The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


Affirmative Action 101: What It Is and What It Isnt

Affirmative Action 101: What It Is and What It Isn’t

David Lee, Multimedia Manager January 10, 2023

"If I'm more qualified than them, then I wouldn't want someone else to be admitted instead of me just because they're a minority and I'm not," a friend said. And as a minority, I entirely agree; most of...

A Short Opinion Essay on Tanning

A Short Opinion Essay on Tanning

Elaina Johnson, Reviews Editor January 9, 2023

Looking at me, there is no question that I am very pale. Even in the summer, I glow in the sun like Edward from Twilight. For reference, in Fenty beauty’s famous shade range of foundations, I am the...

What We’re Listening To: December 2022

December 19, 2022

Bennett: Album: Black Messiah - D’angelo Highlights - Really Love, Another Life Album: Yesterday’s Tomorrow - Phony Ppl Highlights - Why iii Love The Moon, Somehow Album:...

WEB Staff member Elaina Johnson entering Little Woods tea shop on Main Street

Tasty Tea-Day: Little Woods Review

The Ames High WEB staff recently took a trip to Little Woods, a tea shop on Main Street. There, an assortment of tea was sampled and compiled into this review. London Fog - Ellyn  Compared to other...

What Were Listening To: November 2022

What We’re Listening To: November 2022

November 17, 2022

Lily L: Song: The Ultracheese - Arctic Monkeys  Song: Sweet Dreams, TN - The Last Shadow Puppets Song: Last Train At 25 O’clock - Lamp Album: The Car - Arctic Monkeys Album: Being...

Emails are overflowing, and demands are outrageous.

Quiet Quitting Continues to Haunt America

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor November 10, 2022

As a new working generation arises, old bleak rhetoric reemerges: leaving the blame for ongoing issues of widespread adjustments to the American work-life balance on Generation Z. Though the fossils of...

Short Opinions: On Your Opinions

Bennett Anderson, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

As you age, a realization occurs. Everyone knows more than me. They always have it all figured out, right? Then why do they disagree so much? The Dunning Kruger effect is not only very common...

The End of Tradition - The Wall

The End of Tradition – The Wall

Bennett Anderson, S&A Editor June 1, 2022

Over the years the Ames High Journalism has existed, beginning around 1927, painting bricks has as of (relatively) late become tradition. Starting in 1993 students have written many things, including their...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds delivers her Condition of the State address before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The current progression of legislation affecting Iowa’s public schools

Bennett Anderson May 26, 2022

 Decisions of the government are seemingly more visible than ever, including an ever-more involved youth. Fast, simple information sharing on platforms like Instagram and TikTok continues the growing...

Roe and the Right to Privacy

Roe and the Right to Privacy

Lily Lupardus, News Editor May 23, 2022

On Monday, May 2nd, the news organization Politico released a draft of a Supreme Court decision written by Justice Samuel Alito, revealing that the court had voted to repeal the 1973 decision Roe v. Wade....

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