The Tower Pulse

The cons of New Year’s resolutions

Hope Whitney '21 and Bridget Doyle '21, Page Editor and Copy Editor

January 10, 2020

New Year’s resolutions-- everyone makes them, but does anyone really follow them? I know I don’t. Every year I have a new resolution-- eat healthy, be more positive, go to the gym more, etc. Each more unrealistic than the next. While I would like to accomplish those things and I am fully capable...

Opinon: Uncut Gems shines bright like a diamond

Opinon: Uncut Gems shines bright like a diamond

Andrew Acker '21, Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

Uncut Gems is absolutely fantastic, and is one of the best movies that I have seen in a while. I was honestly surprised because when I first heard about it I thought it was just gonna be another Adam Sandler comedy, but Uncut Gems is anything but that. It’s shocking, suspense-filled and riddled with...

Opinion: “Fine Line” offers unexpected maturity

Opinion: “Fine Line” offers unexpected maturity

Paige Evers '22, Web Editor

January 3, 2020

Harry Styles, best known for being a part of British boy band One Direction has released his second studio album since going solo, “Fine Line” reached audiences on Dec. 13, 2019. This album has shown Harry as a solo artist and his advanced ability to immerse himself in the world of soft rock, singer-s...

Opinion: Sounds of the Season does not disappoint

Opinion: Sounds of the Season does not disappoint

Victoria Gardey '20, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2019

Somehow I made it through nearly four years of high school without ever going to a choir concert. What a mistake. Walking into the North Performing Arts Center, I planned to stay and usher for the Sounds of the Season concert for only my required hour for NHS. Nearly three hours later, I left...

Opinion: Viewers should race to see Ford v Ferrari

Opinion: Viewers should race to see Ford v Ferrari

Andrew Acker '21, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Ford v Ferrari is an engaging, thrilling movie based on a true story. I would definitely recommend it to everyone, even if they are not fans of racing or racing movies. The film depicts the late 60s rivalry between car companies Ford and Ferrari, as Ford tries to end Ferrari’s five year win streak...

Sounds of the Season preview: showstopping performances of Christmas classics

Sounds of the Season preview: showstopping performances of Christmas classics

Meghan Wysocki '22, Copy Editor

December 3, 2019

For the majority of students at South, October is a month of returning to normalcy from homecoming and perhaps planning a Halloween party. For the students in South’s four choirs, however, it’s already time to prepare classical and musical theatre selections for their annual holiday concert. ...

Opinion: ‘Frozen 2’ leaves viewers feeling warm, fuzzy

Opinion: ‘Frozen 2’ leaves viewers feeling warm, fuzzy

Katie Maraldo '21, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

The sequel to the blockbuster hit Frozen, Frozen 2- hit theatres on Nov. 22, 2019. The movie opens with a beautiful animation style and many colors - Elsa’s blue-toned ice castle contrasts with the warm, fall-like colors of the earth. As conflict beings, the screen darkens and the town of Arendelle...

Opinion: Seva nothing to write home about

Opinion: Seva nothing to write home about

Maddie Weekley '21, Copy Editor

November 8, 2019

If you like mediocre food, the vegetarian/vegan restaurant Seva in downtown Detroit may be perfect for you.  The menu originally attracted me to the restaurant because it allowed my vegan friend Shannon, who is a part of the Six Vegan Sisters Instagram, to order easily. We started by gett...

My View: Kanye West’s religious turn just misses the mark

My View: Kanye West’s religious turn just misses the mark

Asher Heimbuch '22, Web Editor

October 28, 2019

Rapper, producer, fashion icon and husband of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West has finally released his new album, “Jesus Is King.” After much anticipation, filled with countless delays, West’s ninth studio album and first album of the year was dropped on Oct. 25. The record, featuring 11 curse-free, ...

My View: Exceeding expectations at Detroit Shipping’s Momo Cha

My View: Exceeding expectations at Detroit Shipping’s Momo Cha

Sophia Stann '20, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

My whole experience getting lunch at Momo Cha was a lot better than I was expecting. The restaurant is located in the Detroit Shipping Co. building, next to about four other food vendors inside. It was packed with smiling facing buying all types of different food from each vendor. The atmosphere was uplif...

A not-so-spooky reboot: The Addams Family movie review

A not-so-spooky reboot: The Addams Family movie review

Morgan Skaff '21, Supervising Copy Editor

October 23, 2019

This very timely remake of an old TV show, The Addams Family, did not live up to its full potential due to a rushed ending and an unclear storyline. The movie reflected today’s society and molded to our current day and age shown through some of the jokes that were made and scenes that were shown. ...

My View: ‘Downton Abbey’ new movie is eye-catching, yet predictable

My View: ‘Downton Abbey’ new movie is eye-catching, yet predictable

Becca Koch '22, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

As an avid fan of both the British aristocracy and historical movies, I knew that the movie version of Downton Abbey would be right up my alley. I had seen the original series numerous times. It seemed to be perfect, and it was. “Downton Abbey” is a continuation of the massively popular PBS show that took...

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