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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

District 65 approves plan for Fifth Ward School

Tarek Anthony , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Facing a current budget crisis and record levels of low enrollment, District 65 is returning to the historically contentious idea of redrawing school attendance lines within their elementary schools. The...

Season four of Attack on Titan experiences spike in viewership, improved plot

Season four of ‘Attack on Titan’ experiences spike in viewership, improved plot

Ben Levy , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

AOT is rated for mature audiences and discusses mature content. This review contains spoilers .   The rave anime Attack On Titan (AOT) is finally back, and viewers have a lot to say. After close...

Evanston receives AWPA award for excellence in snow and ice control

Aryeh Lesch March 18, 2022

While ETHS’ two weather-caused asynchronous e-learning days may give the impression that the city struggles to keep up with the snow, the City of Evanston actually ranks among the elite in snow and ice...

The Batman review: amidst Gothams shadows, Pattinsons Batman shines

‘The Batman’ review: amidst Gotham’s shadows, Pattinson’s Batman shines

Sophie Yang , Arts & Entertainment Editor March 18, 2022

Spoiler warning for The Batman.  Amidst the shadows in the crumbling city of Gotham, there stands one man seeking vengeance: Batman.  The beloved vigilante returns to the big screen in The Batman,...

ETHS students, staff participate in 2022 LGBTQ+ summit

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

This year, the LGBTQ+ summit was be held on March 4th. The first summit was held in 2017 as a part of ETHS’ Social Consciousness Series, which is the school’s active effort to make sure every student...

Amid Oscar buzz, women nominations remain scarce

Mae Luning and Sadie Dowhan March 18, 2022

For years now, women have had to fight for nominations, awards, and merely jobs in general as part of the historically male-dominated film industry. With the Oscars coming up on Mar. 27  and Women’s...

ETHS commemorates, celebrates Womens History Month

ETHS commemorates, celebrates Women’s History Month

Milo Slevin and Sofia Williams March 18, 2022

This is the theme for Women’s History Month, March 2022 as designated by the National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA), and the words spoken by District 202 school board member Stephanie Teterycz as...

COVID-19 cases drop within ETHS and broader Evanston community

Ethan Ravi , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

As Evanston transitions into spring, one noticeable thing that has been leaving the community, besides the cold weather, is the COVID-19 virus. There has been a significant decrease in the amount of cases...

ETHS drops mask mandate in moves towards normalcy

Sofia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke March 18, 2022

On Feb. 22, Superintendent Eric Witherspoon released an email announcing that ETHS would no longer enforce masks starting Feb. 28, though they would still be highly recommended.  District 202 is part...

Notable ETHS alums pursue acting careers

Ali Cutter and Jojo Layden March 18, 2022

People often give little thought to the backgrounds and hometowns of actors or models in their favorite TV shows, movies, or magazines.  However, many of the faces we recognize happen to have a history...

Biss announces Latinx advocate Geracaris as Ninth Ward alderman through April 2023

Sam Molitor , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Following Cicely Fleming’s resignation as Evanston’s Ninth Ward alderperson, a temporary appointment process headed by Mayor Daniel Biss took place to fill the empty city council seat until the next...

Students, staff react to updated COVID-19 guidelines

Students, staff react to updated COVID-19 guidelines

Eden Drajpuch and Jilian Denlow March 4, 2022

As of Feb. 28, ETHS has moved to a “mask-recommended” model, meaning that masks are encouraged, but not required within the ETHS building. This decision comes as a result of multiple lawsuits that...