The Tower Pulse

15 free things to do in Detroit over summer

15 free things to do in Detroit over summer

Maren Roeske '18, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

With nearly two and a half months of ahead not full of school, it is the perfect opportunity to go and see more of the city so close to Grosse Pointe. Detroit is a bustling and reviving city with so much to offer that some may not get to always see. Not only does it have a lot to offer but a lot to giv...

Gene Harkins retires as head girls varsity soccer coach

Gene Harkins retires as head girls varsity soccer coach

Chase Clark, Page Editor

June 13, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features

Ten district championships, countless unforgettable memories and nearly two decades later, Gene Harkins, the head coach of the girls varsity soccer team and former coach for the boys varsity soccer team, has retired from the program. Although the past couple years have not been the most successful...

History in the Making: Grosse Pointe holds its first Pride march

History in the Making: Grosse Pointe holds its first Pride march

Riley Lynch '18, Graphics Manager

June 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Galleries, News

After nearly a year in the making, the first Pride March in Grosse Pointe was held on Sunday, June 11.  The march was organized by Welcoming Everyone Grosse Pointe (WEGP), which aims to include members of any group into the Grosse Pointe community and provide an open environment.   The marc...

Mother’s Club Scholarship Night Awards $40,000 to South Students

Mother’s Club Scholarship Night Awards $40,000 to South Students

Ariana Chengges '17, Pulse Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, News

The Mothers Club of Grosse Pointe South held their annual scholarship awards night to commemorate deserving seniors on Tuesday, May 23 in Cleminson Hall, according to VP Scholarship Carrie Calcaterra. Each year the Mothers Club designates a portion of its fundraising profits for financial need and...

Here’s where South Students are Headed this Fall

Erica Fossee and Katie Costello, both '19, Web Editor and Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue

A visual representation of where students are going to college.

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Senior bucket list

Senior bucket list

Mia Turco, Staff Writer

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

Over years of high school graduating classes, it’s natural for students to develop their own traditions for completing all four years. Some senior customs have been spread nationwide and have created a common senior checklist for students during their last year. Senior, Carson Dennis ‘17, described some ...

Senior Column: Jack Holme, Associate Editor

Senior Column: Jack Holme, Associate Editor

Jack Holme '17, Associate Editor

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

You learn a lot from your own mistakes. This column won’t be a “Survival Guide to High School.” That book or article doesn’t exist-- if it did, all of us would’ve read it. Instead of focusing on my “great” four years here at South, this will be a letter to all the teachers, parents and people that have had the greatest impact on my life during my high school career and people I strive to be like.

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From your future Editor in Chief: Help us help you.

From your future Editor in Chief: Help us help you.

Liz Bigham '18, Editor in Chief

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

This has been a year of change, nationally and locally. Throughout it all, journalists have been there to tell the story. Yes, I’m aware that people typically read the news off of Twitter’s explore page or Snapchat’s discover page. I do the same. However, if you are reading this column right ...

From your future Editor in Chief: Tower is more than a legacy.

From your future Editor in Chief: Tower is more than a legacy.

John Francis '18, Editor in Chief

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

90 years. This upcoming year, The Tower will be nearly a century old. Taking the helm of this publication is a daunting task, without a doubt. With the tools and mentors I’ve had the pleasure to utilize and learn from, both Liz Bigham and I are ready for the task.

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Trends of 2017

Trends of 2017

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer

June 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features, Final Issue

Senior Column: The final sendoff is harder than I thought it would be

Senior Column: The final sendoff  is harder than I thought it would be

Erykah Benson '17, Editor in Chief

June 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

Reveling in the final days of Tower means for the first time in three years, life will truly be uncertain. While the life of a student journalist means on any given day anything can happen, I knew I could always rely on the weekly routine of Tower. I have found comfort in seeking out stories for the ...

Senior Column: Emma Russell

Senior Column: Emma Russell

Emma Rusell '17, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion, Uncategorized

I’m loved, supported and have created an amazing world for myself. Within all that was something I’ve been fighting-- depression.

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