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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Arts & Ent.

Season four of Attack on Titan experiences spike in viewership, improved plot

Season four of ‘Attack on Titan’ experiences spike in viewership, improved plot

Ben Levy , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

AOT is rated for mature audiences and discusses mature content. This review contains spoilers .   The rave anime Attack On Titan (AOT) is finally back, and viewers have a lot to say. After close...

Writer’s Showcase offers adaptation of student writing

Amy Grill and Fiona Vosper March 18, 2022

ETHS’ 2022 Writers’ Showcase came to life on March 11 and 12 as a unique event that spotlights the work of many different artists.  Authors and actors came together to create a theater masterpiece...

Oscar Best Picture nominees feature wide-spanning casts, plots

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor March 18, 2022

I watched every Oscar Best Picture Nominee so you don’t have to- here’s what’s worth seeing, reviewed in a paragraph or less. 'Don’t Look Up' I really expected to like this one, especially...

The Batman review: amidst Gothams shadows, Pattinsons Batman shines

‘The Batman’ review: amidst Gotham’s shadows, Pattinson’s Batman shines

Sophie Yang , Arts & Entertainment Editor March 18, 2022

Spoiler warning for The Batman.  Amidst the shadows in the crumbling city of Gotham, there stands one man seeking vengeance: Batman.  The beloved vigilante returns to the big screen in The Batman,...

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ provides representation, entertainment for all ages

Sam Froum and Lila Portis March 18, 2022

After its Nov. 2021 release, Encanto quickly became one of the most talked-about movies of 2021. The movie follows Mirabel, voiced by Stephanie Beatriz, the only non-magical member of a family full of...

Amid Oscar buzz, women nominations remain scarce

Mae Luning and Sadie Dowhan March 18, 2022

For years now, women have had to fight for nominations, awards, and merely jobs in general as part of the historically male-dominated film industry. With the Oscars coming up on Mar. 27  and Women’s...

Notable ETHS alums pursue acting careers

Ali Cutter and Jojo Layden March 18, 2022

People often give little thought to the backgrounds and hometowns of actors or models in their favorite TV shows, movies, or magazines.  However, many of the faces we recognize happen to have a history...

ETHS’ 18th annual Jazz Fest celebrates genre

Kayla Drajpuch, Fiona Vosper , and Stella Davis February 28, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 12, ETHS hosted their 18th annual Jazz Festival, a multi-school event all about the great genre of Jazz. There was a professional daytime band and a later nighttime event that posed as...

Production of ‘Blood at the Root’ offers community, self-reflection

Lila Portis and Ali Cutter February 28, 2022

The ETHS theater department kicked the new semester off with Dominique Morisseau’s Blood at the Root.  Based on true events that happened in Jena, Louisiana in 2006, the diverse cast delivers a unique...

Wordle sensation takes ETHS community by storm

Wordle sensation takes ETHS community by storm

Sophia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke February 28, 2022

It’s been hard to avoid the online word game that’s taking the internet by storm. Created by software engineer Josh Wardle for his puzzle-loving partner, Wordle, a web-based word game, has ballooned...

Anticipated movies set to arrive in 2022

Sam Froum , Staff Writer February 28, 2022

People are finally starting to return to the theaters, and, with so many great movies coming up in 2022, audience members won’t be disappointed. Whether you like comedy, action, adventure or mystery,...

To go with Jojo: Chocolate croissant crusade

To go with Jojo: Chocolate croissant crusade

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor February 28, 2022

For those who have never experienced it, a Chicago winter is indescribably cold. The face-stinging winds, sub-zero temperatures and months spent in a sunless, gray haze doesn’t even begin to cover it....