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

Badminton team emphasizes competitive spirit and togetherness

Alexis Rogers, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

The badminton team kicked off the season with a quad match against Lake Forest, Buffalo Grove, and Conant on March 14. Last year, badminton switched from its usual springtime season to winter, and strict...

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Girls lacrosse returns for success

Stella Davis, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

After a 2021 season finishing second in conference, the girls lacrosse team looks to repeat that success this year. Senior Lily Mason, who will be continuing her lacrosse career at Kenyon College, is...

Boys gymnastics aims to continue string of successes, focus on growth

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

“The [2019-20] COVID season, we had a really good team—one of our best. We opened with our highest score ever. Then, boom, no season. We just had one meet and that was it,” head coach Frank Erwin...

Boys track transitions outdoor, finishing indoor season strong

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

Following an early end to the 2020 season, the Kits haven’t had a full indoor track season in nearly three years, but, through the team’s collective efforts, these first months have shaped out to be...

Boys lacrosse adapts to new team

Ashlyn Rogowski, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

As its 2022 spring season starts, the boys lacrosse team is expecting many new incoming players after adjusting to COVID-19 restrictions.  While the first game of the season isn’t until March 17...

Opinion | Maintaining or changing: looking at COVID policies in sports entering spring

Miranda Escalera and Antonia Languilla March 18, 2022

In the Midwest, Illinois is the final state that has yet to call off its masking requirements in schools.  This was later changed on March 7th. However, on Feb. 4, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge...

Opinion | Analyzing the reasons behind lack of Black participation in winter Olympics

Jacques Philippe , Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2022

The way the Olympics are set up with summer and winter being separate, it was evident there would be a debate about which one is better. The clear consensus is that the summer Olympics is much better....

Girls soccer sets goals with reliable and driven senior team

Alexis Rogers, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

After a season that closed with Evanston becoming 2021 Illinois High School Association Regional Champions, the girls soccer team aims to push themselves further into State playoffs, led by a strong group...

Girls volleyball faces difficulties, finishes as more collective team

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor November 19, 2021

Despite finishing with an 8-27 record, the girls volleyball team displayed commendable teamwork and grit to make it through a tough season. “[There’s been] lots of ups and downs,” says senior...

Opinion | Join clubs in order to create meaningful change

Max Low, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

It’s a well-known fact in high schools that a student’s path to college can be helped along through the simple process of getting involved in clubs that their high school offers. This fact is often...

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Opinion | Evanston can be a model for pro-trans policies

Nova Horrell, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Right now, the state of trans politics seems apocalyptic. As Republicans lost power on the federal level, they began to rely on pushing wedge issues at local and state levels to reinvigorate their base...

The shortcomings of social media as a tool for change

Kaia Cmarko, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Social media is ineffective in creating civil change. Social media has created a variety of different ways to bring awareness to causes through activism, with some recent examples being the Black Lives...