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

Fans speculate potential Spider-Man: No Way Home theories

Fans speculate potential ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ theories

Sophie Yang, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 23, 2021

After two and half years since Spider-man: Far From Home, Tom Holland will return to the big screen in his iconic red suit in the final installment of his first Spider-Man trilogy, Spider-Man: No Way Home....

ETHS works to reinstall Drop Everything and Read

Sofia Williams and Sophia Siddiqui December 23, 2021

After returning from a year of e-learning, ETHS has been introducing programs both old and new in order to maximize students’ academic opportunities and enjoyment. One such initiative is Drop Everything...

Opinion | Sally Rooney’s ‘Beautiful World’ must be translated into Hebrew

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor December 23, 2021

Sally Rooney has been one of my favorite writers for a while now. I devoured Normal People and loved Conversations With Friends. Rooney explores themes relevant to younger generations, and her books are...

Students reflect on first semester, transition back to in-person learning

Clara Gustafson and Nora Ruderman December 23, 2021

After being in isolation for over a year, students got used to joining a Zoom, not saying anything, and then leaving. Because of this, coming into the 2021-2022 school year has been challenging for many,...

A look back at 2021 media

A look back at 2021 media

Ali Cutter and Sadie Dowhan December 23, 2021

As students re-entered the building, a variety of movies, music and TV shows have kept ETHS students enthralled and entertained.  Much of this new entertainment, especially music, has reflected the difficult...

ETHS reports highest number of COVID cases seen all semester

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor December 23, 2021

As of Dec. 16, ETHS has implemented an “adaptive pause,” an extended period of remote learning with the goal of mitigating spiking COVID-19 cases. The adaptive pause became effective on Dec. 17 and...

Color Guard captains recount culture of abuse, intensity under head coach

Eden Drajpuch and Sari Oppenheimer November 19, 2021

*We have changed the names of some students to protect their privacy.  Lorenzo Medrano, a Color Guard coach at ETHS, was placed on leave on Sept. 16 following his arrest on child seduction charges...

ETHS announces changes to Deans, Human Resources, Student Services

ETHS announces changes to Deans, Human Resources, Student Services

Lauren Dain and Eden Drajpuch November 19, 2021

There have been numerous administrative and staffing changes that have occurred within the last month. The primary changes occurred within the Deans’ offices, Human Resource offices, and the Student...

Only Murders in the Building: A perfect mesh of mystery and comedy

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez is not the casting anyone expected, but it is what everyone needed. In Hulu’s new mystery comedy Only Murders in the Building, three true crime fanatics begin...

Language teacher and alderperson shares passion for civic engagement

Kari Robinson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Evanstonian was privileged to speak to Clare Kelly (Delgado), an ETHS Spanish teacher and the first ward alderperson, about the intersection of civic engagement with both of her careers.  Q: What...

Image courtesy of Kayla Drajpuch

Barbara Kruger: pairing images with aphorisms for impact

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor November 19, 2021

Many ETHS students will recognize Barbara Kruger’s artwork, despite having never heard her name. A few of them will even be wearing her distinct style, stolen by the streetwear company Supreme. Luckily,...

Illustration by Mira Littmann

Students reflect on authenticity of social media activism

Clara Gustafson and Madison Mann November 19, 2021

With social media being such a prominent aspect of our everyday lives, it has also become a crucial outlet for activism for many users. Whether people use their platform to speak out against racism or...