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EDC showcases Illuminate

Kelsey Blickenstaff and Sophie Yang February 28, 2020

The ETHS Dance Company (EDC) showcases Illuminate, a performance featuring a range of choreographed dances by students and guest artists. Since beginning rehearsals in October, dancers are looking forward...

Mac Miller’s Circles reveals difficulties of posthumous albums

Jojo Wertheimer, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

A month after releasing his new album Swimming in September 2018, rapper and producer Mac Miller died of a drug overdose at the age of 26, leaving his fans and the music industry reeling. Before his death,...

Artists compete in IHSAE

Madison McGuire, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Annually, the IHSAE (Illinois High School Arts Exhibition) gives young artists in Illinois a chance to be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in art and design. ETHS students are encouraged...

Munchin’ with Michael: donuts

Michael Barthelemy, Food Critic February 28, 2020

My favorite dessert. A classic American treat. While the donut can first be dated as far back as prehistoric civilizations, it was far from what we see today. A sweet donut featuring a hole in the middle...

SMG views 2020 Grammy awards

Sophie Gomez, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

The first Grammy Awards of the decade, which is in its 62th running, happened this past weekend and it was one to remember with tons of performances from Billie Eilish to a return of Aerosmith and Run...

Behind the Screen at the Oscars

Madison McGuire, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

Whether or not you are following film awards this year, we are hoping to shed light on components behind the screen... Best Visual Effects is awarded to movies that have shown breakthroughs in visual...

The Academy Awards: same strife, different decade

Nora Miller, A&E Editor January 31, 2020

Producers, directors, actors and even the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are seemingly taking steps forward to widen the perspective of how awards are given. Following the #OscarsSoWhite critiques...

Band students qualify for Peoria performance

Clare Kennedy, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

On January 29th nine ETHS students attended Peoria for a Band and Orchestra All-State event made up of qualifying students from across Illinois. These musicians qualified through ILMEA, the Illinois Music...

All female cast stars in The Wolves

Sydney Ter Molen and Sophie Yang January 31, 2020

ETHS theater’s February production is a show unlike any done before; The Wolves features nine exclusively female actors, collaborates with the athletic department and tackles complex issues. The contemporary...

Munchin’ with Michael: chicken wings

Michael Barthelemy, Food Critic January 31, 2020

This feels like a clash of the titans. Chicken is my favorite food, and chicken wings are an exceptional product. Evanston alone boasts numerous options for wings, all fantastic in the eyes of the crowd....

Jazz music festival

Tate Lucas and Kelsey Blickenstaff January 31, 2020

The 17th Annual Evanston High School Jazz Festival is finally here, and the school is gearing up for another lively event. The performance will begin with a Jazz Ensemble from middle and high school students...

ETHS picks: movies students are watching over break

Jojo Wertheimer and Sophie Yang December 16, 2019

      As a frosty blanket of snow covers the grounds of Evanston, students are anticipating a restful break after finals. What better way to relax than with a cup of hot cocoa in hand and a cozy blanket?...

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