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The Grim Reaper glares from the back of his horse. Don’t look him in the eye!

Spooky houses around Evanston

Jonah Charlton, Photographer October 30, 2015

What lies beneath....

What lies beneath….

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor October 30, 2015

While you may have heard stories about what hides underneath the floors of ETHS, think twice before you believe everything you hear. “They say the basement is haunted because of the war stories. In...

True EPD Stories

True EPD Stories

Amissa Page, In-Depth Editor October 30, 2015

“There was a house on Lake Street that had a dummy dressed up like a workman hanging from the roof,” says Cmdr. Joe Dugan. “One of our officers fell for it and called it out over the radio that the...

Horror movies fuel fascination with fright

Horror movies fuel fascination with fright

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites, In-Depth Editor October 30, 2015

You’ll have nightmares! You’ve been warned about scary movies before, but that doesn’t stop you from enjoying them every Halloween. “People are attracted to horror movies because it gives them...

Scary spice craze takes over Evanston

Scary spice craze takes over Evanston

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor October 30, 2015

Scary spice. Fall’s hottest flavor goes way beyond coffee. There are pumpkin spice Pringles, pumpkin spice M&M’s, pumpkin spice sausage, pumpkin spice pretzels, and even pumpkin spice protein powder,...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  It matters

Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It matters

Ross Bostick, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2015

Don’t be a bystander. We can all put an end to domestic violence throughout the Evanston community. Domestic Violence Awareness should be given more attention, according to Julie McBratney, Communications...

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month  Shelters offer opportunities to save lives

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month Shelters offer opportunities to save lives

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2015

Save a life. As Adopt a Shelter Dog month begins, the Evanston Animal Shelter encourages everyone to consider adopting when searching for their next pet. “Millions of dogs are euthanized in shelters...

Computer Learning Month teaches skills for the real world

Computer Learning Month teaches skills for the real world

Amissa Page, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2015

Most people use their computer for fun and games, but Computer Learning Month encourages students to program their technology instead of play on it. Computer science is steadily becoming an important...

Get educated during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Get educated during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2015

“I’m lucky,” explains Elizabeth Hartley, English teacher and breast cancer survivor. “Cancer survivors look at the world differently; there isn’t as much crisis. I’m now aware everything can...

Feel like venting?  Celebrate Pet Peeve Week

Feel like venting? Celebrate Pet Peeve Week

Charlie Gruner, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2015

End your frustration. The second week of October marks National Pet Peeve Week, and it’s time to get rid of them so you can take back your sanity. A pet peeve can range anywhere from an annoying tapping...

Students and experts disagree on music's influence on studying

Students and experts disagree on music’s influence on studying

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor September 18, 2015

While ear buds are a part of many ETHS student’s daily wardrobe, most education experts say that they aren’t the best accessory to wear at a study session. “Listening to music while preparing...

Distractions prevent academic success

Distractions prevent academic success

Charlie Gruner, In-Depth Writer September 18, 2015

Put your phone down. It may connect you to your friends through social media, but it can disconnect you from what’s important. Distractions, of course, are all around you. They always find a way into...

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