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The Life of Jillian

The Life of Jillian

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

March 1, 2016


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  Born in a giant explosion of cheeriness and smiles, Jillian Blum came into the world. While she has grown since then, one thing has not changed; she has yet to wipe a smile off of her face. Blum spends her time on social media and at cheer practice (where she is a three time state champion)...

Ella Glenn’s quest

Ella Glenn’s quest

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

February 9, 2016


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They told her she couldn’t. They told her she wouldn’t. So when sophomore Ella Glenn did it, the pundits had nothing left to say. “It,” of course, refers to escaping the shadow that her magnanimous brother Jonah left in the wake of his graduation last year. Known for his flannel shirts and...

Akuei Chiman

Akuei Chiman

Skip Stevens, Reporter

January 28, 2016


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Who is Akuei Chiman? Simply put, he is an enigma. His ability to keep much of who he is, besides his speed and pure athletic ability, a secret could rival that of a ninja. However, upon being interviewed by the WEB, a new light has been shed on his complex, and sometimes puzzling mind. While much is st...

Marcus Reecy

Marcus Reecy

McKenzie Reimer, Academics & Arts Editor

December 16, 2015


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May 28, 1998. A day so glorious, it should be a national holiday. The day one of the greatest men of all, was birthed into existence. Who is this man? Well dear reader, that man is Marcus Reecy. Marcus James Reecy is a 6’ 4” lanky lad here at Ames High School, but that’s only a small bit of who...

Single in a Singlet

Single in a Singlet

Jill Zmolek, Reporter

December 15, 2015


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Only a brave soul puts on a singlet. In wrestling, men wear sporty unitards. When asked what such a contraption feels like, junior Marcus Coleman laughed adorably. “It’s like wearing compression shorts.” We will take his word for it. And we should- he’s an expert. This past wrestling season he s...

Sophie Sunshine

Sophie Sunshine

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

December 14, 2015


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If one were to pay a visit to the Café in Ames, they would encounter many things- a silver espresso machine, a plethora of freshly baked pastries, an artisan vase of flowers, and more often than not, Sophie Straub looking stylish as she sits chatting in a booth with her friends, sipping on a steaming ...

Rebekah Wilson is a hard to miss sophomore

Rebekah Wilson is a hard to miss sophomore

Hayley Martens, Social media editor

December 14, 2015


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Rebekah Wilson is a hard to miss sophomore. From cheering on the track at football games, performing at the basketball halftimes, and being involved in clubs Rebekah is a busy bee. Last week, Rebekah and her other Drill Team members competed at State. They placed 2nd in Hoopla, Novelty and Show Pro, an...

Q&A with AHS Senior Heartthrob Colby Shane

Q&A with AHS Senior Heartthrob Colby Shane

Lauren Eller, reporter

November 20, 2015


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This week I sat down for a Q & A with Ames High School heart-throb, Colby Shane. Colby is legendary for his iconic ‘flow’, his long name of first names, and for being a key player on Ames High’s football and basketball teams. While many may know of Colby Shane, not all know about his secret t...

Sophie Roberts rocks the school

Sophie Roberts rocks the school

Megan Hofer, Reporter

November 13, 2015


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At only 15 years of age, Sophie Roberts has taken the world by storm with her mad music skills and addictive personality. She doesn’t like to brag but her music ability is anything but miniscule. She plays around seven instruments, including bass, clarinet, drums, guitar and  ukulele. When talking to ...

Felipe Herrmann

Felipe Herrmann

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

November 11, 2015


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Gliding gracefully over the pitch, the soccer player resembles a gazelle running at full speed. He makes one move, two moves, and in an instant it’s just him and the ball in open space, slicing towards the goalkeeper. The ball is in the back of the net before the spectators know what happened. For fre...

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