The Tower Pulse

Former South student Raven Neely named Michigan’s first Miss Tennis

Former South student Raven Neely named Michigan’s first Miss Tennis

September 9, 2016
Filed under Featured, Features, Sports

By Alyssa Czech '18 | Copy Editor A four-star college recruit. One of the top 130 tennis players in the nation. Has made it to the final of three Intercollegiate Tennis Association Tournaments. Will be attending Northern Illinois University (NIU) this fall on a full ride athletic scholarship. Has been na...

Arm related baseball injuries becoming more prominent at the high school level

Arm related baseball injuries becoming more prominent at the high school level

June 11, 2016
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By Cameron Francis ’17 and Ray Hasanaj ’18 | Staff Writer and Page Editor The baseball’s stitches met those of the catcher’s mitt, a sound that everyone in close proximity of the diamond could hear. Instantly, the ball was back in the hands of pitcher Joey DiMambro ’18. He cocked his arm ...

Junior track and cross country manager faces autoimmune disease

Junior track and cross country manager faces autoimmune disease

June 9, 2016
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By Rachel Harris ’18 | Copy Editor Another runner passes the one mile mark, and Emma Edwards ’17 is right there cheering and yelling out split times. As each of over 120 girls on the cross country team approach Edwards, her smile and encouragement never wavers. Edwards, a track and cross ...

Summer job spread

Summer job spread

June 7, 2016
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By Sydney Stann '17 | Staff writer Kelly Gleason ‘17 “I’m going to work in the harbor store at the Detroit Yacht Club, where I’ll ring people up when they came to buy candy or boat supplies. It's mostly little kids that come in and it gives me a chance to do my summer homework because there’s a lot ...

Racist video sparks discussions on tolerance, acceptance

Racist video sparks discussions on tolerance, acceptance

June 6, 2016
Filed under Features, News

By Zoe Jackson ’16 | Page Editor Three South students filmed and shared a racist video on Monday, May 30. Administrators were made aware of this incident on Tuesday, May 31, Principal Moussa Hamka said. “Nearly a dozen or so students came up to me saying, ‘Mr. Hamka, there’s a video....

Delving into allergies and what they cause

Delving into allergies and what they cause

June 5, 2016
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By Jennifer Tonjes '16 and William Muawad '17 | Photo Editor and Staff Writer The Adam’s family is up north enjoying their vacation, up until Josh Adams ’17 decides to eat a cupcake. Within seconds of the first bite, Adams’ lips swell to a clown-like level, as his breathing becomes difficul...

Teachers and administration recognize the “senioritis” phenomenon

May 25, 2016
Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Features

By Evan Skaff '18 | Staff Writer CJ Lemanski ‘16 has a typical case of “senioritis”, the malady that saps high school seniors’ energy towards homework and tests in the latter part of their last year in high school. During the last couple of months, on the nights before his tests, he has stayed...

Sophomore writes songs, poetry to express herself

Sophomore writes songs, poetry to express herself

May 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Multimedia

By Riley Lynch '18 | Feature Editor Late into the night, Gwyneth Rennell ’18 was up writing, determined to finish her short story.  Rennell considers herself a creative writer, forming stories, poetry and her opinions on scrap pieces of paper as well as her laptop.   “I’ve been...

Chez Loulou Salon to participate in Mother’s Club Fashion Show

Chez Loulou Salon to participate in Mother’s Club Fashion Show

April 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

By Lauren Thom ’18 | Staff Writer Chez Loulou Salon will be involved in the 2016 Mother’s Club Fashion Show on Thursday, April 28.  This is the first year they will be involved in the fashion show. “We want to participate more in community events, and this is the perfect opportunity,” Owner Bri...

Guidelines propose more transgender acceptance, respect in Michigan

April 20, 2016
Filed under Features

By Lily Patterson '16 and Claire Hubbell '17 | Both Staff Writers Proposed guidelines for schools regarding transgender students have created controversy in Michigan. These guidelines recommend that schools call transgender students by the name of their choice and allow them to use the bathroom...

Split Personalities: Are you type A or type B?

Split Personalities: Are you type A or type B?

April 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

By Alexis Motschall ’16 | Business Manager     As the question of Type A and B personalities once appeared in medical journals to help determine the cause of coronary heart disease (CHD), it is now found in Buzzfeed quizzes and magazine covers as a way to reveal character traits.   ...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to Grosse Pointe

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to Grosse Pointe

April 15, 2016
Filed under Features

By Emma Andreasen '17 | Multimedia Editor Frank and Ruth Zinn and their friends hurried through the cold and packed parking lot into the gym, a sense of excitement and anxiety about them. The couples were going to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s controversial speech, held at Grosse Pointe High ...

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