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

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Winter Break Activity Ideas 2020

Sophie Yang and Lila Portis December 14, 2020

As the weather gets colder and COVID-19 restrictions continue to be maintained, ETHS students are still encouraged to have fun in a safe and secure manner. Here are some ideas for activities to do over...

Illustration by Lila Portis and Ali Cutter

Music that encapsulates 2020

Lila Portis and Ali Cutter December 14, 2020

2020 has been a whirlwind of drama and emotions, but what’s a year without music?  Music has always gotten us through difficult times; 2020 is no different.  This year, as teens logged off of their...

Illustration by Kupunoli Sumi

The changing landscape of holiday celebration

Ingrid Halverson, Assistant Feature Editor December 14, 2020

While Thanksgiving passes and we look towards more holidays, the CDC has implemented precautionary measures by which people should abide to keep families safe. According to the CDC, more than one million...

North Shore educators adjust to e-learning

Jilian Denlow, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

On March 13th, a day that will never be forgotten, local schools announced their official closing due to the sudden increase of COVID-19 cases across the country, leaving families and teachers with minimal...

Photo by Adrian Cyrus

Corona community cookbook

Adrian Cyrus, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

As the cold weather creeps in, and snow days delve upon us, the ETHS student body has got you covered with recipes you can enjoy by the fireplace. Senior Dawit Alemayehu and freshman Arielle Buzil share...

To-go with Jojo: hot cocoa

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

Nothing says “happy holidays” like burning your mouth on a steaming cup on hot cocoa. I have to tell you, I am not looking forward to a winter of sub-zero temperatures and isolation. However, there’s...

The evolution of comedy shows from 2010 to 2020

The evolution of comedy shows from 2010 to 2020

Sophia Sherman and Anika Radhakrishnan December 14, 2020

The Office, Parks and Recreation, and Glee are all well known for their character development, drama and an array of witty humor. However, offensive jokes that were once deemed comical and “okay” for...

December column: The most wonderful time of the year

Lauren Grill, Arts & Entertainment Columnist December 14, 2020

The most wonderful time of the year has never felt all that wonderful to me. Christmas lights going up the day after Thanksgiving and the beginning of “holiday countdowns” on network TV have always...

Illustration by Lila Portis

On and off: perspectives about cameras on Zoom

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

Your environment always impacts how you learn. Who knew we would become nostalgic for the columns of laminated posters peeling off walls, and the rows of beige or steely grey desks, with their wads of...

Illustration by Nora Miller

Trans Day of Remembrance and Resilience in Evanston

Nora Miller and Eden Drajpuch November 20, 2020

Dustin Parker. Neulisa Luciano Ruiz. Yampi Méndez Arocho. Scott/ Scottlynn Devore. Monika Diamond. Lexi. Johanna Metzger. Serena Angelique Velázquez Ramos. Layla Pelaez Sánchez. Penélope Díaz Ramírez....

Illustration by Madison McGuire

Mad style: winter wave

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

The rain outside is turning to snow, and the crisp autumn leaves are turning brown once again for the next season of the year: winter. As the cold weather takes over, we have to find some innovative ways...

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Madison McGuire and Jojo Wertheimer November 16, 2020

Theater Theater teacher Timothy Herbert has taken online learning and adapted it to his curriculum. Working with students online can be challenging, but the theatre department and Herbert have done their...