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Evanston residents gathered to watch a movie and socialize.

Evanston’s Starlight series: 25 Years of community

Mackenzie Greco and Hannah Donnelly October 3, 2023

The Starlight event series has been a fixture in Evanston for over 25 years, captivating audiences with a lineup of movies and concerts that start in June and last until mid-October. This City-run event...

Protest disrupts Evanston City Council meeting over Ryan Field expansion plans

Adele Fammeree, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the Evanston City Council meeting was interrupted when members of the Northwestern Accountability Alliance, upset over proposed expansions to Ryan Field, carried their protest inside...

ETHS unveils 2023-2024 budget with a 5.2 percent increase

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

At the Sept. 11 school board meeting, ETHS released its budget for the 2023-2024 school year. According to the board’s final budget presentation, the overall budget for fiscal year 2024 (FY 2024) has...

Blended Health & Smoothie Bar aims to provide customers with healthy foods that complement their fitness goals.

Evanston embraces smoothie craze with two new stores

Natalie Weinert and Makeda Hausman September 25, 2023

Smoothies, long touted as the perfect healthy snack, are a frequent sight in Evanston. From professionals carrying their morning drink on the way to work to students carrying the beverage around campus,...

ETHS implements ‘restorative practices’ approach to discipline

Ethan Ravi, News Editor September 22, 2023

For many years, ETHS and other schools across the nation have been dealing with the issue of safety and discipline. The urgency of addressing that aspect of school life was stressed after the lockdown...

Students had the opportunity to sign up for a variety of different volunteer clubs and organizations.

ETHS volunteer fair: connecting students with community

Joneisha Zuniga and Ella Bowker September 22, 2023

On Sept. 13, ETHS held its annual Volunteer Fair in the fieldhouse during both lunch blocks. With 50 organizations stationed at tables around the gym, students had many options to choose from when exploring...

Introducing Field of Broken Dreams

Introducing Field of Broken Dreams

Mack Jones, Digital Content Editor and Host of Field of Broken Dreams September 22, 2023

In the fall of 1997, around a year and a half after one of the most successful seasons in the school’s history, Northwestern re-opened its football stadium. The expanded concourse was one of the defining...

The Kits, Cats and Kids Block Party aimed to bring together the Evanston community and celebrate the longstanding partnership between ETHS and Northwestern.

ETHS and Northwestern unite for annual block party

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor September 22, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 7, ETHS hosted the 11th annual ‘Kits, ‘Cats and Kids Block Party, celebrating the partnership between ETHS, Northwestern and the overall Evanston community. Evanston families...

Bikers of all abilities came out for the annual North Shore Century.

Evanston tradition cycles back

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

8 a.m. at Dawes Park was rather lively for an early Sunday morning; the park was full of bikes, brightly colored biking jackets and buzzes of excitement. Bikers scattered around the park, purchasing T-shirts...

Participants gathered around multiple food trucks at the event.

Boosterpalooza 2023: music, fundraising, celebration

Ethan Ravi and Frank Herman September 22, 2023

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the ETHS Booster Club hosted the annual Boosterpalooza at The Autobarn Nissan of Evanston. The event, which aimed to fundraise for various clubs, sports and students activities at...

Sign informing customers of the bag tax at Jewel-Osco.

Evanston City Council delays plastic bag ban implementation amid controversy and business concerns

Jaren Davis, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

On May 22, the Evanston City Council, in an effort to become more sustainable, voted to pass Ordinance 1-0-23, better known as the ‘Retail Single Use Bag Tax’. The ordinance banned single-use plastic...

Sept. 11 City Council meeting addresses rat reports, city government worker benefits

Anasofia Wilkinson-Marron, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

The Evanston City Council meeting on Monday Sept. 11 started with a presentation by Public Health Manager Greg Olsen on the city’s rat problem. As a result of Evanston’s proximity to Chicago, rat sightings...

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