The Tower Pulse

Tips to de-stress during midterm season

Tips to de-stress during midterm season

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Features

Take a break from screens With everything going on in the world today, it is nearly impossible to turn on your phone or computer and not see something stressful.  So turn off your electronics for a few hours and decompress.   Listen to music Music helps the mind to relax and can also boost your mood...

Self care tips to help destress during the midterm season

Self care tips to help destress during the midterm season

Eva McCord '22, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


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Easy and simple ways to relax during this stressful time of year. ...

Best places to see holiday lights

Best places to see holiday lights

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018


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Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Prior to and during the Christmas season, the large Ford Estate can be seen decorated with an abundance of bright and beaming festive lights. The entirety of the estate is illuminated. From the gate and the tall arches, lights can even be seen dangling from the trees. Ev...

Holiday cheer found through family traditions

Holiday cheer found through family traditions

Alyssa Cole '19, Staff Writer

December 24, 2017


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As Christmas time approaches, families begin to dust off the decorations that have been packed in boxes for months to bring back the holiday spirit to their homes. Families have different ways of filling their homes with cheer, but the variety of traditions is what makes Christmas special to each ...

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Elizabeth Flower '20 and Victoria Gardey '20

December 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Features

Learn how to make easy and delicious holiday inspired cookies.    

Blurred lines: With CTE injuries on the rise high school football is changing in America

Blurred lines: With CTE injuries on the rise high school football is changing in America

Katherine Bird '18, Supervising Editor

December 19, 2017


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Sunday and Monday nights are denoted as football days. They are the nights when dads hush everyone to be quiet, yet break the silence when their team of choice inches closer to scoring a touchdown. They are the nights filled with the sounds of hitting pads and the release of adrenaline firing up fans ac...

Before breaking a leg: behind the scenes of South’s concerts

Before breaking a leg: behind the scenes of South’s concerts

Imran Siddiqui '20, Copy Editor

December 16, 2017


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Weeks worth of work all culminating into one or two performances is a common process for all of the performing arts students at Grosse Pointe South. Each choir, band, or orchestra concert is the result of a period saturated with after-school rehearsals and additional practices. The performers put in extra hours to ensure ...

Hanging up the Christmas stocking: students celebrating alternate holidays

Hanging up the Christmas stocking: students celebrating alternate holidays

Eva McCord '22, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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The gentle flashing of rainbow bulbs.  A gentle flurry of snow.  The ever-persistent Mariah Carey.  All are staples of Christmas itself, with about nine-in-ten Americans celebrating the holiday, according to Pew Research Center.  However, some students feel a little out of place during the rush of...

Planning ahead: will planners be available in the future?

Planning ahead: will planners be available in the future?

Kaitlyn Perkins '18, Web Editor

December 15, 2017


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At the beginning of each school year, South distributes planners to every student. However, even though the planner is a free tool to help students stay on track of their work, not everyone utilizes it. “I have spoken to many students over the years, and for many it is their ‘go-to’ as they naviga...

DIY Christmas gifts

DIY Christmas gifts

Claire Koeppen '19, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Features, Multimedia

Easy and simple ways to give your family and friends heartfelt gifts. ...

Getting inked

Getting inked

Blair Cullen '18, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Tattoos are symbolic and important part of many people's way of expressing themselves. Teachers and students decided to share the meaning behind their special ink. "It’s a Dylan Thomas quote and it’s about a son talking to his father, telling him to keep fighting and living. Both of my son's names are under the quote, so when I get really busy and caught up in thi...

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