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HBCU Experience Day features bestselling authors, sessions on college experiences

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor December 15, 2023

On Thursday, Dec. 14, ETHS hosted its HBCU Experience Day, where school staff worked with the Evanston Black Advocacy Network as well as the bestselling authors of ‘The Black Family's Guide to College...

The student panel was made up of 13 student members of teamASAP.

Pathways to Early College Forum informs prospective AP students about benefits, drawbacks of college level courses

Ruby Dean, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

On Dec. 6, a forum informing current students and incoming freshmen on AP opportunities took place in the ETHS auditorium. This event, dubbed the Pathways to Early College Forum, hosted over 100 people,...

Ceramics donated by Evanston artists and ETHS students went up for silent auction. (Courtesy of Community Service Club)

ETHS Empty Bowl fundraiser raises over $3000 for local non-profits

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

The 24th annual Empty Bowl was hosted on Wednesday, Dec. 6 during both lunch blocks. The fundraiser, known for selling soup and hand-made ceramics, raised over $3,000 for local non-profit organizations...

Underclassman starters debut in boys basketball loss to Carmel

Alexis Rogers, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

Beardsley Gymnasium saw fresh faces during the first half of Tuesday’s matchup with Carmel Catholic, with a roster of underclassmen—in addition to senior guard Brandon Watson—starting the game for...

‘Now and Then’: A beautiful belated Beatles song

Meera Field, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

53 years after 1970’s “Let It Be,”Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr released The Beatles’ final song, “Now and Then,” on Nov. 2. Since John Lennon and George Harrison are no longer alive, this...

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients and their student presenters. (Courtesy of District 202)

ETHS honors six accomplished alumni with Distinguished Alumni Award

Nadira Bumi and Jaren Davis December 13, 2023

On Monday, Dec. 4, ETHS honored notable alumni with the annual Distinguished Alumni Award. This award was established twenty years ago in 2003, to "recognize graduates of [ETHS] who exemplify the tradition...

ETHS special education administrative team (from left to right - Tennile Tarrant, Jamie Reinhardt, Amy Verbrick, Millicent Griffin, Patrick Chambers).

Dec. 11 School Board Meeting focuses on special education, listening spaces

Ethan Ravi, News Editor December 13, 2023

The Dec. 11 District 202 School Board Meeting commenced with an announcement that, for the 14th year in a row, the high school was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence and Financial Reporting...

The 48th iteration of the annual show included skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Annual Nutcracker on Ice remains winter tradition for many

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

The 48th annual Nutcracker on Ice ran from Dec. 8 to 10 at the Robert Crown Community Center. The performance, a winter tradition to many skaters and coaches, involved ice skaters of all ages and skill...

Host Carlton Rosemond congratulated the performers.

Annual E-Town Idol showcases wide range of student talents

Ben Brown, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

On Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m., E-Town Idol, the annual student and staff talent show, kicked off. The show was organized and hosted by Carlton Rosemond, the Duplicating Center and Mailroom Specialist at the...

The Field of Broken Dreams | Episode 9: The End

The Field of Broken Dreams | Episode 9: The End

Mack Jones, Host of The Field of Broken Dreams December 11, 2023
In the series finale, the city council's votes on rebuilding Ryan Field and rezoning the area to allow six concerts per year loom large after a struggle between the university, its supporters and opponents of the changes to the stadium.
Senior Zuri Ransom posted 23 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks in Evanstons victory over Depaul College Prep on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Ransom’s big day propels girls basketball to win over Depaul Prep

Owen Chiss and Jilian Denlow December 10, 2023

Zuri Ransom has had many stellar performances in her high school basketball career, but not even her own coach had witnessed anything similar to the takeover that the senior guard displayed on Saturday...

Evanston led for just the first minute of the conference matchup against Glenbrook North on Friday at Beardsley Gym.

Spartans’ senior guards help GBN stifle boys basketball

Cash Nelson and Will Klearman December 9, 2023

Evanston head coach Mike Ellis could tell early on Friday night that his young squad wasn't in the right headspace for its conference matchup against Glenbrook North. In the first quarter, senior Spartan...

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