The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

From Ancient Greece to E-Town: Introducing Metamorphoses, the frosh fall play

From Ancient Greece to E-Town: Introducing Metamorphoses, the frosh fall play

Anthony Mateos and Finch Shewfelt November 14, 2022

This fall’s freshmen/sophomore play had its three consecutive shows on Oct. 20, 21 and 22. The play, best described as a nonconsecutive mythological dramedy, was written by playwright Mary Zimmerman...

Taylor Swift songs to listen to when . . .

Sadie Dowhan, Video Editor November 14, 2022

You’re driving The Other Side of the Door (Fearless Taylor’s Version) The Way I Loved You (Fearless Taylor’s Version) You Belong With Me (Fearless Taylor’s Version) Haunted (Speak Now) State...

Hocus Pocus 2 leaves fans disappointed, nostalgic for original

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ leaves fans disappointed, nostalgic for original

Meera Field , Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Nearly 30 years after the original, Hocus Pocus 2 was just released. One of the most highly anticipated movies of the fall, the film follows a similar storyline to the first one, with three best friends...

‘House of the Dragon’ is the next generational show

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

In May of 2019, the long-awaited finale of Game of Thrones aired after eight long seasons, ultimately leaving fans angered and disappointed. When the prequel show House of the Dragon was announced, most...

Apple cider of Evanston

Apple cider of Evanston

Mae Luning , Arts and Entertainment Editor November 14, 2022

For me, hot apple cider is a fall staple. Fall as a season is always a magical time of year, and even with this year’s weirdly hot weather, I’m always up for a steaming cup of hot cider.  What...

The biggest band in Britain is back

Ben Levy and Lily Roback November 14, 2022

Since the Arctic Monkeys stepped onto the scene in England in 2005, they have demanded attention. From achieving numerous awards and acknowledgments, the rock band has always carried a personalized voice...

Meet me at midnight: Taylor Swifts Midnights

Meet me at midnight: Taylor Swift’s “Midnights”

Sadie Dowhan, Video Editor November 14, 2022

On Oct. 21, millions of fans met Taylor Swift at midnight to listen to her tenth studio album. At the 2022 Video Music Awards that took place at the end of August, Swift took home three awards for her...

‘Bros’ fuses romance, comedy to offer needed LGBT+ representation

Sam Froum, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor November 14, 2022

On Sept. 30, Bros made history for being the first studio-released romantic comedy starring two gay men. It is a major milestone for LGBTQ+ representation in the media and was received very positively...

So much more to Little Mermaids Bailey than both sides of online debate would suggest

So much more to ‘Little Mermaid”s Bailey than both sides of online debate would suggest

Charlotte Murray , Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Whelp. Twitter is at it again. The festering hotbed of hate that Elon Musk considers essential to free speech is the root of yet another racially charged attack on Black women in mainstream media. Disney...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

ETHS Thrift Shop lowers prices and expands hours

Kayla Drajpuch, Lila Portis October 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS students donate thousands of used clothes and accessories to the ETHS Thrift Shop, a small and colorful pop-up located at the back-right cubicle of the Hub. The shop—sponsored by the...

Opinion | The complicated balance between childhood desire and practicality

Opinion | The complicated balance between childhood desire and practicality

Gemma Callam, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

As kids, we frequently asked each other what we wanted to be when we grew up. Most replies were, to say the least, unlikely—princesses, superheroes, or even supernatural creatures.  We dreamed big,...

Opinion | The barrier between administration and students: balancing grace with accountability

Penelope LaFleur, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

This year at ETHS, there are many differences in rules that the student body isn’t quite used to. For example, assigned cafeterias, the phone policy, new hirings, etc. During the 2021-2022 school year,...