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Sharing the light of Diwali

In India, this week is the largest Hindu celebration of the year. Stories, sweets, gifts, fireworks and lights dominate every neighborhood for the Diwali festival.  But if you are an Indian American, the desire to celebrate takes more effort since it is a much smaller community. Here in Evanston, Diwali is an important time to gather, tell […]

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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 […]