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Becca Miller gaining inspiration for her next graphic design.

An inside look at Becca Miller

Margo Levitan, Online Executive Editor January 12, 2018

Setting aside her lacrosse stick after a long day of practice, Becca Miller, junior, opens up her computer. Her graphic design work that was featured at the Evanston Art Center was crafted here, and she...

Abraham makes a save during warmups.

An inside look at Ramen Abraham

Mac Stone, News Editor January 12, 2018

While many may think that moving to a new country would be a difficult adjustment, junior Ramen Abraham is fitting in just fine. Abraham has lived in Evanston for just two years, and before that, he...

Chirasree Mandal works on a chemistry lab.

Chirasree Mandal breaks stereotypes

Sofie Kennedy, Entertainment Editor January 12, 2018

  Imagine being at the top of your class, working research internships at one of the world’s highest ranking universities since you were 15, being co-president of WiSTEM at your high school,...

Sophomore Mia Testa is hoisted into the air

Flying High

Katy Donati, Executive Editor January 12, 2018

Standing at just 4’10” and weighing under 90 pounds, sophomore Mia Testa doesn’t have the stature of a typical athlete. However, her size and flexibility make her the perfect candidate for a flyer:...

Riley Hays smiles for the camera

Star athlete Riley Hays gets real about bowling

Meredith Herrick, News Editor January 12, 2018

Star athlete sophomore Riley Hays joined bowling to be with friends but quickly thrived on the bowling team.   “I first joined bowling as a joke, because my friend convinced me we could do it together,...

Photo courtesy of Erica Alfaro

Erica Alfaro: Inside her religious identity

Sarah Frieman, News Editor January 12, 2018

Before Erica Alfaro arrives at school every day, she recites a prayer. Once she gets to school and arrives at her locker, she locates a candle with the Virgin Mary and recites the quote on the back of...

Junior Bella Buitrago takes a break from class and hangs out in the Hub.

A new transfer student checks her way onto the state Chess Team

Cameron Mulvihill, Enterntainment Editor January 12, 2018

Bella Buitrago is a new student to ETHS and already making big strides for the Chess Team. She learned to play in first grade and didn’t start again until seventh grade. Now as a junior she has dedicated...

The Inside Scoop on Luke Thorpe

Billy Krupkin, Sports Editor January 12, 2018

Like many immigrants, sophomore Luke Thorpe had his own idea of the “American Dream” before his move to Evanston last year. While many are met with harsh realities that often come as a letdown, Thorpe...

Junior Justin Cose poses for the camera

Justin Cose, Coding Wiz

Joey Eovaldi, Feature Editor January 11, 2018

Justin Cose, a boxer, picked up coding as a hobby four years ago to change how people perceived him, as a ‘fighter boy’. What started as a hobby, has turned into passion and a money-making business...

Adults exert unneeded power through Adultism

Adults exert unneeded power through Adultism

Elena Holtzman, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Respect your elders. Parents obtain control over their children, creating a sense of adultism, impacting their relationship. "It is a fairly new concept, especially in the past two or three years....

Former St. Athanasius student does classwork after transitioning to public school

Former parochial school students transition to public education

Charlie Levisay, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Although education and religion aren’t always intertwined, they once were for a large number of students. Parochial schools are private schools that are affiliated with religious organizations. Religious...

Musical freshman makes waves

William Fine, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Many students play two instruments, but Howard Godfrey plays 10, and he is only a freshman. “Howard is mostly self-taught,” band director Matthew Bufis says. “He really just has a knack for...

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