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My Ames High takeover

My Ames High takeover

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

May 9, 2016

Stage a media event in order to express my absolute dominance of the Ames High school building, including staff, administration, and fellow students. Stage a coup in order to make it very clear who is really in charge in this building. Expel two resistors in order to show that I do not play around. Recr...

A Multitude of Madi’s

A Multitude of Madi’s

Madi Franco

March 31, 2016

My name is my identity. It’s the name that I write on every paper, the name that drives social connections, and the name that I’m stuck with for the rest of my life. I’m my own person. I have my own quirky character traits, my own dreams and aspirations, and my own personality. I am Madi, a uniq...

Let’s just not

Let’s just not

Sabrina Lang, Reporter

March 7, 2016

I’m insanely disappointed in Ames High students. I witnessed all the feedback from Joel and Shelby’s articles from last month’s edition of the WEB. There were people calling them out on twitter and instagram. On instagram, Joel’s article was accused of attacking the prom committee. Which is...

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Madi Franco

March 1, 2016

Music streaming apps are by far some of the most profitable apps available on the app store. Entrepreneurs and app developers are in a continuous battle to claim their spot on the top of the charts, and the newest addition to the battle is the app Tidal. Tidal claims to offer “HiFi” sound quality, and ...

Battle of Ames Coffee Shops

Madi Franco, Reporter

February 10, 2016

I’ll be the first to admit it: I spend way too much money on coffee. Supplying my addiction isn’t a cheap task to do, especially when I’m being becoming increasingly critical of the coffee that I drink the more often I drink it. I decided to go to three of the most popular coffee shops in Ames, order my go t...

Letter from an irate instrument

Letter from an irate instrument

Kaleb Stevens, Features Editor

January 14, 2015

Everyone knows how it feels to be under-appreciated. The lineman who worked his butt off all game long but got no cheers for it. The quiet kid in the presentation group who put together the entire presentation by herself then watched as her partners took all of the credit. The Energizer Bunny, who ke...

A cataclysmic movement at Ames High

A cataclysmic movement at Ames High

Kub Stevens, Features Editor

January 14, 2015

Ames High is a school with something for everyone. Clubs cater to a wide range of interests, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, it’s easy to start a club of your own. Unfortunately, having so many clubs can lead to confusion about what each one does.   Catalyst, one of Ames High’s two Christ-f...

Christopher Jackson’s Senior Column

Christopher Jackson, Web Reporter

May 15, 2014

Friends, Someone said once that all relationships end in either death or breakup. Whether marriages or friendships, this is assuredly true. The relationship might be unimportant, and the death might be decades away, but our time with people is fundamentally finite. It is this scarcity of life that...

The Outside World: Beyond the Ames Bubble

Christopher Jackson, Ames High Reporter, Columnist

February 23, 2014

During my sophomore year, one Ames High teacher claimed that we weren’t living in the real world. He claimed that Ames consists of a couple square miles, bordered by Boone County, Ada Hayden, I-35 and I-30, essentially in a bubble from the rest of the world. As one weekend this January showed me, that teacher was...

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