Are theaters Done For?

Are theaters Done For?
November 16, 2020

Covid-19 has really put a damper on most things this year. One thing that’s taking off, however, is streaming platforms. According to “Vox Media” And “Variety”, services like Netflix and Disney+...

Happy/Bad memories?

A high school student pondering their memories in class.
February 20, 2020

A good friend asked me this and, at that moment, I couldn’t find an appropriate response to it: Does one’s past torture one’s memory, or does one’s memory torture one’s past?  A convoluted...

The Bloody Truth

Sanitary Products
December 16, 2019

Imagine this: you’re sitting in study hall, when suddenly your friend whispers to you - “Do you have a tampon?” You say yes and discreetly, secretly, slide it to her. She walks to the bathroom with...

Divided Viewpoint: Administration Relations

Divided Viewpoint: Administration Relations
December 16, 2019

They’re faces that go by in the halls, the lunchroom, who you pass by in the mornings with a short but courteous hello while hurrying inside. They are not seen in the classroom, but by title are meant...

The Struggles of School Lunch

Student Poll Responses
December 16, 2019

Lunch. School lunches, to be more specific, is where students come in after class, eat, chat, and probably finish to leave the cafeteria. They go to their next class and continue on with their day. Ames...

The Dead Zone Outside the Window

The the constriction site of the new Ames High School. Picture taken by Erin Murphy.
October 28, 2019

Whether the community of Ames High has noticed this or not, there is currently something outside our classroom windows, a new and, possibly, reformed future Ames High waiting for the next generation to...

Alexa, Play Africa By Toto

The classroom in Uganda with the lyrics of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star written on the board.
October 25, 2019

Bare mango trees, empty, with unripe ones growing on top, are just out of reach. Long dirt roads are beaten down by the radiant African sun. Beautiful greenery, filled in every space you pass, is in every...

Team Neutrino gets hands-on with STEM

Senior Joel Neppl examines the wiring of the team robot.
April 18, 2019

For the first six weeks of the year, Sukup hall seems to come alive with the hustle of students. Each adorned with a pair of forest green safety glasses, Story County high school students are engrossed...

The future of sustainability at Ames High: Carbon neutral by 2030?

OPN's vision for new school.
April 17, 2019

On February 21, the school district hosted a showcase of the latest plans for the new high school building. At the meeting, architects from OPN, the architecture firm tasked with designing the new high...

Life Without A Phone

Life Without A Phone
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...

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