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A Love Letter to my Honda Civic

A Love Letter to my Honda Civic

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

December 18, 2016

Dependable, Sustainable, Phenomenal, not only are these used to describe me, but also the Honda Civic. Unlike the unreliable sources of opinions that make up the rhetoric of lies  from the opposing article , I’m here to hit you with the facts. Undoubtedly, the Honda Civic is the best 5 passenger ...

In The Defense of The Prius

In The Defense of The Prius

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

December 16, 2016

Let me just start this out with a statement. The Prius is the best car out there. Really. When you see your friend’s prius zipping down the road to pick you up you know it’s going to be a fun adventure and a real steal. Maybe you only have $5 for gas? Don’t sweat it! You can still get where you...

Love and Hate: strong words indeed

Love and Hate: strong words indeed

Skip Stevens, The Reporter

December 5, 2016

Hate: an intense disliking, distaste for, or animosity; detestation. Love: a.) An intense affection for another person based on familial or personal ties; b.) An intense attraction to another person based largely on sexual desire; c.) God’s benevolence and mercy towards man and man’s dev...

Winter Where Ya At

Winter Where Ya At

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter

December 5, 2016

While people would be bracing themselves for the harsh Iowa winter by this time of year, most of us have noticed that it is much warmer than it has been these past years. By the end of November, the first snowfall has usually passed and temperatures are below 0. We should be trudging around in knee high...

No one likes turkey

No one likes turkey

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

December 5, 2016

It's November now, the sun decided it was time to stop playing games and to finally enter seasonal depression like the rest of us. Between the fun that is Halloween and the festivities of Christmas, comes the in between mess that is Thanksgiving. Apart from dodging personal questions this year, one also h...

Best Bathroom at AHS

Best Bathroom at AHS

Sonja Paulson, Features and Profiles Editor

December 5, 2016

There are many questions involving Ames High, but here is one of the biggest questions: what Ames High bathroom is the best? When looking at the bathrooms, there are some bathrooms that would obviously not be it. For example, the bathroom MIT Hall. The bathroom in that hallway is small, poorly lit, ...

America: the triumph of triviality

America: the triumph of triviality

Skip Stevens, The Reporter

November 8, 2016

Let me start by saying this: a lot of American teenagers are smart intellectuals. They have gotten good grades up until their senior years of High School, and plan on going to a good college in order to receive their degree(s). But despite all of their knowledge, they are a people that have fallen v...

Voting third party doesn’t make you edgy

Voting third party doesn’t make you edgy

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

November 7, 2016

Donald Tump and Hillary Clinton are the least liked candidates in the modern history of the United States. This is evident every time you flip on the TV or through the pages of a newspaper. For many people dissatisfied with the Democratic and Republican candidates, the logical next step would be to l...

The Video Game Industry Is Kinda Screwed Right Now

Dane Dorius, Academics and Arts Editor

November 7, 2016

If you look around you, both in the digital world and in meatspace, video games are a common thread. People argue about Battlefield One versus Titanfall Two versus Call of Duty Thirteen while playing the newest base-building player-versus-player mobile games. If you read business reports, gaming compan...

FDA Classification of Marijuana

FDA Classification of Marijuana

William Tibben, Reporter

October 14, 2016

Marijuana. It’s a very controversial and heavily contested issue. This, however, isn’t an article about how "it’s 100% safe we promise” or how the ganja is the devil’s drug. No, I’m here to talk about how the regulations around Marijuana hurt both sides for almost no logical reason. Wheth...

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