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Evanston City Council approves funding for new $6.85 million dollar animal shelter

Tarek Anthony, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

In a late February city council meeting, council members passed a massive $6.85 million deal providing a brand new 8,000 square foot facility to the Evanston Animal Shelter Association (EASA), allowing...

Scholastic Bowl team heads to regionals

Katie Schober, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

The ETHS Scholastic Bowl team is heading to regionals on March sixth, looking to continue their impressive season. The Varsity team, composed of juniors and seniors has been on a winning streak recently,...

Chess team finishes second at state, advancing to nationals

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

ETHS is known for many things, from our merciless sports teams to our high academic achievers. Imagine these two powerhouses put into one team. ETHS’s chess team is the highest-winning team in any high...

ETHS DECA members advance to state competition

Mackenzie Greco, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) club at ETHS- run by Ms. Weber- is a group that has different focus-issued prompts/problems that students find a solution to. Every year, students across...

Evanston City Council votes to raise police officer salaries

Elliot Hoffner, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

Many people’s job situations changed as a result of COVID. Some lost their jobs, while others chose to leave; much of this shifting was due to economic reasons. This is known as The Great Resignation,...

ETHS celebrates Black History Month with a multitude of events

Ella Cleary, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

At ETHS and around Evanston, there are a variety of events occurring throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month.  “This year the overall theme [at ETHS] is focusing on healing...

Honors recital celebrates choir, band and orchestra performers

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer February 7, 2023

On January 24 ETHS hosted its annual Honors Recital, an event hosted by the ETHS music staff. Participants in the school band, orchestra and choir are able to audition for the chance to perform solo or...

ETHS band changes course for trip, opting to visit New York City

Tarek Anthony, Staff Writer February 4, 2023

Contrary to many prior trips to New Orleans, this year the Evanston Township High School Band is taking its musicians to New York City to participate in numerous tourist activities in addition to various...

Screening of ‘Raising the Floor’ provides insight into city-run guaranteed income plans

Mack Jones, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Northwestern University, in conjunction with the City of Evanston, held a screening of the film Raising the Floor at Kresge Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Recently the City of Evanston implemented...

ETHS Civics Fair aims to encourage student engagement outside the classroom

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

ETHS’s Hub was closed off on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and Wednesday, Jan. 25, to make room for the yearly Civics Fair. Hundreds of Evanston sophomores took part to learn about and interact with civic engagement...

Plans to build a new Fifth Ward school progress, but not without controversy

Tarek Anthony, Staff Writer January 28, 2023

The building of a new Fifth Ward school in Evanston prompted by District 65’s current budget crisis and record low levels of enrollment has now entered its third year of official planning. This is followed...

City Council meeting heralds conversations concerning Ryan Field, cashless ban

Ethan Ravi, Assistant News Editor January 27, 2023

On Jan. 23, 2023, the City of Evanston held its second council meeting of the new year, and many of the topics that have been heavily debated in recent weeks in Evanston were once again discussed. First...

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