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COVID-19 affects students’ home lives, access to resources

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 5, 2020

Contributors: staff writers Cheyenne Edwards & Tamara Guy, feature facilitator Eli Marshall For some students at ETHS, the outbreak of COVID-19 has shifted both family dynamics and stability at...

Holocaust Remembrance Week resources moved online amidst school closure

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 1, 2020

Contributor: Zachary Bahar As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and ETHS’s school closure, previously scheduled Holocaust Remembrance Week activities were moved online.  “Planning the event...

We Got It! Part III: Riot in G Major

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

“In the interest of imagining what exists, there is an image of Michael Brown we must refuse in favor of another image we don’t have. One is a lie, the other unavailable. If we refuse to show the image...

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Greta Thunberg’s activism sparks wave of change

Noah Kayaian , Staff Writer November 8, 2019

On Sept. 20, more than 4 million students across the world, including students at ETHS, joined 16 year old climate change activist Greta Thunberg and walked out of school, protesting climate change. Thunberg,...

Big money, big eats: fast food chains fund politics

Big money, big eats: fast food chains fund politics

Noah Kayaian and Phoebe Porter November 8, 2019

When thinking about who funds the political campaigns of politicians like Donald Trump and Dick Durbin, places like Chick-Fil-A or Chipotle may not be the first to be considered. Political candidates,...

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Lack of POC dancers prompts call for change

Taryn Robinson, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

On Aug. 23, 2019, Good Morning America host Lara Spencer made comments mocking 6-year-old Prince George for studying ballet. According to The New York Times, Spencer responded while laughing and saying,...

An examination of Halloween culture across Evanston

An examination of Halloween culture across Evanston

Cheyenne Edwards and Lia Sheahan October 31, 2019

Unlike most other holidays, which revolve around indoor services or family gatherings, Halloween is inherently social. Every year, children from all over the country dress up, walk through their neighborhoods...

Below minimum wage: why Evanston pays teens less than adults

Below minimum wage: why Evanston pays teens less than adults

Tamara Guy , Staff Writer September 27, 2019

As the school year has begun, many of us have wrapped up our summer jobs and received our last paychecks.  Each summer, many youth in Evanston find their jobs through the Annual Mayor's Youth Summer...

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