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Liner Notes: Lady Gaga takes us to “Chromatica”

Liner Notes: Lady Gaga takes us to “Chromatica”

Wilson Chapman, Monthly Editor

June 3, 2020

The Monthly It’s difficult for me to objectively review anything Lady Gaga releases, because Gaga was the first musician I ever really loved. I was 10 years old when “Bad Romance” was released, and it quite honestly changed my life. I watched the music video for that song, possibly the most famous ...

Pandemic Pride: Amid COVID-19, inaugural Evanston Pride Parade postponed to 2021

Evanston was set to have its first pride parade this year, but it has been pushed back amidst COVID-19

Sophia Scanlan, Web Editor

June 3, 2020

The Monthly This Saturday, Evanston would have seen musicians, crowds and unicorn-themed floats rolling down the streets for the city’s first Pride Parade. But due to coronavirus concerns, the inaugural celebration has been postponed to next June. The idea for the parade arose last year, when...

Three years later, Moonlight still triumphs as the greatest queer film

Three years later, Moonlight still triumphs as the greatest queer film

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

June 3, 2020

The Monthly Three years ago, I watched the Academy broadcast a now-infamous mix-up in which they announced the wrong film for Best Picture. After an awards season in which “La La Land” and “Moonlight” were pitted against each other, Faye Dunaway announced that “La La Land” won, forcing ...

What’s in a name? On navigating the complexities of changing your name

What’s in a name?  On navigating the complexities of changing your name

Sadd Sadd, Contributor

June 3, 2020

The Monthly There is one question that has plagued me for the past three years. It’s a question that follows me everywhere and is virtually inescapable whenever I have to introduce myself in any situation. “Is that really your name?” It’s an entirely valid and understandable question....

ETHS theater students reflect on past years as spring productions are canceled

“Golden Wrench” awards that Mayher Matharu has won over the years for her time working in ETHS’s stage crew.

Katie Jahns, Reporter

May 27, 2020

A&E In late March, Evanston Township High School halted rehearsals and preparations for all student theater productions following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order. These included a student-directed play and the spring musical, “Chicago,” which had been in rehearsal for just over ...