The Tower Pulse

South student’s vegan Instagram account rises to fame

South student’s vegan Instagram account rises to fame

Zach Heimbuch '19, Tower Radio

December 19, 2018


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What started out as a small Instagram profile meant to show friends different vegan meals has grown into a famous account. Created by Shannon Lynch ’23 and her five sisters,  sixvegansisters, has even paved way for other possible business paths for the girls. “We plan to start selling desserts and oth...

Real or fake for the holidays?

Real or fake for the holidays?

Isabella Craparotta '19, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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There are about 25 to 30 million Christmas trees sold every year, according to statista.com. However, artificial Christmas trees are becoming an alternative popular purchase around the holidays. U.S. History and AP Government teacher Dennis Pascoe has had an artificial tree for 5-6 years and hig...

Staying safe on snowy roads

Staying safe on snowy roads

Reis Dempsey '19, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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Although many people love Michigan’s four seasons; it is time to consider the change in road conditions that come along with the snow and ice.  According to Driver’s Education teacher, Mark Avolio, there is a rise in the number of accidents during the winter months. While he does not believe t...

South students reflect on their Thanksgiving experience

South students reflect on their Thanksgiving experience

Maddie Weekley '21, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Thanksgiving, the holiday filled with family, fun and food. This day of thanks has already passed and South students reflect on their day of gratitude. Kate Ennis ’21 hosted Thanksgiving at her house this year. Her parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins all came together to celebrate...

New features of the Apple update

New features of the Apple update

Katherine Costello '19, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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Apple launched their most recent iOS update on October 30, 2018, following the release of the iPhone XR. The company has been marketing several new features that the update will include, but is it really worth all this excitement? Let’s start with the highly anticipated group FaceTime feature. At first gla...

Coming out for the holidays

Coming out for the holidays

Grey Korejwo '20, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


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“Dear Family, As you may or may not know our middle child is transgender. Please understand that while this new may be new to you, we have been on this journey for two years now.”   Troye Aho ’20 recently spent time writing this letter to his extended family about his transgender identity, wh...

Trader Joe’s foods to fall over this season

Trader Joe’s foods to fall over this season

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Manager

November 20, 2018


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Spiced Cider: This is my favorite fall drink and one of my favorite drinks from Trader Joes. The spiced cider from Trader Joes is a nice fall drink that has a unique taste and in my opinion is better than some of the other ciders that you can find at other stores during the fall season. This drin...

The facts: Legalization of Marijuana

Cam Buhler, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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Is it Insta-worthy? What really is behind every social media post

Is it Insta-worthy? What really is behind every social media post

Sophia Stann '20, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Nobody ever looks the same as they really do on social media according to Alison Laney ‘20. The standards are very high on looking perfect nowadays Laney proclaimed. Impressions are never the same as meeting someone for the first time on Instagram, Snapchat, or any social media Laney continued to magnif...

Layer up, athletes; fall is here

Layer up, athletes; fall is here

Max Simonson '21, Page Editor

November 2, 2018


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As autumn turns to winter, students playing fall sports begin to experience severe negative effects of Michigan's temperate climate. As the weather takes a turn of the worst, student-athletes need to find new ways to cope. According to JV football player Nick Vandenbrink ’21, wearing layers underneat...

How fluent are students who take a language class?

How fluent are students who take a language class?

Abi Wilson '20, Copy Editor

November 1, 2018


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Students leaving South are equipped to handle the hard work that comes with college language classes, according to Spanish teacher, Cindy Morefield-Pinder. Many language teachers have been contacted by former students raving about how well they were prepared for even their non-entry level classes at ...

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