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

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Arts & Ent.

Long before she was cracking up crowds on improv’s premier stage at Second City, Claire McFadden spent her days in Evanston getting her first taste of improv and sketch comedy. (Photo courtesy of Claire McFadden)

Second City’s resident ‘wild card’ puts jokes first

Sam Froum, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 21, 2023

Claire McFadden can make you laugh.  As a professional comedian who performs at Second City, Chicago’s premier improv and sketch institution, it’s her job.  McFadden is a member of Second City’s...

Helping students find their voice

Xander Mroczek, Staff Writer December 21, 2023

For many kids, the subject or class of theater is a place where they can be themselves. It's a place where they can experiment with who they are and have fun doing it. Theater is all about exploration,...

‘Now and Then’: A beautiful belated Beatles song

Meera Field, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

53 years after 1970’s “Let It Be,”Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr released The Beatles’ final song, “Now and Then,” on Nov. 2. Since John Lennon and George Harrison are no longer alive, this...

Everybody is ready for winter play

‘Everybody’ is ready for winter play

Xander Mroczek and Riley Romisher November 17, 2023

As leaves begin to change colors, anticipation for the ETHS fall play, “Everybody,” is high. One reason for this excitement is the unique plot which follows God’s concern for humanity, in which...

The Musical Offering, situated at 743 Custer Avenue

The Musical Offering: instrumental to the community

Rory Lehman, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

Think about your favorite space. For some people it may be school, a bookstore, their home, a coffee shop, or a corner store. No matter what location people select, it is usually a place that brings them...

Kimreys Krossword: November

Kimrey’s Krossword: November

Emerson Kimrey, Crossword Creator November 17, 2023

YAMO cast alll together onstage at the end of the show

‘YAMO Frightfest’: Unafraid of laughter

Ben Brown and Colin Cummings November 17, 2023

Since 1957, ETHS’s very own sketch comedy show, YAMO, has been pulling off jokes and laughs that stayed with its audience. This year’s YAMO isn’t the one to break this 66 year long chain. From sketches...

The music venue SPACE, although tied to different venues in Chicagoland, is a special place for Evanston residents.

Sounds from SPACE

Hazel Hayes, Assistant A&E Editor November 17, 2023

First-timers at Union Pizzeria, the lively bar and restaurant on Chicago Avenue, might be curious as they watch people walk straight past the bar and down a dimly lit hallway. For long-time attendees of...

Sampha’s long awaited Lahai is a breath of fresh air

Jamie Brourman, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

Following the release of the lead singles “Spirit 2.0” and “Only,” fans of British singer and experimental producer Sampha knew they were in for something special. It has been six years since his...

Freshmen and sophomores perform I am Frankenstein

Underclassmen put on petrifying production

Vivian Solomon, Loza Yared November 17, 2023

The tale of “Frankenstein” has always been a spine-chilling classic and critically acclaimed favorite of all looking for a story at this time of year. On Oct. 27 in the Little Theater, the freshman/sophomore...

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