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

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Kupunoli Sumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Journalism has the power to shape our realities, our dreams. My idea of the American Dream was planted from a young age, something that the Statue of Liberty symbolized and my parents proved. It was...

Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome

Linnea Mayo and Taryn Robinson February 22, 2021

Whether this means feeling like you aren’t equipped to be working with your white peers, or just overall a sense of not belonging, the issue of impostor syndrome is present in many clubs and activities...

Held back, pushed away

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor February 22, 2021

As a person of color, walking into places that are predominantly white, it’s incredibly easy to feel excluded or like you don’t belong. Whether this is intentional or not, the constant crush of white...

Representation does matter

Taryn Robinson, Guest Writer February 22, 2021

I like to say that I’m desensitized to being “the only one.” When I was younger, I quickly became aware that I was one, if not the only, person of color when taking swimming lessons, going off to...

White writers, Black issues

White writers, Black issues

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is, and always has been, made up of a predominantly white staff. The majority of the Black stories that are told are missing the first-hand experiences and genuine connection to the coverage....

A brief history of the Evanstonian

A brief history of the Evanstonian

Eva Morales-Grahl, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

To reflect on the current ways in which the Evanstonian subconsciously perpetuates white supremacy and what a future of actively fighting against this looks like, it is crucial to first examine the publication’s...

The Mayoral Election

Zachary Bahar and Sari Oppenheimer February 17, 2021

Daniel Biss For those familiar with local politics, Daniel Biss’ name probably rings a bell. Serving as a state representative from 2011 to 2013 and then as a state senator from 2013 to 2019, Biss...

First Ward

Avi Shapira, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021

Judy Fiske Judy Fiske is the current alderwoman of Evanston’s 1st Ward and is running for re-election this spring. She has lived in Evanston for over 40 years and has been an active participant in civic...

Third Ward

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021

Nick Korzeniowski Nick Korzeniowski is one of the candidates on the ballot for 3rd Ward alderman. He is a longtime Evanston resident who has previously run in the District 65 school board election....

Sixth Ward

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Tom Suffredin Four years ago, Tom Suffredin was inspired to run for alderman of the 6th Ward because of a block party permit. “My wife and I both grew up here, and our block party permit got rejected....

Seventh Ward

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor February 17, 2021

Eleanor Revelle 7th ward alderwoman Eleanor Revelle is currently looking towards a second term on City Council.  Revelle, who has been an Evanston resident for 42 years and a 7th Ward resident for...

Fifth Ward

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Bobby Burns Bobby Burns grew up in the 7th Ward but says he fell in love with and found belonging in the 5th Ward through the friends he had there as a child.  “I feel like I owe a lot to the...