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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...

The chop

The chop

Jacqui Mercier '19, Feature Editor

December 21, 2017


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I clenched my eyes closed in discomfort as I listened to my hairdresser snip away at a whopping 10 inches of my hair thinking to myself: Will it look good? What will my friends think? Am I going to regret this? But all of my worries vanished as soon as I opened my eyes to a ziplock bag overfilled wit...

My view: Star Wars: The Last Jedi did not live up to the hype

My view: Star Wars: The Last Jedi did not live up to the hype

Liam Walsh '18, Supervising Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I was very much looking forward to Star Wars; it is a franchise that generations have grown up with and the movie that accompanies me on my sick days. I had planned  for this movie, looking forward to it for the whole week. And to be completely honest, I was somewhat disappointed. I’m not saying ...

Best breakfast places in Metro Detroit

Best breakfast places in Metro Detroit

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

December 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Mimi’s Bistro Although there are plenty of great breakfast places throughout metro Detroit, you can never go wrong with Mimi’s Bistro. The spacious cafe, located on Jefferson Avenue in Grosse Pointe Park, has multiple tasty breakfast and lunch dishes that will make your mouth water. Although located on a busy stre...

Different perspectives about net neutrality before the FCC vote tomorrow

Different perspectives about net neutrality before the FCC vote tomorrow

Aidan Walsh '20 and Dominic Dulac '20

December 13, 2017


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Advantages of net neutrality- by Aidan Walsh '20 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on whether or not to repeal net neutrality laws established in 2015 this Thursday, Dec. 14. his set of laws essentially sets restrictions on internet service providers, preventing them from blocking, ...

My view: Justice League is an entertaining film (Warning: spoilers!)

My view: Justice League is an entertaining film (Warning: spoilers!)

Griffin Jones '18, Graphics Manager

November 24, 2017


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Pow! Bang! Machine-gun noise? Zack Snyder’s Justice League was released this past Thursday and with plenty of villainy afoot, the six members of what would become known as the Justice League had plenty of enemies to get their passive-aggressiveness out. Warning: spoilers ahead. The plot of Justice L...

My view: We should explore different perspectives on Thanksgiving

My view: We should explore different perspectives on Thanksgiving

Audrey Whitaker '19, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Yes, it's true that for a few days in 1692 the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians came together in Plymouth, MA to eat a big feast. But one of the harshest realities of American history is that this was only one day out of many decades when settlers and natives were able to interact peacefully. For me, a...

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