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Congrats, Grad

Congrats, Grad

Jill Zmolek, Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

The senior early birds have already spread graduation party invites through the halls, and thus it begins. To clarify, the midwest is dumb. Grad parties are only a big deal in the midwest. Everywhere else in the country, a grad party is family and a few close friends for some food and jokes about faile...

Why I love Catcalling

Why I love Catcalling

Madi Franco

March 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Dear Catcallers,   There are many claims that catcalling is a direct objectification to a woman’s body, but I can’t even begin to wrap my head around these hefty accusations. There is no way to intelligently claim that whistling directly objectifies a woman’s body. Whistling is simply o...

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Madi Franco

March 1, 2016


Filed under Audio, Campus Life, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Opinion, Reviews

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 ...

Mainstream feminism and why it sucks

Mainstream feminism and why it sucks

Nash Masinde, Reporter

January 28, 2015


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase

Mainstream (most visible to the masses) feminism has its pros as it gets information to more people and teaches them the basic definition of feminism but, sadly, its cons outweigh its pros. Its main problems: a lack of intersectionality and under-representation of marginalized women. Mainstream feminism...

Late night listening

Late night listening

Kub Stevens, Features editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

As I am writing this, the clock in the upper right-hand corner of my computer’s screen tells me that the time is 3:13 AM. Tomorrow is a Wednesday and I napped earlier, so I’m feeling pretty good about the amount of sleep that I’m getting tonight. I’m not an insomniac; I just prefer the quiet...

The Outside World: Beyond the Ames Bubble

Christopher Jackson, Ames High Reporter, Columnist

February 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

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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