The Tower Pulse

An open letter to every confused or stressed high school student

An open letter to every confused or stressed high school student

Nicole Sceglio ’19, Guest Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

January 2018, I stared at the class selection course. None of the senior English electives appealed to me, except journalism. I kept getting reminded that it’s a “freshman class”, but it offered a balance of analytical writing with creative elements that many of my past classes didn’t. I was excited for jo...

Robbed of two hours after going to see new “After” movie

Robbed of two hours after going to see new “After” movie

Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Movies

I have never felt more like I had just wasted two hours of my time than when I left the movie theater after seeing the new teen romance movie “After”. Directed by Jenny Gage, this film is based on the book After by Anna Todd. However, the term “book” is used loosely-- although “After” was even...

My view: how the Mueller report pushes a new importance

Eva McCord '21, Graphics Manager

May 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Upon the release of the redacted Mueller report on April 18th, the collective political climate has found itself in the metaphorical port of the storm, raising questions about the legitimacy of our government and the role of authority.  The report, spawned from controversy regarding President Trump’s p...

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Sylvia Hodges '19, Supervising Copy Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, News, Sports

New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes After taking down the 2018 Stanley Cup champions in the first round, the Carolina Hurricanes swept the New York Islanders in round two in front of a 19,345-strong home crowd. The Islanders, who swept the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round, became the ninth t...

Aiming high for a birdie

Aiming high for a birdie

Asher Heimbuch '22, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Ever since Jack Jones was young, he’s had an interest in golf. Now that interest has paid off as he’s made a big impact on the boys varsity golf team, as a freshman. His father, John Jones said Jack has always had an eye for golf. It came to him naturally, as he excelled in the matches he parti...

Burns be gone: a review of multiple sunscreens

Burns be gone: a review of multiple sunscreens

Anna Cornell '20, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

As summer approaches, half of the world gets excited about their long overdue tan while the other half ponders about what the minimum amount of clothes they can wear without getting a sunburn. Thus bringing up the discussion on which sunscreen the paler half should use to prevent them from receiving ...

WVU Bound

WVU Bound

Frannie O'Shea '21, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Featured Content

For a lot of seniors, Michigan State, Indiana University, University of Michigan and so many more close colleges are the right fit for them. However Gwyn Tiderington ’19, chose West Virginia University as her new home away from home to fulfill her dreams of one day becoming a member  of the FBI. Acco...

All smiles for decision day

All smiles for decision day

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Featured Content

Decision Day can bring  lots of joy to the senior class, as they share their college choices and get ready for the excitement their next few years in their life. It is a day for the senior class to prepare and get excited for their last month of high school. Emma Kniivila ‘19 was among the dozens of ...

My View: Cracked Egg of Grosse Pointe offers variety, stellar service

My View: Cracked Egg of Grosse Pointe offers variety, stellar service

Victoria Gardey '20, Web Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

When I stepped out of the rainy Saturday morning into The Cracked Egg of Grosse Pointe, I was immediately hit by not only the fragrant smells of coffee and sizzling bacon, but also by the comforting feel of the surprisingly cozy and family-friendly atmosphere. I felt like I was in a small-town diner on...

Out of the Darkness Walk continues commitment to mental health

Out of the Darkness Walk continues commitment to mental health

Brad Kemper '21, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, News

To help raise awareness about suicide, the Out of the Darkness Walk will take place at Grosse Pointe North on May 5. The event’s purpose is to raise awareness and help normalize mental health. The event is being organized by both adults and students. “Out of the Darkness Walk is a walk that br...

My view: Easter is for everyone

Madeline Weekley '21, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Easter: the prized holiday I celebrate every year in honor of Jesus Christ's resurrection. To be honest, I didn’t know the reason for this holiday until about a minute ago when I looked it up. I am not Christian, or religious at all, but I’ve been participating in Easter, Christmas and St. Patri...

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