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Band features guest composer Omar Thomas

Rebecca Lustig, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

At the Tuesday, March 10 concert, the ETHS band program is featuring music by guest composer Omar Thomas. Originally a jazz composer, Thomas has recently turned his focus towards concert band where his...

ETHS picks: movies students are watching over break

Jojo Wertheimer and Sophie Yang December 16, 2019

      As a frosty blanket of snow covers the grounds of Evanston, students are anticipating a restful break after finals. What better way to relax than with a cup of hot cocoa in hand and a cozy blanket?...

Actors rehearse a scene from The Diary of Anne Frank

Fall play: The Diary of Anne Frank

Tate Lucas, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Evanston’s fall play, The Diary of Anne Frank, opened last night. The heartbreakingly true production challenges both directors and the 12-person cast to display the emotion and uniqueness to Frank’s...

Wildkit winter: holiday music fest

Kelsey Blickenstaff and Madison McGuire December 13, 2019

It’s that time of year again— snow on the ground and carols in the air- for the Winter Showcase. All the choirs, bands and orchestras come together every year to put on a music fest for parents, students...

ETHS celebrates LatinX heritage week

Nora Miller, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 11, 2019

Tradition was shared with Evanstonians during the The Day of the Dead celebration on Nov. 1 in East Cafeteria. An event translated to La Dia de los Muertos in Spanish was the culmination of LatinX Heritage...

The price of crying: toxic masculinity reinforces harmful stereotypes

The price of crying: toxic masculinity reinforces harmful stereotypes

Saskia Teterycz, Assistant Opinion Editor September 27, 2019

I saw my dad cry for the first time two years ago. I was shocked that the letter I wrote to him on Father’s Day was enough to conjure physical tears from this big man with tattoos on both his arms. At...

Good, but not enough: gender neutral bathrooms at ETHS

Good, but not enough: gender neutral bathrooms at ETHS

Jude Hollenbeck, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

For the vast majority of ETHS students and staff, the restroom is not a major focus of their day. There are male and female bathrooms in every wing, on every floor- in sight, out of mind. However, the...

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