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Ames High’s Newest Star

Ames High's Newest Star

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

October 22, 2018

Tamin Lipsey; the three-sport athlete, is starting off his high school career continuing to do what he did in Middle School; excel in sports. In Middle School he garnered a great deal of attention for his skill in basketball, football and track. As a freshmen Tamin has already received an offer from Iowa Stat...

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

October 22, 2018

Coming on the heels of a highly-publicized controversy regarding former member Ameer’s sexual misconduct allegations over the Summer, Brockhampton was in a dark place. They had lost one of their core founding members- one that hadn’t only yielded his own superb style of rapping (which would frequen...

Camille Jackson

Akshata Gandhe, WEB Staff

October 18, 2018

Sore feet. These two words sum up junior Camille Jackson’s life in a nutshell. She fell in love with running at the age of 7 and took it seriously since freshman year. Not only is she a part of Cross Country but also Track, Dance Marathon, Orchestra and National Honors Society. When asked about he...

Teachers’ Pets

Teachers' Pets

Oliver Chen, Lucas Bleyle, and Zoe Mamakos

September 30, 2018

Mr. Crall - Hondo and Stella “I think if Hondo was a celebrity, he’d be Steve Buscemi - he looks really nervous and wired, but he’s actually very chill and a very kind soul,” said special education teacher John Crall. “Some people think he’s strangely attractive - but when you look at...

Avise the Greatest

Dr. Mike Avise

Oliver Chen, Reporter

May 22, 2018

On most weekday mornings, Associate Principal Mike Avise can be found greeting students in the front lobby, offering a warm welcome to each student entering the building. Throughout each day, Avise is hard at work as an administrator, managing everything from PSAT testing to the master schedule. &nbs...

Sam Stuve

Sam Stuve

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

May 22, 2018

4 years may not seem like a long time, but at some points in life it is. High school is one of those points. In 4 years you can see major changes in yourself and others as well. In my high school tenure, I as well as many others, struggled to find who I am and what I wanted to be in life, how to be confid...

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Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

May 22, 2018

When I first joined The Web my sophomore year, I remember thinking to myself that when I wrote my senior column, it would be full of wisdom and would end up inspiring others and hopefully, bring some students to tears. Now that I am a senior and am writing my column, I have realized that I do not hav...

Why the NCAA is corrupt

Why the NCAA is corrupt

Sam Stuve and Tynan Shahidi, Academics and Arts editor, Reporter

May 18, 2018

The NCAA has a problem, itself. The so-called "non-profit" organization racked up 1.2 billion dollars last year. Some believe the NCAA is corrupt, including NBA superstar LeBron James. "I don't know if there's any fixing the NCAA. I don't think there is." On October 22nd, 2014 an article published ...

Life Is Hell Christabel

Life Is Hell Christabel

Oliver Chen, Reporter

April 30, 2018

What is the meaning of life? After two years at Ames High, Christabel Forney has found the answer. “Life has no meaning,” said Christabel when asked about her favorite Ames High moment. “It all runs together. It’s just a blurry mixture of wanting to die,” said Christabel. Well known for...

Spiffing Griffin

Spiffing Griffin

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

April 25, 2018

Known for his curly hair, glasses, and extensive collection of sweaters, Griffin Meyer is easy to spot when out in the hallways. “This last winter I really stepped up the sweater game – I have maybe 30 or 40 sweaters,” Griffin said. However, beyond his stand-out appearance, there is his vibrant ...