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Andres In Space

Andres In Space

Oliver Chen, Reporter

November 16, 2017


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7 years before Andres Cordoba was born, the Voyager spacecraft turned back towards home for the last time, capturing its final image of earth. Using the famous last photo to describe the insignificance of planet earth to a crowded Cornell lecture hall, Carl Sagan proclaimed “To me, it underscores our re...

Ryan Mills

Ryan Mills

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

November 14, 2017


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Michael Holm strides towards the finish line, bounding like an antelope. If he is tired, he doesn't show it. He isn’t even sweating and what is that he is wearing? Tight denim jeans. Behind him the mere mortals, attempting to run exactly 26.2188 miles or 42.195 kilometers, stumble along as Michael finish...

Chair Traveler

Chair Traveler

Oliver Chen, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Fact: A “Chair Traveler” is not a mysterious species of globetrotting furniture, but rather the infamous alter ego of Ames High Junior Chiara Travesset. “It was freshman year. When you spell my name on iMessage, it autocorrects it to Chair.” said Travesset. “I was doing a science project with ...

Our Bae Aniey

Our Bae Aniey

Petr Karpov, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Running. An experience so physically and mentally taxing, few students can claim to have participated in any form of this sport. However, freshman Aniey Akok manages to defy all expectations. Taking part in both cross country and track, Aniey began running as a 6th grader and hasn’t slowed down since....

Don’t Worry About It

Don’t Worry About It

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

May 19, 2017


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I remember thinking freshman year before school started that I didn’t care how badly I did in my classes, I just didn’t want to get lost. The high school seemed like this big scary place. Regardless of my fevered prayers I did get lost, but I overcame my fear. I’ve learned a lot in my four...

Tifany’s Senior Column.

Tifany’s Senior Column.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

May 19, 2017


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Hey it’s me, senior heartthrob Tifany Chu. All things considered, except not considering my attendance, I’ve really tried my best these past four years. If High School was Mario Kart, each year would be the set of three bananas you slip on, until you finally cross the finish line as an ashamed a...

I bid you Adieu Ames High

I bid you Adieu Ames High

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

May 14, 2017


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I walked into Ames High expecting every cheesy teen film I had ever seen. It isn’t hard to imagine what role I wanted to be. I was too quiet for anyone to notice and too terrified to speak up in fear of rejection. I wanted someone to magically notice that I was shy and shepherd me into their world...

Josh Denny

Josh Denny

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 8, 2017


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Fresh out of the womb, Josh Denny was conceived at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines Iowa July 5th, 2002. Josh Denny is a charismatic, fun-loving and energetic individual. He is also part of the Ames High Freshman Soccer team, their record being only one loss this season. Other sports his takes part in or too...

Mrs. Burnett

Mrs. Burnett

Lisa Cochran, Co-editor-in-chief

April 24, 2017


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It takes a certain zeal and flare for one to be able to teach the subject of Health sufficiently, especially to developing high school students. Kim Burnett,  who matches these criteria, is currently consummating a 34 year teaching career in the field. Approaching her retirement, Burnett awaits the ...

Oliver Chen

Oliver Chen

Liam Struck, Reporter

March 25, 2017


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Oliver Chen addresses a small group of fellow freshman all clad in dark purple robes. “Rise” he says “Tonight is the night we meme”. Meme they did. This was not another casual Meme meeting though, this was the time of the Meme Festival where one select member of the Meme Alliance would be hand...

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