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ETHS chess team takes second in season opener

The Evanston Township High School varsity chess team successfully began its 2021-22 season by taking second place at Saturday’s Hinsdale Central Red Devil Challenge. The team won its matches against Oak Park River Forest, Glenbrook North and Hinsdale Central, losing only to Whitney Young, the current state champion. Notably, this was Evanston’s first in-person tournament […]

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Eye on Evanston: Thoughts on Design | Evanston architect Stuart Cohen

Longtime Design Evanston member Stuart Cohen received the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct. 15. In receiving this award, Cohen joined such Chicago architecture luminaries as John Syversten, Carol Ross Barney, Peter Landon, Stanley Tigerman, Ben Weese, Helmut Jahn, Gertrude Lempp Kerbis and Natalie De Blois. Cohen was born in […]

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Les Jacobson: Chasing the dream

My 12-year-old grandson Ben still calls every night so I can read to him. We’ve been doing this for five years, starting with the Harry Potter series, which we’ve read twice. We’ve also read “The Hobbit,” two of the Redwall books, “The One and Only Ivan,” the Hunger Games series, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, […]

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Peggy Tarr: Equality and equity, please

Equality and equity are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two.  “Equality means each individual or group of people is given the same resources or opportunities. Equity recognizes that each person has different circumstances and allocates the exact resources and opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome.” ( Equality and equity, please.  […]

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Eye on Evanston: Thoughts on Design

For over 41 years, Design Evanston has promoted good design in Evanston. Starting in October the architects, landscape architects, graphic and industrial designers, planners and other design advocates who are members of the local group will contribute occasional articles to the RoundTable. The articles will reflect the original and continuing objectives that spurred Design Evanston’s […]