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Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Madison McGuire and Jojo Wertheimer November 16, 2020

Theater Theater teacher Timothy Herbert has taken online learning and adapted it to his curriculum. Working with students online can be challenging, but the theatre department and Herbert have done their...

Virtual concerts rock our screens

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

June 27th, 2019. Flashing lights, head-bopping, and excited screams filled Allstate Arena as thousands of fans sang along to Shawn Mendes’ hits from his new album. Although only around a year and a half...

Among Us builds community through quarantine

Lila Portis and Alice Cutter November 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 20th, United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live-streamed herself playing the popular game Among Us on Twitch to an audience of over 400,000 as part of her campaign. This...

Political figures finesse with fashion

Political figures finesse with fashion

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

Every year for the Oscars, the Grammys, and award shows, millions of dollars and hundreds of hours are spent in preparation for the red carpet. The outfits are dissected and scrutinized by the media and...

It did happen here

Lauren Grill, Arts & Entertainment Columnist November 16, 2020

In March of 2020, Twitter declared that America was trapped in a Parks and Recreation episode. Whether this sentiment was attached to a headline stating that a “coronavirus conference was ‘canceled...

Tuning in: marching band’s pandemic practice precautions

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

As you pass by the beloved ETHS school building, feeling the cool fall breeze and seeing the beautiful leaves change colors, you may just hear the melodic sounds of the ETHS marching band hard...

Mad-Style: Halloween Edition

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 20, 2020

Halloween is upon us, and there is no doubt that the focal point of Halloween, asking strangers for candy, must change. In 2020, it’s difficult to imagine going door to door, interacting with your entire...

Corona community cookbook

Adrian Cyrus, Quinn Hughes, and Oren Davidson October 20, 2020

An opportunity has arisen for students e-learning at home to flex their creative skills in the kitchen. From old family recipes to new creations; from nutritious to sweet, the ETHS student body has been...

The psychology of horrific satisfaction

Lauren Grill, Arts & Entertainment Columnist October 20, 2020

October, for some, is the most comforting month. Every year, it rolls around and greets us with the familiarity of fall, wrapping us in crisp temperatures and warm drinks like an old blanket. For others,...

Music education leads COVID chorus

Music education leads COVID chorus

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

If this were a normal year, vocal ensembles would be readying for an annual fall choir concert. The marching band would be in the middle of performances at football games. Jazz band, concert band, and...

Train to Busan transcends the zombie movie narrative

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Let’s face it, zombies are absurd, right? Bloodhungry, revived corpses that run around with their arms hanging in front of them, waiting to feast on their next victim and spreading their virus around...

Illustration by Ellie Lind

Lights, camera, livestream

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

With ETHS online, the ETHS Theatre Club is putting on its first-ever virtual Freshman/Sophomore play called Stranded: Views From Quarantine, in October.  Stranded: Views From Quarantine consists of...

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