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Sing it!

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

Warm up your voice and get ready for the 11th annual E-town Idol, where students and staff alike will showcase their unique talents for the Evanston community. “The event was started because kids wanted to showcase their...

2017 Oscars confront issues that matter to students

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

Lights, cameras, Oscars. This Sunday, as political tensions run high, the 89th annual Academy Awards raises questions about equal representation, social justice and rape culture. “Every year we get some Oscar-bait films,...

Deadline approaching

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

While most plays performed here at ETHS are just ‘classics’ on repeat, Writers’ Showcase allows students to write their own material and have it featured in a student-run play. “Students appreciate the lack of structure,”...

Started from the bottom?

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 24, 2017

We all want to see our pop-culture idols as people who came up just as we did, but doing so is misguided and foolish. Rarely, if ever, are our favorite celebrities truly people who fully earned their success. The fact of the matter...

Breakdown of the Grammy Nominations

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2017

Cast your votes. With the Grammys taking place on Feb. 12, the competition for the album of the year is about to reach peak. Artists cover a variety of music, bringing their unique style with them. Here is a breakdown of...

Concerts for students on a budget

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2017

Seeing mainstream artists live can be unbelievably expensive. However, there are alternatives that allow your money to stay in your pocket. Circuit des Yeux on Feb. 3 at Constellation             Circuit des Yeux, aka Ha...

Success should be based on talent, not privilege

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 7, 2017

Started from the bottom? Hollywood loves an underdog story. So does the public. But what we consumers fail to realize is, that, as much as we may want it to be the case, very few of our pop culture icons have actually made...

Robert Crown Center features The Nutcracker on Ice this holiday season

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

December 16, 2016

Though the Nutcracker is normally performed as a ballet, Robert Crown Center will have the classic performed on ice. “It has been a Robert Crown annual tradition for the last 42 years,” director Shannon Lamaster says. ...

2016 in film

2016 in film

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