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COVID-19 impacts more than just the holiday season

COVID-19 has greatly affected family gatherings this year, and is especially impactful during the holiday season.
January 4, 2021

Loss, safety and hardship have become the defining words of 2020 for most. This year, the holidays will look very different for many families, specifically those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19 and...

Budget Shopping: Best Low Priced Gifts for this Christmas

Budget Shopping: Best Low Priced Gifts for this Christmas
December 22, 2020

Ansco 35 mm Pix Flash camera- Disposable cameras and vintage looking photographs have rose to popularity this year. These cameras offer a refreshing and unique looking twist to taking photos with your...

GPPSS Approves New Schedule

GPPSS Approves New Schedule
December 17, 2020

A new schedule has been created by the Grosse Pointe Public School System that will go into effect on Monday, Dec. 7. The new schedule brings several changes, such as start times, Wednesday classes, workload...

Taking care of mental health to take care of others

Counselor Nicholas Bernback
December 16, 2020

With an indefinite end to virtual school, mental health has become a big topic of conversation. As counselor Nicholas Bernbeck puts it, mental health needs to be talked about in regards to not only students,...

Students give back through sandwich drive

Michael Tengler '22 and Doug Tengler '21 making sandwiches for 313 Calling sandwich drive.
December 15, 2020

With all the things going on because of Covid-19, and all of the disappointments 2020 has brought, 313 calling is a bright spot in this bleak time we are living in. Through something as simple as making...

A guide to safe seasonal shopping; holiday shopping in a pandemic

A guide to safe seasonal shopping; holiday shopping in a pandemic
December 9, 2020

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently released a new emergency order to enact a three-week shutdown, implemented last Wednesday. The shutdown came as a result of rapidly...

Clubs coping during COVID-19

Clubs coping during COVID-19
December 8, 2020

Even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Michigan, South clubs remain operational. However, many groups have transitioned their meetings to an online platform or adapted their in-person meetings to accommodate...

Holiday season shopping tips during uncertain times

Shopping during this Holiday Season looks a lot different than past years. Here are some tips to destress this holiday shopping season.
December 8, 2020

This year has certainly not been a normal year for anyone. As the holiday season arrives, it is only getting harder. With COVID-19 continuing to spread rapidly, online shopping is going to be the best...

Bon Voyage-19

Bon Voyage-19
Traveling Safely during the COVID-19 Pandemic
December 1, 2020

With the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, many people are skeptical about traveling. That being said, a lot of people have decided to travel safely during these times. Kate Beardslee ‘21 traveled to North...

Black Owned Buisnesses to support Black Friday

The Restaurant Fashion Bistro is a resale store based in Southfield, Mi and the owner Ben Graham has helped these luxury brands touch the streets of Detroit for over five years.
December 1, 2020

As the temperature starts to drop and coats make their annual return so is the holiday season! Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah or Thanksgiving many of the upcoming months will be full of gift giving...

The Big Deal about Blue Light

The Big Deal about Blue Light
November 30, 2020

With the completely virtual set up for school this year, students and teachers have been staring at a screen for well over three hours a day. Humans weren’t designed to be gazing at a computer screen...

Struggles of a small businesses during the pandemic

Owners Emma Kruse and Charles Kruse stand at the register serving smiles as always inside J House Juice.
November 30, 2020

  As we near the ninth month of quarantine, small businesses continue to struggle against dropping customer numbers, lockdowns and more. J House Juice, located across the street from the...

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