The Tower Pulse

Opinion: The Gentleman excites due to energy and acting

The Gentleman is a must watch film with great acting and plot.

Andrew Acker, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The Gentleman is a fun movie which I really enjoyed. It's directed by Guy Ritchie, and is about a marijuana drug lord trying to sell his drug empire. This is a return to form for Ritchie. He is back doing crime movies and you can really tell he enjoys making it. The movie has so much energy and heart,...

Opinion: Killer Inside: The Mind Of Aaron Hernandez will break your heart

Opinion: Killer Inside: The Mind Of Aaron Hernandez will break your heart

Anna Cornell '20, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Aaron Hernandez. Who is he? A week ago my answer was some celebrity who did committed a crime and killed himself in prison. A week ago I knew nothing, however after watching “Killer Inside: The Mind Of Aaron Hernandez” I can practically recite his entire life. Hernandez was a wide receiver for the...

Opinion: NoorJahan provides delicious food despite off-putting atmosphere

The butter chicken from Noor Jahan, a good affordable meal.

Kate Weidig, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

NoorJahan, a restaurant which combines traditional Indian cuisine with a western influence, opened its doors in Grosse Pointe Woods on Dec. 21. Immediately walking in, I was perplexed by the decor and color scheme. The room was a mix of vibes as a glass chandelier hung next to velvet blue chairs contrasted...

Opinion: Better Health cafe gives fresh a new meaning

Photo courtesy of Gia Agosta '21

Gia Agosta '21, Page Editor

February 6, 2020

Better Health Cafe peaked my interest after seeing many of my peers post pictures of their delicious-looking acai bowls on their stories. The deep purple acai topped with sliced bananas, loads of granola, bright strawberries and juicy blueberries practically begged me to try the cafe, so I did. Located...

Opinion: Film adaptation of “Cats” was much less than purr-fect

Opinion: Film adaptation of

Julia Gebeck '22, Staff writer

February 5, 2020

It’s no surprise that Cats was going to be terrible one way or another. I had initially thought that the atrocious designs and CGI would be the downfall, but I was shocked to find that the story and pacing itself was just about as bad. Cats is based off of a musical about a tribe of ‘Jellicle Cats’...

Opinion: The Grammys are the “Bad Guy”

Billie Eilish, pictured with the five Grammys she won. Photo courtesy of

Abi Wilson '20, Graphics Manager

January 28, 2020

It was a good night to be a Billie Eilish fan. Otherwise, it was about what you expect from the Grammys, maybe worse. The Grammys like to pride themselves on being the leading voice on quality in the music industry. They described themselves as “music's only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement,”...

Opinion: New film, “Knives Out”, mixes comedy and mystery in a perfect way

Opinion: New film,

Olivia Buda '22, Staff writer

January 16, 2020

The movie “Knives Out” is a film full of entertainment, mystery, and twists that were captivating and amusing. The story begins with Harlem Thompson, a very successful and wealthy book writer found dead. His housekeeper known as Fran finds him with a slit throat and knife still in hand. It looks...

Opinion: My 2019 in books

Opinion: My 2019 in books

Elizabeth Wolfe '20, Print Associate Editor

January 11, 2020

The Klan - 8/10 Written by Patsy Sims in 1978 with updates up until the 1990s, The Klan follows Sims as she travels around the country, primarily the South, interviewing Klan members and attending their events. Widely-known Klansmen appear in this book, such as David Duke, and they give their own insights...

Opinion: Lumen Detroit warms up guests this winter with heated igloos

Lumen's heated igloos allow for a unique and spirited Detroit experience.

Lauren Nemeh '20, Page Editor

January 10, 2020

Located in Detroit’s Beacon Park on Grand River Avenue, Lumen Detroit allows the city to get in the holiday spirit. This modern upscale American cuisine restaurant offers guests the chance to enjoy the winter scenery with its heated igloo bubbles. Along with its unique seating, Lumen provides guests...

Opinion: Red Crown offers unique atmosphere, good food

Red Crown is a restaurant located in an old gas station in Grosse Pointe Park. Photo by Luke Kirtley '15.

Mike Hamilton '22, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

When I first walked into the locally sourced BBQ joint known as Red Crown I was greeted by a friendly staff and was quickly seated. The staff was very knowledgeable about the menu and the history of the former gas station turned restaurant. The decor inside is simplistic and rustic showing classic...

Opinion: Shores Nutrition offers friendly atmosphere and unique healthy drinks

Shores Nutrition, pomegranate green tea, strawberry banana peanut butter, oreo pepermint milkshake and Skittles tea, all healthy drinks.

Morgan Skaff '21, Supervising Copy Editor

January 9, 2020

While walking through the doors, I was immediately greeted by the workers at Shores Nutrition. They were very welcoming, and as a first time customer, they explained the menu process to me. The atmosphere and the friendliness made up for the somewhat lacking beverages. I was instructed to choose a flavor...

Opinion: Hip vibes and tasty selections on the edge of Corktown

Opinion: Hip vibes and tasty selections on the edge of Corktown

Asher Heimbuch '22, Web Editor

January 8, 2020

Corktown in Detroit usually evokes thoughts of hotdogs and peanuts at a Tigers game. However, a place just off Michigan Avenue can also mean a great deli sandwich. Since 2008, Mudgie’s Deli has been serving both familiar and unusual sandwiches to those who stop by to eat. I visited Mudgie’s with my family on a...