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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

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Opinion | There will be feasting and dancing in Jerusalem next year

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor December 14, 2020

2020 has been a hard year for all of us. From the plague sweeping over our homes and disrupting our communities, to the turbulent events following the murder of George Floyd, to an election that dragged...

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Opinion | Students must take COVID-19 restrictions more seriously

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

With confirmed U.S. coronavirus infections topping an average of 200,000 per day, the rollout of new Tier 3 restrictions in Illinois and the ever-looming threat of another stay-at-home order, it is safe...

Opinion | 2020 has been one of the most influential years in our lifetime

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor December 14, 2020

As we stepped into 2020, no one could have expected the quick turn this year had, and the tremendous impact it will forever carry. Simply put, 2020 has been one of the most influential years in terms of...

Opinion | How breakout rooms are the blind dates of e-learning

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

The moment the teacher says, “I’m going to put you all in breakout rooms now,” is the moment when all the color drains from your face. Your eyes widen, and your heart beats out of nervousness. Teachers...

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Northwestern football fills void of ETHS sports

Jared Tucker, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

One of the greatest Friday traditions in America, high school football, was absent in Illinois this fall due to the coronavirus restrictions set in place by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA)...

The events of 2020 aren’t going away anytime soon

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor December 14, 2020

Over the past year, each month featured a life-altering event that changed the course of 2020. From the pandemic to the election, this past year has had many different events that have changed all of our...

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Football star’s breakout season in question amid Division I recruitment

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor October 24, 2020

Typically, when a team finishes 3-6, ‘excitement’ wouldn’t be the proper word to describe fans’ feelings about an upcoming season. However, for the 2020-2021 Evanston football season, there...

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Checking in with ‘College Kits’: Elyjah Williams

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

Elyjah Williams, Class of 2017, was a vital member of ETHS’ 2016-17 team that was sectional champions, and ranked as the top team in Illinois throughout much of the season. Williams, a 6’7” forward,...

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This (white appropriation) Is America

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Our society has continuously stolen culture from marginalized groups and appropriated them. As a whole, members of society have been publicized and profited from the appropriation of oppressed cultures...

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Checking in with ‘College Kits’: Lucy Hogan

Lena Papa, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Lucy Hogan, Class of 2019, left a lasting impact on the swim and dive team, finishing her senior year with a state title after placing as a runner up two times. Now, she is making waves at the University...

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Things we get to see this fall season: Hope chasing Deja Vu

Peter Barbato, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2020

After a strong showing and 10th place finish at this year’s CSL South Championship, senior Hope Leman looks to keep her foot on the gas heading deeper into the postseason. “The meets this year have...

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Gentrification is not so Peachy

Antonia Languilla, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Paleteros push their ice cream cart full of popsicles and ice cream all summer in the blazing heat. Paleteros – Spanish for “ice cream men” – became a staple in Latino culture around the 1940s....