The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Calvin Terrell inspires freshmen to gain confidence

Calvin Terrell inspires freshmen to gain confidence

Loie Gilbert, News Editor October 5, 2014

Assessment Day can be tough, but not for this year’s freshmen. On October 8, speaker and educator Calvin Terrell will deliver a powerful message to the freshmen. “He is an amazing person who...

Evanston Hosted a Black Male Summit to Inspire Students

Evanston Hosted a Black Male Summit to Inspire Students

Samantha Idler , News Editor October 5, 2014

Passion. That is the one word that drove the Black Male Summit held on Friday, Sept. 26.   “There are specific challenges in society that some young black men face that are very unique...

Gym classes neglect gender equality

Rena Newman, Guest Writer October 3, 2014

Freshman gym is fenced off between the sexes - girls in one class, guys in the other. But the curricula are not the same. The gym units split with a glaring and troubling irony that has gone completely...

Homecoming court should be abolished

Homecoming court should be abolished

Linnea Lipson, Opinion Editor October 3, 2014

Although ETHS continues to crown Homecoming King and Queen, we live in a generation that is too progressive to give a select few teenagers crowns for their success in popularity. Putting big posters...

Students must value global issues

Students must value global issues

Gabby Smith, Opinion Editor October 3, 2014

Drop your cell phone and pick up a newspaper. Students at ETHS are horribly unaware of the huge global conflicts occurring right now. The problem isn’t that the student body isn’t aware, it’s...

Student complaints for homecoming must cease

Student complaints for homecoming must cease

October 3, 2014

Trashy, ghetto and ratchet are just a few words that have been used over the years to describe our homecoming celebration. Many have asked for a more formal dance where they could dress up, bring dates...

College sports advisor guides students after high school

Loie Gilbert, News Editor October 3, 2014

In addition to counselors and coaches, a college bound student athlete advisor has been added to the staff to guide athletes interested in playing a sport in college. “My goal is to point students...

‘Optional’ takes on a new meaning

‘Optional’ takes on a new meaning

James Allen, Sports Columnist October 2, 2014

While some athletes are busy with their fall sports, other athletes are trapped in the limbo of offseason. For some, this is a time of rest and recovery, but for others, the most brutal part of the...

Girls Volleyball brace themselves for Wheaton classic in Warrenville

Girls Volleyball brace themselves for Wheaton classic in Warrenville

Luis Sosa, Sports Editor October 2, 2014

Girls volleyball has had a great start this season, but they are hoping to rise up this season in the Wheaton’s classic on Sept. 20 after taking 22 place last season. “We prepare everyday for the...

Girls tennis feeling confident heading into Hawk Invite

Girls tennis feeling confident heading into Hawk Invite

Gabe Aichholzer, Sports Editor October 2, 2014

A rough start to the season can hurt any team’s morale, but girls tennis has managed to turn it around just in time for this weekend’s Hawk Invite at Maine South. “It's a long day with a lot of...

Spotify limits potential of small artists

Spotify limits potential of small artists

David Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 1, 2014

Spotify is a ripoff. But not for whom you might think. Although the music streaming platform serves over 40 million presumably content listeners, the other side is struggling. The other side, of course,...