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The “new” Taylor Swift releases her new album

The “new” Taylor Swift releases her new album

Jacqui Mercier '19, Feature Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Initially I couldn’t help but miss the old Taylor who was riding shotgun with her hair undone, who I knew like the back of my hand and loved. But she’s dead now, and after accepting that I was able to enjoy Taylor Swift’s newest album Reputation immensely. On Friday, November 10, 2017 Taylor Swift dr...

Fall play preview

Fall play preview

Griffin Jones, Graphics Manager

October 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content

South’s eyes for the spotlight have opened once more with this year’s Fall play, “You Can’t Take It With You” by Frank Capra. Rehearsals are running along with Meaghan Dunham, the Pointe Player Director, directing each and every voice and movement to be seen on stage. There’s quite a fe...

Rupi Kaur’s New Poetry Anthology “Leaves” Readers Wanting More

Rupi Kaur’s New Poetry Anthology “Leaves” Readers Wanting More

Eva McCord '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

As fall fully emerges, we are pleasantly familiar with the season’s iconic features.  Warm, gingerly dusted pumpkin spice lattes.  The crunch of freshly fallen leaves beneath one’s favorite pair of boots.  And the near invisible sun, just barely peeking out from behind the grey clouds.  Yet s...

Post Malone concert didn’t disappoint

Post Malone concert didn’t disappoint

Margot Baer '18, staff writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music

On Thursday the 21st, Post Malone came to the Royal Oak Music Theatre. The venue for the concert was the only negative part of the night. The general admission floor was so intensely packed you could barely move your arms. The opening act, a DJ,  came and went ,but was really there to just warm up th...

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Katherine Bird, Page Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music, Opinion

Chicago born artist, Chance the Rapper, performed live at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Chance began his “Be Encouraged Tour” in September and will perform his last show of the tour at the end of October. This tour is dedicated to his release of his third mixtape, “Magnificent Coloring Book.” I attended...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Henry Ayrault, Pulse Section Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Movies, Opinion

NOTE: Don’t read this review if you haven’t seen the first Guardians of the Galaxy.   Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 attempts to be visually beautiful, action-packed, and humorous.  And for the most part, it’s successful at living up to all three of these aspects. The film is excit...

How a dance performance helped me connect to another culture

How a dance performance helped me connect to another culture

Audrey Whitaker '19, Copy Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Galleries, Opinion

Bharatanatyam is a classical dance style from southern India that focuses on Hindu religious themes and spiritual ideas.

Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Inside “Hairspray” rehearsals

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, News

South students have begun to prepare for the this year's spring musical, “Hairspray”. Meaghan Dunham, the drama director at South, is in charge of picking the show and cast, acting and directing, as well as putting all of the technical elements together, along with Chris Pratt, the choral directo...

Class of 2018 Coffeehouse rocked South with live student talent

Class of 2018 Coffeehouse rocked South with live student talent

Ella Diepen, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content

On March 17, happy crowds of people enjoyed the Coffeehouse in Grosse Pointe South’s cafeteria that was organized by the class of 2018.

Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Choir plans to travel to French Riviera in 2018

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured Content, News

The Board of Education recently approved the Grosse Pointe South Choir’s mid-winter break trip to Barcelona and the French Riviera. The bi-annual trip was approved with a unanimous 7-0 vote on Feb. 13 at the Board of Education meeting at Brownell Middle School. “In the 2014 trip we had 65 [...

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