The Tower Pulse

Senior drives home college commitment to Butler

Senior drives home college commitment to Butler

Cameron Buhler '21, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Imagine already knowing your plan for college before even beginning senior year. No stress about college applications or tours. For some, like Cam Mallegg ’20, this is reality.  Mallegg committed to Butler University in early March of his junior year to pursue his dreams of a career playing bas...

Balancing act: Junior juggles work, sports, school

Balancing act: Junior juggles work, sports, school

Victoria Gardey '20, Online Editor in Chief

September 18, 2019

For Abbey Homminga ’21, getting a parking spot in the J lot every day is no problem.  Homminga gets to school every day by 6:45 a.m. to start work at Hydrangea Kitchen. Her full schedule doesn’t stop when she gets off work, or even after a rigorous day of classes. It’s only after cross count...

Falling for fashion

Victoria Gardey '20, Online Editor in Chief

September 16, 2019

Just keep swimming: Depth-oriented girl’s swim sets high goals

Keely Messecar '21, Web Editor

September 16, 2019

As the Grosse Pointe South girls swim team prepares for their intense season, the team has set high hopes for the season and are ready to do well, according to head coach John Fodel. “I have high goals, we are a young team but we have a lot of talent. We are more depth-oriented this year bu...

First half turnovers prove to be too much for the Blue Devils as they lose to Groves 34-21

First half turnovers prove to be too much for the Blue Devils as they lose to Groves 34-21

Mike Hamilton '22, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Early turnovers plagued the Grosse Pointe South Blue Devils as they were defeated by the Birmingham-Groves Falcons 34-21.  Both teams came out of the gate looking sloppy. The game started with three consecutive turnovers. Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, Groves’ Damon Dunbar picked off Senior Quarterb...

Summertime sadness

Summertime sadness

Libby Flower '20 and Charlotte Parent '21, Supervising Editor at Large and Supervising Copy Editor

August 29, 2019

Many students thrive when they have a regular schedule to follow. When that is taken away from them, however, they often don't know what to do with all the free time. When feelings of loneliness or sadness occur from a routine shift, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) comes into play, according to local t...

Summer standouts: Students utilize break to build college resumes

Summer standouts: Students utilize break to build college resumes

Navya Chamiraju '20, Section Manager

August 29, 2019

As the college application season begins, many rising seniors are writing their essays and doing other activities to enhance their applications, and they feel the pressure to make their application as good as they can before hitting the submit button according to Katharine Alltop ’20.  Some students ...

School board votes to close two elementaries, reconfigure grades

Imran Siddiqui '20, Editor in Chief

June 28, 2019

The school board voted to close Trombly and Poupard Elementary Schools and chose the K-4 and 5-8 grade reconfiguration during the board meeting on Monday, June 24. These changes will affect the 2020-2021 school year. From Blue Ribbon Committee meetings, Town Halls at all the schools and 12 public...

My View: We must work together to end cycle of racism

My View: We must work together to end cycle of racism

Brooklyn Northcross '20, Supervising Page Editor

June 28, 2019

“You’re a f---ing n----r.” To my ears, these words are filled with agony, devastation and misery. But to some, they can be used so impetuously, without a single thought of pain. As a person of color in a predominantly white community, I have encountered and witnessed many instances involvi...

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