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

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Arts & Ent.

A look back at 2021 media

A look back at 2021 media

Ali Cutter and Sadie Dowhan December 23, 2021

As students re-entered the building, a variety of movies, music and TV shows have kept ETHS students enthralled and entertained.  Much of this new entertainment, especially music, has reflected the difficult...

Only Murders in the Building: A perfect mesh of mystery and comedy

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez is not the casting anyone expected, but it is what everyone needed. In Hulu’s new mystery comedy Only Murders in the Building, three true crime fanatics begin...

Image courtesy of Kayla Drajpuch

Barbara Kruger: pairing images with aphorisms for impact

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor November 19, 2021

Many ETHS students will recognize Barbara Kruger’s artwork, despite having never heard her name. A few of them will even be wearing her distinct style, stolen by the streetwear company Supreme. Luckily,...

Image courtesy of Sammi Lewis

Fine arts classes, groups promote civic engagement

Anika Radhakrishnan, Tanya Weisman, and Amy Grill November 19, 2021

Civic engagement comes in various forms such as volunteering, national service, community organizing and voting. However, one of the lesser-known ways to participate in civic engagement is through the...

Illustration by Sophie Yang

Celebrities, influencers dive into social media activism

Sophie Yang, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 19, 2021

With the ever-changing sociopolitical climate of the nation, students often turn to social media outlets to catch up with what’s going on in the world and to relax. A massive influence on these platforms...

Image courtesy of Elli Proctor

‘Birds of Concern’ mural offers connection between art and habitat preservation

Mae Luning, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

A new mural, titled “Birds of Concern,” located on Central Street and Green Bay Road was recently completed.  On Oct. 23, Mayor Daniel Biss hosted a commemorative ribbon cutting of the mural, which...

Community Service Club’s Thrift Shop offers chance to upcycle

Saliha Ansari, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

 From high heels to winter jackets, ETHS Thrift Store is an event held twice a year—once on Oct. 28 and 29 and again on March 17 and 18—created and hosted by the Closet Committee of the Community...

Harry Styles returned to Chicago for a two-show stop after COVID-19 cancelled his initial tour run.

Harry Styles’ ‘Love on Tour’ comes to Chicago

Sadie Dowhan, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

After almost three years, Harry Styles returned to the stage, and his Chicago show on Sept. 24 was incredible. Standing in line outside the United Center, people of all ages were taking pictures and...

Sophomore Joan Camaya has taken her initially hobby-oriented crocheted creations and turned them into a money-making venture by taking commissions from both teachers and students.

Student brings joy of Amigurumi by taking commissions

Anika Radhakrishnan , Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor October 15, 2021

  Joan Camaya channeled her crocheting abilities in fourth grade after school one day when her mom returned from work with yarn and crochet hooks in hand. Camaya’s mother was inspired by the...

Musical Offering show hosts fundraiser, boasts in-person performances

Sophie Lindsey and Erin Doherty October 15, 2021

The Musical Offering Show (MO Show) is a musical production written and directed by students in Evanston. MO Show starts its 13th year preparing for their next musical after their virtual performance during...

Viewers guide to fall movies and TV shows

Viewer’s guide to fall movies and TV shows

Sophie Yang and Mae Luning October 15, 2021

It’s that time of the year again: 60-degree weather, color-changing leaves and pumpkin spice lattes. The transition from summer into winter is our favorite, most beautiful season, fall. What better way...

‘Friday Night Lights’ follows sports movie formula to its detriment

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

In the distant land of Texas, fall means football, where fans pack one hundred thousand seat stadiums on a weekly basis to proudly proclaim that their team is back as they gear up for another season of...