Reeves’ Rants: Cats Are Anarchists

Cat pictured is Moochi, a 9 year old domestic short hair available for adoption.
November 23, 2020

Not all cats are bad, sure they do have a devilish look in their eyes on occasion. Feral cats, on the other hand, are the true anarchists, could snap in an instant, and turn into the little demons they...

Reeves’ Rants: What Even Is Curling?

November 16, 2020

  Please understand that the only logic for this is that I watched it during the last Winter Olympics. I have done zero research because who wants to read about curling. When was the last Winter...

Welcome to: Reeves’ Rants

November 13, 2020

Welcome to my column; Reeves' Rants. Who knows what I will write about, whatever comes to mind really. Just know this is all for the fun on it and shouldn’t be taken too seriously. Is it going to be...

I can’t handle this!

I can't handle this!
Trying to learn in high school during a pandemic
November 11, 2020

Ok disclaimer: I know none of us have been through this situation of being in a pandemic before, so we are all learning as we go. I am also not trying to bash any teachers or staff or administration as...

Akshata’s Senior Column

Akshata's Senior Column
October 8, 2020

I have been sitting in front of my computer for the past hour just thinking about how hard it is to write about myself.  If I’m being honest it still feels like I took honors world studies like a few...

Let’s Talk About the P-Word

Joyful students from AHS took the opportunity to meet and hear from Bernie Sanders prior to the caucus.
March 4, 2020

Young Americans for Freedom. Ames High Young Democrats. Ames High for Bernie. Voter registrations drives. AP Gov. One might assume with all this in-school politics, we could all decide our opinions and...

Mandatory Naptime!

The WEB staff taking a nap after a tiring day.
March 3, 2020

As I struggle to keep my eyes open for one more class period, my head starts pounding heavily. It is not because I don’t understand anything that the teacher is saying but because I haven’t had a good...

Teachers, Here’s Your Semester Report Card

Teachers, Here's Your Semester Report Card
December 16, 2019

Generally speaking, all students have wanted to rate their teacher - No matter if it is a good or bad rating, we have all wanted to give our opinions at some point. But where are we allowed to do that?...

Waiting on the World to Change

December 13, 2019

The catchy rhythm starts with the soothing sound of a well-known radio song: John Mayer’s angelic voice comes in counting, 1-2-3-4. The song is filled with relevant details to 2006, the year it came...

Stop Defining A Body As A Resume

October 25, 2019

There’s nothing quite like getting the stink eye when you live in a cornfield and soybean plagued mid-west America, but alas, so is the trouble of walking around with blue hair. “How’d you convince...

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