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The 93rd Oscars: a win for 'Nomadland' and AAPI representation

The 93rd Oscars: a win for ‘Nomadland’ and AAPI representation

Sophie Yang , Staff Writer April 26, 2021

In light of the recent hate perpetuated against the AAPI community, it is extremely important to recognize the achievements and history being made to uplift the joy within the AAPI community. On March...

Talent, impact overlooked; Grammy’s 2021 edition

Alice Cutter and Lila Portis April 26, 2021

On Sunday, Mar. 14, the Grammy Awards returned for its 63rd anniversary. Hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, the 2021 Grammy Awards boasted performances from Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Meghan Thee...

Popular artists release new 2021 jams

Sydney Hletko, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Chemtrails Over the Country Club  Lana Del Rey Pop March 19, 2021 On March 19, Lana Del Rey released her eighth studio album, titled “Chemtrails Over the Country Club,” and it fits in...

Edible Acres at ETHS serves as an example of what can be done within communities to fight back against environmental racism.

Combating environmental racism in Evanston

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Every student has walked past Edible Acres at least once during their tenure at ETHS. Whether crossing the road from the bus stop at Dodge and Church or walking up to Lazier to watch a football game, they...

Illustration by Lila Portis

Cultivating self worth within a toxic society

Ingrid Halverson, Assistant Feature Editor January 25, 2021

 As a seventeen-year-old girl, I feel the toll of grasping for utter perfection from myself daily.  It's impossible to perfect a balance within the fine line we have drawn as a society between self-obsession...

The Actors Gymnasium was founded in 1995, and it has since become a nationally recognized performing arts center and a staple of the Evanston community.

From one circus family to another

Foster Ellen , Staff Writer January 25, 2021

I watch as Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi stands at the front of her practice gym, staring with eager eyes up at the silks hanging from the ceiling, where her students are rehearsing. The room is big, with a...

Girls face misogyny in class and out of the classroom

Girls face misogyny in class and out of the classroom

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 25, 2021

A couple weeks ago, a group of female students did a presentation on the book “Schoolgirls” by Peggy Orenstein in my English class. The book focuses on the effects of the confidence gap and self esteem...

Opinion | The complexities of intergenerational trauma

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Intergenerational trauma has disproportionately impacted Black people, Indigenous people and people of color (BIPOC), because the history of America is on the basis of Black and Indigenous trauma. This...

Illustration by Valerie Larsen

Opinion | Standardized testing needs to be abolished

Saskia Teterycz, Opinion Editor January 25, 2021

Every year, juniors and seniors in high schools across the country take a test that will determine a path for the rest of their lives. As a result, the big, ugly and oppressive number they receive determines...

Students across country yearn for normalcy in school routines

Jilian Denlow, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Across the country, five students with separate experiences share a common denominator—a strong desire to return to normalcy. These students have expressed the ways this school year differs from previous...

Art by Madison McGuire

Mad style: express yourself

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

Personal expression is the cornerstone of our individuality, uniqueness and complex society. There are numerous ways to learn how to express yourself. Some can learn a hobbies to project their beliefs,...

Illustrations by Nora Miller

Genuine deliverance

Nora Miller, Executive Editor December 14, 2020

Growing up, until I was about five I am told, I would eat ice cream every night. Hands down, it was my favorite dessert, and my parents were happy to give it to me. I felt so lucky to enjoy the coveted...

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