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A Portrait of David Vigil

A Portrait of David Vigil

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

December 9, 2016


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When you walk past senior David Vigil in the hallway he might appear as regular guy. You might notice one of his snazzy striped polo shirts or his glorious long hair, but don’t be fooled that is only the tip of the iceberg. For the past 3 years I have been conducting an ongoing study on the creatur...

Taddy Daddy

Taddy Daddy

Liam Struck, Reporter

November 18, 2016


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             Tad Diress, a name that can send chills down your spine or sweet warm vibrations through your whole entire body. Whether it’s hoppin’ over hurdles or talking to his hundreds of fans, the only thought on Tads mind is Bernie Sanders. Now before you radical right winged loyal patr...

Shria is settling in

Shria is settling in

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

November 8, 2016


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I’m sure everyone can remember (and wishes they didn’t) their freshman year, but freshman Shria Chug is taking her first year of high school with determination. When asked how she is settling into her year one  at Ames High Shria said, “I just love the overall spirit of the high school. My freshmen y...

Melina Hegelheimer

Melina Hegelheimer

Liam Struck, Reporter

October 20, 2016


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As Melina Hegelheimer exited from her mother's womb, one thought popped into her tiny not so fetus anymore head. That thought was to be a winner. Starting in 3rd grade, Melina joined Ames soccer club. “It just felt so natural and right,” Melina explains. “I knew it was something I could stick wit...

Q & A with Ethan Gindt

Q & A with Ethan Gindt

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

October 12, 2016


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Many people remember the loud zany character that was Alex Gindt. What many people don’t know is that there is a new Gindt roaming the halls of Ames High this year. I took some time and asked Ethan some questions.   Q: What was one thing you were nervous about coming to Ames high this ye...

Isak “Winner” Anderson

Isak “Winner” Anderson

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor In Chief

October 11, 2016


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Within the affairs and happenings of Ames High, with immense modesty and scintillating wit, Isak Werner Anderson is there, striving to make an influence on the world. As a junior co-leader of SHEPH (Students helping eliminate poverty and hunger) he is progressing in his goal of bettering society. His ...

Mr. Reichert is at the highschool

Mr. Reichert is at the highschool

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

October 9, 2016


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Alive with energy Collin Reichert strides through his room calling on students and leading a discussion on the role of a school with his diverse group of plus period attendees. His presence fills the room not only by his large size, but also with his enthusiasm. Not two weeks in and Mr. Reichert has b...

Neta is Corny

Neta is Corny

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

October 8, 2016


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Corn. That was likely the first thing Neta saw upon moving to Iowa. It would have certainly been a contrast with the warm sunny beaches of California and the Mediterranean coasts of Israel that Neta in the past has called home. From the on the map locations of Jerusalem and San Diego to the landlocked...

Claudia from Germany

Claudia from Germany

Queen Victoria, Reporter

September 26, 2016


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Claudia Franke’s cultural make-up is a mixing bowl of ethnicities, she is a half german - half spanish girl born in England, but raised in Germany saying “My father is from Germany but my mother is Spanish but I am more german because I have lived in Germany my entire life.” Franke also has a twel...

Adelina in Israel

Adelina in Israel

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

September 22, 2016


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For many of us, change can be scary. Every day we take the same route to and from our classes and see the same familiar faces. Have you ever stopped to wonder what it would be like to throw away the comfort of your routine and start anew? Spending the entirety of her sophomore year in Israel, Adelina...

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