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Lunafest Film Festival raises money for community partners

Lunafest Film Festival raises money for community partners

Sylvia Hodges, Copy Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News

Lunafest, a film event featuring female filmmakers, took place on May 17 at Windmill Pointe Park.   “(The event was) to raise money for one of our community partners, Tiny Homes Detroit,” Liana Dabir, the Junior League of Detroit (JLD) Recruitment Chair, said. According to Dabir, the Luna...

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Katherine Bird, Page Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music, Opinion

Chicago born artist, Chance the Rapper, performed live at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Chance began his “Be Encouraged Tour” in September and will perform his last show of the tour at the end of October. This tour is dedicated to his release of his third mixtape, “Magnificent Coloring Book.” I attended...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Henry Ayrault, Pulse Section Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Movies, Opinion

NOTE: Don’t read this review if you haven’t seen the first Guardians of the Galaxy.   Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 attempts to be visually beautiful, action-packed, and humorous.  And for the most part, it’s successful at living up to all three of these aspects. The film is excit...

Finals are finally approaching

Finals are finally approaching

Caroline Gormely '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Final exams are coming up for students at Grosse Pointe South causing stress for teachers and students according to Mr. Shawn McNamara, Earth and Environmental Science Teacher. Students have mixed feelings about final exams but some like Gretchen Brockway ‘19 are feeling stressed out. “I'm ...

The nerdy teacher takes on technology

The nerdy teacher takes on technology

Caroline Gormely '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Nicholas Provenzano is not only recognized for his teaching skills, according to students, but also recognized nationally and internationally for his use of technology inside and outside of the classroom. Provenzano is an English teacher at Grosse Pointe South High School who has been recognized and...

Germany: A new life in an unknown world

Germany: A new life in an unknown world

Zachary Heimbuch '19, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

As the number of immigrants let into the United States decreases, the amount of German-born American citizens is becoming more of an oddity. Born in the United States, Lisa Richman moved to Germany  teaches Grosse Pointe South students the unique language of her native land. “My life played ...

Healthy study habits lead to success at the end of the year

Healthy study habits lead to success at the end of the year

Daniel Klepp '20, Guest Writer
May 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

With the 4th quarter quickly coming to an end, freshmen will have to face their first finals of their high school lives. With this, many face stress that they might have not faced yet in school. “I think I'm going to fail every one of [the finals],” Aidan McGlone ’20 said. According to AP E...

Q&A with Mrs. Westfall

Q&A with Mrs. Westfall

Alex Acker '18, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Where did you go to college? I went to Western Michigan. What did you major in at Western Michigan? My original major was communications, then my professor told me that I had to make up a job, because there isn't really a set job that they hire in communications. I originally had wanted to ...

Maintaining a balance between food and fitness

Maintaining a balance between food and fitness

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Before starting a workout there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure that your workout can go the best that it can. Food is an important factor in a good athletic lifestyle.  Eating is not a smart thing to do before you start a workout. It is always good to eat something, but keep in m...

Breaking the barrier behind the stigmas of mental illness

Breaking the barrier behind the stigmas of mental illness

Elizabeth Flower '20, Guest Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Features

She doesn’t cough every few minutes or have a high temperature. She doesn’t have a stuffy nose and a pile of tissues spilling out of the trash can. However, what she does have is a mental illness, which will affect Carly Orhan ’19 much longer than any common cold would. Orhan has anxiety. This m...

Summer swimming

Summer swimming

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Swimming is known for its intense pre and post season training and intense practices to prepare for meets. South alumni, Molly Walsh’16, is a summer swim coach at the Grosse Pointe City Neff Park. In the past, she was coached for Grosse Pointe Gators Swim Club and this will be her third summer c...

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