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The Truth Within The Lies of Media

The Truth Within The Lies of Media

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

March 22, 2017


Filed under In-Depth

Since the beginning of time, information has traveled fast from person to person. Unfortunately, along with this comes the spread of false and often inaccurate information. This leads the people of our world to believe lies about their government, their nations, and even their own neighbor. The information...

Novus Ordo Seclorum Pt. 1

Novus Ordo Seclorum Pt. 1

Skip Stevens, The Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

(We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming)   When in the course of human events it becomes apparent that we, the people, have so digressed from the individual investigation of truth to instead rely solely on the information presented us by the established education and media outlet...

The 5 issues multi activity students are likely to face

The 5 issues multi activity students are likely to face

Sam Stuve, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under In-Depth

There are a lot of multi sport/activity students in our high school. Some of them struggle, some of the flourish. Some people put too much on their plate and it affects how well they do those activities. This is not to say that regular students face no issues at all. That would be a completely ign...

A Letter to My Anxiety Disorder

A Letter to My Anxiety Disorder

Sabrina Lang, Reviews Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

I remember the first time I met you. I was seven years old curled up in the fetal position crying hysterically and hyperventilating. You were the only one there to help me cope when my parents were fighting. You were there when I wanted to make new friends on the playground cautioning me to keep to myself...

Myers-Briggs is something you should care about.

Myers-Briggs is something you should care about.

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

School is hard; everyday we are forced to talk and work with all sorts of people. To say that you genuinely love everyone that you have ever interacted with would be a blatant lie. People are different, some people click and some don’t. If you think about it, who you are today is mostly based on th...

Making America Un-American Again

Making America Un-American Again

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing & In-Depth Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

The State of The Union address is an annual speech given by the President of the United States discussing the nation’s current condition. But instead of waiting for that speech, let’s ask the question right now. What is the state of the union? It’s that crappy reality show that’s way too cringey to watc...

A Jew at Christmas

A Jew at Christmas

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor In Chief

December 16, 2016


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

As all of the Christian children lay snugly in their beds, they anticipate the arrival of Santa Claus carrying presents for all! Well, except for the Jewish kids. Many Americans, in fact 6.6 million of them, celebrate Jewish holidays.  In a country that targets consumers during the holidays and uses Chr...

Throwing Away Consumerism and Unwrapping Community this Holiday Season

Throwing Away Consumerism and Unwrapping Community this Holiday Season

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

Before embarking on this article, I had, like many others, a preconceived notion of the materialistic culture of Christmas in America- and rightfully so. According to Gallup, the average American household spends about $752 a year on Christmas presents. Through curiosity, I began to inquire what could ...

Ames High’s History

Ames High’s History

December 10, 2016


Filed under In-Depth

“Not ended, but begun” These are the words of Ames High’s past. The year is 1900. “Central” The first brick schoolhouse in Ames has been the lovely home to knowledge for all grades over the past 20 years. It’s location? on the west side of Clark Street between 5th and 6th. Classes take place...

“Manning Technology”: an Exposé into the AHS Technicians

“Manning Technology”: an Exposé into the AHS Technicians

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor In Chief

December 5, 2016


Filed under Archives, In-Depth, Showcase

Technology plays a pivotal role in our lives as children of the twenty-first century. Because our culture is often instantaneous and defined by easy and ready-to-use software, we disregard the possibility of malfunction within our technology. However, in a school where everyone has their own MacBook ...

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