The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

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...

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT South’s Drama Club rehearses for their production of Into the Woods under the direction of drama teacher and producer Meaghan Dunham (pictured far
left) on Thursday, April 7 in North’s Performing Arts Center (PAC).

“Into the Woods” is bound to enchant

O'hara Diamond '23, Page Editor April 21, 2022

“The music is incredible and we have not done Sondheim in a very long time so it's kind of an homage to this great American theater genius,” Dunham said. “We needed something smaller because...

Graphic by Olivia Walz 22

Polluting the planet

Dylan Schoenfeld '23 and Paulina Gallagher '23, Staff Writers April 20, 2022

According to the corporation-backed narrative in the media, most of the planet's environmental concerns can be attributed to one simple problem: too many plastic straws. The oversimplification of the damage...

Staying no waste at school meant packing a lunch from home.

Going zero waste in a wasteful world

Grace Whitaker '22, Web Editor April 18, 2022

From a very young age, I have always been very earth conscious. My family is the type to avoid plastic bags, wash our plastic utensils for a second use and almost religiously shop second-hand. So, when...

Training begins for wrestler and grappler Tristan Davis ’22 far before entering a tournament. To
prepare for brackets Davis will be weighed in, then  practice with larger and more experienced opponents.

Grappling for the championship

Fiona Lacroix '22, Page editor April 7, 2022

Fresh off the end of wrestling season, Tristan Davis ’22 launched from the mat to first place in the expert teens division of the North American Grappling Association tournament. The March 5 tournament...

#PrayForUkraine: Reacting to and processing the war

#PrayForUkraine: Reacting to and processing the war

From viral videos of gunfire and gruesome bombings to livestreams of people claiming to be Ukrainian citizens evacuating their homes, social media is plagued with every aspect and opinion of the Russian-Ukrainian...

Taking action with activism

Taking action with activism

Gia Cavaliere '23, Page Editor April 6, 2022

Activism has always been prominent in America and is continuing to grow every day. As more issues arise, more people have opinions they want to share. Activists in the past have allowed America to overcome...

South family offers safe haven for those seeking refuge

South family offers safe haven for those seeking refuge

Lauren Griffin and Paulina Gallagher '23 April 4, 2022

On Thursday, Feb. 24, the lives of Ukrainian residents were drastically altered when Russia launched a full-scale invasion, complete with military forces, on three fronts and opened fire at the capital...

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