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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

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...

Opinion | ETHS has a ways to go in efforts to create real change

Annie Johnson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

ETHS has long since prided itself on not being mainstream, on working to make a change in the community. From providing free meals to students all throughout the pandemic and bringing guest speakers in...

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Field hockey values teamwork

Eva Sondgeroth, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

ETHS’s field hockey team is composed of like-minded, connected individuals that rely on teamwork to succeed in its games. Coming out of a restrictive season with few bonding opportunities last year,...

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New talent for girls swimming

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Evanston girls swimming’s biggest success of the season came early on, when it beat Barrington 103-83: a win not seen in more than five years.  That day, first-place finishes were logged by senior...

Boys golf caps Sectionals run

Eli Bachochin, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Golf seems like sort of an afterthought compared to other sports: basketball, football, etc. Yet, golf is a fascinating sport, and one here at ETHS that we all should know much more about. Take this journey...

Four-game winning streak propels football

Alec Lloyd, Eliana Prawer-Stock, Staff Writers October 15, 2021

After facing a difficult stretch, including its worst loss in the last six years, ETHS football entered the middle of September looking to bounce back—and get the bounce back in its step. Over the...

Pomkits let school spirit shine

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Fridays at ETHS look like something straight out of a high school movie. The football players wear their jerseys, the cheerleaders wear their bows and then, of course, there’s ETHS’ dance troop, the...

Modern mullets: the unthinkable comeback

Max Gingold, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Something very distressing is happening in our community. For some, the news is only getting to them now. For others, their distaste has been snowballing for the past decade. I must admit, I am one of...