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The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

Voters cast their ballots at caucus location Ames 01 at the Memorial Union on Monday January 15.

In Ames Caucus Voters Hesitate on Trump, Look to More Moderate Candidates

In frigid temperatures on Monday, January 15, Iowans showed up to local caucus centers, paving the way for a decisive Trump victory. The turnout, largely due to the cold, was the lowest Iowa had seen...

live intentionally.

live intentionally.

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2023

I lost pretty much an entire year of my life. In March 2020, the big bad that I don't even have to name turned from a slow-running stream to Niagara Falls. I don't know how to describe this section of...

What Were Listening to May 2023

What We’re Listening to May 2023

Elaina Johnson and Bennett Anderson May 22, 2023

As the school year comes to a close the Ames High WEB thought we would share our final playlist of the 2022-2023 school year. Aaron No Wok, Lucki  No One Knows, Brent Faiyaz Woman, Rema  ...

Opinion: There is No Such Thing as Responsible Animal Breeding

Opinion: There is No Such Thing as Responsible Animal Breeding

Elaina Johnson, Reviews Editor May 22, 2023

How do you get your pets? Adoption, pet stores, breeders, and circumstances (eg. through a friend or relative, found as strays) are among the most popular methods of obtaining a pet, namely dogs and cats....

David Lee Senior Column: Words, words, words. How to not lose meaning behind the words you write.

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 17, 2023

Words are simply… ethereal.    720 days, is all it took to understand how empowering words can be. Like Dr. Seuss, I learned that I could create words, and attach a meaning to them as simple...

Inflation – In a Nutshell

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 16, 2023

This is the economic concept of Inflation - In a Nutshell, brought to you by minimum wage and a soon-to-be-broke college student! Today, we will explore what inflation is, why it's important to understand...

NHS 5k Fundraiser for Belin Blank Childrens Hospital

NHS 5k Fundraiser for Belin Blank Children’s Hospital

David Lee, Multimedia Manager April 8, 2023

EVENT HIGHLIGHT! Feeling like you need to burn a few calories for a good cause? NHS is hosting a 5k run at Ames High to fundraise for Blank Children’s Hospital this April! The run will take place...

Affirmative Action 101: What It Is and What It Isnt

Affirmative Action 101: What It Is and What It Isn’t

David Lee, Multimedia Manager January 10, 2023

"If I'm more qualified than them, then I wouldn't want someone else to be admitted instead of me just because they're a minority and I'm not," a friend said. And as a minority, I entirely agree; most of...

Lifeguard Equipment

Four New Physical Education Courses Added to The Ames High Registration Handbook

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor January 10, 2023

The Ames Community School Board voted unanimously (7-0) to add four new Physical Education courses to the high school on Dec. 12, 2022. Tara Stemsrud, an Ames High P.E teacher, publically proposed Aquatics,...

A Short Opinion Essay on Tanning

A Short Opinion Essay on Tanning

Elaina Johnson, Reviews Editor January 9, 2023

Looking at me, there is no question that I am very pale. Even in the summer, I glow in the sun like Edward from Twilight. For reference, in Fenty beauty’s famous shade range of foundations, I am the...

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