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

The testing system defeats the purpose of learning

The testing system defeats the purpose of learning

Max Goldsmith and Grace Buszko-Clark March 30, 2015

Don’t depend on the curve. We live in a time where grades are based on memorization and scantrons. It’s hard to learn for the sake of learning when we are too focused on getting that A. In some classes,...

Sophomore Lauren Marriott is appalled at the waste of paper used for receipts

The deception behind environmentalism

Gabby Smith, Opinion Editor March 30, 2015

Going green is no longer the smart choice; it’s the popular choice. In a study released by Harvard and Duke, researchers studied eco-friendly shoppers who decided to bring their own reusable bags to...

Dreams Delivered comes to Evanston

Dreams Delivered comes to Evanston

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor March 27, 2015

Prom dresses can cost several hundred dollars, but with the eighth annual Dreams Delivered program, you won’t have to spend nearly that much. The Dreams Delivered program, created by the Woman’s...

Adam Gottlieb, Poetry Week host

Poetry Week inspires students stanza by stanza

Eli Baum, News Editor March 27, 2015

You don’t have to be a poet to take part in Poetry Week. Poetry Week will occur next week, beginning with Poetry Performances from poets Adam Gottlieb and Parneshia Jones, the ETHS Slam Team, and...

Youth Job Fair gives opportunities for summer jobs

Camille Allen, News Editor March 27, 2015

If you’re looking for money, this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP) Job Fair on March 28 is the place to be. The fair, that runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to students ages 14-18,...

Holocaust survivors share their stories

Loie Gilbert, News Editor March 27, 2015

Four Holocaust survivors will visit ETHS during holocaust remembrance week starting April 21 in order to educate the public about the Holocaust. “This was an epic tragedy that affected so many people...

Student council seeks out junior leadership

Samantha Idler, News Editor March 27, 2015

While seniors are packing up and getting ready to leave our Wildkit family, juniors are stepping up into leadership roles, especially when it comes to Student Council. “You’ve got to be passionate...

Sakari Greenwell shows her voice.

9th annual E-town Idol to arrive in style on March 9

Camille Allen, News Editor February 27, 2015

Clear your calendar and get out your dancing shoes. Five-dollar tickets are now on sale for the ninth annual E-Town Idol, held in the auditorium March 20 from 6:30-9 pm. “The E-Squad step team is...

Esande performance to dance its way across the world

Esande performance to dance its way across the world

Chloe Roberts, Entertainment Editor February 27, 2015

INVINCIBLE. The ESANDE dance performance opens tonight at 7:30, and promises to encompass routines from all over the world to create a show that’s truly unstoppable. "We've been trying to treat...

Columnist David Colton poses for a picture.

Don’t be shy of the Chi

David Colton, Entertainment Columnist February 27, 2015

“Bet your bottom dollar you’ll lose the blues in Chicago… that’s my hometown” ~Frank Sinatra You’re from Chicago. At least, that’s what you tell people outside of the state whom...

Writers Showcase Board painstakingly discusses pieces in the show.

Writer’s Showcase kicks off March 19

John Charon, Entertainment Editor February 27, 2015

Don’t forget to write down to see Writers’ Showcase this March! The show will be taking place March 19 and March 20 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. as well as March 21 at 8 p.m. The show will cost $4 and take...

Warmer temperatures means colder winters

Warmer temperatures means colder winters

Claire Greising, Opinion Columnist February 27, 2015

Somewhere Inconvenient Truth star and former presidential candidate Al Gore must be laughing at us all. Last year, Chicago experienced its coldest winter since 1872, according to the National Weather Service....