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  • Speech and Debate readies for Iowa competition

    Speech and Debate readies for Iowa competition

    Mac Stone, News Editor

    November 21, 2017

    1 in 68. Many schools ETHS Speech and Debate are up against when they travel to Iowa for The Paradigm at Dowling Catholic from Dec. 8-10. These 67 other schools come from 15 separate states and three different countries, and all of them come in ready to win. “The Paradigm is going to have both teams ...

    Junior Max Layden perfects his argument.

    Lia Kelly

  • Boys soccer exits at supersectional

    Boys soccer exits at supersectional

    Nathan Shankar, Online Executive Editor

    November 21, 2017

    Despite an inspired defensive performance, the ETHS boys soccer team fell 0-3 to Libertyville last Tuesday. The supersectional loss ends another successful season for Coach Frank Calixte’s squad. “We really believed that this was going to be the year we made it past the supersectionals,” Calix...

    Gavin Rosengarten dribbles the ball at a practice back in August.

    Jesse Bond

  • Wildkit Radio takes the airwaves by storm

    Wildkit Radio takes the airwaves by storm

    Caroline Jacobs, Feature Editor

    November 21, 2017

    While much of the world may be moving away from broadcast radio, ETHS is reviving it with the new Wildkit Radio Station. “Radio is really cool and it’s a kind of journalism that’s really accessible all over the globe, especially when it’s online,” senior Emma Stein says. The station has ...

    Senior Khalil Royster recording his show, E-Town Rundown.

  • Cross country seniors leave mark on program

    Cross country seniors leave mark on program

    Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor

    November 21, 2017

    While the departure of two State qualifiers may hurt Evanston cross country’s performance next year, their legacy will shape the culture of the program for years to come. “This year’s seniors on both teams have set the example that anything is possible,” senior Enyaeva Michelin said. ...

    Seniors Joey Eovaldi, Logan Singer, and Enyaeva Michelin compete at meets.

  • Evanston must move on from its corrupt founding father

    Evanston must move on from its corrupt founding father

    Callie Grober, Opinion Editor

    November 21, 2017

    Remember your history. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we, as Evanstonians, need to educate ourselves on the human rights violations committed by our city’s namesake, and rethink our memorialization of him. Evanston, founded in 1853, is named after politician and founder of North...

  • Take advantage of chances for action

    Take advantage of chances for action

    Editorial

    November 21, 2017

    Throughout this current school year, the administration has done a phenomenal job of bringing in speakers who are not only willing to share their insight, but take questions from students as well. It would be reasonable to assume that, given ETHS students’ tendencies to be politically outspoken, students...

  • ETHS Football season stats

    ETHS Football season stats

    Nathan Shankar, Online Executive Editor

    November 3, 2017

    A disappointing season-ending loss to Maine South last Friday does not take away from another terrific year for the Wildkits football squad, which saw them make the playoffs for the sixth time in their last seven tries. Below are the ETHS football statistics for the 2017 season.  ...

    Collin Olla-Chatman catches a pass before the Palatine game

    Jesse Bond

  • Wrestling wants W’s

    Wrestling wants W’s

    Joey Eovaldi, Sports Editor

    November 3, 2017

    While last year’s season didn’t have a successful finish, Evanston wrestling is ready to show off their off-season work and start the season with a win in their first meet on Nov. 21. “At this point, we’ve put in the work,” coach Salinas said. “Now, we have to stay discipline, follow our ...

    Seniors Van Rutter and Adrian Bytyqi get wrapped up with one another at practice.

    Jesse Bond

  • Recent grads find unique experiences at D1 level

    Recent grads find unique experiences at D1 level

    Billy Krupkin, Sports Editor

    November 3, 2017

    The Division 1 level is the premier tier for college student-athletes, and many of Evanston’s own have found success at this level in recent years. Since 2015, ETHS has sent 38 student-athletes to Division 1 institutions, and many have attributed their current success to what they learned while represe...

    Nojel Eastern. Photo courtesy of PurdueSport.

  • Meet the Mayor

    Meet the Mayor

    Sarah Frieman, News Editor

    November 3, 2017

    Next Thursday, Nov.13, students will have the opportunity to express their concerns and ask questions to Mayor Steve Hagerty during lunch periods for the Mayor’s Annual Youth Day meeting. “Mayor’s youth day gives Mayor Hagerty an opportunity to hear student input,” Director of Student Activities...

    Mayor Hagerty spoke to Evanston residents at his campaign kick-off event. Photo courtesy of Lauren Duquette.

Zachary Bahar, News Editor

November 21, 2017No Comments

As the holiday season approaches, many find themselves receiving gifts, but others devote their season to giving to those in need. “There’s a tremendous amount of satisfac...

Speech and Debate readies for Iowa competition

Speech and Debate readies for Iowa competition

November 21, 2017

1 in 68. Many scho...

Community Service Club to host Empty Bowl for 17th year

Community Service Club to host Empty Bowl for 17th year

November 21, 2017

$5000. Community Service Cl...

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Undocumented students face post-secondary challenges

Ella Kanter, In-Depth Editor

November 21, 2017No Comments

Though students hesitate to come out as undocumented due to threats of deportation, revealing their immigration status may be one of the only ways to receive support for...

Opioid epidemic plagues American public health

Opioid epidemic plagues American public health

November 21, 2017

While the term ‘opioid...

Income inequality

November 21, 2017

A tale of two cities. ...

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Past Issues
Students exhibit their craft at Winter Dance Showcase

Nathan Shankar, Online Executive Editor

December 8, 2017No Comments

‘Tis the season. The ETHS Dance Company is getting ready for their 3rd annual Winter Dance Showcase. Featuring numbers in styles as varied as Bollywood, hip hop, and contemporary, a...

Stop romanticizing statutory rape

Stop romanticizing statutory rape

November 21, 2017

Don’t let shows like Rive...

Students request changes to formal dance

Students request changes to formal dance

November 21, 2017

As the seasons change, s...

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Quinn Hughes, Class of 2021

November 21, 2017No Comments

Evanston police officers do a vital job in keeping us safe, however defending the police while ignoring the voices of black people p...

Is #MeToo the right outlet to combat rape culture?

Is #MeToo the right outlet to combat rape culture?

November 21, 2017

Power in numbers. The “#MeToo” social media campaign has provided valuable support to survivors ...

Students should explore alternative career paths

Students should explore alternative career paths

November 21, 2017

Although many ETHS students believe that college is ...

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Wildkit Radio takes the airwaves by storm

Caroline Jacobs, Feature Editor

November 21, 2017No Comments

While much of the world may be moving away from broadcast radio, ETHS is reviving it with the new Wildkit Radio Station. ...

Mayor Hagerty opens floor for student concerns

Mayor Hagerty opens floor for student concerns

November 21, 2017

Although Evanston is con...

WiSTEM strives to get more girls in STEM

WiSTEM strives to get more girls in STEM

November 3, 2017

One of the most impo...

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