The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

TERRIFIC TROMBONES 
In their first performance of the year, the jazz band took to the stage under the direction of Chris Takis.

Band and Orchestra play perfectly at annual Pops and Pastries performance

Amanda Frantz '23, Supervising Photographer November 17, 2022

The Band and Orchestra’s Pops and Pastries concert returned this year on November 5. Audience members dined on baked goods in the Main Gym while listening to five groups perform a range of compositions...

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION The broadcast team prepares for filming, as the behind-the-scenes members work the cameras and mics.

Career and technical education programs bloom at South

Sara Dimitrijevic '25, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

CTE (Career and Technical Education) is a many classes and opportunities for students. CTE gives students a variety of opportunities to choose a career path and technical work skills to help them succeed...

New sweet spot pops up in time for the sugary season

New sweet spot pops up in time for the sugary season

Kelly Gavagan '23, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Located in the village in between CVS and Blossom Bottom Baby, Bakehouse 46 snuck themselves in. They officially opened to the public Oct. 1, and are having their grand opening on Nov. 11 and 12. This...

The Van Gogh in America exhibit at the DIA concludes with the painting Starry Night (Starry Night over the Rhône) in which visitors can admire its artistry before leaving.

DIA graces Detroit with 10 year in-the-making Van Gogh curation

Margot Murphy '23, Associate Web Editor October 26, 2022

Celebrating the 100th year of purchasing “Self-Portrait,” 1887 by Vincent Van Gogh, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has released Van Gogh in America, a showing of works that is to be on display...

BEAUTIFUL BUSINESS 
Young business owner Shar Huff (pictured to the right) sells a variety of beauty creams and skincare products to interested customers, and can be found at Eastern Market and on Facebook.

Versatile vendors: The many stands of Eastern Market

Margot Murphy '23, Associate Web Editor-In-Chief October 11, 2022

Created in the late 1800s, the Eastern Market in downtown Detroit has expanded from selling just produce into marketing art, food, clothing, and other pleasantries. Its services have not only provided...

GETTING THE W Henry Fish ’22 runs to the cheering Blue Devil crowd with the rest of the Varsity Boys Soccer team following behind, celebrating their victory against town rival North on Sept. 9.

Early season battle shows soccer team’s metal

Margot Murphy '23, Associate Web Editor in Chief September 28, 2022

Under the Harvest Moon, the Varsity Boys Soccer Team scored a 2-1 victory against town rival, North, in front of the boisterous Blue Devil student body. On Friday, Sept. 9, Devil’s Den and the Blue...

End of pandemic brings close to free lunch

End of pandemic brings close to free lunch

Natalie Lemmen '24, Web Editor September 27, 2022

As the new school year begins, students are getting back into their routines by figuring out their classes, locating their lockers and finding their lunch spots. After two years of lunch being free due...

The Queens Death: Operation London Bridge is Down

The Queen’s Death: Operation London Bridge is Down

Dailey Jogan , Page Editor September 26, 2022

London Bridge is falling down, falling down, falling down. The words of this children's rhyme took a new meaning in many people's minds on Sept. 8, 2022, when operation London Bridge was set in place...

LOUD AND PROUD Alexandra Lefief ’22, one of the coordinators of the protest, uses her megaphone to begin the chant “Overturn Roe? Hell no,” while standing on the Fisher corner on May 12.

South students protest against possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

Grace Wininger '23 and Margot Murphy '23 May 12, 2022

On May 2, 2022, a draft from the Supreme Court suggested that the 1973 case of Roe v. Wade would be overturned, allowing abortion laws to be created on a state-to-state basis. South students Isabel...

Expanding the talk in classrooms

Expanding “the talk” in classrooms

Lydia McNanney '23, Business Manager May 4, 2022

*Denotes a student who, for safety reasons, chose to stay anonymous Societal obsession with purity has influenced young individuals to feel pressure to keep their innocence by practicing abstinence...

Tackling sexual assault through awareness

Tackling sexual assault through awareness

Caya Craig '23, Social Media Manager May 4, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. In the United States alone, over 463,634 people aged 12 and over are sexually assaulted, abused or raped yearly, according to nonprofit organization RAINN....

GOOD CATCH Outfielder River Kraus ’22 catches a
fly ball at the April 7 game against De La Salle.

De La Salle beats Boys’ baseball 9-0 on April 8

Emmett O'Keefe '22 , Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Wack! De La Salle baseball player hits a line drive home run right over the fence off of the junior pitcher Chase Mazey ’23 in the 3rd inning. This was the beginning of a rough game ahead for the...

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