The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen’s Gambit
How a chess themed drama series became an instant success.
December 17, 2020

The new Netflix series; Queen’s Gambit, released this October was an instant success. Even though it is a topic most cannot relate to. The seven-episode limited series explores Beth Harmon’s journey...

TF2: A journey spanning over 13 years

The cover art of the game. The character
November 11, 2020

In a world where new games can’t maintain popularity weeks after release (I’m looking at you, fallguys), a game lasting for 13+ years is exceptional, but a game that lasts for over 13+ years with no...

What’s Up With Robert?

What's Up With Robert?
The strange phenomenon that is Robert Pattison.
November 5, 2020

Robert Pattison has been quite popular lately, partially due to a surge of Tik Toks about him, and the infamous kitchen photo. Maybe he’s just another British white boy actor, but no, he is far more....

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection

The Classes of Ames High: Roasts and Reflection
March 26, 2019

*THIS IS A COMPLETE JOKE.* August 23rd: The first day of school. You trudge out of class, dragging your feet across the ground, and make your way into the main hallway. However, you come across a mind-boggling...

Artist Spotlight: Noname

Fatima Warner, AKA Noname
March 14, 2019

When I mention the name “Noname Gypsy”, nothing may come into your mind. Well, it’s about time to change that. Noname, AKA Fatimah Nyeema Warner, has proven herself a force to be reckoned with in...

Girl’s Soccer 2018

April 30, 2018

Last year, the Ames High Girls soccer team made history by winning the state championship. Now they look to defend their title this season. Defending a state title is not something that is easy to...

Will Bill Nye save the World?

Will Bill Nye save the World?
May 19, 2017

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...

Freshman Little Cyclones Dominate the Field

Freshman Little Cyclones Dominate the Field
May 15, 2017

I talked to Ames High freshman center mid Ethan Gindt for the details of their incredible 14-2 season record. He gave some insight into what makes their team work hard, play hard and come together to secure...

Clueless About Clueless

Clueless About Clueless
November 8, 2016

I admit it, I spent almost 18 years of my life without the pleasure of seeing one of the greatest movies ever produced. I bet at this point, you are all wondering what movie could possibly be so good,...

Illuminate By Shawn Mendes

Illuminate By Shawn Mendes
October 11, 2016

It’s no secret that I love Shawn Mendes. Stitches was practically my savior last year whenever I was going through a difficult time. So, it’s no surprise that I would be elated to hear his recently...

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