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

A call for conscience: the layers of sexism at ETHS

A call for conscience: the layers of sexism at ETHS

Whether it is whispers in the halls, outright sexist comments in the classroom or an objectionable view of women and their role in the world—sexism is very much alive and well in schools, including ETHS.
The impossible perception of perfect: Students recount experiences with eating disorders

The impossible perception of perfect: Students recount experiences with eating disorders

Jessica Sehgal, Assistant In-Depth Editor April 26, 2021

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia that may trigger some readers. Disclaimer: In this article, we write about the experiences...

ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 24, 2021

Beginning in the fall of 2021, ETHS will implement several major changes that will radically restructure the school that so many have known, the largest of these being the adoption of a block schedule. “ETHS...

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced that it will transition to a hybrid learning model on April 15—almost 13 months to the day after the school shut down. The announcement, made in an email sent to students...

A brief timeline of ETHS’s reopening journey

A brief timeline of ETHS’s reopening journey

Avi Shapira and Sofia Williams March 22, 2021

Since the March 12, 2020 announcement that students wouldn’t return to ETHS classrooms for three weeks—a time span which quickly lengthened—an air of uncertainty has surrounded the school’s education...

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced its plan to begin hybrid learning on April 14. Coming almost 13 months to the day after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a nationwide shutdown that, among everything else, impacted...

Opinion | A letter from your Student Rep

Carmiya Bady, Student Representative March 22, 2021

Hello, my lovely people. I hope everyone is doing well. I want to take a moment to just ask: Have you taken time for yourself in the past week? Have you been kind enough to yourself? Have you loved yourself?...

Opinion | Thoughts from Black Student Union on school reopening

Black Student Union March 22, 2021

The following was submitted by the Black Student Union. On March 1, ETHS released its re-opening plan to staff, students and their families. This plan expressed a new hybrid model of learning, a result...

Restrictions under a hybrid model create a far cry from a standard school experience.

Predominantly white advocacy group for reopening sees success

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2021

As the summer of 2020 began to wind down, both District 65 and District 202 had yet to announce their plans for the coming school year. The uncertainty over remote versus in-person learning left some parents...

ETHS works to vaccinate teachers before hybrid learning begins

ETHS works to vaccinate teachers before hybrid learning begins

Aryeh Lesch and Elise Goulding March 22, 2021

As ETHS approaches the beginning of hybrid learning, the administration has made clear its commitment to helping its teachers and staff get vaccinated for COVID-19. “Getting the vaccine for our employees...

Students participate in a titration lab.
Photo courtesy of Tina Lulla

In-person experiences offer social and academic benefits

Louise Bond and Tarek Anthony March 22, 2021

After 11 months of ETHS being largely unoccupied by students, the school administration announced that it will be offering opportunities for in-person experiences for athletics, clubs and activities, fine...

WandaVision and what comes next for Marvel’s Phase Four

WandaVision and what comes next for Marvel’s Phase Four

Sophie Yang and Lila Portis March 22, 2021

Warning: this article contains spoilers from Avengers: Endgame, Spiderman: Far From Home and WandaVision In the spring of 2019, the finale of Marvel’s 12-plus year film series culminated in the box-office...