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Media biases affect societal norms, research shows

Trinity Collins & Ella Kanter, News & In-Depth Editors

May 4, 2018

As the media increases its presence across the nation and the world, studies examine the existing biases in the media, as well as the disparities within representation of POC, women and the LGBTQIA+ community. “As a white pe...

Opinion: Recognizing the biases at work in the Evanstonian

Miyoki Walker, Columnist

May 4, 2018

Every time I walk into the Evanstonian room, I’m surrounded primarily by white faces. This is not unusual (most of my AP and honors classes are filled with mostly white people), but it is not lost on me that either I or the two other b...

El futuro de DACA podría tener consecuencias para estudiantes

Jessica Rodríguez, Saúl Vega y Kerry Thomas, News Writers

April 27, 2018

El acrónimo DACA significa “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”. DACA es un programa que fue implementado bajo la presidencia de Obama y ofrece protección a los jóvenes inmigrantes que entraron a los Estados Unidos s...

Opinion: The Evanstonian’s whiteness hinders the portrayal of students of color

Rachel Krumholz, In-Depth Editor

April 27, 2018

Receiving news is a right. Receiving accurate news, however, seems to have become more of a privilege. Due to an overwhelmingly dominant number of white journalists compared to journalists of color, the accuracy of reportin...

Media desensitizes students to today’s violence

Sarah Friedman, New Editor

April 27, 2018

When four students were asked about their thoughts on the recent headline from the New York Times -- "The Stormy Daniels Scandal Gets Serious" -- two students did not recognize the name Stormy Daniels. When asked about another headli...

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