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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...

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...

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...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

By Lyndsay Kluge, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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Few students graduate early. However, junior Lee Daniel is on that path, having the required amount of credits. “I’m doing it because my family is moving to North Carolina this summer and I didn’t want to switch schools for senior year,” Daniel said. Daniel plans to attend a college ...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

By Tarun Sanikommu, Staff reporter

February 14, 2017


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Watching characters come to life on page is what junior Elijah Manson has dedicated himself to. While everyone enjoys reading comics, Manson takes it upon himself to make them. Manson has drawn comics for four years, using a digital tablet rather than a pencil and paper. “Sometimes I do funny o...

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2017


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For sophomore Paul Treder, history and politics go hand in hand. “I just find it interesting and I like to kind of see how history reflects the world around me,” Treder said. “I like to just read about the two of them and just kind of connect almost to the two of them in a certain sense....

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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To freshman Will Aufdemberge, soccer has been a steadying force in life since almost before he can remember. His soccer career began when he was only4, and while he doesn’t see himself playing professional soccer as a career, he wouldn't trade the past 11 years for the world. Aufdemberge plays so...