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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

Second Ward

Tarek Anthony, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Peter Braithwaite A lifelong resident and activist, Peter Braithwaite has deep roots within the Evanston community and is seeking his third term as the 2nd Ward Alderman. In addition to serving on...

City Clerk

Kayla Drajpuch, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Stephanie Mendoza While many Evanston residents are not aware of the commitments of a city clerk, that is not for lack of importance. The city clerk is responsible for records and helping people obtain...

The Evanstonians Guide to Evanstons 2021 Municipal Elections

The Evanstonian’s Guide to Evanston’s 2021 Municipal Elections

February 17, 2021
With Evanston set to vote on Feb. 23, the Evanstonian presents its guide to the 2021 Evanston municipal elections.

Fourth Ward

Louise Bond, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Diane Goldring ETHS alumna Diane Goldring is one of two candidates challenging incumbent Don Wilson for the 4th Ward alderman position to pursue more progressive policy in Evanston. “I feel like...

Ninth Ward

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Cicely Fleming With her first term as alderwoman for the 9th Ward completed, Cicely Fleming is running for re-election in the upcoming election. Throughout her political career, both on the City Council...

Eighth Ward

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Matthew Mitchell In this year's municipal election, Matthew Mitchell is running for alderman of the 8th Ward. Mitchell, born and raised in Evanston, hopes to win against incumbent Ann Rainey and current...

Etown Sunrise, Evanston Fight For Black Lives to host Mayoral Town Hall

Etown Sunrise, Evanston Fight For Black Lives to host Mayoral Town Hall

February 8, 2021

Join Etown Sunrise and Evanston Fight For Black Lives in a town-hall-style discussion with mayoral candidates Daniel Biss, Sebastian Nalls and Lori Keenan. The town hall will be centered around the...

ETHS announces in-person experiences

ETHS announces in-person experiences

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor February 2, 2021

Updated Feb. 10: After almost 11 months away from ETHS, students will be allowed to reenter the building in the coming weeks with the rollout of in-person experiences and activities.  Announced...

Student volunteers prepare for a fall food drive.

Students continue service, activism during COVID-19

Bridget Baker, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Junior Joanna Tafolla has a full plate of community and social service responsibilities. She is a committee member of the ETHS Community Service Club, a board member of the school’s chapter of the Society...

Women’s history right in Evanston’s backyard

Women’s history right in Evanston’s backyard

Lauren Dain, In-Depth Editor January 25, 2021

In the late 1800s, Evanston resident Catharine Waugh McCulloch opened a law office in Chicago. She filled a need for legal representation for women facing abuse, custody battles, divorce and wage discrimination,...

Zachs most apathetic layout comments.

Opinion | Why I hate news and love journalism

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

This is my fourth year writing for The Evanstonian, and, while it has been an incredibly unpredictable, horrifying, tear-inducing, screaming-into-the-darkness kind of year, it has also been my most prolific...

“My crown, my sword:” Life as a hijabi at ETHS

“My crown, my sword:” Life as a hijabi at ETHS

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

Humans are nothing if not storytellers. The stories that we tell, the things that we place faith in and will into existence, guide us through the world that surrounds us; they give us hope in dark places,...