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

Opinion | History classes are Eurocentric

Stella Davis and Ashlyn Rogowski November 10, 2022

ETHS is well-known for the wide range of classes that the building offers, but it seems to be lacking in its representation of different views in history. The white, European side in textbooks is often...

Opinion | Grading policies lead to burnout, over-prepare students

Fiona Vosper, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Grades are the biggest cause of burnout among students, as well as the most useless part of our education systems. Grades do nothing but distract students from education’s true purpose: learning.  Intellectual...

Opinion | White feminism is outdated. Its time to move forward

Opinion | White feminism is outdated. It’s time to move forward

Simone Jacot-Bell and Aaliya Weheliye November 10, 2022

While feminism has come a long way since Susan B. Anthony’s time, it is still problematic and exclusive. Oftentimes, feminism is seen as a one-size-fits-all issue, but this is far from the truth. Mainstream...

Opinion | Curating authenticity in the age of Be(ing)Real

Opinion | Curating authenticity in the age of Be(ing)Real

Leah Johnson, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“recipe for a perfect photo dump: fire selfie outfit pic candid pic w ur partner or friends food BeReal screenshot(s) (a text, a song you’ve had on repeat) camcorder moment or...

Opinion | ETHS needs to acknowledge Jewish holidays

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

As ETHS’ Jewish students celebrated Rosh Hashanah and began the year 5783 on Monday, Sept. 26, a concerning issue became obvious. Although ETHS is generally friendly to Jewish students and staff, giving...

Opinion | My experience at ETHS this year

Kaia Cmarko, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Going into my Junior year at ETHS has let me find out new resources and things I haven't gotten around to yet. With classes I didn't take previous years that are new to me this year and I have had some...

Opinion | ETHS tardy, social probation policies are unjust

Opinion | ETHS tardy, social probation policies are unjust

Jonah Chiss, Max Low, and Jeremy Schoen November 10, 2022

Two months ago, we, the three authors of this article, set out on a unique mission. Our goal was to analyze the current tardy and social probation policies at ETHS in their entirety and document the purpose...

Opinion | Having friends in ETHS is hard

Maria Gomez, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Making friends is hard in any situation. It is especially difficult, however, to  ask another student if you can sit and have lunch with them. I know this, because I was a new student last year. I remember...