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The Annual Mother’s Club Fashion Show

The Annual Mother’s Club Fashion Show

Audrey Whitaker '19 & Margot Baer '18, Staff Writers
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The Grosse Pointe South Mothers’ Club is hosting its annual fashion show fundraiser Thursday, April 27. The show features South students modeling clothes, shoes and accessories from local shops.   According to Mothers’ Club member Helen Srebernak, around 50 Mothers’ Club members and 210 stud...

The blight of Lake St. Clair

The blight of Lake St. Clair

Bianca Pugliesi, Audrey Whitaker, and Claire Koeppen '19, Staff Writers
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The murky green water of Lake St. Clair, a cornerstone of life in Grosse Pointe, is the home to way more than walleye, bluegill and your boat.

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The Hantz Foundation hosts annual Timber Trot in Detroit

The Hantz Foundation hosts annual Timber Trot in Detroit

Jacqui Mercier '19, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The 4th annual tree planting and  2nd annual Timber Trot 5k will be hosted by the Hantz Foundation in Detroit on Saturday, May 6 in honor of Earth Day and unifying the community. Check in for the 9 a.m. race begins at 8 a.m. Following the race, there is a tree planting. The start and finish for the ra...

Cross-Town Clash at Comerica Park

Cross-Town Clash at Comerica Park

John Francis '18, Supervising Page Editor
April 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports, Spring

A tradition that is sure to bring in a big crowd no matter what sport is being played.

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Volunteer opportunities in Grosse Pointe

Volunteer opportunities in Grosse Pointe

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Another location that is in need of volunteers is the Grosse Pointe Public Library. The specific branch that needs volunteers is located in Grosse Pointe Woods. The description states that the Woods branch needs volunteers to help with accessing information and generally helping those who need assistan...

The gentrification issue in Detroit

The gentrification issue in Detroit

Kathleen Carroll '19, Web editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

The city of Detroit, for many who have grown up in the bubble that is Grosse Pointe, used to be much like the distant relatives people visit once or twice every year, if that. Aging, worn around the edges, long past its heyday. A place loved for its traditions, for what it used to be, instead of a pla...

Fear the phone: the dangers of distracted driving

Fear the phone: the dangers of distracted driving

Piper Eschenburg '18, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

As Courtney Diehl ’18 rounded the corner in her car, her cell phone fell from its usual resting place in her car’s cup holder.   As she reached down to pick it up, she was going too fast without looking and she slammed into a telephone pole, totalling her car and trapping her inside. “That all happened with...

“The Talk”

“The Talk”

Amelia Turco '19, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

While growing up, children can be exposed to the idea of sex early on through media, television and gossip. In efforts to make kids feel comfortable, some parents may give their child a “talk” to elaborate sex. “The talk” has arrose to a debate among parents if they should or should not talk...

The role of the HBCU in the 21st Century

The role of the HBCU in the 21st Century

Erykah Benson '17, Editor in Chief
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

After graduating from a school where 85 percent of the student population is white, South graduate Miracle Bailey ‘16 is now attending a college that is 93.9 percent black. “At first it was real hard to transition because I’m used to being in predominantly white schools all my life, so I h...

The truth behind juices cleanses

The truth behind juices cleanses

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Juice cleanses are a type of diet that involve only drinking juices or smoothies for a set amount of time. There is debate over whether this cleanse is helpful or harmful for the body. Some students at South have tried the cleanse, and have experienced varying outcomes. While many were pleased with ho...

Moving On: Shannon Horan ’17 finds her muse in the campus of her dreams

Moving On: Shannon Horan ’17 finds her muse in the campus of her dreams

Kelly Gleason '17, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

What are you planning to major in at CCS? It’s called communication design. They renamed the graphic design program-- basically its graphic design, but they call it something else. What is the application process like? Honestly, I just winged it. Nobody I knew was applying to CCS and I just figur...

What does consent mean to you?

What does consent mean to you?

Grace Reyes, Online Section Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Features

Jack Hensien ’17 “Regarding sexual encounters, (consent is) giving someone the permission to interact with you on that personal and intimate level. It’s important to be aware that whenever you're having some kind of intimate interaction with someone that both of you are comfortable with...

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