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South’s Monumental Moments: Round III

South’s Monumental Moments: Round III

February 1, 2011
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The students and faculty of South experienced many changes in 2010. Teachers picketed a school board meeting to renew their contract and drug dogs scoured the school, but these are just the tip of the iceberg.   Over the next couple weeks, The Tower Pulse is running a bracketed tournament, much like t...

DECA goes head to head with States

DECA goes head to head with States

January 21, 2011
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By: Ava Lux’12, Online Clubs Editor   DECA members tested their knowledge of business as they competed to qualify for states on Saturday, Jan. 15. Students were assessed in two categories: multiple choice and role play, DECA adviser Bill Cayo said. Out of 89 DECA members competing 75 met...

Varsity basketball fails to trump North once again

Varsity basketball fails to trump North once again

January 21, 2011
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By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor After starting off slow with only 12 first half points, the boys varsity basketball team came out hot in the second half erasing a 17 point halftime deficit against arch rival Grosse Pointe North to get the score within two points in the closing seconds of the game...

A treat from hell: The Hellburger challenge

A treat from hell: The Hellburger challenge

January 21, 2011
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  By: Molly Mecke '11, Social Coordinator Until a few days ago, I had no idea what the Hellburger was.  When the idea to video tape the Hellburger challenge arose, my naïve self volunteered. This would be funny! I was told no girl had ever attempted the challenge, so I was about to make history. I even roped Dan Gallagher into the fun, so I was...

South’s Monumental Moments: Shake It Up Sophomore Round

South’s Monumental Moments: Shake It Up Sophomore Round

January 18, 2011
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The students and faculty of South experienced many changes in 2010. Teachers picketed a school board meeting to renew their contract and drug dogs scoured the school, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. Over the next couple weeks, The Tower Pulse is running a bracketed tournament, much like ...

Auto show opens to public on Saturday

Auto show opens to public on Saturday

January 14, 2011
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By: Alex Knuth '13, Staff Writer Featuring a Porsche display for the first time since 2007, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is open to the public January 15-23. Porsche’s return, largely due to an economic upturn, is highly anticipated because of its new mysterious unveiling, said Sen...

Golden Globe choices with Monaghan

Golden Globe choices with Monaghan

January 14, 2011
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By: Leah Noecker '11, Page Editor      Film Literature teacher and Detroit Free Press contributor John Monaghan weighs in on this weekend's Golden Globe Awards.    “The Golden Globes are done by the international press so they look at movies that have a lot of international appeal," said Monaghan. "So ...

American Idol an endangered show in the midst of heavy series changes?

American Idol an endangered show in the midst of heavy series changes?

January 7, 2011
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By: Emily Cervone '12, Copy Editor Since the start of the new millennium, reality shows have flooded the television sets of millions of Americans. One reality show that features aspiring singers from all over the country awards its winners with a record deal and a large sum of money to start their car...

South’s Monumental Moments

South’s Monumental Moments

January 7, 2011
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Round I voting is closed, click here for Round II The students and faculty of South experienced many changes in 2010.  Teachers picketed a school board meeting to renew their contract and drug dogs scoured the school, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. Over the next couple weeks, The Tower P...

Review: Little Fockers fails to live up to its predecessors

Review: Little Fockers fails to live up to its predecessors

January 5, 2011
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By: Marcus Hedenberg '11, Entertainment Editor [Rating: 2/5] It is starting to become common practice for movie-makers to waste the talent of perfectly fine actors by drenching them in lousy screenplays where they do nothing but demean themselves. This is a sad truth for the star-studded "Little Fock...

Senior finds money doesn’t talk for financial aid

Senior finds money doesn’t talk for financial aid

January 5, 2011
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By: Aly Hryciuk '11, Online Features Editor   Just like the rest of the seniors at South, I am waiting to hear from the many colleges I applied to and exploring my options from the colleges I have heard from. But almost immediately after I sent off all my applications, my heart dropped and reality sunk in. Even with my parents helping me out, how am I going to ...

Devastating varsity men’s hockey loss to Grosse Pointe North

Devastating varsity men’s hockey loss to Grosse Pointe North

December 13, 2010
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By: Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   The boys varsity hockey team’s record fell to 5-2 on the season after being routed by archrival Grosse Pointe North 6-1 Saturday night. Scoring opportunities abounded for both teams in the first period, with the Norseman out-shooting the Blue Devils 10-6. ...

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