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

Tuning out talent: Students and faculty neglect ETHS musicians

Tuning out talent: Students and faculty neglect ETHS musicians

David Colton, Entertainment Columnist October 5, 2014

ETHS is losing its creativity. The music department is on the verge of collapse, and there’s nobody to blame but us. We don’t appreciate our music students, especially in comparison to athletes....

It’s free! Wildkit Academy ACT class deserves more attention

It’s free! Wildkit Academy ACT class deserves more attention

Linnea Lipson, Opinion Editor October 5, 2014

Save your money and attend Wildkit Academy ACT prep. Some of you are beginning ACT prep with expensive, private tutors. This is a waste of money with the option of Wildkit Academy ACT prep, offered...

Love and acceptance ETHS appreciates LGBT community

Love and acceptance ETHS appreciates LGBT community

Linwan Lewis, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

* Names have been changed for privacy.   In the United States, there are still many states that have yet to legalize same-sex marriage, and discrimination against LGBT people. However, the ETHS...

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

Lydia Melnikov , In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

LGBT rights may be a new concept in politics, but LGBT people are not. Barack Obama may be the first President to voice support for same-sex marriage, but politically supported or not, LGBT people were...

New Welcome Center opens at ETHS

New Welcome Center opens at ETHS

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor October 5, 2014

To give parents a place to go for guidance and help with navigating ETHS, the new Welcome Center will be opening up Oct. 8 during parent-teacher conferences. “We decided that since students had just...

Listen to students to improve lunch menu

Matt Schroder, Opinion Writer September 29, 2014

The lunch at ETHS is lackluster. With no student input, the cafeteria food has plenty of room for improvement. The United States Department of Agriculture has recently put into effect new nutrition...

Harvard professor to discuss ways to improve school relations

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor September 29, 2014

A don’t-miss opportunity is coming to ETHS. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a Harvard professor, is going to be lecturing at Evanston. Lightfoot, a professor of Education at Harvard, will be...

Geometry in Construction students prepare to build two-story house

Camille Allen, News Editor September 29, 2014

While many regular math students will be sitting in their classrooms, Geometry in Construction students will actually build a house for a low-income family. “We’re doing math right now, but...

FarmLogix brings local farm foods to ETHS cafeterias

FarmLogix brings local farm foods to ETHS cafeterias

Samantha Idler , News Editor September 24, 2014

“Mystery Meat” is no longer a mystery. Thanks to FarmLogix and Directors of Nutrition Kim Minestra and Jordan Ryan, Evanston students will know exactly where their food is coming from. “The...

Evanston observes Hispanic Heritage Month

Evanston observes Hispanic Heritage Month

Eli Baum, News Editor September 24, 2014

  In order to recognize Evanston’s Hispanic community, the City of Evanston and ETHS will be observing Hispanic Heritage Month, which lasts from Sept. 15-Oct. 15. Evanston will be hosting its...

Dajae Coleman commemorative weekend festival starts today

Dajae Coleman commemorative weekend festival starts today

By Ashley White , News Editor September 24, 2014

Dajae Coleman never got to go to homecoming, never got to lace up for an ETHS basketball game and never got to attend a formal dance. At the innocent age of 14, he was gunned down a block outside the school,...

Get the most of ETHS and get involved in athletics

Get the most of ETHS and get involved in athletics

Eli Otting, Sports Columnist May 29, 2014

For me, high school would be nothing without sports. The culture, the atmosphere, and the passion of high school can all be found on the court, the field, the diamond or in the pool. Sports are a prominent...