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Student reflects on tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius

Student reflects on tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius

Will Muawad '17, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Last Friday night, Nov. 18, a couple of friends and I drove downtown to see the tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius. Once we got downtown and parked, a good mile from Campus Martius, I saw many people just walking around and trying to find a place to eat. As we walked closer to the actual tree, it b...

Q and A: Thanksgiving edition

Q and A: Thanksgiving edition

Conner McQueen '17, Staff Writer
November 24, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

  Q: What will you be enjoying the most for Thanksgiving dinner? A: During Thanksgiving, I eat a multitude of foods including turkey, ham, macaroni and cheese, greens, salad, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, sweet potato pie, pumpkin pie, apple pie and ice cream. It’s a ...

Soundtrack for Pantanal Review

Ian Dewey, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Recently, the Holydrug Couple released their new album, soundtrack for Pantanal, on Oct. 21 2016.  Although the Holydrug Couple, and even their label, Sacred Bones Records, are rather obscure, they represent some of the best music coming out today. The Holydrug Couple is a psychedelic rock band th...

A Junior’s experience campaigning

A Junior’s experience campaigning

Liam Walsh '18, Page Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

There is a certain disappointment that comes with losing on something you’ve worked so hard on. Spending hours working towards a surefire goal, and then having it completely lost. It’s a disappointment of regret and hopelessness. I am never going to get the time back I worked on the Hillary Campaign...

Redford Theatre is hidden gem in Detroit

Redford Theatre is hidden gem in Detroit

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I knew that my Saturday afternoon trip to the Redford Theatre in Detroit to see the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird would be something that would make my weekend. Me, being a nerd for old movies and things pertaining it had been wanting to see the movie since freshman year, when my English teacher ...

From the Editor’s Desk

From the Editor’s Desk

Erykah Benson, Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

“Here we see the entire Tower News team protesting our new president.” In this community Instagram feed of 193 followers, this video, taken by a student, had 264 views as of Monday, Nov. 14 at 11:28 p.m., Not only is this a grossly unrealistic portrayal of the Tower Newspaper, but it is a pr...

Best apps for high school

Best apps for high school

Madeleine Glasser '17, Copy editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

  Google Drive: Google Drive is a great place to keep all school documents, including essays, slideshows, spreadsheets, photographs, etc. The app lets you access your work from your phone or tablet on the go. It’s really nice because if you’re late on an assignment, you can make quick edit...

The nation we’ve made

The nation we’ve made

Maren Roeske '18, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I was one of the people who said over and over again I would move to Canada if Donald Trump was elected president. I could not stand the thought of being an American if he was what represented us, this country. I told myself, and many other, I simply would not live under the authority of a bigoted demagogue ...

Sister Pies take a twist on America’s favorite dessert

Sister Pies take a twist on America’s favorite dessert

Sarah Stevenson, Staff Writer
November 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Walking in and dining at Sister Pie was probably the best part of my weekend. The cute little bakery lying in Indian Village was welcoming as soon as you walked in. The place was filled with flowers and home-looking items kind of like a house that would belong to a grandmother. The main attraction poin...

Conspiracy theory taking over people’s lives

Conspiracy theory taking over people’s lives

Alyssa Cole, Staff Writer
November 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion

By Alyssa Cole '19 | Staff Writer Lots of conspiracy theories come and go. Some are backed up by a large amount of evidence and examples, and others are just random, illogical ideas that people post on the internet. Generally, conspiracy theories are believed by a small group of people and are ea...

Science Book Guide

Erica Fossee, Web Manager
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In a society where the most popular books are fiction, many teens forget about the large spectrum of other available books. Many shy away from the idea of reading non-fiction books, like science books, due to the notion that they will be too complex and feel like school work. This mindset though is wh...

Science YouTube Channels

Erica Fossee, Web Manager
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

YouTube is often seen as the platform to catch up on all the funny and trendy videos of the day, but YouTube is full of other videos and channels, specifically those about science. There are so many options that it is hard to know where to start watching, but the  channels below contain a diverse mix of ...

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