The Tower Pulse

My View: Spag Burger delivers on food, lacks outside appeal

Spag Burger is located on E. 9 Mile in Eastpointe. Photo by Spencer Rajewski '21.

Spencer Rajewski '21, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Burger lovers, prepare for the newly-opened burger joint, Spag Burger, on E. 9 Mile in Eastpointe. Specializing in craft sandwiches and shakes, this modern diner opened up on March 18, 2019 and offers carry out and dine-in options. Spag Burger is a family collaboration between Chef John Spagnuolo and ...

Rapper’s new album allows audience to experience a wide variety of emotions

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Ian Foy '21, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Juice WRLD is fairly new to the rap game, considering his first album came out  in early 2018 when he dropped “Goodbye and Good Riddance”, which I believe was one of the best 2018 albums. However, he took a fall when he dropped his second album in late 2018 with Future called “WRLD on Drugs” and ...

Detroit Vegan Soul Offers Unique Vegan Experience

Detroit Vegan Soul offers a variety of vegan dishes close to home.

Kari Ronning '20, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Detroit Vegan Soul sits in the middle of St. Agnes street tucked between older brick buildings with green vines and modern undertones. The restaurant gave a healthy and friendly appeal. Each table was clean and nicely set with glasses, napkins, and silverware. Our server let me sit wherever I ...

Spring fashion: simple pieces to dress up any closet

Spring fashion: simple pieces to dress up any closet

Sarah Stevenson '19, Web Editor

March 22, 2019

Embroidered sweatshirts Not only are fashionable sweatshirts great for the weather transition between winter and spring, but this clothing item adds a simple, yet necessary detail to any outfit. By pairing an embroidered sweater or sweatshirt with simple pieces, it can easily dress up the look in an...

Cannelle, a Detroit bakery, attracts new customers with stellar pastries

Cannelle, a Detroit bakery, attracts new customers with stellar pastries

Sumner Verlinden '20, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

I recently visited Cannelle by Matt Knio located at 45 West Grand River, just one block from downtowns shopping district on Woodward. My first thought when I arrived there was shock. The outside of the building is so grand but simple, which I assume pulls many customers inside. The inside of the ...

New movie displays the importance of female empowerment in the workplace

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Julia Ambrozy '20, Page Editor

March 9, 2019

What Men Want is a classic twist on the original film What Women Want released in the 2000. It is a romantic comedy that takes the viewers through a journey of a successful business woman and her struggles of being the only woman in a workplace full of men. The main character Ali Davis, played by...

Brick by brick, The Lego Movie 2 just falls short

The Lego Movie 2 was released to theatres on Feb. 8. Photo courtesy of

Imran Siddiqui '20, Supervising Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

The second installment of the Lego Movie franchise tried to capture the same whimsy and humor as its predecessor but falls short in many categories. While there were many merits of the film, it ultimately did not reach the same standard. What worked for the original Lego Movie was the fact that it was...

Breaking the glass: new horror movie grabs viewers’ attention

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Lauren Nemeh '20, Page Editor

February 11, 2019

Shyamalan’s latest production to the film series: Unbreakable, terrifies audiences yet at the same time pulls them in, and leaves them wanting more. With a recent release date of January 18, 2019, Glass stays in the spotlight of upcoming movies. The movie follows three characters: David Dunn, Elijah Price, kn...

Smile and wave; Mr. Blue Devil competition draws large crowd during charity week

Smile and wave; Mr. Blue Devil competition draws large crowd during charity week

Anna Cornell '20, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

“Girl are you a parking ticket because you have fine written all over you” David Petrouleas ’19, Mr. Blue Devil contestant said.“Number 11 is the stickball special…13 is the original italian,” Jack Coyle ’19, Mr. Blue Devil contestant said. Those who ventured to the auditorium last Tuesday,...

Better Health gets an upgrade

The salad bar at the new Better Health store on Mack Avenue. Photo by Anna Ludvigsen '20.

Anna Ludvigsen '20, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Walking into a spacious area with fresh aromas and clean produce gives shoppers a reason to come back to a grocery store. This is exactly what the new Better Health store offers to its customers, and it doesn't stop there. Better Health, a Novi-based health food store, allows people the opportunity ...

Why 2018 was “the year of music”

Why 2018 was

Brooklyn Northcross '20, Page Editor

January 25, 2019

I can confidently say the year of 2018 fully delivered when it comes to new music. Starting the year off strong, Migos released their third studio album “Culture II” on Jan. 26, 2018. With features such as Nicki Minaj, Drake and Post Malone, the rap group provided songs that would last througho...

Aquaman sinks to sea floor

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Max Simonson '21, Page Editor

January 11, 2019

Once again, a DC movie disappoints me and fails live up to the anticipation and excitement of the DC universe. "Aquaman" was filled with corny one-liners, unrealistic special effects and terrible graphics. The costumes were too cartoonish for liking, but the fight scenes were action packed and suspense...