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Thriftin’

Thriftin’

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

April 2, 2018


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I’m not going to lie. I felt a little bit like an FDA inspector going into these stores with a hidden agenda. It wasn’t all stealthy smooth, though. I either forgot my phone (for note-taking) or it died upon arrival at at least three stores. I found some tissues in clothes I tried. I even had a c...

The Switch One Year Later: Worth A Buy?

The Switch One Year Later: Worth A Buy?

Dane Dorius, Reviews Editor

March 30, 2018


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The Nintendo Switch released about a year back now. My birthday is in the first week of April, and my parents got me one for it. As somebody who’s seen the Switch grow over the last ten or twelve months, it’s justified its purchase in unexpected ways. Nintendo’s releases for the Switch have all ...

Best Picture Roundup

Best Picture Roundup

Dane Dorius, Reviews Editor

February 21, 2018


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Over the last week, the Ames High WEB's Reviews editor has seen as many of this year's Academy Awards nominees as he and his budget can handle. Here are his thoughts. Excluded are Darkest Hour, Phantom Thread, The Post, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, due to said editor running out of mo...

Erb and Gerb

Erb and Gerb

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

December 18, 2017


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As long as I have lived in Ames, Jimmy Johns has always been the place to go. When people want a sub, they don’t hesitate to drive to the nearest JJs they can think of without a single thought of possibly going to Subway. There is a recent addition to the sub sandwich restaurants that are in Ames, a...

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049

Dane Dorius, Reviews Editor

November 16, 2017


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     When I first heard of Blade Runner 2049, I was disappointed. Thirty-five years after a cult classic comes out, a big-budget sequel comes out, and Harrison Ford’s still going to be in it? As more details came out, with the director’s movie Sicario getting nigh-universal acclaim and my eternal man-crus...

Provisions at Provisions

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

November 16, 2017


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  2400 N Loop Dr, Ames, IA 50010 “Thank God, we finally have a fine dining place within the Research Park area! Food that's served here is really delicious and I will highly recommend trying the ‘Toast with Fish Spread’ (shown in the attached picture). Do keep in mind that this place...

Stranger Things 2

Stranger Things 2

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

November 14, 2017


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After waiting for over a year and a half, the Stranger Things series has finally released their highly anticipated season 2. Being a big Stranger Things fan, you already know I watched the second season in a day. I don’t want to give away any spoilers, so let’s just say this season had me on an emot...

Jethro’s BBQ

Jethro’s BBQ

Dominik McDonald, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Ever since Jethro’s BBQ’s appearance on Man vs. Food, the famed restaurant has been sought after by fans all across the country. Recently, a Jethro’s franchise opened in Ames where Aldi’s previously was. Will it live up to the hype and nation-wide attention? As I entered, I noticed a very si...

Does “IT” Stay Afloat?

Does “IT” Stay Afloat?

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

October 12, 2017


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First appearing in 1990, IT was one of the most horrifying movies of its time. But as the years went by and technology got better, IT faded into the background and became the “classic horror film” that many people think of today. With so much hype, this movie had a lot pressure to be as unforg...

Will Bill Nye save the World?

Will Bill Nye save the World?

Queen Victoria, Reporter

May 19, 2017


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I must admit, I had extremely high expectations when I first heard about the Bill Nye the Science Guy reboot. Some of my most treasured childhood memories are tied to Bill Nye the Science Guy, and I was terrified that this reboot would be a huge let down like Fuller House was. To my excitement, it was far ...

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