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The Grammys 2024: breaking down a night of surprises

The Grammys 2024: breaking down a night of surprises

Jamie Brourman, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

On February 4th, millions of people waited in front of a screen for the answers to all of their questions. Questions like “Who will have the album of the year?” (and why will it be Taylor Swift) and...

A look into life of a year-round Band member

A look into life of a year-round Band member

Atisa D'abdon, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Have you ever walked through Arts Wing? The forgotten, hidden gem on the first floor plastered in golden paint? And with every step you take, you feel the pulse of the drumbeat, you smell the crispness...

In 20th year, ETHS jazz festival hits high notes

In 20th year, ETHS jazz festival hits high notes

Sam Froum, A&E Editor February 22, 2024

On Saturday, Feb. 10, there was music in the air at ETHS – jazz music. Students in 50 different student bands from 26 high schools and middle schools across Illinois spent the day performing, learning...

Northwestern put on its 2024 Dolphin Show production of Kinky Boots the musical

NU’s ‘Dolphin Show’ largest student-produced musical in country

Rory Lehman, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

When one hears reference to the Dolphin Show, they might assume that it has some relation to aquatic animals. Although the history of the organization ties back to swimming and water activities, today’s...

‘Little Prince’ brought to life in Frosh-Soph play

Anthony LaRosa, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

“The Little Prince,” the world-renowned novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, came to life on Thursday, February 14th to Saturday, February 17th in the ETHS theater department's frosh-soph winter play....

Not so fetch: modernized Mean Girls remake

Not so fetch: modernized Mean Girls remake

Eleanor Granstrom, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

After graduating from University of Virginia, Tina Fey moved to Chicago and got a job as the front desk receptionist of the Evanston McGaw YMCA. In those hours of placating hurried parents, checking in...

Our favorite movies of 2023

Our favorite movies of 2023

Atisa D’abdon, Tyler Press and Vivian Solomon January 26, 2024

Despite both a writers’ and actors’ strike, 2023 was one of the best years in recent movie history. The global box office surpassed $9 billion, the highest since the pandemic. We saw Greta Gerwig's...

First Saturdays offer a glimpse into the minds of local creators

Anya Gill and Meera Field January 26, 2024

On the first Saturday of every month, local studios open their doors to aspiring artists as well as casual enjoyers of art. This is all thanks to Evanston Made, a not-for-profit arts organization headed...

Reimagined ‘Midsummer’ comes to ETHS

Rory Lehman, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

“A Midsummer Night's Dream,”  a comedy written by William Shakespeare, was first published in the 1600’s. Now over 400 years later, Timothy Herbert, a beloved director and theater teacher at ETHS,...

Foam pits and fewer screenings

Foam pits and fewer screenings

Tony Mateos, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many movie theaters across the U.S. shut down. This included a downtown Evanston staple, the Cinemark on Maple Street. The owners of Evanston’s only commercial...

Comedy night at Tag’s provides a positive experience for comics and community members

Tag’s Cafe: serving up fresh…comedy?!

Sam Froum, A&E Editor January 26, 2024

That’s right. On Oct. 21, Tag’s Cafe, a locally-owned cafe on Central St. in northwest Evanston, held its first stand-up comedy show, featuring a lineup of five comics. The show completely sold out...

(Comp)eatin’ with Ethan – Milk Mile

Ethan Ravi, Sam Froum and Isaac Suarez Flint January 8, 2024

Make their pain worth it, watch the first episode of (Comp)eatin' with Ethan!

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