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  • Students press rights must be respected

    Students press rights must be respected

    Editorial

    October 16, 2017

    On Sept. 22, The Evanstonian ran a series of stories on marijuana use in Illinois, in Evanston and at ETHS. The three articles printed touched on Illinois’ possible legalization, the medical benefits and students’ own reasons for smoking. In addition, an anonymous six question interview with a dr...

  • SOAR students carry out new initiatives for equity

    SOAR students carry out new initiatives for equity

    Sarah Frieman, News Editor

    October 16, 2017

    To increase discussion and shift inequitable stereotypes at ETHS, SOAR students in collaboration with MSAN (Minority Student Achievement Network) worked to implement the MSAN Agency Mentorship Program and the Kingian Nonviolence Workshop this fall. “A few SOAR students attended the MSAN ...

    Seniors Nialie Pompilus, Sofia Garcia, and Hana Hofeld speak to freshmen about SOAR.

    Jonah Charlton

  • Branching Out

    Branching Out

    Trinity Collins, News Editor

    October 5, 2017

    Top Box provides the Evanston community with fresh, boxed, produce that is locally sourced to raise funds for for clubs at ETHS beginning Oct. 4. “What you eat when you are younger influences what you eat as you grow older,” coordinator Irene Lui says. Top Box is a non-profit social enterprise f...

    Students participate in the first Top Box delivery

  • Flip the script

    Flip the script

    Eli Hartman-Seeskin, Sports Editor

    September 22, 2017

    Evanston football has long struggled to dispel negative perceptions of the team, but a win tonight against reigning state champions Maine South in the CSL South opener could prove all the doubters wrong. “We’re playing the state champions, they get everyone’s best week in and week out, so a...

    Collin Olla-Chatman catches a pass before the Palatine game

    Jesse Bond

  • A murder mystery in Evanston

    A murder mystery in Evanston

    Cam Mulvihill, Entertainment Editor

    September 22, 2017

    Old but still gold. As YAMO’s 60th anniversary arrives this fall, the themes of past shows fuel this year’s “YAMO, She Wrote” murder mystery theme. According to senior General Director Asher White, “…even if it’s a huge failure, it’s really fun to sit in a theatre and watch people...

    The YAMO cast prepares for their upcoming show

    Jonah Charlton

  • Theatre Dept. plans annual trip to the Stratford festival

    Theatre Dept. plans annual trip to the Stratford festival

    Rachel Krumholz, Entertainment Editor

    August 28, 2017

    Action      Theatre students will head to stratford to see various different play at the festival.      Theatre teacher Tim Herbert will lead the students in hopes of encouraging students passions for the art.“Inspiration, to perform, to produce, to dance, to sing, to engage with the art,...

    The Theatre Dept. enjoying Stratford in years past.

  • Next man up

    Next man up

    Billy Krupkin, Sports Editor

    August 28, 2017

    Despite losing key seniors from last year’s squad, the football team does not seem worried about a lack of athleticism and talent on their current roster.      “This year’s team is very young, but we have a lot of depth,” assistant coach Kyle Gessert said. “It’s the most numbers on varsity w...

    Junior Trenton Bertrand gets tackled during a recent practice.

    Jesse Bond

  • Boys soccer launches 2017 campaign against LFA

    Boys soccer launches 2017 campaign against LFA

    Charlie Gruner, Sports Editor

    August 28, 2017

    One more win. After two consecutive seasons of losing in the ‘elite eight’, one game away from state, boys soccer wants to get that last W to achieve soccer glory. That all starts with a non-conference matchup with Lake Forest Academy tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Lazier. “LFA is a team that will take advant...

    Senior Miguel Jimenez dribbles down the field against Maine East.

  • NU funds enable gym renovation over summer

    NU funds enable gym renovation over summer

    Sarah Frieman, News Editor

    August 28, 2017

    Beardsley Gym underwent a full renovation this summer after receiving funds from Northwestern for hosting women’s basketball and volleyball this fall and winter.    “A lot of the renovations were long overdue,” Athletic Director Chris Livatino said. “The opportunity to do so hadn’t come un...

    Girls volleyball practices in the newly renovated gym.

  • Are summer service trips really “worth” it?

    Are summer service trips really “worth” it?

    Grace Fay and Gigi Wade

    August 28, 2017

    Yes Embark and serve. Despite recent criticism of service trips, they remain invaluable for teenagers and the communities alike.      Volunteering away from home is a popular way for students at ETHS to spend their breaks. Whether through the school, religious groups or companies like Rustic P...

News

Students devote 36 hours to solving an extremely complex math problem

Zinnia Schwartz

Dr. Vondracek teaches his Chem/Phys class.

Students devote 36 hours to solving an extremely complex math problem

Meredith Herrick, News Editor

36 hours. It’s a race against the clock as you and a team of three others compete in the 36 hour math challenge that demands skill, precision, and creativity. ...

October 16, 2017No Comments

SOAR students carry out new initiatives for equity

SOAR students carry out new initiatives for equity

October 16, 2017

To increase discu...

College fair offers new options for students

College fair offers new options for students

October 14, 2017

Hundreds of colleges and...

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Feature

Career turnover

Hailey Fine, Feature Editor

“I loved all sports as a kid, but basketball was my favorite”, says Rocca. Basketball has always been a huge part of Rocca’s...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Avante Price makes his mark running multi-thousand dollar business

Avante Price makes his mark running multi-thousand dollar business

September 22, 2017

As the school year...

Students travel around the world to do service

Students travel around the world to do service

August 28, 2017

“If a student has...

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Past Issues

Entertainment

Evanston dresses to impress at Homecoming

Evanston dresses to impress at Homecoming

Sofie Kennedy, Entertainment Editor

From safari to sparkles. Tomorrow’s homecoming dance takes a turn for the fancier side of things after students voted for a ‘dress to impress’ theme. “This year’s homeco...

October 14, 2017No Comments

A murder mystery in Evanston

A murder mystery in Evanston

September 22, 2017

Old but still gold. As YAMO’s...

Marching Band thriving with program expansion

Marching Band thriving with program expansion

September 22, 2017

This is how many people are...

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In-Depth

Oil and water

Rachel Krumholz and Sophia Weglarz

ETHS is known for priding itself off its diversity, yet there is one aspect that is constantly being overlooked; social segregation among students is rarely talked about....

October 16, 2017No Comments

Sports team shows an absence of diversity

October 16, 2017

You walk into tryouts,...

Senior Studies projects promote change in women’s roles and body image standards

Senior Studies projects promote change in women’s roles and body image standards

March 17, 2017

While widespread social...

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Opinion

Student safety starts with armed teachers

Student safety starts with armed teachers

Jacob Dalton, Opinion Editor

Safety first, Amendment second. We have all seen the news. 50 dead, 32 wounded. How many student deaths and severe injuries until we finall...

October 16, 2017No Comments

NFL shows solidarity at the wrong time

NFL shows solidarity at the wrong time

October 16, 2017

Too little, too late.    After being called a mean name by the preside...

Should teachers be able to express political views?

Should teachers be able to express political views?

October 16, 2017

Let it out. Teachers should be able to express their political opinions in class for the advancement of ...

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