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

How to make a career in the arts a reality: Students, staff provide advice for bringing your creative dreams to life

How to make a career in the arts a reality: Students, staff provide advice for bringing your creative dreams to life

Anika Radhakrishnan, Assistant Arts & Entertainment March 18, 2022

From a very young age, my passion has always been music. Thankfully, my parents gave me the opportunity to expand my knowledge in music by enrolling me in weekly piano lessons since I was five years old....

Local businesses ‘cautiously optimistic’ heading into spring

Local businesses ‘cautiously optimistic’ heading into spring

Mackenzie Greco and Madison Mann March 18, 2022

As Evanston nears the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 lockdown, it is undeniable just how much the pandemic has shaped how our modern world functions. To see this in real-time, look no further than...

From appearances to safety, decision to unmask isn’t easy for students

Clara Gustafson, Izzy Rudolph , and Rosie Witt March 18, 2022

With the recent change from masks being required to highly recommended at ETHS, many students have different opinions and thoughts as to whether or not they should wear a mask. While this decision is for...

Ghosting: the practice that haunts ETHS students

Ghosting: the practice that haunts ETHS students

Ingrid Halverson and Jojo Wertheimer March 18, 2022

ETHS has a problem: its students are haunted. There’s a sinister force at work in our lives, infiltrating the hallways of the high school and haunting romantic and platonic relationships alike. This...

As Witherspoon looks towards retirement, students express hope for replacement

Molly Riley and Elizabeth Wenning March 18, 2022

Superintendent Eric Witherspoon, who has been the ETHS superintendent for nearly 16 years, recently announced his retirement on Sept. 13, 2021, raising many questions surrounding who his successor will...

Students on the complexities of balancing work and academic commitments

Macyn Hoeveler and Lily Kellams March 18, 2022

All of us ETHS students will need to work at some point in our lives—whether it's to make a little bit of pocket change, to pay for food and rent or to support our families. As adults, we’ll be expected...

Opinion | El orden siempre ha side desorden

Maria Gómez, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

La política es una de las áreas más complejas y difusas que ha inventado el hombre; está teniendo miles de salidas, razones y maneras de ser ejecutada. Tanto es así, que hasta darle un significado...

Illustrations by Sabrina Barnes

Clubs offer students civic engagements opportunities

Annabelle Harris and Milo Slevin November 19, 2021

Civic engagement describes actions taken to help make a change in one's community. It is based on participation in the community. Civic engagement is important for young people to learn about and participate...

Illustration by Aiyana Jehan

Opinion | Eligible students need to utilize their right to vote

Maddie Molotia and Marin Ubersox November 19, 2021

In late 2020, a historic presidential election took place. Many people who’ve never voted in their lives cast a ballot with the hope their candidate of choice would prevail. In fact, half of Americans...

Letter from your student rep | Witherbell Forum

Barbara Tomaradze, Student Representative November 19, 2021

Hey ETHS! I hope you all are doing well and counting down the days until Thanksgiving break like I am.  Over the past few weeks, Student Union has been focused on planning the Witherbell Forum....

Opinion | The importance of sustainable activism

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor November 19, 2021

2021 has looked different in many ways from 2020, a prominent difference being the collective civic engagement and support present on social media, in the classroom and in the community. In less than a...

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Northwestern welcomes first female president

Sophia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke November 19, 2021

After eight years of service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chancellor Rebecca Blank will be taking over for Morton Schapiro as the next president of Northwestern University. Blank has a history...