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Racist video sparks discussions on tolerance, acceptance

Racist video sparks discussions on tolerance, acceptance

June 6, 2016
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By Zoe Jackson ’16 | Page Editor Three South students filmed and shared a racist video on Monday, May 30. Administrators were made aware of this incident on Tuesday, May 31, Principal Moussa Hamka said. “Nearly a dozen or so students came up to me saying, ‘Mr. Hamka, there’s a video....

Delving into allergies and what they cause

Delving into allergies and what they cause

June 5, 2016
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By Jennifer Tonjes '16 and William Muawad '17 | Photo Editor and Staff Writer The Adam’s family is up north enjoying their vacation, up until Josh Adams ’17 decides to eat a cupcake. Within seconds of the first bite, Adams’ lips swell to a clown-like level, as his breathing becomes difficul...

Teachers and administration recognize the “senioritis” phenomenon

May 25, 2016
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By Evan Skaff '18 | Staff Writer CJ Lemanski ‘16 has a typical case of “senioritis”, the malady that saps high school seniors’ energy towards homework and tests in the latter part of their last year in high school. During the last couple of months, on the nights before his tests, he has stayed...

Sophomore writes songs, poetry to express herself

Sophomore writes songs, poetry to express herself

May 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Multimedia

By Riley Lynch '18 | Feature Editor Late into the night, Gwyneth Rennell ’18 was up writing, determined to finish her short story.  Rennell considers herself a creative writer, forming stories, poetry and her opinions on scrap pieces of paper as well as her laptop.   “I’ve been...

Chez Loulou Salon to participate in Mother’s Club Fashion Show

Chez Loulou Salon to participate in Mother’s Club Fashion Show

April 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

By Lauren Thom ’18 | Staff Writer Chez Loulou Salon will be involved in the 2016 Mother’s Club Fashion Show on Thursday, April 28.  This is the first year they will be involved in the fashion show. “We want to participate more in community events, and this is the perfect opportunity,” Owner Bri...

Guidelines propose more transgender acceptance, respect in Michigan

April 20, 2016
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By Lily Patterson '16 and Claire Hubbell '17 | Both Staff Writers Proposed guidelines for schools regarding transgender students have created controversy in Michigan. These guidelines recommend that schools call transgender students by the name of their choice and allow them to use the bathroom...

Split Personalities: Are you type A or type B?

Split Personalities: Are you type A or type B?

April 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

By Alexis Motschall ’16 | Business Manager     As the question of Type A and B personalities once appeared in medical journals to help determine the cause of coronary heart disease (CHD), it is now found in Buzzfeed quizzes and magazine covers as a way to reveal character traits.   ...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to Grosse Pointe

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to Grosse Pointe

April 15, 2016
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By Emma Andreasen '17 | Multimedia Editor Frank and Ruth Zinn and their friends hurried through the cold and packed parking lot into the gym, a sense of excitement and anxiety about them. The couples were going to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s controversial speech, held at Grosse Pointe High ...

Exploring 3D printing at South

Exploring 3D printing at South

April 14, 2016
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By Preston Fossee '16 | Associate Editor What is 3D printing? The International Space Station has recently received a new tool vastly increasing its versatility and productivity.  Taking their first step towards creating a “machine shop” in space, NASA has sent a 3D printer up to the space ...

March honors national kidney month: Kidneys are our friends TED talk

March honors national kidney month: Kidneys are our friends TED talk

March 24, 2016
Filed under Features

Get loud about America’s biggest silent killer this March, National Kidney Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) takes many steps to spread awareness and prevention of kidney disease. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), kidney dis...

Humans of Grosse Pointe

Humans of Grosse Pointe

March 17, 2016
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We spoke to members of the community, including alumni, staff, and students.  Here are their stories of how substance abuse and mental health issues have affected them personally.  We hope you can learn from these stories and continue the discussion we hope they provoke. Click on their image to see...

Sophomore strives to become first NASCAR driver with Autism

Sophomore strives to become first NASCAR driver with Autism

March 7, 2016
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By Christina Ambrozy ‘16 | Staff Writer Since he was a young child, Armani Williams ‘18 has been in love with NASCAR, and with a combination of determination and passion, Williams has been striving toward his goal to become the first NASCAR driver with autism. “Most children of his age wo...

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