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Red Dead Redemption: your new life as a shut-in

Red Dead Redemption: your new life as a shut-in

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD! I have a confession to make: I’ve been living two lives. For the past month, my entire world has been more or less consumed by a Wild West fantasy. My social life? What social life? My rapidly dropping GPA? I’ll deal with it later! My self-worth? Who needs a sens...

Here’s the tea about Ames Boba.

Here’s the tea about Ames Boba.

Akshata Gandhe, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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It has been a tiresome day and the only thing that you need is a refreshment. You reach out to grab the chilled drink and take a sip of the icy and flavorful milk and the flavor of tea just flows all in your mouth. You chew into the gummy boba’s sweet flavor and realize that this drink is all that you...

BEST PARK IN AMES?!?! FIND OUT HERE!!!

Liam Struck, Reporter

November 29, 2018


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There are roughly 36 parks here in lil’ ole’ Ames, Iowa. But which park reigns supreme? Which park sustains a healthy atmosphere, the best view, the best trail, or the best place to go hammocking? Out of the 36 parks in Ames, only eight are defined as Regional Parks or Community parks. However, I ...

Ben Sasse Comes to ISU

Ben Sasse Comes to ISU

Oliver Chen, Co-Editor in Chief

November 22, 2018


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Senator Ben Sasse addresses the Iowa State Memorial Union, his words seeming to echo through the crowded great hall. “The President is far more right than most of the foreign policy establishment gives him credit for in the fact that we do need to reevaluate some fundamental assumptions about th...

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Quick Tunes: Iridescence by Brockhampton

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Archives, Lifestyle, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Coming on the heels of a highly-publicized controversy regarding former member Ameer’s sexual misconduct allegations over the Summer, Brockhampton was in a dark place. They had lost one of their core founding members- one that hadn’t only yielded his own superb style of rapping (which would frequen...

The best dances at Ames High

The best dances at Ames High

Zoe Mamakos, Web Staff

September 30, 2018


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Ames High isn’t really known for it’s 7 state swimming titles or its global rank in academics but rather our legendary school dances. From dance marathon to tucheze, we really have it all. As one of the last overheated homecoming’s passes, upperclassmen reflect on which dance was the most memora...

APUSH: a necessary evil

APUSH: a necessary evil

Jonathan Watt, Reporter

September 30, 2018


Filed under Academics and Arts, Opinion, Reviews

You wake up in a drowsy, panicked state. It’s Friday morning, you’re at the kitchen table with papers strewn about haphazardly, and your computer is still playing the same playlist of chapter reviews that you had been frantically combing the night before in place of the assigned American Pageant c...

Reality Review: Do We Live In A Simulation?

May 10, 2018


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     Since philosophy’s beginnings, people have debated the nature of reality. From Descartes hypothesizing that a demon was using evil magics to fool his senses, to the ‘brain in a vat’ that is directly stimulated, to Zhuangzi wondering if he was a man dreaming he was a butterfly or a butterf...

Close the Moon

Close the Moon

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Many experts have speculated if our existence is a reality or simply a mirage inside our mind. Steve Harvey among other notable scientists claim that we are all living inside of a Capri Sun, their evidence for this is that the moon is the opening for a straw hole. This would most directly explain glo...

Best Classroom of AHS

Best Classroom of AHS

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

April 25, 2018


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As I was beginning to write this article, I realized that there is not just one classroom that is the best. They all have different parts to them that make them the best, so I cannot write about just one classroom. I have narrowed down the classes to four finalists, and each room has a different aspe...

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