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Girls basketball has leapt out to three-straight wins to kick off the CSL slate.

Girls basketball stays undefeated despite uneven effort against Spartans

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo December 8, 2023

When the first points of the game were scored by senior guard Kailey Starks, the entire crowd at Glenbrook North knew it was the Kits to lose.  Senior Zuri Ransom and Starks carried the workload on...

Boys basketball bullies Bulls on way to big win

Boys basketball bullies Bulls on way to big win

Eva Sondgeroth and Ryan Wambo December 6, 2023

After a 64-55 victory over La Lumiere on Saturday, Dec. 2, the Kits sought to keep their four-game win streak alive on Tuesday night in Beardsley Gym against Chicago Bulls Prep—and they did just that. Junior...

Many trees in Downtown Evanston were enveloped by holiday lights.

Downtown Evanston shines bright with Holiday Light Celebration

Eve Abraham, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, Downtown Evanston organizers plan events to try to bring the holiday spirit to residents. One such event was the Holiday Light Celebration, hosted on Saturday, Dec. 2....

In his fifth year of college eligibility, former Wildkit star Lance Jones opted to join a Purdue team hoping for a long March Madness run in 2024.

Now in college basketball spotlight, former Wildkit returns to Evanston

Owen Chiss and Will Klearman December 5, 2023

On April 8, former Evanston basketball star Lance Jones verbally committed to Purdue.  The Boilermakers, who were shocked in the 2023 NCAA March Madness Tournament by #16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson,...

Local bakeries displayed their food items at the bazaar.

Evanston Women’s Club Holiday Bazaar showcases local artistry

Makeda Hausman, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

The holiday festivities have officially kicked off with the end of fall and the Evanston Women's Club Holiday Bazaar. The bazaar took place on Nov. 18 and 19 at the club's main building on the corner of...

Evanston had three seniors in double-figures in the Saturday afternoon match-up against La Lumiere.

Thomas’ 19 points lead Evanston in win over La Lumiere

Owen Chiss and Fiona Vosper December 3, 2023

Despite not starting a game last season, senior Antoine Thomas played like a seasoned veteran on Saturday afternoon. Thomas led the way for Evanston with 19 points and 6 rebounds while making 11 of...

Boys wrestling comes up short against Trevians

Fiona Vosper, Staff writer December 2, 2023

Boys wrestling just began their competition season last week, but already faced one of their most challenging competitors in their second dual meet on Friday night: New Trier. While Evanston certainly...

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Girls basketball blows out GBS in conference-opener

Fiona Vosper and Eva Sondgeroth November 29, 2023

After losing both games against Glenbrook South last season, girls' basketball came onto the court Tuesday night looking to reverse that trend. Despite a close first quarter, the Kit offense exploded for...

The race started and ended just south of Northwesterns main campus.

Evanston’s Flying Turkey 5K sets new event record with 3,200 registered participants

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor November 28, 2023

The annual Flying Turkey 5K on Thanksgiving morning is an ongoing tradition that many Evanston residents take part in each year. The event, which started in 2011, has always attracted a large portion of...

More than 60 residents voiced their opinion during the public comment section of the Nov. 20 meeting.

Evanston City Council approves Ryan Field renovation despite controversial rezoning debate

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

On Nov. 20, the Evanston City Council gathered to make a final decision on Northwestern University’s proposed stadium renovation. It's been over a year since the Evanston-based school released their...

Attendees gathered for a moment of silence.

Evanston honors veterans with ceremony at Fountain Square

Ruby Dean, Staff Writer November 25, 2023

A ceremony commemorating Evanston’s veterans took place on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston. The ceremony lasted around an hour, starting at 10:30 a.m. The event began with...

Mayor Daniel Biss designated the week of Nov. 19 Restorative Justice Week.

Evanston City Council debates budget allocations, designates ‘Restorative Justice Week’

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer November 24, 2023

The Evanston City Council meeting on Nov. 13th began with a movement by Jonathan Nieuwsuma, Fourth Ward councilmember, to table three ordinances which would allow Northwestern University to rebuild Ryan...

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