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The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

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ETHS four and five year graduation rates, courtesy of the 2023 Illinois Report Card.

ETHS achieves ‘Commendable School’ designation on 2023 Illinois Report Card, aims to boost four-year graduation rate

Ethan Ravi, News Editor November 7, 2023

On Oct. 30, the Illinois State Board of Education released the 2023 Illinois Report Card, a comprehensive report on the performance of high schools across the state. Schools are given one of five designations;...

ETHS Thrift Shop aims to promote sustainable fashion

Hazel Camphouse, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Oct. 20 marked the end of the first ETHS Thrift Shop of the year. The student-run store was located in the Hub, and was open during school hours. All clothing items in the Thrift Shop were one dollar,...

Courtesy of ETHSWildkits on Instagram

2023 Student Voice Forum encourages open dialogue between students, administrators

Amen Fisseha, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

The 2023 Student Voice Forum (previously known as the Witherbell Forum), was held on Oct. 30. This event, created by current Superintendent Dr. Marcus Campbell eight years ago (when he was in the role...

Families explore ETHS campus for a glimpse into high school life

Eve Abraham, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

On Saturday, Oct. 21, families entered ETHS and made their way to the Welcome Center, located in the East Wing of the school. Some attendees were parents with children at one of the District 65 middle...

Parents and children gathered at Independence Park along Central Street to take a break from trick-or-treating.

Central Street Evanston’s annual Halloween event draws large crowds

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

On Oct. 21, Central Street Evanston, a nonprofit organization that manages the shops that make up the Central Street Retail District, held its annual Halloween event, Central Street Trick or Treat. Children...

The new institute is a collaboration between staff at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.

Northwestern University receives $50 million grant to study mathematics in biology

Ruby Dean, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

Northwestern University, known for its proficiency in many different fields of science, has recently received a $50 million grant from the National Science Foundation to open a new institute with the purpose...

Calvin Terrell addresses ETHS freshman class, encourages social, emotional growth

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Calvin Terrell spoke to the ETHS freshman class on Oct. 24 as part of Wildkit Futures Day. His annual presentation focuses on social and emotional growth, with the goal of inspiring students to be better...

The interior of the bistro highlights a modern take on American food.

Thomas & Dutch closes, replaced by Evanston Corner Bistro

Jaren Davis, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Thomas & Dutch, an upscale restaurant housed on the ground floor of the Hilton Orrington Hotel in downtown Evanston, closed its doors on Oct. 8 after six months in business.  On Oct. 13, Evanston...

Participatory budgeting election reveals seven new projects for Evanston

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer October 22, 2023

Up three flights of stairs and inside the Parasol Room of the Morton Civic Center sat a neat array of various pastas, tables and chairs. The room buzzed with anticipation as guests of all ages began to...

Shoppers came out in droves to look at vintage items.

Vintage Garage Chicago’s season finale attracts enthusiastic shoppers, opportunities to connect with the past

Anasofia Wilkinson-Marron, Staff Writer October 22, 2023

The Vintage Garage Chicago's flea market filled the entire fifth floor of the Maple Avenue parking garage on Sunday Oct. 15, with 100 unique vendors selling antiques. There were items from all throughout...

Participants moved between booths at the Makers Market, looking at the work of local artists.

Evanston Made holds its final Maker’s Market of the year

Natalie Weinert, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

The Maker’s Market has been going on for almost five years. This year, the event took place on May 7 and Aug. 6, and most recently, on Oct. 8. This event, run by Evanston Made, a nonprofit arts organization,...

Evanston activists rally for women’s reproductive rights, call for action in wake of Roe v. Wade reversal

Isabelle Thomson, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

On Oct. 15, at noon, activists gathered at Raymond park to participate in a pro-choice rally. This event, one that has been in the works for years, was organized to advocate for the belief that all women...

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