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Virtual YAMO takes to the stage

Virtual YAMO takes to the stage

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

The well-known student variety show YAMO seamlessly blends different forms of art to specifically engage Evanstonians. The beloved, annual show is entirely casted, written, directed and performed by students...

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Jilian Denlow and Cheyenne Edwards April 26, 2021

On March 13, 2020, ETHS announced that the school would be closed for two weeks due to COVID-19. However, two weeks turned into an indefinite period, as the future of the return to normalcy looked unclear....

Students navigate return anxiety during hybrid transition

Saliha Ansari, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

After 13 long months of complete remote learning, students now have the option of returning back to ETHS for hybrid learning. While being in the vast building of ETHS is something most students would be...

Justice League faces their biggest challenge yet, itself

Justice League faces their biggest challenge yet, itself

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

While it may have improved from the original, “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” is still a major misfire, filled with bad storytelling, lackluster CGI and terrible villains.  The first hour of this...

Loyola Academy controversy further exposes white privilege, defensiveness on the North Shore

Jojo Wertheimer and Ingrid Halverson April 26, 2021

At the end of March, Fox News published an article titled “Chicagoland prep school Loyola shames White privilege in student assignment.” Like many others living in the Chicagoland area, this sparked...

Students, staff react to hybrid return

Students, staff react to hybrid return

Jilian Denlow and Sydney Hletko April 26, 2021
August 17, the first day of the 2020-21 school year, was not the start anyone would’ve hoped for. A few weeks of online learning quickly turned into months, and now, as May approaches, ETHS has finally decided to take the next step, allowing students and staff to break routine and enter the building after many months of learning and teaching behind a computer screen. 
Illustration by Madison McGuire

COVID-19 affects students’ home lives, access to resources

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 5, 2020

Contributors: staff writers Cheyenne Edwards & Tamara Guy, feature facilitator Eli Marshall For some students at ETHS, the outbreak of COVID-19 has shifted both family dynamics and stability at...

Holocaust Remembrance Week resources moved online amidst school closure

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 1, 2020

Contributor: Zachary Bahar As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and ETHS’s school closure, previously scheduled Holocaust Remembrance Week activities were moved online.  “Planning the event...

We Got It! Part III: Riot in G Major

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

“In the interest of imagining what exists, there is an image of Michael Brown we must refuse in favor of another image we don’t have. One is a lie, the other unavailable. If we refuse to show the image...

Illustration by Kaila Holland

Greta Thunberg’s activism sparks wave of change

Noah Kayaian , Staff Writer November 8, 2019

On Sept. 20, more than 4 million students across the world, including students at ETHS, joined 16 year old climate change activist Greta Thunberg and walked out of school, protesting climate change. Thunberg,...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

Lack of POC dancers prompts call for change

Taryn Robinson, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

On Aug. 23, 2019, Good Morning America host Lara Spencer made comments mocking 6-year-old Prince George for studying ballet. According to The New York Times, Spencer responded while laughing and saying,...

An examination of Halloween culture across Evanston

An examination of Halloween culture across Evanston

Cheyenne Edwards and Lia Sheahan October 31, 2019

Unlike most other holidays, which revolve around indoor services or family gatherings, Halloween is inherently social. Every year, children from all over the country dress up, walk through their neighborhoods...

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