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My view : the new school safety policies

My view : the new school safety policies

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Last year, security guards replaced the hall monitors at south because many felt that safety would be maintained at the school if these professionals were assigned to supervise the halls of the school. With recent increased hostility and threats in school districts nationwide, and in light of recent eve...

The five best spots to get your study on

The five best spots to get your study on

Sarah Stevenson '19, Web Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion, Uncategorized

If you’re looking for some study locations, here are the best spots in the GP and downtown Detroit area: One of the most obvious places to study is one of the Grosse Pointe Public Libraries. The three branches are Central (on Kercheval Avenue), Ewald Branch (on Jefferson Avenue) and Woods (on Mack Av...

Fashion trends of Spring 2018

Fashion trends of Spring 2018

Claire Koeppen '19 and Sarah Stevenson '19, Section Editor and Web Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion, Uncategorized

Here are some of  the trendiest items of Spring 2018: The Fjällräven Kånken was designed in the 1960s, and ever since it has been a popular backpack to allow people to carry essentials and add an extra touch to their outfit. It comes in a variety of colors, such as ochre, sky blue, plum and fr...

My View: Tower staff visits Cass Community to help those less fortunate

My View: Tower staff visits Cass Community to help those less fortunate

Zach Heimbuch '19, Assistant to Tower Radio

March 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Helping others in need has always been a big part of my life, so when I was informed that The Tower was going to take a trip to Cass Community Service Center to make mud rugs, my decision to participate was instant. The mud rugs produced at Cass are made of shredded tires that have been found either on the stree...

Irony behind Melania Trump’s anti-bullying agenda

Irony behind Melania Trump’s anti-bullying agenda

Griffin Jones, Graphics Manager

March 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

President Donald Trump is known for his eager and aggressive demeanor as well as his very public opinions and criticisms, many of which have made their debut through his Twitter feed. Many people  his behavior to be too aggressive, non-presidential, and/or harassing. This conceptually brings out a ...

The truth behind what a long distance relationship is really like

The truth behind what a long distance relationship is really like

Audrey Whitaker '19, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Long distance relationships of any kind can get crazy.  It's hard being away from your best friend for any amount of time, no matter how far. My best friend is in college in grand rapids.  We were dating for about a year beforehand and had known each other for 2 years at that point. Breaking up never ...

Europe Experience Encourages Extracurricular and Extra cultural Involvement

Europe Experience Encourages Extracurricular and Extra cultural Involvement

Eva McCord '22, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

In the eyes of young adults, traveling abroad itself is a concept rich with the promises of independence, sociability, and experiences filled with reckless abandon. Upon students’ return from mid-winter break, we welcome the February Michigan weather with short sleeved shirts from Cabo, woven bracele...

My view: Black Mirror is a binge-worthy Netflix series

My view: Black Mirror is a binge-worthy Netflix series

Harper McClellan '18, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Virtual reality, cloning, 24/7 monitoring and mind reading are just a few things that you can find in this season of Black Mirror. Imagine if Twilight Zone grew up. Black Mirror has finally come back for a fourth season and it’s more twisted than ever. Each season has around five episodes, ranging f...

Taking a stand in a changed landscape

Taking a stand in a changed landscape

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Over 160 young women were finally given the opportunity last week to look their monster in the eye and tell him he did not control them anymore. For nearly 30 years, Larry Nassar masqueraded as a doctor for female gymnasts, including those on the U.S. Olympic team, such as Aly Raisman and Simone Biles. ...

South alumni look back on the 1968 MLK visit to South

South alumni look back on the 1968 MLK visit to South

Julia Ambrozy '20, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under 90th Issue, Featured Content, Features, Opinion

Streets filled with protesters, police cars coming down the streets and excited and respectful people filling the area were all a part of the day when Martin Luther King Jr. came to speak at Grosse Pointe South High School. The mood in Grosse Pointe at that time was very high and energetic, accord...

Tower’s fashion highlights of 2017

Tower’s fashion highlights of 2017

Bianca Pugliesi '19, Supervising Copy Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The Tower takes a look back at the most popular fashion trends of 2017. Over-the-knee boots This winter, over-the-knee boots hit the street. They are guaranteed to take your look to the next level. They come in many different colors and styles, some with ties in the back and others with a chunky heel. ...

My view: Driving in the cold and snow

My view: Driving in the cold and snow

Blair Cullen '18, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Everyone considers themselves good drivers, that is until you get in your first inevitable accident. As the police officer said looking at my turned over car, “it's not if you get in a accident but when.”   According to CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), there are eight da...

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