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  • 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.

  • Study centers must revise policies

    Study centers must revise policies

    Editorial

    November 3, 2017

    Other student resources need to follow the Hub’s lead and adapt to a changing school. Every day, students have access to valuable spaces like East and Central Library. However, most students flock to the Hub during their free periods. The space offers both study and social opportunity.  The space...

    Students line up outside the Hub during a free period.

    Jonah Charlton

  • 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

  • Earn it

    Earn it

    Eli Hartman-Seeskin, Sports Editor

    October 13, 2017

    Although Evanston football beat Glenbrook South last year, we shouldn’t ease up our game. After struggling through a difficult middle patch of the season, coach Mike Burzawa knows that the team needs to bring their best tonight. “They had a new coach last year, their defensive co...

    Senior quarterback Drew Dawkins throws the ball downfield.

  • Boys soccer prepares for playoffs

    Boys soccer prepares for playoffs

    Ben Baker-Katz, Sports Editor

    October 13, 2017

    Three’s a streak. Boys soccer is looking to win their third straight Sectional championship as they get ready for playoffs. “I think if we can get through Sectionals, we’re winning State” coach Franz Calixte said. However, they have struggled at times this year. “We have a tenden...

    Junior Ramin Abraham passes the ball upfield during practice.

    Jesse Bond

  • 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

News

Kit career day opens new doors for students

Students listen to a presentation in the Hub.

Kit career day opens new doors for students

Mac Stone, News Editor

November 3, 2017No Comments

In an effort to provide students with potential career options, College and Career Services will host the annual Kit Career Day in The Hub next Wednesday, Nov. 8. The event...

Evanston skyline undergoes changes

November 3, 2017

Evanston is changing. Across...

Meet the Mayor

Meet the Mayor

November 3, 2017

Next Thursday,...

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In-Depth

The Pot Thickens

The Pot Thickens

Adam Marquardt, Ella Kanter, Sophia Weglarz, and Rachel Krumholz

November 3, 20171 Comment

While the Evanstonian and ETHS do not condone the use of marijuana, the legalization and use of weed has grown to be a highly contested topic, and recreational marijuana use ha...

Oil and water

October 16, 2017

ETHS is known for priding i...

Sports team shows an absence of diversity

October 16, 2017

You walk into tryouts,...

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Entertainment

Students present art at open house

Students present art at open house

Cam Mulvihill, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2017No Comments

500 pieces of art. 500 themed visual artworks ranging from sculptures to mixed media video projects from District 65 and 202 students are going to be featured at this year’s D65/2...

Freshman and sophomores perform dramatic comedy

Freshman and sophomores perform dramatic comedy

November 3, 2017

She killed what? The Frosh/Soph fall play bring...

Artist’s actions can’t be overlooked

Artist’s actions can’t be overlooked

November 3, 2017

Imagine you are listening to...

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Opinion

ETHS must abolish gender exclusive P.E. classes

ETHS must abolish gender exclusive P.E. classes

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2017No Comments

Although ETHS strives to be more inclusive, gender segregated freshman PE classes alienate non-binary students. Freshman P.E. courses are se...

Patriots or “pigs”?

Patriots or “pigs”?

November 3, 2017

Evanston police officers do vital work to keep ...

Appreciate veterans, condemn the cause

Appreciate veterans, condemn the cause

November 3, 2017

     Although veterans have inarguably served our c...

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