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Tri-M promotes music education in schools

Tri-M promotes music education in schools

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Music Masters, hail to thee! On Nov. 1, Tri-M, a program sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, will induct new members into the National Music Honor Society in conjunction with...

The Big Draw creates art programs for all ages

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Even with all the art classes Evanston offer, the Big Draw Evanston offers a whole new aspect to the community. “Anyone and everyone can relate because drawing and art making are fundamental actives...

The problem with race in TV

The problem with race in TV

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 28, 2016

It’s time for a change. Despite 116.4 million homes owning TVs in the United States, and Americans watching five hours of TV per day, the true diversity of our nation is still not reflected on screen. How...

Street artists use unconventional art to express themselves

Street artists use unconventional art to express themselves

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2016

Some may think artwork is just hanging up in a museum downtown, but street artists are expanding their canvases, spraying art onto walls and boarded-up windows across Evanston and Chicago. “Street...

Stop dismissing musical messages in hip hop

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 5, 2016

Listen to the music. It’s true that art is for enjoyment, for the artist and the consumer, however this is only true to a certain extent. When a musician uses their music as a platform for meaningful...

Senior Tanner Swinand rehearses for the show

Jazz Big Band to perform first concert of the year

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

Although the Jazz festival isn’t until February, a taste of jazz is coming on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “People can get a sense of energy from the music and feel musically diversified...

The cast of YAMO rehearse for their upcoming production

Goodnight moon, goodnight YAMO

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

Although some people find plays to be boring, this is simply not the case for this years YAMO fall production of Goodnight YAMO. “The show this year follows a young girl named Jackie who always dreamed...

Upstart Crows perform classic Shakespeare works

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

And... action! The Upstart Crows, the ETHS Shakespeare Club, offers a place where students can perform and learn more about Shakespeare. ¨We learn about Shakespeare and other dramatists of his time,”...

Paige Robinson makes final touches on a project

It’s a 3D world as art become three dimensional

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor October 5, 2016

Some art classes fall flat, but not 3D Design. AP 3D Design is a class focused on sculpture and ceramics. Students who have experience with either of these subjects can join to complete biweekly projects...

Dancers to mix with marching band to perform Homecoming halftime show

Dancers to mix with marching band to perform Homecoming halftime show

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2016

Dance meets band. This season marching band and a dance ensemble have joined together to put on a unique Matrix theme halftime show. “Our identity here at ETHS has been more theatrical,“ Matthew...

The Theatre Dept. enjoying Stratford in years past.

Theatre: Destination Stratford

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2016

Although our own Upstairs Theatre is designed to reflect the ones in Stratford, a field trip is going to Stratford Festival for the experience, once more. “A lot of the time we feel comfortable doing...

Celebrities must use their power for real change

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist September 16, 2016

Stop supporting pretend activism. Celebrity “activism” for social and political justice has become a common occurrence, I’m sure you remember the wave of Twitter support around the Kony 2012 campaign,...

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