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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?...

Actors rehearse a scene from The Diary of Anne Frank

Fall play: The Diary of Anne Frank

Tate Lucas, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Evanston’s fall play, The Diary of Anne Frank, opened last night. The heartbreakingly true production challenges both directors and the 12-person cast to display the emotion and uniqueness to Frank’s...

Wildkit winter: holiday music fest

Kelsey Blickenstaff and Madison McGuire December 13, 2019

It’s that time of year again— snow on the ground and carols in the air- for the Winter Showcase. All the choirs, bands and orchestras come together every year to put on a music fest for parents, students...

Five winter weather wears: style tips for chilly season

Everneesa Beech, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

As the winter becomes fierce and the sun sets early on chilly evenings, most people are trying to find the latest trends to keep their fashion game up. Planning winter outfits can be a bit of a mood killer....

Munchin’ with Michael: Pie

Michael Barthelemy, Food Critic December 13, 2019

Friday is pie day. Wrapping up the fall season, this has been the time of year for pie. In my opinion, apple and pumpkin season provide some of the most elite forms on the pie market, with apple in particular...

ETHS celebrates LatinX heritage week

Nora Miller, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 11, 2019

Tradition was shared with Evanstonians during the The Day of the Dead celebration on Nov. 1 in East Cafeteria. An event translated to La Dia de los Muertos in Spanish was the culmination of LatinX Heritage...

Wildkit Ensemble fosters creativity, inclusivity

Sophia McCandlish, Assistant Sports Editor November 10, 2019

Wildkit Ensemble, a new fine arts course this year, is in full swing. Karla Clark, choir teacher, and Elizabeth Brent, special education teacher, co-teach the class that combines general education and...

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