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

Virtual concerts rock our screens

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

June 27th, 2019. Flashing lights, head-bopping, and excited screams filled Allstate Arena as thousands of fans sang along to Shawn Mendes’ hits from his new album. Although only around a year and a half...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

A monumental moment: what students hope from Biden administration

Ingrid Halverson and Cheyenne Edwards November 16, 2020

Throughout the week of Nov. 3, the entire country waited anxiously for a decisive outcome of the 2020 presidential election. On Saturday, Nov. 7, Joe Biden was projected as the 46th President of the United...

Among Us builds community through quarantine

Lila Portis and Alice Cutter November 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 20th, United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live-streamed herself playing the popular game Among Us on Twitch to an audience of over 400,000 as part of her campaign. This...

Culture of disinformation confuses teen voters

Culture of disinformation confuses teen voters

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor November 16, 2020

In the lead up to the 2020 election and in the days since, perhaps more than ever before, a culture of false information has been present online. Despite both misinformation and disinformation leading...

Political figures finesse with fashion

Political figures finesse with fashion

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

Every year for the Oscars, the Grammys, and award shows, millions of dollars and hundreds of hours are spent in preparation for the red carpet. The outfits are dissected and scrutinized by the media and...

Illustration by Valerie Larsen

As COVID-19 rages on, students fear winter months

Saliha Ansari and Sydney Hletko November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 case count across the world has surged, reaching 54.3 million cases as of Nov. 15, and Evanston is no exception. As winter approaches, students are concerned about what the third wave of the...

It did happen here

Lauren Grill, Arts & Entertainment Columnist November 16, 2020

In March of 2020, Twitter declared that America was trapped in a Parks and Recreation episode. Whether this sentiment was attached to a headline stating that a “coronavirus conference was ‘canceled...

Illustration by Ellie Lind

Seasons change, the skating community remains

Dylan Guevara, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

“Any day is a good day to skate,” Jamie McNear explains.  McNear is a skater who is saying this at what is referred to as “L wood” skate park on a warm afternoon. He is an Evanston native and...

Tuning in: marching band’s pandemic practice precautions

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

As you pass by the beloved ETHS school building, feeling the cool fall breeze and seeing the beautiful leaves change colors, you may just hear the melodic sounds of the ETHS marching band hard...

Illustration by Lila Portis

Students, staff honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ali Cutter and Lila Portis October 20, 2020

On Sept. 18, the whole country learned of the passing of 87-year-old Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) from complications due to pancreatic cancer. Millions were left overwhelmed...

Art by Valerie Larsen

Peas in a pod: e-learning pods alieve isolation

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

For students at ETHS, and across the country, staying motivated and engaged during e-learning has been a challenge. The solitude of quarantine and the overwhelmingness of the pandemic have left...

Behind the screens of e-learning: safety, mental health supports

Eden Drajpuch, Ingrid Halverson, and Lila Portis October 20, 2020

Now that e-learning at ETHS is well underway, The Evanstonian wanted to extend gratitude to some of the incredibly talented and hardworking staff members that students and staff don’t often see. Each...