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Low turnout at pep assembly reflects poorly on spirit

Low turnout at pep assembly reflects poorly on spirit

November 24, 2010
Filed under Editorial, Featured Content, Features

South’s underdog victories on the way to the state semi-finals were bound to raise support from the school com­munity. Students proved this by attending the games in huge numbers, ready to cheer the Blue Devils on to victory. With this show of support, it’s puzzling that when South’s admin­istration and Student Association proposed a pep assembly to be held the day b...

Special feature: football’s road to state semi-finals

Special feature: football’s road to state semi-finals

November 24, 2010
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor South varsity football's 2010 season playoff run can only be described as nothing less than a monumental unprecedented achievement. 'The Tower Pulse' offers this downloadable feature with pictures and briefs from each playoff game right up to state semi-finals. Ad...

South ends football run with a 51-0 loss at state semi-finals

South ends football run with a 51-0 loss at state semi-finals

November 22, 2010
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor In the state semi-finals against Farmington Hills Harrison Saturday, the Blue Devils came in clearly as the underdog, the role they played all season. An interception by Jeff Blazoff ’11 on Harrison’s first drive and holding the Hawks to only three points ...

Pep assembly held for semi-finals game

Pep assembly held for semi-finals game

November 19, 2010
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By:  Emmy Boccaccio ’12, Staff Writer      Excitement about the Grosse Pointe South football team’s advancement into the semi-finals came to a head with the planning of a pep assembly which took place the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 19.  “We had a lot of feedback from students about an a...

Harry Potter takes flight, soars to high expectations

Harry Potter takes flight, soars to high expectations

November 19, 2010
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By: Somers Brush '12 and Charlotte Burns '12, Staff Writers   “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One” brings grief, triumph, defeat, and agony into one thrilling tale. One moment, the audience is left doubling over in laughter, and then the next cowering in fear. The journey to finding the Horcruxes that will ultimately re...

Video: Senior commits to play Division I basketball

Video: Senior commits to play Division I basketball

November 18, 2010
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By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   Aisha Rodney '11 recently commited to play Divison I basketball for The University of Massachusetts (UMass).  See the video as 'The Tower Pulse' talks to Rodney on why she chose UMass over other offers. Also read the feature on her verbally commiting to UMass...

Recession painful, but teaches valuable lessons

Recession painful, but teaches valuable lessons

November 17, 2010
Filed under Editorial, Featured Content, Features

No doubt the effects of the recession have poured over into the lives of teenagers. From worrying about day-to-day expenses to troubling over high unemployment and stressing about affording college, there are countless teen angles to the economic downturn’s wrath. As hard as the times have been, they also offer an opportunity for those in their teen years to learn and ...

Call of Duty brings another exciting installment to players with Black Ops

Call of Duty brings another exciting installment to players with Black Ops

November 15, 2010
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Video Games

By: Marcus Hedenberg '11, Entertainment Editor [Rating: 4/5] Let’s face it: Call of Duty is to video games what The Godfather is to movies. And although the raging has continued to blaze after every cheap spawn kill, airstrike, and noob tube, fans keep coming back to the addicting franchise that has...

Varsity football pulls out a historic win against all odds

Varsity football pulls out a historic win against all odds

November 15, 2010
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By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor In front of an estimated 7,000 Temperance Bedford football fans, the Varsity football team pulled off their biggest upset of the 2010 state playoffs with a 44-42 win over the previously undefeated Kicking Mules. The team came back from a fourteen point deficit thre...

‘Man on the Moon 2’ takes listeners deeper into the mind and life of the ‘Kid’

‘Man on the Moon 2’ takes listeners deeper into the mind and life of the ‘Kid’

November 12, 2010
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By: Conor Buckley '12, Copy Editor [Rating: 4.5/5] All along, Kid Cudi was destined for greatness. Scott Mescudi, known as Kid Cudi or by some fans as the Man on the Moon, burst out onto the stage with the release of his previous album, the “Man on the Moon: The End of Day.” The sequel, “Man on the Mo...

Varsity football ascends to highest level in decade

Varsity football ascends to highest level in decade

November 9, 2010
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By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor Going into their District final game against Detroit Martin Luther King, the varsity football team was projected to lose by the Detroit Free Press. The team silenced all critics with a convincing 37-21 victory over King on Friday. Senior Fullback Andrew Pytel '1...

Conservation Club harvests crops for winter

Conservation Club harvests crops for winter

November 8, 2010
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By: Meghan Flanagan ’12, Staff Writer   Harvesting crops and preparing farms for the winter, the Conservation Club took a trip to the Haven Women’s Shelter in Pontiac on Sunday, October 10, Club President Marion Berger ’11 said.  October 10, 2010 was the biggest day of climate act...

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