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Participating in democracy for the first time

Participating in democracy for the first time
November 21, 2020

The thought of being able to vote had never really excited me, until this year. I turned 18 in October, perfect timing for the election. I found this election, as many others did, to be especially important...

Thanksgiving connects families to traditional roots

Thanksgiving connects families to traditional roots
November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving is a holiday most people around the U.S. celebrate. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag NativeAmericans shared a harvest fest which is now what we know as Thanksgiving. Every November...

The modern division of American politics

The modern division of American politics
November 4, 2020

In today's day and age, there is a lot of division in our country. Election day has brought businesses to board up in preparation for riots, and many people are unhappy with the way our government is being...

First time voters

First time voters
Seniors stepping up to the polls
November 3, 2020

“I feel privileged that I am able to vote for my country and I’m able to decide the outcome of the election, especially because this election is one of the most important happening in my life....

Opinion: Social Media Activism Spreads Misinformation

Opinion: Social Media Activism Spreads Misinformation
October 29, 2020

Social media has been filled with political content and advertising over the past few months. As I scroll through my feed, I often see students posting about their political views, attempting to influence...

Opinion: Handling COVID-19 Restrictions As An Athlete

Opinion: Handling COVID-19 Restrictions As An Athlete
October 16, 2020

COVID-19 has greatly changed sports seasons for countless athletes across the country this year. Whether it be full cancellations of spring seasons or modifications of fall seasons, athletes have felt...

Opinion: Best Classic Halloween Movies

Opinion: Best Classic Halloween Movies
October 13, 2020

With All Hallow’s Eve just around the corner, we can finally celebrate the great cinematic successes that the spooky season has brought over time. Kenny Ortega’s “Hocus Pocus” and John Carpenter’s...

Coping with changes as a community

June 11, 2020

If you asked me where I would be today when I was a freshman, my answer would be far from reality. When I started high school four years ago, I had no idea what would be in store. My goals were simple;...

Advice from Tower past

June 11, 2020

As my time here at South and being a member of The Tower comes to an end, I have had plenty of time to think about all the memories. Especially the things I learned from being a part of something so fun. I...

Message to the GIRLZ

Message to the GIRLZ
June 11, 2020

When I think of my years spent at South, I go straight to memories with friends. As cliche as it sounds, I seriously would not have been able to make it through high school without each and every one of...

Lifetime of memories

Student takes test.
June 11, 2020

Before even stepping foot in the halls of Grosse Pointe South, I remember my parents, other parents and older cousins telling me how high school is some of the best years of your life. In the summer before...

Finding strength in numbers

Finding strength in numbers
June 11, 2020

There is a common fear among individuals associated with having to adapt to a new environment. In a stable setting, we become increasingly comfortable with the people and places around us. Over time, we...

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