The Tower Pulse

Opinion: DaBaby’s “Blame It On Baby” is more of DaSame

Opinion: DaBaby's

Asher Heimbuch '22, Web Editor

April 24, 2020

On April 17, Charlotte rapper DaBaby released his third album in 13 months. The album, titled “Blame It On Baby,” is 13 songs long, including his popular and previously released song “Find My Way.” Ever since the release of his previous two albums “Baby On Baby” and “Kirk,” I fel...

Review: The CW’s “All American” is a big hit on Netflix

Review: The CW's

Mia Craparotta '22, Staff writer

April 21, 2020

All the entertainment rage recently has been about a Netflix series called “All American.” The series is inspired by the life of professional American football player, Spencer Paysinger, with Daniel Ezra in the lead role. The show follows a high school student named Spencer James who is a rising...

Opinion: Tiger King lives up to the hype

Graphic by Eva McCord '21.

Andrew Acker '21, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Tiger King is a documentary that explores the world of the rivalry between the big cat breeding business, and Carole Baskins who is anti-cat breeding, and also owns cats. The whole series is 8 episodes including an additional episode that got realized later. This documentary is one of the most fascinating...

Quarantine cooking: my top 10 recipes to try at home

Quarantine cooking: my top 10 recipes to try at home

Alice Scott '21, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

I love to cook. I always have, but now, like many people, I am overwhelmed by the sudden and large amount of free time I have on my hands during quarantine. Cooking during the school year was always challenging, because with homework every night and busy weekends, there isn’t a lot of time left to...

Recipes to try from home

Becca Koch '22, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Wookie Cookies Recipe - READY IN: 20mins SERVES: 36 YIELD: 3 dozen UNITS: US INGREDIENTS 2 1 ⁄ 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 ⁄ 2cup granu...

Five movies to watch while self-isolating

Becca Koch '22, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood This movie focuses on the magic that is Mr. Rogers while also giving light to a new story line. Mr. Rogers played by Tom Hanks, is still the charismatic man beloved by generations. However, this is not a movie focused on the Mr. Rogers we know, but focus...

Opinion: Is the grammys all about fashion over awards?

Billie Eilish wore a Gucci jumpsuit to the Grammy's, breaking the tradition of wearing dresses. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Sophia Stann '20 and Anna Ludvigsen '20

March 30, 2020

I’ve been watching the Grammys for as long as I can remember; watching soon became a yearly thing my sisters and I would bond over. The elegant dresses with all the extravagant accessories and colors were all we were looking at. The nominations for who was up for what award was never my concern, what...

Five Netflix series to binge watch during quarantine

Andrew Acker '21, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

“Peaky Blinders” is a British television series that depicts a group of gangsters called the Peaky Blinders. The series follows the gang’s leader, Thomas Shelby ”Cillian Murphy” as he deals with the day-to-day problems of running this group. Although the first season may seem slow, the sho...

Opinion: Michigan & Trumbull stuns with great flavors, old-school atmosphere

Opinion: Michigan & Trumbull stuns with great flavors, old-school atmosphere

Nina Simon ’21, Page Editor

March 16, 2020

Walking into new pizza joint Michigan & Trumble, I felt like I had been transported back in time to the early 90s. The grunge feel of this restaurant- which opened at the end of January and specializes in Detroit-style pizza- was reinforced by the use of cheap banquet chairs at long communal...

South student’s view on sports betting

March Madness is a fan-favorite for sports betters. However, a perfect bracket is nearly impossible.

Elizabeth Wolfe, Associate Editor

March 10, 2020

For some sports fans, betting during tournaments is a serious hobby, with almost $6.8 billion bet both legally and illegally on this year’s Super Bowl, according to the American Gaming Association. But for fans like Harry Briedan ’23, it’s a more casual occurrence. Briedan prefers using squares...

Opinion: Taylor Swift’s “Miss Americana” offers an intimate perspective on Swift for more than just fans

Opinion: Taylor Swift’s “Miss Americana” offers an intimate perspective on Swift for more than just fans

Libby Flower '20, Supervising Editor at Large

February 14, 2020

As a teenager whose middle and high school experiences were defined by blasting songs such as “Love Story,” “Holy Ground,” “Bad Blood,” and more, I am certainly not unfamiliar with Taylor Swift. Even as a senior, Swift still saturates most of my playlists. I stayed up until midnight th...