The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

Illustrated by Saskia Teterycz

Why ETHS needs to implement mental health days

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor October 20, 2020

As high school students, we all experience varying degrees of stress. Regardless of the specifics, though, it’s clear that the amount of activities, work and outside responsibilities placed on our shoulders...

One thing remote learning is missing: daily announcements

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

If the uncertainty of life during COVID-19 has stressed anything, it’s the importance of frequent, rapid and transparent communication. When it comes to education in particular, the experimental nature...

You can’t stay neutral in times of injustice

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor October 20, 2020

In times of injustice, I’m always perplexed by the lack of acknowledgment and care from others. When we finally talk about the racial injustices devouring our country, many of my peers and much of society...

Students should focus on high school, not college

Students should focus on high school, not college

Caroline Jacobs, In-Depth Editor, Public Relations Editor May 14, 2020

From a young age, I’ve been mesmerized by the idea of getting into and attending college. While my middle school peers were playing Minecraft, I was on Youtube binge-watching videos of students filming...

@ethswomensports supports female athletes

@ethswomensports supports female athletes

Phoebe Porter, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Mr. Livatino, your search is over.  I am @ethswomensports on Twitter. I created the account about a year ago in a temporary moment of annoyance. At the very end of the basketball season, I had noticed...

Illustration by Saskia Teterycz

Remote learning needs to be better suited for pandemic

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Of all the adjustments the coronavirus outbreak has forced people to make, undoubtedly the biggest change for students has been the transition to remote e-learning. Along with this transition, ETHS administrators...

Dont compare your quarantine to the Holocaust

Don’t compare your quarantine to the Holocaust

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Another world crisis, another Holocaust analogy. As the coronavirus continues to keep us inside of our houses and away from people we love, many people are looking for a way to contextualize what is happening,...

Sexual assault in America is not taken seriously

Sexual assault in America is not taken seriously

Saskia Teterycz, Assistant Opinion Editor April 3, 2020

Trigger warning: This article references cases of sexual assault and harassment.  In 2017, at the height of the #MeToo movement, it seemed as though the way sexual assault was handled in America might...

Illustration by Saskia Teterycz

We need to be more engaged in our news literacy: true importance of social-political discussions

Saskia Teterycz, Assistant Opinion Editor November 8, 2019

Consider a scenario in which you are sitting at the lunch table with a couple of friends and a small conversation sparks about the looming possibility of Trump’s impeachment. One or two people  are...

My weight loss experience: skinny doesn’t always mean healthy

My weight loss experience: skinny doesn’t always mean healthy

Mathilda Hallstrom, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

A customer stands on the other side of the counter at my work, eyeing the menu. She’s older, and she stands like she’s holding herself in. “The food here is so caloric,” she laments, then takes...

Dual loyalty accusations perpetuate anti-semitism

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

Words matter, and words of people in power matter even more. In August 2019, President Trump said, “Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat — I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or...

The Hate U Give sparks conversation in Evanston

The Hate U Give sparks conversation in Evanston

Saskia Teterycz, Staff Writer November 9, 2018

Stark white books with a black girl holding a sign on the cover are strewn across the tables at Fleetwood Jourdain Community Center. Even before the October 16th Racial Justice Book Group officially begins,...