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The Evanstonian

The importance of proper POC education in today’s history classes

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor August 23, 2020

Over the past several months, there has been a great amount of support and a number of protests for the Black Lives Matter movement, resulting in the spark of many valuable conversations and questions....

We need to teach Evanston history

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor August 23, 2020

Each year, many ETHS students learn about either US or World History. These classes teach important lessons about how the US and other nations were shaped into the countries they are today. History gives...

Its up to us to take action

It’s up to us to take action

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

I opened up Instagram. The first thing to appear on my feed was a video posted by social media activist, Shaun King, deemed sensitive content. I felt a pit begin to build in my stomach. In the span of...

My experience as an essential worker during the pandemic

My experience as an essential worker during the pandemic

Mathilda Hallstrom, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Months ago, when I pictured myself writing for the senior issue of The Evanstonian, I did not expect to be addressing a global pandemic and its cruel social symptoms. Life comes at you fast.  It is...

Illustration by Ellie Lind

We really are not all in this together

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has taken over our world. It has impacted people across the world and because of this,  many have seen this pandemic as a time where we can all come together. More people have been...

We need more proactive action on infectious diseases

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

 Over the past few weeks, the pandemic spread of the COVID-19 virus has taken over, impeding on everyday life across the globe. The first COVID-19 virus outbreak was in Wuhan, China, according to Aljazeera,...

Students view of Google Classroom.

Drawbacks of e-learning and what can be done to improve it

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

With school being out due to the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19, millions of students across the country have been participating in e-learning, or online classes, these past few weeks.   Without...

Illustrated by Valerie Larsen

We need to combat objectification and sexualization of women in media

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor February 28, 2020

“For most of history anonymous was a woman;”--this idea was illustrated in Virginia Woolf’s In Search of a Room of One’s Own  and is pertinent to understand how women used to live their lives....

Students should be given more time for course selection

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Course selection. The time of the year where in a couple of months, students must choose their classes for the following school year. Every year, the main stem of my stress -- for myself and many of my...

Estrés en los estudiantes del último año en la secundaria

Estrés en los estudiantes del último año en la secundaria

Vanesa Funes and Alejandra Cardenas February 28, 2020

Cada día que pasa, nos acercamos más y más al gran día de graduación que hemos estado esperando con mucha ansia por tanto tiempo. Pensar que estamos a pocos meses de ese día causa muchas emociones...

Illustrated by Ellie Lind

28 days is not enough: Black history should be taught year round

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

In January of 2019, Illinois passed a law that required all public colleges, high schools and elementary schools, to teach Black history. According to the Illinois House Resolutions, “...every public...

Illustrated by Mimi Herrick

Music streaming is making songs shorter, less enjoyable

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

      From record players to radios to walkmans to mp3 players, the methods that people have used to listen to their favorite songs have always been evolving. Lately, the most common way that people...