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

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

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Pep-pering jokes from YAMO, to SNL, to Boom Chicago

Pep-pering jokes from YAMO, to SNL, to Boom Chicago

Mae Luning, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 23, 2022

When I think of Amsterdam, the first things that come to mind are bikes, canals, art and—I don’t know—tall, skinny buildings? The point is, when I was in Amsterdam back in 2019, I was not thinking...

Getting comfortable with contraception

Getting comfortable with contraception

Ahania Soni and Calliope Green September 23, 2022

We’re living in a Post-Roe world. Illinois may be—as of yet—unaffected, but looking forward: to college decisions, to career paths, to places to settle down, we cannot escape the repercussions of...

Noah Reichlin: Unscripted

Noah Reichlin: Unscripted

Naomi Alemayehu, Audrey Bodine, and Ahania Soni September 23, 2022

At 8:27 AM every morning, all of the 3,731 students at ETHS in attendance that day hear a beep from the loudspeaker, followed by the energetic encouragement of Noah Reichlin, ETHS senior,  to “move...

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As the sun set over a cloudless sky on an ideal August night, Lazier Field transformed into something straight out of a high school movie. Students in the stands stood decked out in orange and blue body...

Stranger Things season 4 turns usual format upside down

Stranger Things season 4 turns usual format upside down

August 15, 2022

Stranger Things amps up the stakes in its fourth season but ultimately fails to find the charm that helped the previous seasons succeed. Without the sets, music or dialogue that helped create the 80s feel...

YAMO board works hard to prepare for fall show

YAMO board works hard to prepare for fall show

Mae Luning , A&E Editor August 15, 2022

YAMO is back in full swing this year for the 65th-anniversary edition of the classic Evanston tradition. The completely student-run comedy sketch show/musical extravaganza never fails to knock the socks...

New start, new season, same old closings

New start, new season, same old closings

Roselyn Witt, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

Every year, Evanston residents look forward to going to the beach on hot days to cool off, hang out with their friends and listen to the sound of Lake Michigan. This year, the water has been an especially...

To Go with Jo: The final feast

To Go with Jo: The final feast

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor May 12, 2022

There’s absolutely no good way to start this column. And trust me, I would know. I’ve spent hours agonizing over how to begin, typing and deleting and typing and deleting until finally, my head just...

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

Eden Drajpuch and Lauren Dain May 12, 2022

Over the course of this year, we have spent many hours in various coffee shops throughout Evanston. A coffee shop can be the perfect, mood-setting location that motivates us to get work done for school...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

A changing game: standardized testing and college admissions

Nearly 100 years ago, the College Board birthed the Scholastic Aptitude Test, more commonly referred to as the SAT, and 33 years later, the American College Test (ACT) emerged. These lengthy tests have...

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

Madison Mann, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

High school came as a bit of a surprise when I grew up religiously watching Disney movies every weekend. I remember counting down the years until high school started, excited to live out my High School...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

Opinion | Students are suffering mentally at the end of each quarter and year

Maddie Molotla, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

At the end of each quarter, all of us as students seem to share the same experience during this time. Each and every one of us is in clear distress over final grades, turning in late work, and major final...