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Faces in the crowd: Freshman John Favenyesi

Faces in the crowd: Freshman John Favenyesi

By Colin Haroutunian, Intern

October 4, 2017


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Resigning from both the school year and his hobbies of playing video games and reading books, freshman John Favenyesi recently experienced a cruise to the Bahamas in July. Traveling with his brother, aunt and uncle, he was able to involve himself in a variety of activities on the boat, most notably...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Stephanie Korte

Faces in the crowd: Senior Stephanie Korte

By Sofia Ketels, Editor

October 3, 2017


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In the midst of the beginning of the school year and spirit week, senior Stephanie Korte has been looking forward to what the year has in store, but says she has been a little distracted from the nostalgia it usually brings. “I feel like so into my schooling right now,” Korte said. “I can’t ...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Colleen Corbet

Faces in the crowd: Senior Colleen Corbet

By Sofia Ketels, Editor

October 3, 2017


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For many, Girl Scouts was a short-lived activity that occupied free time during elementary school. For senior Colleen Corbet, the program has become an 11-year-long hobby that allows her to spend time with friends and prepare for the future. “We go camping and normal girl scout type stuff,” Corbet sai...

Faces in the Crowd: Freshman Benjamin Bania

Faces in the Crowd: Freshman Benjamin Bania

By Adam Schwartz, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2017


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For freshman Benjamin Bania fishing is an activity that is relaxing and fun for him to do. He started fishing when he was very young, but has found more of a passion for it in the last few summers. Not only is the action of pulling his fish up, but fishing also has other perks for Bania.   “Watc...

On Pointe: Top things to look out for the week of Sept. 18-24

On Pointe: Top things to look out for the week of Sept. 18-24

By Caitlin Bush, Managing Editor

September 21, 2017


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Apple announced in their latest keynote that they will be releasing three new products available for purchase Friday, Sept. 22. To celebrate the company's tenth anniversary they are releasing the iPhone X which includes new features like face ID, wireless charging and animojis. The iPhone 8, iP...

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Tyler Jones

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Tyler Jones

By Colin Haroutunian, Intern

September 20, 2017


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While some students collect sports trophies, others may treasure varieties of foreign coins.  For freshman Tyler Jones, his long-standing collection is comprised of comic books of both past and present. Starting in fifth grade, Jones began his amassment of comic books with “Batman,” which he b...

Why some students chose, or chose not to, attend Ivy League schools as the acceptance rates continually drop and the tuition costs continually rise

Why some students chose, or chose not to, attend Ivy League schools as the acceptance rates continually drop and the tuition costs continually rise

By Alex Harring and Lindsey Ramsdell

March 9, 2017


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Becoming the picture of a refined, successful Ivy League graduate is the goal of many high-reaching students. However, it's not easy to achieve, and may not be as pristine as it seems. Students apply for and attend Ivy League schools for varying reasons. But no matter how you get there, once in, you joi...

Taste the difference

Taste the difference

By Anna Post, Editor

March 7, 2017


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An American lunch consisting of a fruit cup, tater-tots, mash potatoes and a side of peas isn’t like a lunch consisting of sauteed shrimp, brown rice and fresh peppers from Spain. In the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has doubled in child...

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Abi Murray

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Abi Murray

By Lyndsey Kluge, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


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As a contrast to living through Michigan’s dreary and cold winter, freshman Abi Murray was surrounded by crystal clear water and sandy beaches during this year’s mid-winter break. “We got to relax on the beach. It was really nice to take a break from school,” Murray said. “I went for five d...

Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

By Ritika Sanikommu, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2017


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After he graduates this spring, senior Will Fishwick’s college journey will be an unconventional one. Unlike many students, who will go on to pursue an education at a traditional college or university, Fishwick hopes to study voice and vocal performance at a music conservatory. A music conservat...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Ellie Frame

Faces in the crowd: Junior Ellie Frame

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

March 2, 2017


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Instead of going home after school on Thursdays, junior Ellie Frame heads to Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe where she serves as a volunteer. Frame started at the beginning of the school year. She escorts and discharges patients, delivers flowers and directs visitors. “My grandma was a nurse at Beaumont so she...

Hobbies have unanticipated effects

Hobbies have unanticipated effects

By Katelynn Mulder, Assistant Editor

February 27, 2017


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