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#stopthesnakes

#stopthesnakes

Sonja Paulson, Animal Specialist

October 12, 2016

Living in the Midwest, many of us don't think about rattlesnakes- and with good reason. Rattlesnakes are pointless and must be stopped. Like many other animals, rattlesnakes are pointless. They don’t negatively or positively affect the environment, they are just kind of there. There are 29 type...

I just miss you

I just miss you

Sabrina Lang, Reviews Editor

October 12, 2016

I wanted to write an article about “fake friends.” But to be completely honest, the more I thought about it, the more I realized… I’m just salty because I miss you. This isn’t an article bashing people who have walked in and out of my life. This is about those I’ve loved along the way and ...

The “Sexploitation” Of Women In America

The “Sexploitation” Of Women In America

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

October 11, 2016

American pop culture is based on viewing women as objects. We are put in sexy outfits and made to sell everything from hamburgers to cologne. Unfortunately, it doesn’t just end in the media, it continues into our everyday lives. How is a woman feeding her child in public sexual? Or wearing a shirt that...

On Netflix

On Netflix

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

October 7, 2016

And the school year is off with a bang! Everyone starts out strong week one, week two falters slightly and week three on the school year drudge sets in. Feeling overwhelmed already? Need to turn your mind off and enjoy some stimulating cinema or tantalizing tv? Here are some great shows and movies you...

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

September 23, 2016

As September begins once again, so does National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents through the past 30 years. With statistics so high, the time for change is now, but wit...

Endylion Strohman: Senior Column

Endylion Strohman: Senior Column

Endylion Strohman, Reporter

May 12, 2016

There’s no set direction you need to take to go through high school. The hardest thing when you are starting out is hearing all these people throwing ideas at you about what you  should do and who you should strive to be. I’m telling you now, don’t listen to any of them. (I understand that in ...

Being expected to know what to do after high school

Being expected to know what to do after high school

Megan Hofer, Reporter

May 11, 2016

  Being expected to know what to do after high school that is one of the most unfair things to put on a teenager. Untruth : People should have a full idea of what they are wanting to do when they leave high school. The decision that they make is extremely crucial and MUST be the right...

Gross Point Blank

Gross Point Blank

Tyler Gross, Online Editor

May 9, 2016

I was given about two weeks to summarize my thoughts on my past four years at this fantastic place. I didn’t know what to talk about. It’s a very daunting task when someone says, “Alright, this is the last thing that these people are going to remember you by.” I thought for a while but event...

My Ames High takeover

My Ames High takeover

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

May 9, 2016

Stage a media event in order to express my absolute dominance of the Ames High school building, including staff, administration, and fellow students. Stage a coup in order to make it very clear who is really in charge in this building. Expel two resistors in order to show that I do not play around. Recr...

Shelby’s six points to success

Shelby’s six points to success

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor

May 9, 2016

My fellow comrades, Over the past four years we’ve had a turbulent time together. We’ve mutually hated each other, briefly basked in the same level of mild irritation with our general surroundings, stood back in awe as our various athletic teams went from fantastic to absolutely terrible in a...

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