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Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

Faces in the crowd: Senior Will Fishwick

By Ritika Sanikommu, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

Oscars 2017: Leading ladies breakdown

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor

February 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Before the Oscars premiere, get to know a little more about the careers of the women nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.  

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

Faces in the crowd: Junior Lee Daniel

By Lyndsay Kluge, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

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 ...

Betsy DeVos and the future of public education

Betsy DeVos and the future of public education

By Katelynn Mulder, Assistant Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last Tuesday, Feb. 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate. With a large movement to block her confirmation, the Senate had a 50-50 tie that included both Democrats and Republicans voting against her. Vice President Mike Pence broke the tie, making it the first time a vi...

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

Faces in the crowd: Junior Elijah Manson

By Tarun Sanikommu, Staff reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

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...

5 Valentine’s Day gift ideas

5 Valentine’s Day gift ideas

By Anna Post, Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

Faces in the crowd: Sophomore Paul Treder

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, Showcase

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....

The Grammys: Who will win, who should win and the underdogs

The Grammys: Who will win, who should win and the underdogs

By Maxwell Murray, Intern

February 12, 2017


Filed under Features

This Sunday CBS will host the 59th annual Grammy Awards. These awards usually carry the same results: deserving artist getting robbed of what they earned (throwback to last year when Taylor Swift beat out Kendrick Lamar’s, “To Pimp A Butterfly,” an album that possessed mass social and cultural awareness a...

Valentine’s Day for the thrifty student

Valentine’s Day for the thrifty student

By Amber Braker, Staff reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, interactive, Showcase

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, the hunt for candy hearts and chocolate has begun. Need to find the perfect gift for that special someone, all while on a budget? Take a look at this infographic for ideas on how to come up with the perfect gift for your significant other, all while saving...

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

Faces in the crowd: Freshman Will Aufdemberge

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features

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...