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Music students play in a weekly jam session at Butcher Boy, a private recording studio for local artists ran by grammy-winning producer Jim Tullio. Photo courtesy of Ella Bowker

Bringing music to Butcher Boy

Ella Bowker, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Every Tuesday night from 5 to 7 p.m., a dozen or so musicians in the Evanston community travel to 1224 Washington Street to play at a jam session. Housed at Butcher Boy, they have access to a full drum...

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...

At 2715 Hurd Ave., in the heart of Evanston’s Sixth Ward, exists what was once a large and lively church dedicated to worship alone. Now, after learning of Evanston’s removal of Black families from his neighborhood in Northwest Evanston, Steven Rogers took steps to turn the church which sat on the lot where those families lived into a place for music and collaboration within the Black community.

The sound of service

Jilian Denlow, Executive Editor February 22, 2024

At 2715 Hurd Ave., in the heart of Evanston’s Sixth Ward, exists what was once a large and lively church dedicated to worship alone. The Second Church of Christ, Scientist, nestled among dozens of single-family...

Overflow rooms were needed for the number of community members who attended the May 22 City Council meeting in which the council voted on all ordinances and permits for the Margarita Inn, ultimately approving all of them by a vote of 6-2.

Connections for the Homeless nurtures hope, prioritizes advocacy

Stella Davis, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

When biking on Northwestern’s lakefront trail, it is easy to come across large houses and deluxe apartment complexes. Yet, among the upscale sights seen in Evanston, there exists a harsh reality for...

Photo courtesy of the Aux

The Aux: where community connection takes center stage

Audrey Bodine, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

Nestled on the edge of Washington Street sits a bright and modern building filled with community members of all ages seeking a safe space for wellness and healing. It is a space like no other in Evanston,...

Founded in 2007 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, Soundcloud has seen the rise of artists such as XXXTentacion, Juice Wrld and Playboi Carti, distinguishing itself as a platform for rappers to jump-start their career.

Head in the clouds

Sophia Sherman, Jilian Denlow and Clara Gustafson December 21, 2023

Situated in the depths of the arts wing on the first floor of ETHS lies a collection of recording spaces with a shared purpose: to offer the student body an opportunity to produce their own music. In the...

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...

Echoes of a century

Echoes of a century

Stella Davis, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

When the school year comes to a close, a new round of campers meet at Evanston’s YMCA to board the bus to Camp Echo, a tradition that’s been going on for the past hundred years. To recognize the...

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...

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