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Six ways to celebrate Black History Month

Six ways to celebrate Black History Month

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor
February 16, 2017
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Visit the DIA Collection of Art by African Americans From Feb. 1-28, the DIA will be doing a special tribute to African American artists in honor of Black History Month by displaying its collection of African art.  They will also offer guided tours, workshops and short film screenings.  According ...

How to spot teen depression and what to do about it

How to spot teen depression and what to do about it

Harper Mccellan '18, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
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During adolescence, teenagers can be at a higher risk of depression due to hormonal changes. According to National Institute of Mental Health, 12.5 percent of all teenagers have depression. 19.5 percent of teenage girls and 5.8 percent of teenage boys have depression. For Taylor Laney ’17, s...

Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the Press

Ray Hasanaj '18, Supervising Editor
February 9, 2017
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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances,” according to the United States Constitution.

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One in Five

One in Five

Lily Kubek ’17 and Emma Russell ’17
February 9, 2017
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“There’s a lot of pressure involved, sexual pressure, not so much hazing, but some of them (fraternity members) definitely take advantage of some girls,” Nathan Bolis, an MSU student said

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Rob Smith moves mountains as he accepts LGBTQ award

Rob Smith moves mountains as he accepts LGBTQ award

Mary Grace O’Shea ‘17, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
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“There are so many kids, in general, living on the fringe of society, being marginalized and not having access,” Rob Smith said.

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Students take uncommon classes at South

Students take uncommon classes at South

Grace Reyes '19, Pulse Feature Editor
February 6, 2017
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Carl Griffin ’17 “Forensic Science is a new class and it was pretty interesting. Lots of stuff you would see on TV that you get to do in the class like, blood spatter analysis and ballistics, looking at bullets and stuff. The final as well was really cool, because she set up a crime scene in Clemen...

How some women manage their natural hair

How some women manage their natural hair

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
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Hair contains information about everything that has ever been in your bloodstream, including drugs, and is one of the most commonly used types of forensic evidence, according to stylecaster.com. Kamryn Tucker ’18 has spent her whole life fighting off people always reaching for her head to touch ...

Grosse Pointe citizens reflect on MLK’s legacy

Grosse Pointe citizens reflect on MLK’s legacy

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor
January 20, 2017
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Click here to listen to Dr. King's speech "The Other America," given in South's gymnasium three weeks before his assassination. In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in front of a crowd of more than 200,000 people in the nation’s capital, ready to giv...

The Tower’s Top five winter fashion trends

The Tower’s Top five winter fashion trends

Bianca Pugliesi '19, Copy Editor
January 16, 2017
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From the runway to snow day, these are the most popular winter fashion trends. Puffer Jackets This high-fashion trend is an extremely wearable style to keep you warm this winter. From plain black to bright pink, these jackets are incredibly versatile and simple to style. Some popular styles are from brands ...

Teachers that coach: supporting students in and out of the classroom

Teachers that coach: supporting students in and out of the classroom

Lauren Thom '18, Supervising Photo Editor
January 12, 2017
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Finding the time to coach a sport on top of an already daunting seven hour school day may seem like an impossible task, yet several teachers at South tackle this challenge head on. World History and U.S. History teacher Christopher Booth has taught at South for seven years and began coaching girls hoc...

Taking multiple foreign languages offers many benefits

Taking multiple foreign languages offers many benefits

Grace Reyes '19, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
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At South most students are required to take at least three years of a foreign language, but a number of students are actively learning more than one language.   “Once you learn one language you can see how it’s kind of a window into another culture and how other people live, and I think as people ...

Winter Date Spots: where to snuggle up this winter

Winter Date Spots: where to snuggle up this winter

Mac Welsher '17, Staff Writer
December 31, 2016
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As winter comes around, couples at South are forced to improvise and create new ways to go on dates because of the weather change.  Although, the weather change could actually be an asset rather than a liability for some. “I like dates in the winter because it forces my boyfriend and I to go ou...

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