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Sullivan Sisters bring bluegrass to Evanston

Sullivan Sisters bring bluegrass to Evanston

Marin Ubersox, In-Depth Editor February 22, 2024

On a blustery morning at the Evanston Farmers’ Market, patrons with arms full of produce stopped to listen to a beautiful sound drifting through the air on the wind. It floated past canvas tents displaying...

Actors Gymnasium has served as a core part of Evanstons arts scene since it began 29 years ago.

Evanston’s Actors Gymnasium: 29 years of risk-taking, mentorship

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Across the line of Noyes Street’s lively shops and delis stands Evanston’s historic, ivory-bricked Noyes Cultural Center. And inside the Center lies the Actors Gymnasium, an animated and exciting organization...

The new Arts & Innovation Department aims to unite disciplines.

On the cutting edge

As long-term district initiative conversations began last school year, many ideas were on the table, from policy changes to implementations of new programs. The Board of Education had plenty of issues...

Long before she was cracking up crowds on improv’s premier stage at Second City, Claire McFadden spent her days in Evanston getting her first taste of improv and sketch comedy. (Photo courtesy of Claire McFadden)

Second City’s resident ‘wild card’ puts jokes first

Sam Froum, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 21, 2023

Claire McFadden can make you laugh.  As a professional comedian who performs at Second City, Chicago’s premier improv and sketch institution, it’s her job.  McFadden is a member of Second City’s...

Marcia Hartigan began her journey in the ice cream industry during her sophomore year of high school. Now, shes the owner of Hartigan’s Ice Cream Shoppe, a beloved Evanston ice cream parlor.

The inside scoop

Audrey Bodine, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

On a windy November evening, the chill in the air did not deter a family of four from gazing at the colorful ice cream flavors on display at Hartigan’s Ice Cream Shoppe. After several minutes spent deciding...

The hidden Evanston board game community offers fun friends and connections.

Game on!

Izabella Paracuelles and Ashlyn Rogowski November 17, 2023

Two years ago, ETHS senior Foster Pratt walked into Alley Gallery in downtown Evanston sporting a shirt that read ‘shut up and sit down,’ the name of a popular board gaming company. One of the owners...

The Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette

A world united

Milo Slevin, Feature Editor October 20, 2023

As Taylor Thurston drives from her home in Glenview to volunteer on the border of Wilmette and Evanston, she passes through quintessential Chicago suburbia. Magnificent properties line the streets while...

On the rocks

On the rocks

Izabella Paracuelles, Assistant Feature Editor October 20, 2023

On a brisk October morning, the waves were particularly strong as they crashed against the coast of Northwestern campus, but this did not deter the students from climbing atop the boulders to get a better...

The boys are back in bald: ETHS’  hair-related team traditions

The boys are back in bald: ETHS’ hair-related team traditions

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

In his first year as a varsity athlete, Sam Darer had to make several sacrifices. He parted with his after-school free time, his other activities, and most noticeably, his hair. When the ETHS boys soccer...

Eatin With Ethan Episode 2 - Tomate

Eatin’ With Ethan Episode 2 – Tomate

Ethan Ravi, Isaac Suarez Flint and Sam Froum September 22, 2023

Downtown Evanston is home to many popular restaurants, of a variety of different cuisines. But just a few blocks away from the city center is the 900 block of Noyes Street, home to Tomate Fresh Kitchen....

On Sept. 9, 12 ETHS badminton players faced off in the gym of Stevenson High School.

Wildkits ‘at the forefront’ of boys badminton

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

On Sept. 9, 12 ETHS badminton players faced off in the gym of Stevenson High School. With sweeping volleys and rocketing smashes, the athletes traded shots with opponents and darted across the shining...

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