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Radical Feminism

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Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor in Chief

April 25, 2018

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...

(Lit)dyia Linch

(Lit)dyia Linch

Thomas DeLay, Reporter

April 3, 2018

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...

A Crummy Fish Underwater

A Crummy Fish Underwater

Petr Karpov, Reporter

March 30, 2018

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...

Gabe Greenlee

Gabe Greenlee

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

March 28, 2018

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 ...

David Kim

Oliver Chen, Reporter

February 16, 2018

The time is 1 AM. With a family sized bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos in one hand and a bright green two liter of mountain dew in the other, David Kim begins yet another night of rigorous Roblox training. While the mere mortals of Ames High remain slaves to their need for sleep, David grinds until dawn. ...

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

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 ...

Isabel Ingram

Isabel Ingram

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

February 14, 2018

Senior Isabel Ingram walks to her seat, as she sets her stuff down and sits down, she exchanges small talk with those around her. The previous night she had straightened her hair. A staff member approaches her, proclaiming in a clear, cheerful tone, plenty loud to resonate throughout the classro...

Ames High Gets High

Ames High Gets High

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor-in Chief

December 19, 2017

Luke Smith* is a riveting conversationalist, sociable and lively. He is well-known for his outgoing nature and he is a strong student in multiple AP classes. Smith has a wide range of friends of all ages and prides himself on his rampant political activism. Smith has also just returned from a three-mo...

Dak-shining Star

Dakshina stands holding a pizza, almost if asking,

Lucas Bleyle, Reporter

December 18, 2017

“Everyone else can be a mom friend, but everyone needs a dad friend. Distant, but still there for you,” said Dakshina Paudyal, junior at Ames high and certified ‘hot spicy cheeto’ according to Irina Pogostick. “I love dad jokes so much,” Dakshina said. “My actual dad never makes dad ...

Andres In Space

Andres poses for a photo in Ledges state park, one of his favorite nature retreats.

Oliver Chen, Reporter

November 16, 2017

7 years before Andres Cordoba was born, the Voyager spacecraft turned back towards home for the last time, capturing its final image of earth. Using the famous last photo to describe the insignificance of planet earth to a crowded Cornell lecture hall, Carl Sagan proclaimed “To me, it underscores our re...