The Tower Pulse

My view: “Avengers: Infinity War” matches the hype

My view: “Avengers: Infinity War” matches the hype

Henry Ayrault, Editor in Chief of The Tower Pulse

June 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The trailer for Avengers: Infinity War left me counting the days until the spring blockbuster came out. But the trailer also made me feel unsure as to how the writers would be able to tell the story of virtually every hero introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in one film. I knew that Ba...

Finding the perfect flavor

Finding the perfect flavor

Claire Sheeren '20, Copy editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

As summer approaches, the desire for a delicious cold treat rapidly rises. Determined to find the perfect quench for my craving, I set out to the local Kroger to find the perfect ice cream to eat on a hot summer day. I tried four different brands of vanilla ice cream: Breyers, Haagen Dazs, Hudsonvil...

Student shares experiences traveling for a school sport

Student shares experiences traveling for a school sport

Dominic Dulac, Web Section Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

One of my favorite aspects of high school is athletics. I’m not sure what attracted me to sports in the beginning. However, they’ve been a part of my life ever since I can remember. I tried many sports as a younger child, and some stuck for longer than others. Some, like baseball, never fit me. Ot...

Three years, 81 issues, 567 hours, thousands of memories

Three years, 81 issues, 567 hours, thousands of memories

Ray Hasanaj ‘18, Supervising Editor

June 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

    One of the biggest parts of my time at South was being apart of the Tower. I have made countless memories in Tower, and it has been one of the most fun and rewarding experiences I’ve had in high school.     My journalism career began in seventh grade. Back in middle school, “honors” jo...

Remembering the highs, lows and in between moments

Remembering the highs, lows and in between moments

Liz Bigham '18, Co Editor in Chief

June 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

My first hour of my first day of high school was spent in DFab’s tutorial, watching the music video to Rich Homie Quan’s “Walk Thru.” I got lost on the way to class, even though I roamed the halls for weeks before school started. I took a seat in the back and my eyes soaked in the scene in fro...

Here’s the story:

Here’s the story:

John Francis '18, Co Editor in Chief

May 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

At the beginning of this year, I made a personal goal for this newspaper. To write about people, not just things. More importantly, to tell these people’s story in a way that everyone isn’t used to. This is something I have had a passion for my whole life-- telling stories. Getting a group of ...

From the future Editor in Chief:

From the future Editor in Chief:

Alyssa Czech '19, Associative Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Final Issue, Opinion

Ever since I was in middle school and began journalism at Brownell, I looked up to The Tower. My journalism teacher, Mr. Ernst, would show our class copies of The Tower, and I was already excited to think that hopefully, in a few years, I would be able to be among the talented people who write, ...

Tower’s Summer Fashion picks

Tower’s Summer Fashion picks

Claire Koeppen, Bianca Pugliesi, Sarah Stevenson and Audrey Whitaker all '19

May 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Espadrilles Espadrilles are the perfect mix between sandals, flats and sneakers. They’re casual shoes, but can easily be dressed up with a skirt or dress, making them a versatile shoe. Brands such as Soludos are a popular place to buy these shoes. Prices range from $50-$150, but considering t...

Looking for a new mac and cheese spot? Head down to Midtown

Looking for a new mac and cheese spot? Head down to Midtown

Piper Eschenburg '18, Copy Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac and Brewz should be a new favorite.    Located in Midtown, near Wayne State University, it is a bit of a hike from Grosse Pointe, but it is well worth it.   The inside of the restaurant is clean and trendy, with exposed beams and wood counters. Large couches s...

The Importance of Staying Focused at the End of the School Year

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As summer approaches, it becomes harder to focus in school. All students can focus on is the thought of summer and no more school. Warm weather distracts students from homework because students want to spend time outside instead of being inside studying or finishing a worksheet. Senioritis is c...

How to get a 36 on the ACT

How to get a 36 on the ACT

Erica Fossee '18, Multimedia Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Most students dread the early Saturday mornings spent answering ambiguous questions for five hours on the ACT. The score students receive on the ACT is reviewed by colleges during the admissions process, so it is vital to get a good score. Students are often confused about how to study for the ACT becau...

“Life of The Party” is predictable, but entertaining

“Life of The Party” is predictable, but entertaining

Erica Fossee '18, Multimedia Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

“Life of The Party” is a new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy that was released May 11, 2018. The movie is predictable, but is very funny and enjoyable to watch. McCarthy is known for her humor and outrageous jokes, and she does not disappoint in this film. She plays a newly divorced mom who d...

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