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Trump's second impeachment brings a fresh start

Trump’s second impeachment brings a fresh start

Genevieve Boutrous '23 and Sophia Kapla '23 February 5, 2021

On January 13, 2021, history was made. It was the first time in US history that a president had been impeached more than once. The House of Representatives chose to file an impeachment against the 45th...

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OPINION: COVID-19 vaccine is safe

Maren VanOsdol '22, Page Editor January 22, 2021

One year ago life was normal (mostly) then in mid-March everything was turned upside down as the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly swept across the United States. Before long, it became clear that the only way...

Taking proactive steps

Taking proactive steps

Reflecting on our rancorous ride towrds the future
Our View January 22, 2021

There is no clever lead that will describe Jan. 6, as well as the week that followed, better than the following: the insurrection that occurred on the steps and inside the very halls of the U.S. Capitol...

Zoom into a seniors perspective on first semester

Zoom into a seniors perspective on first semester

Ben Farber '21, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

Wakeup. Zoom. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. When I came to South my freshman year, I didn’t expect my daily senior year routine to look anything like this. I expected to get my school I.D. with a goofy picture...

Mid-winter break needs to stay

Andrew Isaacs '23, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

Con: https://thetowerpulse.net/34496/opinion/safecation-for-the-win/ The month of February is near the midpoint of our school year, and for some students, it means 4 more months of school. For most students,...

Safecation for the win

Safecation for the win

Paige Evers '22, Associate Editor of Pulse January 20, 2021

Pro: https://thetowerpulse.net/34499/opinion/mid-winter-break-needs-to-stay/ Midwinter Break is arguably one of the best times of the year. It’s a break between the first semester and second-semester...

CON: Midterms should take place regardless of the learning environment

CON: Midterms should take place regardless of the learning environment

Grace Wininger '23, Copy Editor January 20, 2021

The upcoming semester’s end is typically a time of study groups and flashcards; midterms just around the corner means study mode for everybody. But at the dawn of the face-to-face year, these annual...

PRO: Midterms should be canceled for betterment of the students

PRO: Midterms should be canceled for betterment of the students

Evie Klepp '22, Business Manager January 20, 2021

Midterms at the end of a 100 percent virtual semester would be like cherries on top of a cake made of dirt and broken glass. That may sound a bit dramatic, but it is true. Capping off a semester with...

A holiday perspective

A holiday perspective

Working together, spreading hope
The Tower December 25, 2020

The end of the year and the holiday season marks another time where COVID-19 has left people scrambling to find alternatives to their normal plans. With the extension of some Michigan regulations and the...

Wayne County Lightfest Brightens Up This Christmas

Wayne County Lightfest Brightens Up This Christmas

Keely Messacar '21 and Morgan Skaff '21 December 17, 2020

The 2020 Wayne County Lightfest occurs now through Dec. 31 on Ann Arbor Trail to Outer Drive. Streets are blocked off for the 4.5 mile show of lights. Although there was a huge line on a Wednesday night,...

Graphic credit: Alice Scott

Applying internationally in a pandemic

Nina Simon , Page Editor December 10, 2020

It’s a move often taken in films, the main character flying the American nest and becoming an ex-patriot. American universities are irrefutably more expensive than most other universities in the world,...

Opinion: New Online Schedule Raises Questions For Students

Opinion: New Online Schedule Raises Questions For Students

Jackson Marchal '21, Staff writer December 9, 2020

By now, most people should be familiar with the new class schedule that was put into effect on Monday. The adaptation consisted of an earlier start, shorter break in between classes, 30 minute courses...

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