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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

Opinion | Free beach days a half measure

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor August 16, 2021

In the beginning of summer 2021, the beloved Evanston beach admissions became free to Evanston residents on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays after Alderman Devon Reid (8th Ward) suggested making them free...

Indivisible Evanston: political action over the summer

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor August 16, 2021

In 2017, just after Trump took office, as the world began to feel like it was spiraling out of control, Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin made a plan.  “They sat at their kitchen table, and they wrote...

Reimagining the Feature section

Reimagining the Feature section

Ahania Soni and Jilian Denlow August 16, 2021

A feature article, while a form of news, is more heavily catered towards human interest, both informative and captivating. The purpose of a feature story is to not only educate readers on a certain topic...

Students return to ETHS after an entire year and a semester of virtual or hybrid school.

Steps toward normalcy at ETHS

Jilian Denlow, Assistant Feature Editor August 16, 2021

For members of the ETHS community, the upcoming school year will feel like a breath of fresh air. While it is likely that no one is eager for summer to come to an end, today probably feels like a reasonable...

Letter | Welcome from your student representative!

Barbara Tomaradze, Student Representative August 16, 2021

Dear ETHS family,  I hope you all are enjoying your last bit of beach days, barbecues and brunches as the summer of 2021 comes to an end. I am Barbara Tomaradze, the 2021-2022 ETHS Student Representative,...

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

The bell rings, echoing across the ETHS building. Students stream in and out of doors, rooms and hallways finding their way to their next class. The block schedule is now fully in place, finals have been...

Opinion | Wear your mask, keep your community safe

Opinion | Wear your mask, keep your community safe

Antonia Languilla, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

On July 15, the CDC released a statement regarding vaccinated people. It stated, “Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing themselves, except where...

Letter | Black Student Union outlines 2021-22 plans

Serena Brown, President, Black Student Union August 16, 2021

After 18 months that nobody could have predicted, we finally get to return to school as the world adapts to life with the decline of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this is a joyous step forward. Sadly,...

Letter | We still have our humanity

Eric Witherspoon, Superintendent August 16, 2021

It is exciting to have all of you back at ETHS. As you know, ETHS has not been fully opened since March 13, 2020. Welcome freshmen and sophomores. You will have your first full experience of walking these...

Two surreal summers for students

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

Junior Spencer Grossman took part in summer school in 2020. He remembers the experience as generally disappointing.  “Because it was a new environment for everyone, I think that I would’ve learned...

Senior Remarks | On Replay

Nora Miller, Executive Editor May 23, 2021

Executive Edtior Nora Miller spoke at ETHS' virtual graduation ceremony on May 23. Watch their remarks above, and read them below. --- The book doesn’t end if you don’t finish it, right? Hello,...

Watch: ETHS Class of ’21 Virtual Graduation

May 23, 2021

The ETHS Class of '21 Virtual Graduation ceremony is set to take place at 10am on Sunday, May 23, featuring speeches from Cassidy Hubbarth, ETHS alum and current NBA reporter for ESPN, as well as the Evanstonian's...