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Cell Phone to Cell Block

Carrington York, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

Be careful. The line between legal and illegal sexting is too thin for many to see. Teens all around the United States are have gotten involved in the “send nudes” trend. According to, “Send Nudes is an expre...


Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

While some believe teenagers are more naive compared to the rest of society, such qualities should not keep them out of the polls. A citizen’s right to vote at age 18 has been in place since 1971, when the 26th Amendment...

Speak up

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

While teachers often feel pressure to be objective, sharing their personal opinions with students during class discussion provokes students in a way that promotes positive discourse. The rules surrounding teachers sharing their...

Students should value action over labels

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

While students may label themselves as liberals, allies or activists, many don’t fully participate in the fight for equity. Attending marches for justice and raising awareness about important issues through social media are...

Read new news

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist

March 17, 2017

Branch out. Only getting news from sources that bolster our opinions ends up limiting our knowledge and perspectives. Many of us get our news from articles shared on Facebook or from CNN notifications on our phones. Often,...

Punching Nazis

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer

March 17, 2017

Common wisdom tells us that violence is never the answer, but when our friends and family are threatened by genocide, we cannot respond with business-as-usual. Punching a White supremacist does not make you a bad person. In...

ETHS Dance Company assembles new showcase

An ETHS dancer prepares for the upcoming production

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

Sing it!

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

Warm up your voice and get ready for the 11th annual E-town Idol, where students and staff alike will showcase their unique talents for the Evanston community. “The event was started because kids wanted to showcase their...

2017 Oscars confront issues that matter to students

Miyoki Walker, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

Lights, cameras, Oscars. This Sunday, as political tensions run high, the 89th annual Academy Awards raises questions about equal representation, social justice and rape culture. “Every year we get some Oscar-bait films,...

Deadline approaching

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2017

While most plays performed here at ETHS are just ‘classics’ on repeat, Writers’ Showcase allows students to write their own material and have it featured in a student-run play. “Students appreciate the lack of structure,”...

Started from the bottom?

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 24, 2017

We all want to see our pop-culture idols as people who came up just as we did, but doing so is misguided and foolish. Rarely, if ever, are our favorite celebrities truly people who fully earned their success. The fact of the matter...

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