Best Picture Roundup

Best Picture Roundup

Dane Dorius, Reviews Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

Over the last week, the Ames High WEB's Reviews editor has seen as many of this year's Academy Awards nominees as he and his budget can handle. Here are his thoughts. Excluded are Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread, The Post, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, due to said editor running out of mo...

Students back from Germany

Students back from Germany

Srishti Mathur, Campus Life Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Walking down the hallways of Ames High this semester, students might notice a few strange additions. One of these might include senior Clara Mikovec, who from August to December had decided to bid her hometown of Ames goodbye, choosing to travel to Wülfrath, Germany for the semester. Two other seni...

Best V-Day Candy

Best V-Day Candy

Tynan Shahidi, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

The most loving day of the year is coming upon us very soon, many boyfriends and girlfriends are out getting gifts such as jewelry, clothes or anything to make their girls day. The obvious answer for any girls wishes would be to get them sweet treats for Valentines Day. Ranking the top treats avai...

SACRE Sock Hop

SACRE Sock Hop

Petr Karpov, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

Buckle up kiddos, emerging onto the scene of high school dances is a new contender. No, Winter Formal isn’t back but we’re about to get something just as good: the SACRE Sock Hop. The leaders of SACRE, or Students Activating Civil Rights Education, have been cultivating this idea since November, and a...

ANALYSIS: THE RACIAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP— NOT BLACK AND WHITE

ANALYSIS: THE RACIAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP— NOT BLACK AND WHITE

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

Ames High is home to an array of talented students: from National Merit Scholars to All-State musicians and some of the best athletes in the state. In August of 2017, the school-ranking website Niche named Ames High the number one public high school in the state of Iowa for the fifth consecutive ...

I Ballin’

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

20 teams, 3 divisions, 3 champions. It’s winter, which means it’s I-Ball (Intramural Basketball) season. This season is expected fun and entertaining for players, coaches, and even the referees. Many teams will be competing for the prestigious I-Ball championship in their division. Some teams seek th...

A Love Letter to Skim Milk

A Love Letter to Skim Milk

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

Skim milk, Ever since I was born, you’ve been there for me. Every cookie that needed to be dipped, every bowl of cereal, every lunch and dinner, you were there by my side. I can always count on you to be there for me when I’m dying of thirst. So many people misjudge you. They say you lack fla...

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