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Proudly, relentlessly wrong

Proudly, relentlessly wrong

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

After four years of writing for the WEB, my time to write a senior column is here. It’s my time to write about me. For all my articles up until this point (minus two opinion pieces), I have kept first person out of the piece. I’ve kept myself out of it. Yes, I have come to every piece with a ...

5 Tips From a Senior Column

5 Tips From a Senior Column

Liam Struck, Reviews Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I don’t write this to pretend I’m the Buddha or someone that has any significance in this world, I write this because I’m a senior in highschool and I’ve seen and done some stupid sh*t. First of all, DON’T SMOKE WEED. Well at least not when you’re stressed about school. That might so...

Promposals Are Bad

Promposals Are Bad

Liam Struck, Reviews Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The first promposal occured in 2350 BC, when the first caveman asked the first cave women by throwing a rock at her head with the message ooga ooga slathered with his blood. Ever since there's been millions and millions of promposals all over the world. Promposals might be the oldest homo-sapien traditio...

Life is worth living

Life is worth living

Zoe Mamakos, Reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Showcase

Life is worth living. The everyday routine. The constant argument with your alarm clock as it shakes, ringing 7:00. Again. A brand new day. You sit up in bed, accepting the idea that it’s not quite summer yet. Followed by your parent's words of encouragement floating out the door, as you promis...

Salty Stereotypes

Akshata Gandhe, Profiles Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

  “Is BuTtEr a CaRb?” These famous words were uttered by THE Regina George when Mean Girls came out in 2004. The strange portrayal of high school in that movie made a lot of us question human sanity but for some of us, the movie was everything. There probably is no high school where people h...

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection

Jonathan Watt, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

*THIS IS A COMPLETE JOKE.* August 23rd: The first day of school. You trudge out of class, dragging your feet across the ground, and make your way into the main hallway. However, you come across a mind-boggling obstacle: a 3’7” gremlin, darting to and fro in an unpredictable zig-zaggy fashion acro...

Finals After Break? An Investigation

Finals After Break? An Investigation

Oliver Chen, Co-Editor in Chief

February 15, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

Winter break: a time to relax, celebrate the holidays and spend time with family. Yet for many, a once beloved respite from the academic year has turned into a prolonged period of stress over future final exams. Ames High’s current practice of holding finals after break is an unpopular one...

“It smells like broke in here!”

“It smells like broke in here!”

Logan Adams-Bacon, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

As we all know, if you don't have AirPods, you're broke. It's just a fact, don't question it. But what if I told you that AirPod owners were the broke ones? There is a new king among the headphone kind. The Louis Vuitton AirPods have taken the supreme role of first class. So the news is out, if you...

Lazy Language

Seth Bequette, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion

     “What, are you triggered?” Cue flashbacks to freshman year when the only word in anyone’s repertoire was triggered, spit out at classmates anytime they displayed the slightest infraction of annoyance or irritation. The phrase might have replaced ‘and like’ as the most overused and a...

WEB Editorial: Facing the climate threat head on

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase, Top Story

At the beginning of the month six hundred and thirteen Ames High students signed a petition asking for the school district and Ames community to take climate action. As a WEB staff we wanted to add our voices to this overwhelming call for action. The reality and scope of the climate change has been b...

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