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

Q&A on local filming of new movie ‘The Bear’

Sam Froum , Staff Writer April 18, 2022

If you were walking through Northwest Evanston on March 7, you might have noticed the blue flyers taped up throughout the neighborhood, the large white vans driving around the streets or the signs with...

Inside Booktok, the trend reigniting teens love of reading

Inside ‘Booktok,’ the trend reigniting teens’ love of reading

Mae Luning, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

It’s no secret that the number of teenagers who pick up and read a book each day for fun has been steadily declining since the mid-twentieth century. Now, more than ever, the majority of high schoolers...

The polls open: students campaign for representative to school board position

Annabelle Harris and Ethan Ravi April 18, 2022

One of the important events at ETHS in the upcoming weeks is the Student Representative campaign. Every year, a few students choose to run for the position of Student Representative to the School Board...

District 65 school board historically approves new Fifth Ward school

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

On March 14, the District 65 school board approved the creation of a new school. This school will be located in the Fifth Ward, as it has not had one since the closing of Foster School in 1967.  “We...

Bridgerton season two expands plotlines, deepens relationships

‘Bridgerton’ season two expands plotlines, deepens relationships

Sophie Yang and Ali Cutter April 18, 2022

Under the watchful eye of Lady Whistledown, the ton must navigate through the pressure of social reputation, familial responsibilities and the struggle between heart and head all in the thrilling season...

Latinx Summit aims to offer healing spaces, joyful experiences to participants

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor April 18, 2022

Every spring, ETHS hosts a series of summits centered around identity as part of the ETHS Social Consciousness series. This spring, the Latinx Student Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 27. Keeping...

PSAT testing reimplemented for underclassmen

Clara Gustafson and Hazel Hayes April 18, 2022

On Nov. 8, 2021, students and guardians received an email from ETHS explaining that the state of Illinois had mandated a return to both 9th and 10th graders taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test...

Reflecting on 2022 award shows: Oscars and Grammys

Reflecting on 2022 award shows: Oscars and Grammys

Amy Grill , Social Media Editor April 18, 2022

March 27 and April 3 were two momentous days in the world of pop culture. The Oscars kicked off this year’s award show season. By the time the night was over, history had been made numerous times. Ariana...

Indigenous history: ETHS teaches more than most but not nearly enough

Indigenous history: ETHS teaches more than most but not nearly enough

Foster Ellen, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Like the rest of the midwest, Evanston is full of Indigenous history. There are 35 government-recognized tribes in the midwest. In our area, the Ojibwe, Fox, Huron, Iroquois, Ottawa, Potawatomi and Sioux...

Turning Red highlights complexities of early teen years

‘Turning Red’ highlights complexities of early teen years

Sophie Yang, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 18, 2022

To start, if a movie is a Disney Pixar movie, I’m expecting it to be good. Disney Pixar is my childhood, and my classic favorites include Toy Story, Up, The Incredibles and Cars, but I loved Domee Shi’s...

Sullivan sisters plan to release new folk album

Anika Radhakrishnan, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor April 18, 2022

Sophomore Soraya Sullivan and her eighth grade sister, Luciya Sullivan, are putting their own twist on traditional folk songs by releasing an album with their own flair. The sisters were raised by two...

Students reflect on return to in-person AP exams

Students reflect on return to in-person AP exams

Macyn Hoeveler and Isabel Amromin April 18, 2022

For many juniors, seniors and even some sophomores, AP exams approaching in May have been at the forefront of their minds. Although a common College Board AP curriculum exists, some classes follow it more...