The Evanstonian

Career Options Night, WorKIT Week offer alternative pathways
Get Woke, Stay Woke
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Do new developments erase Evanston’s identity?
Wildkits vs. Trevians
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Get ready for the Oscars!
Black Panther: The power of representation
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Worth the weight
Wealth advantages in sports parallel politics
Boys swimming relies on experience for state meet
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In-Depth: From middle school to high school

Sophia Weglarz, Rachel Krumholz, Ella Kanter, and Michael Colton
February 22, 2018

The Lock-Out of Low Income Although the many historic attempts to integrate Evanston by means of busing were made with good intentions, the fight for integration within Evanston schools was not a complete success. “My brother and I were both bused to Dewey, despite Lincoln being next to our house,” sophomore Megan Bezaitis says. “Busing broke up the sense of community, and it took a tol...

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Undocumented students face post-secondary challenges

Ella Kanter, In-Depth Editor
November 21, 2017

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 their post-secondary plans. “More and more, little by little, undocumented students are starting to come out to me, which is probably one of the most difficult things a student can do, but it’s the best thing they can...

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Opioid epidemic plagues American public health

Sophia Weglarz, In-Depth Editor
November 21, 2017

While the term ‘opioid epidemic’ has become rampant in mainstream media, its meaning has a deeper, more poignant connection to ETHS. “The opioid use has always been a problem in our inner cities,” Bloomberg Professor Susan Sherman says. “Now, with the presence of pill mills, plus the increased amount of doctors prescribing these pills, the number of people who use opioids has go...

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Rodney Lowe wins lifetime achievement

Rachel Krumholz, In-Depth Editor
February 22, 2018

After decades of educating students, mentoring young journalists and shaping a high school newspaper, former Evanstonian adviser Rodney Lowe is presented a lifetime achievement award from the Journalism Education Association (JEA). “Rodney Lowe is a man of courage, with an unsurpassed dedication to journalistic integrity and the role of a free press in our democracy, and he passes this on to ...

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Kingian Nonviolence inspires punishment changes

Caroline Jacobs, Feature Editor
February 22, 2018

Whether you’ve only been through one semester of freshman year or you’re a second semester senior, most ETHS students have witnessed a fight get out of hand and sat by idly, letting the altercation continue and even encouraging it by videotaping or chanting. ETHS is not the only school with this problem. Other schools and organizations have witnessed the normalization of violence and are adapting...

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Venezuelan violence in Gigi Girodier’s past, prosperity in her future

Ella Kanter, In Depth Editor
January 12, 2018

No one would ever guess that just sixteen months ago, friendly and bright sophomore Gigi Girodier was living in the most dangerous city in the world: Caracas, Venezuela. “Before we left, Venezuela was facing many problems with violence and the government. After my mom’s friend from work was killed, we came to the United States to prevent any other disasters,” Girodier says. Business Insider r...

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