The Tower Pulse

Buy more cookies in School Store to help with scholarships

Buy more cookies in School Store to help with scholarships

March 16, 2011


Filed under Editorial, Featured Content, Features

For many students, the recent arrival of an unfamiliar sign in the Main Hallway might have been lost among the usual wallpapering of reminders for Varsity Club meetings and Key Club bake sales. However, students should keep in mind that the new “100 Percent Back to You” signs are showing up now for a reason. Everyone should be aware of declining School Store sales and,...

Italian club celebrates ancient Roman festival

Italian club celebrates ancient Roman festival

March 15, 2011


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By: Ted Berkowski '12, Page Editor Over the past week, Lenten-themed activities have taken place at South, from discussions of what students are giving up for Lent to the hallway Paczki sales. The Italian Club contributed to the celebrations with a Carnevale-themed party. Carnevale is a Roman Cat...

Men’s varsity basketball playoff run ends abruptly

Men’s varsity basketball playoff run ends abruptly

March 14, 2011


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By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   On March 7, the Blue Devils began their playoff run sluggishly, finding themselves down 11-12 against Lake Shore in the first quarter. They eventually pulled away and won the game with a final score of 62-54. Interview with Coach Grauzer, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach from Towe...

Film credits worth every dollar spent

Film credits worth every dollar spent

March 10, 2011


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By: David Harris '12, Page Editor Dear Gov. Snyder, We know you’re a numbers guy, “One tough nerd.” Mick Jagger saw a red door and wanted to paint it black. You see red numbers on the bottom line, and, like any well-meaning politician, want to make them black. Somewhere above this line is a long list of money going out of the s...

Teens have multiple opportunities to aid economy

Teens have multiple opportunities to aid economy

March 9, 2011


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Students impact the economy in many ways. Some have internships, some have after-school jobs, but students primarily affect the economy as consumers. By making the decision to favor small, locally-owned businesses over larger chain stores, South students can have a positive impact on the local economy, and therefore, the local community. Though chain stores like K...

Student hosts local Railjam

Student hosts local Railjam

March 8, 2011


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By:  Austin Jones ’12, Staff Writer South Students are known to go skiing at mountains such as Pine Knob, Nubs Nob, and Boyne Mountain to practice their skiing and snowboarding tricks but this last weekend on Saturday 12, the Weber terrain park was open to the public. This event cal...

“Amidst the Plague” jams out with Grosse Pointe fans

“Amidst the Plague” jams out with Grosse Pointe fans

February 16, 2011


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Photo courtesy of Amidst the Plague. "Amidst the Plague" is metal band with songs including: Mazacrium, Get Back, Get Even, and Last Inclination By: Kelsie Silzell, Staff Writer ’11 Many people do not know the hardship that musicians go through in order to put on a great show and keep people listeni...

Monumental Moments: The Final Round

Monumental Moments: The Final Round

February 14, 2011


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The students and faculty of South experienced many changes in 2010. Teachers picketed a school board meeting to renew their contract and drug dogs scoured the school, but these are just the tip of the iceberg.   This is the final round of Monumental Moments. Vote below to decide the pinnacle eve...

Monaghan’s picks for best high school movies

Monaghan’s picks for best high school movies

February 10, 2011


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By: Leah Noecker '11, Page Editor Few words can describe how much stuff goes on in the teenage, high school experience. Regardless of whether we hate our experience in high school or absolutely love it, our teenage years have a profound effect on us. It is the time when our hormones thrive, puberty ...

Glow Out 2011 comes with changes

Glow Out 2011 comes with changes

February 9, 2011


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By: Alex Parker ’12, Staff Writer South will be holding its second annual Glow Out Dance this Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. in the main gym, sophomore class adviser Jenna Kuess said. A few adjustments have been made to the dance, which is sponsored by the sophomore and junior classes, and a large ...

Updated bathrooms provides start for needed improvements

Updated bathrooms provides start for needed improvements

February 9, 2011


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Despite all the construction projects of late, one thing has been a mainstay: dysfunctional bathrooms. This summer, South will finally begin a bathroom renovation project in the Main Building, a much needed and long overdue face-lift. Bathrooms have been a concern for years, and their smell, efficiency and cleanliness can sometimes be a serious issue. With the ...

Review: RED’s “Until We Have Faces” provides familiar but strong sound

Review: RED’s “Until We Have Faces” provides familiar but strong sound

February 3, 2011


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By: Marcus Hedenberg '11. Entertainment Editor [Rating: 4/5] RED has done it again. With two Grammy nominations and considerable critical success with their past two album entries, RED had some fairly big shoes to fill with their third outing. The somber and ferocious tunes of the likes of "Shad...

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