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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

Put the brakes on texting and driving

Put the brakes on texting and driving

Gabby Smith, Opinion Columnist October 12, 2015

It can’t wait. Texting and driving is a serious issue that can’t take a backseat to more popular problems like drunk driving. I can only imagine how many times I’ve been driving, heard my phone...

Parent conferences are not necessary

Parent conferences are not necessary

October 12, 2015

While students will be enjoying the long weekend coming up, many parents will be wasting their time meeting their student’s teachers. Twice a year at ETHS, teachers set aside a day and a half for...

Key players return to boys hockey team

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor October 12, 2015

Seeking revenge. ETHS boys’ hockey looks for payback against Warren on Oct. 14 in Gurnee with the addition of new players. On Sept. 12, the boys played Warren in a tournament and suffered...

Volleyball looks to complete sweep of Niles West

Volleyball looks to complete sweep of Niles West

Diego Ramos-Torrescano, Sports Editor October 5, 2015

Bring the brooms! Girls volleyball will look to sweep Niles West tonight at 7 in Beardsley gym. After a thrilling come from behind win on Sept. 16, the Wildkits (10-8) will match up against the Niles...

Androgynous trend about more than  ‘borrowing from the boys’

Androgynous trend about more than ‘borrowing from the boys’

Viveka Herzum and Annabel Paulson October 5, 2015

Fashion follows culture. And at ETHS, students’ increasing freedom of self expression mirrors society’s slow progress in terms of gender boundaries. There has been a recent surge in the acceptance...

Jazz Band to open at Chicago Showcase

Jazz Band to open at Chicago Showcase

Margo Levitan , Entertainment Editor October 5, 2015

Pushing the envelope. Not only are Jazz Band students looking forward to their fall concert on Oct. 20, but they will also be anticipating performing at the Chicago Jazz Showcase on Oct. 14. The...

Listening for free causes problems if you don’t  pay eventually

Listening for free causes problems if you don’t pay eventually

Chloe Roberts , Entertainment Columnist October 5, 2015

Step up. Always listening to music for free hurts the musicians, producers, writers and others who are behind the songs, because they’re hardly being paid. You have a responsibility as a listener...

Ocean’s delay causing fans to jump ship

Ocean’s delay causing fans to jump ship

Sebastian Johnson , Entertainment Editor October 5, 2015

Few musicians have the dedicated fan base of Frank Ocean, but with recent delays to his upcoming album, that fan base may dwindle. “Yes, ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ is coming out,” says a Def Jam Representative...

A Cappella popularity surges

A Cappella popularity surges

Michael Colton , Entertainment Editor October 5, 2015

A Cappella attracts talented singers of all ages as a form of practice and competition and now, casual groups at ETHS allow anyone to join in. “Here at ETHS, we have something for students at any...

Dont diss a playlist: Respect more genres of music

Don’t diss a playlist: Respect more genres of music

Chloe Roberts, Entertainment Columnist August 24, 2015

I love One Direction. What did you do? Roll your eyes? Groan? Start judging me and my entire existence? Usually I receive a combination of the above when I say those four words. The next thing that happens...

Tyler, The Creator

Do you wanna go to a concert?

Viveka Hurzum, Entertainment Editor August 24, 2015

Live music is irreplaceable. Some of the best memories are made at booming concert halls and dingy rock gigs, laughing and shouting with friends. Some go for the fun, some for the status, and many for...

Congrats to our winners of the Taylor Swift Raffle!

Congrats to our winners of the Taylor Swift Raffle!

May 30, 2015

Congratulations to juniors Ivy Hettinger and Gabby Smith, who won our raffle for two Taylor Swift concert tickets!