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The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

Arts & Ent.

Art by Madison McGuire

Mad style: express yourself

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

Personal expression is the cornerstone of our individuality, uniqueness and complex society. There are numerous ways to learn how to express yourself. Some can learn a hobbies to project their beliefs,...

Illustration by Ellie Lind

Winter Break Activity Ideas 2020

Sophie Yang and Lila Portis December 14, 2020

As the weather gets colder and COVID-19 restrictions continue to be maintained, ETHS students are still encouraged to have fun in a safe and secure manner. Here are some ideas for activities to do over...

Illustration by Lila Portis and Ali Cutter

Music that encapsulates 2020

Lila Portis and Ali Cutter December 14, 2020

2020 has been a whirlwind of drama and emotions, but what’s a year without music?  Music has always gotten us through difficult times; 2020 is no different.  This year, as teens logged off of their...

Photo by Adrian Cyrus

Corona community cookbook

Adrian Cyrus, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

As the cold weather creeps in, and snow days delve upon us, the ETHS student body has got you covered with recipes you can enjoy by the fireplace. Senior Dawit Alemayehu and freshman Arielle Buzil share...

The evolution of comedy shows from 2010 to 2020

The evolution of comedy shows from 2010 to 2020

Sophia Sherman and Anika Radhakrishnan December 14, 2020

The Office, Parks and Recreation, and Glee are all well known for their character development, drama and an array of witty humor. However, offensive jokes that were once deemed comical and “okay” for...

To-go with Jojo: hot cocoa

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

Nothing says “happy holidays” like burning your mouth on a steaming cup on hot cocoa. I have to tell you, I am not looking forward to a winter of sub-zero temperatures and isolation. However, there’s...

December column: The most wonderful time of the year

Lauren Grill, Arts & Entertainment Columnist December 14, 2020

The most wonderful time of the year has never felt all that wonderful to me. Christmas lights going up the day after Thanksgiving and the beginning of “holiday countdowns” on network TV have always...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

Mad style: winter wave

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

The rain outside is turning to snow, and the crisp autumn leaves are turning brown once again for the next season of the year: winter. As the cold weather takes over, we have to find some innovative ways...

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Madison McGuire and Jojo Wertheimer November 16, 2020

Theater Theater teacher Timothy Herbert has taken online learning and adapted it to his curriculum. Working with students online can be challenging, but the theatre department and Herbert have done their...

Virtual concerts rock our screens

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

June 27th, 2019. Flashing lights, head-bopping, and excited screams filled Allstate Arena as thousands of fans sang along to Shawn Mendes’ hits from his new album. Although only around a year and a half...

Among Us builds community through quarantine

Lila Portis and Alice Cutter November 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 20th, United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live-streamed herself playing the popular game Among Us on Twitch to an audience of over 400,000 as part of her campaign. This...

Political figures finesse with fashion

Political figures finesse with fashion

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

Every year for the Oscars, the Grammys, and award shows, millions of dollars and hundreds of hours are spent in preparation for the red carpet. The outfits are dissected and scrutinized by the media and...