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The family of geese sunbathes by the pond on April 22.

First time in years, staff and DNR keep goslings alive in courtyards

Joelle Allen, News Editor June 3, 2022

Eleven ducklings, six squirrels, five goslings, and a partridge in a pear tree. Okay, I take back the partridge, but everything else actually can be found in the B-wing courtyard. With our natural spaces...

The buildings lined up and down the street guide all pedestrians eyes toward the huge Eiffel Tower staring down at everyone. This photo was taken at Rue Saint-Dominique on March 26.

My spring break experience in Paris

Jackson Schultz May 21, 2022

I heard the bustling crowds, speaking both French and English, past the crepe stand. I saw the pigeons, looking for food, flapping their wings, and I felt the wind rushing past me. I savored the moment...

Hoping nobody would notice: my life with Tourette syndrome

Hoping nobody would notice: my life with Tourette syndrome

Samantha Jacobs May 17, 2022

My body was bent, my head was down, and I could feel my teeth stinging as I drank from the ice cold water fountain. I was in third grade, and Mrs. Redabaugh, our long term sub, had let me go. The hall...

The Midnight Golf Program

The Midnight Golf Program

Sample Student May 17, 2022

“Only negros sit in the back. You are Black young men and women,” Mr. Gamlin panned the room looking at all of the Midnight Golf students moving to the front “so you will sit in the front”. My...

Since age nine I’ve been struggling with contamination OCD. I’ve washed my hands so vigorously that they’d crack open and bleed. I’ve felt trapped in the bathroom, unable to move from the sink and bottle of soap. Crying as family members desperately beg me to stop my compulsions.

Hollywood hides the real stories of OCD

Leah Salzenstein, Editor April 17, 2022

Whenever I tell people I have OCD I usually get asked if my bedroom is neatly organized or if my food can’t touch each other on my plate. Numerous times I’ve been told that my condition is cool or...

Viral photo depicts threatening messages written on the wall of a Bloomfield Hills Bathroom. on November 9, 2021. The message stating “Kill All N*****””  immediately spread through the social media app Snapchat on November 9, 2021. This specific message is what sprung students into action and into leading a school wide walkout. “Racism has always been a problem with this school and really any school. This time at our school it was publicized. The constant outbreaks and continuation of these acts was at an all time high to the point where it felt like it was a trend,” Holimon said.

Bloomfield Hills students call for justice and administrative action amongst racist threats

Emma Demarco March 21, 2022

Students entered Bloomfield Hills high school and saw “Kill All N*****’s” scrawled in pen on one of their bathroom walls on November 9,2021. There are even more messages similar to that one that...

This white building is completely surrounded by pine trees on August 23. Its windows have been shattered and its walls are dirty and worn down.

Gilman, Colorado – The Chernobyl of mining towns

Jack Peltz, Editor March 17, 2022

The town of Gilman, Colorado started off like any other mining town. It began as a series of mines that lay at the bottom of a valley that was situated below Battle Mountain. The first of these mines was...

Senior Joey Gallagher poses in front of the Groves Swim and Dive trophies. He has been on the swim team since his freshman year at Groves in 2018. His brother, sophomore Liam Gallagher, admires his commitment to the sport. “I just think overall his dedication with swimming is really impressive. Hes never once given up. Hes always been at practice. Hes just really passionate.” Liam Gallagher said.

Senior with Down syndrome Joey Gallagher inspires the Groves community

Helena Hewer, Writer March 17, 2022

It was one of the happiest moments of her life, yet everyone, including the medical staff, kept apologizing to her. They worried about her newborn son’s probable delayed development, learning disability,...

Approximately 22% of the 60 students polled have experienced rejection or a deferred decision from one or more colleges.

Alumni help students navigate college planning

Joelle Allen, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2022

Rejection. Picking the right college. Communities on campus. Budgeting for college life. Scheduling and roommates. 60 students responded to a poll this month that showed they craved information on these...

The oversized thought bubble reading, “Detroit Never Left.”  included in a large, vibrant mural is located on Gratiot Avenue near Eastern Market on January 9. Detroit continues to focus on rebuilding, growing and drawing people into the city.  The Improve Detroit mobile app makes it accessible for anyone to report issues such as running water, damaged street signs, and potholes directly to the City Hall.

Magic moments in Motown: Detroit’s comeback

Kate Goldstein, Staff Writer January 17, 2022

  Detroit in one word: progressive. Ever since I was little, I recall hearing “What happened to Detroit?”, “I don’t feel safe there anymore,” and “Detroit used to be such a nice...

Comparing yourself to others can be one of the worst feelings for self-image. ”I remember when To The Bone came out and I compared myself to Lily Collins because she was acting as somebody who had the same eating disorder as I did so I compared myself to her and clearly we were not the same,” senior Allison Bozyk said.

Dangers of unrealistic beauty standards and how they damage teens’ self-esteem

Sylvie Ball November 24, 2021

“He liked thigh gaps, he hated cankles, he liked tan lines, long necks, slender shoulders, he liked full lips, small noses, he hated girls who sat like boys, talked like boys, and acted like boys, but...

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