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

Student election system needs change

Matt Schroeder, Opinion Writer May 1, 2015

Stop whining and start voting However, students still complain about aspects of the school they don’t like such as: Snapchat is blocked on the wifi, the food doesn’t taste good, the parking lots...

‘Prom house’ tradition is treacherous, risky

Linnea Lipson, Opinion Editor May 1, 2015

Hey seniors, it’s time to reconsider your prom house. Every year, many students leave after their senior prom to go to a vacation home with all of their friends. Usually, this is a continuation of...

Dillo Day discourages underage students

Loie Gilbert, News Editor May 1, 2015

        Northwestern’s Armadillo Day may have been free in years past, but not this year. “For the first time ever, we have implemented a wristband registration...

‘Cradle to Career’ to help Evanston youth

Camille Allen, News Editor May 1, 2015

If you want help becoming a more successful, satisfied and productive citizen, Evanston’s new Cradle to Career initiative is for you.  The coalition of over 30 Evanston organizations formed earlier...

Students display art at YEA Festival

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor May 1, 2015

Drop by the YEA Festival on May 16 at Raymond Park, and check out some of the many pieces, including paintings, photographs, and sculptures by ETHS students. The YEA Festival will go from 10 a.m. to...

Becoming Us

Emma Dzwierzynski, Feature Editor May 1, 2015

Most students with an LGBT parent probably wouldn’t be eager to talk about it, but junior Ben Lehwald has agreed to star in a documentary series on ABC to provide guidance about living with a transitioning...

Evanston invests in security improvements

Eli Baum, News Editor May 1, 2015

Better safe than sorry. Both the front and back entrances in the building have undergone or will undergo renovations and security changes, in order to improve the safety of the school. The renovations...

Chicago’s jazz scene becomes mainstream

David Colton, Entertainment Columnist March 30, 2015

Jazz is back. It’s always been there, really, but recently, the Chicago jazz scene has incorporated something new: hip-hop. In the 1920’s, jazz was an essential part of American life. It was...

Science Olympiad finds ways to help students

Lydia Melnikov, In-Depth Editor March 30, 2015

Science was once limited to first through ninth period, but not anymore. Science Olympiad is an organization that promotes scientific learning in its members, prepares them for careers in science, and...

Get loud and proud

Claire Greising, Opinion Columnist March 30, 2015

It’s that time of year again. On April 17, the halls will fill up with students sporting rainbow wristbands, small notecards and fluorescent stickers. Passing periods will be a little quieter, teachers...

Royal We improv group performs at Curt’s Café

Chloe Roberts, Entertainment Editor March 30, 2015

Be ready to laugh, because the Royal We improv group promises to be funnier than ever. Catch their performances tonight. “Last time we hosted Royal We I think we had at least 50 students over at...

Science of the body is alive at ETHS

Linwan Lewis, In-Depth Editor March 30, 2015

You didn’t kill it, it was already dead. Anatomy and Physiology dissection labs teach students the basics of the body and how it’s relevant to everyone. Most people believe it is important to...