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Life Is Hell Christabel

Life Is Hell Christabel

Oliver Chen, Reporter

April 30, 2018


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What is the meaning of life? After two years at Ames High, Christabel Forney has found the answer. “Life has no meaning,” said Christabel when asked about her favorite Ames High moment. “It all runs together. It’s just a blurry mixture of wanting to die,” said Christabel. Well known for...

Spiffing Griffin

Spiffing Griffin

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

April 25, 2018


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Known for his curly hair, glasses, and extensive collection of sweaters, Griffin Meyer is easy to spot when out in the hallways. “This last winter I really stepped up the sweater game – I have maybe 30 or 40 sweaters,” Griffin said. However, beyond his stand-out appearance, there is his vibrant ...

(Lit)dyia Linch

(Lit)dyia Linch

Thomas DeLay, Reporter

April 3, 2018


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If you’ve been to an Ames High concert or musical, chances are, you’ve seen Lydia Linch. She has had leading roles in musicals like our most recent high school performance Babes in Arms. She is involved in Jazz Band, Pep Band, Madrigal, Solo ensemble, and she prepared for all-state in choir. In or...

Gabe Greenlee

Gabe Greenlee

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

March 28, 2018


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They say that talent runs in the family, I believe that Ames freshman Gabe Greenlee is an example of that. Gabe plays three sports, Football, Wrestling, and Track. Many believe that Gabe is a talented very talented freshman. As a wrestler I can say that Gabe is a talented wrestler. Gabe’s dad, Justin ...

David Kim

Oliver Chen, Reporter

February 16, 2018


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The time is 1 AM. With a family sized bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos in one hand and a bright green two liter of mountain dew in the other, David Kim begins yet another night of rigorous Roblox training. While the mere mortals of Ames High remain slaves to their need for sleep, David grinds until dawn. ...

Isabel Ingram

Isabel Ingram

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

February 14, 2018


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Senior Isabel Ingram walks to her seat, as she sets her stuff down and sits down, she exchanges small talk with those around her. The previous night she had straightened her hair. A staff member approaches her, proclaiming in a clear, cheerful tone, plenty loud to resonate throughout the classro...

Dak-shining Star

Dak-shining Star

Lucas Bleyle, Reporter

December 18, 2017


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“Everyone else can be a mom friend, but everyone needs a dad friend. Distant, but still there for you,” said Dakshina Paudyal, junior at Ames high and certified ‘hot spicy cheeto’ according to Irina Pogostick. “I love dad jokes so much,” Dakshina said. “My actual dad never makes dad ...

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 ...

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