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Student Sam Blustein performs.

Writers’ Showcase impresses even with shortcomings

Sebastian Johnson, Entertainment Editor March 18, 2016

Opposites. When Writers' Showcase 2016 comes to mind, so does the word "opposite." Writers' Showcase is a display of opposites. It can be comedic one moment, and serious the very next. At times it can...

Dont be ashamed of your trashy TV

Don’t be ashamed of your trashy TV

Chloe Roberts, Entertainment Columnist February 26, 2016

There are a million things to do with your time, yet you find yourself watching a show that makes you feel like you’re losing brain cells. Don’t beat yourself up, though—watching “bad” TV is...

Brillianteen to end after 65 years

Brillianteen to end after 65 years

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor February 26, 2016

After being open for decades, Brillianteen, a program that allowed students to act without any prior experience, is drawing the curtains forthe last time on March 6. For this final production, students...

Photo by Matt Glavin

Evanston Dance Ensemble to close with Alice in Wonderland

Viveka Herzum, Entertainment Editor February 26, 2016

Dance down the rabbit hole. On March 10-13, EDE will bring back its interpretation of Alice in Wonderland at Northwestern’s Louis Theater. Co-Artistic Director Christina Ernst explains that while theme...

An A$AP Rocky x Guess?model

Rappers find success through fashion

Sebastian Johnson, Entertainment Editor February 26, 2016

We all know that most musicians are committed to their work, but many are now also entering the world of fashion. Kanye West, Pharell Williams and A$AP Rocky are just a few of the musicians who have entered...

Disregard media, take ads with a grain of salt

Disregard media, take ads with a grain of salt

Chloe Roberts, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2016

The media is unavoidable, but being brainwashed into giving up your time, money and free will is not. If you don’t fight back against what you see, you lose your mental independence. Everywhere you...

A vendor at last years Sneaker-con prepares shoes for resale.

Sneakerheads search for the best deals

Sebastian Johnson, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2016

Supreme, Bape, Visvim, Palace. To most people, those are meaningless words, but to a growing number of ETHS students, these represent the products in an increasingly profitable business: reselling. “Reselling...

Betsy Barthelemy, Olivia Nicholson, Triana Callam, Sam Blustein and Caro Granner rehearse.

Arabian Nights showcases multiple storylines

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2016

25 stories, one play. Beginning Feb. 11, students actors will perform in Arabian Nights, a play that weaves multiple plots into a unique blend of hilarity, hardships and more. “It’s not just...

Fab Five battle for the 2016 Album of the Year

Fab Five battle for the 2016 Album of the Year

Michael Colton, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2016

Five in a million. The 2016 Grammy Awards feature an impressive collection of talent competing for the Album of the Year award. With so many different sounds up for the award presented on Feb. 15, here...

Bill Simos facilitates collaboration in his Graphic Design class; graphic design students compete for clients; Arabian nights poster by Lettie Valavanis

Graphic Design students create posters for theater productions

Viveka Herzum, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2016

Creation in collaboration. Designing show posters for ETHS Theater productions give Graphic Design 3 students a chance to showcase their talent and gain para-professional experience. Graphics Design...

Fake Instagrams reveal real personalities

Fake Instagrams reveal real personalities

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor December 18, 2015

Finstas may be joke accounts, but they give students a chance to be real. “I think a Finstagram adds a personal layer,” says Amanda Elliott, writer of the article Finstagram: I Want To Be Myself...

Singer James McNear rehearses You; a promotional photo of Manwolves; Julian Freeman records a drum track. Photos by Jesse Bond.

Evanston’s own Manwolves to headline House of Blue

Sebastian Johnson, Entertainment Editor December 18, 2015

Bring the noise! On Dec. 22, local band Manwolves will joint headline at the House of Blues in downtown Chicago. Bassist Henry Wolf estimates that they attract a crowd of around 300 for an average show....

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