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

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

A changing game: standardized testing and college admissions

Nearly 100 years ago, the College Board birthed the Scholastic Aptitude Test, more commonly referred to as the SAT, and 33 years later, the American College Test (ACT) emerged. These lengthy tests have...

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Sarah Sollinger

Alexis Rogers, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Sarah Sollinger has been playing soccer since she was four years old, and she isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The soon-to-be ETHS graduate is heading to Denison University this fall, where she will...

Sophia Cosma

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor May 12, 2022

Having grown up in New Jersey, Haverford College lacrosse commit Sophia Cosma developed her skills from an early age—putting her in the best position to succeed at ETHS. “On the East Coast, lacrosse...

Will Travis

Owen Chiss, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Will Travis’ childhood dream was to play at a high level in soccer. From joining his first team at age 7, rising through the Team Evanston and Eleven United club programs, and being a two-year varsity...

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Morrigan Bushroe

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor May 12, 2022

Moving to Evanston the summer before her freshman year, Morrigan Bushroe knew that she was in for a slew of life changes throughout her time in high school. As a lifelong swimmer, one thing she especially...

Opinion | The value of enriching and unique non-AP classes

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor April 18, 2022

For decades education has been flooded with primarily eurocentric curriculum and views of success, leaving BIPOC students lacking the stories that represent them. Although ETHS is not exempt from this,...

Opinion | Why diversity within staff is important for BIPOC students at ETHS

Romel Rojas-Leon, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

While we’re all told that diversity within staff is important, it takes time to really understand the importance behind diversity. Overall, ETHS’ student body features a diversity that the school shapes...

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Opinion | Students are suffering mentally at the end of each quarter and year

Maddie Molotla, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

At the end of each quarter, all of us as students seem to share the same experience during this time. Each and every one of us is in clear distress over final grades, turning in late work, and major final...

Boys volleyball delivers a win in highly attended home opener

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor April 18, 2022

Leading up to the varsity boys volleyball team’s home opener against Loyola Academy on Wed. Mar. 30, the team commissioned a huge social media campaign with the goal of increasing spectator attendance....

Opinion | Foreign students should celebrate their cultures, not hide them while at school

Maria Gomez, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

 Believing that not fitting in is a problem or that being afraid to walk in the halls is silly or pathetic. It is a feeling that I and many students have felt as a new person in school. I arrived in Evanston...

After setting season goals, boys water polo aims for victory

Stella Davis, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

After an overall winning season, 12-7, in 2021, the boys water polo team is excited for its biggest matchups and a chance to achieve more success this year.  Assistant coach Tim Fodor says that one...

Opinion | ETHS should add more mandatory projects to Civics curriculum

Milo Slevin , Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Civics is defined as "the study of the rights and duties of citizenship." In 2015, the State of Illinois decided that high school students need to explore that idea. Former Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner...