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

Self worth through personal character rather than academic achievement

Self worth through personal character rather than academic achievement

Maddie Coyle, Community Impact Editor May 12, 2022

For me, it seems as though my entire academic life has been on the basis of grades, more specifically how high they were. Earn this grade to make my parents proud, to get me into that higher math class,...

From dinner table talks to the classroom: Avoiding whitewashed history

Kamau Ransom, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Since the beginning of public school in the United States, which was established in Massachusetts in 1837, the school curriculum has been white washed and biased towards white students. History has been...

A great day to be a Wildkit … unless you’re a senior without a parking pass

Sabrina Barnes , Photo & Art Editor May 12, 2022

Good morning! Or is it?! It’s not. Why? Because, I’m a senior without a parking pass. Let me elaborate.  It is frequently difficult to find a parking spot near ETHS, because the requirement of ...

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

Eden Drajpuch and Lauren Dain May 12, 2022

Over the course of this year, we have spent many hours in various coffee shops throughout Evanston. A coffee shop can be the perfect, mood-setting location that motivates us to get work done for school...

Finding peace through writing

Parker Rosenthal, Guest Writer May 12, 2022

The orange colored notebook is unmarked, not a scratch on its smooth cover. You might assume that it is a new diary or sketchbook, but that is where you are wrong. Upon closer inspection, you can see the...

Reading through the pandemic

Ruby Winer , Guest Writer May 12, 2022

There was a time when reading for fun didn't exist for me. It existed once, in the days of Percy Jackson, and The Hunger Games, but the minute I entered ETHS that all went out the door. I could argue that...

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

Madison Mann, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

High school came as a bit of a surprise when I grew up religiously watching Disney movies every weekend. I remember counting down the years until high school started, excited to live out my High School...

The final Evanston sunrise

Foster Monroe , Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Last winter, I set the goal for myself to wake up and watch the sunrise every morning. It was the height of the pandemic and my enthusiasm for online school and my optimism about life was low, to say the...

What Evanston has meant to me: A letter to one of my homes

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor May 12, 2022

I’ve never liked change. Maybe that stems from having a hard time letting go of things or just loving them too much. Or, maybe it’s just because I’m a nostalgic person. Either way, it’s always...

Writer’s Showcase offers adaptation of student writing

Amy Grill and Fiona Vosper March 18, 2022

ETHS’ 2022 Writers’ Showcase came to life on March 11 and 12 as a unique event that spotlights the work of many different artists.  Authors and actors came together to create a theater masterpiece...

Oscar Best Picture nominees feature wide-spanning casts, plots

Kayla Drajpuch, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor March 18, 2022

I watched every Oscar Best Picture Nominee so you don’t have to- here’s what’s worth seeing, reviewed in a paragraph or less. 'Don’t Look Up' I really expected to like this one, especially...

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ provides representation, entertainment for all ages

Sam Froum and Lila Portis March 18, 2022

After its Nov. 2021 release, Encanto quickly became one of the most talked-about movies of 2021. The movie follows Mirabel, voiced by Stephanie Beatriz, the only non-magical member of a family full of...