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

Families face financial instability during COVID-19

Families face financial instability during COVID-19

Angie Gomez, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

*Leah is a fictional name created for anonymity. On March 17, 2020, every student in ETHS stopped attending in-person classes and went through a dramatic shift to online learning, or e-learning. That...

Three visions of criminal justice reform in Evanston

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor January 25, 2021

70 percent of officer-initiated use of force is against Black people stopped by police in Evanston, yet only 16 percent of the population in Evanston is Black. Black people were nine times more likely...

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding mental health issues that may trigger some readers. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The Mental Health...

Letter from the Editors | ETHS is neglecting student experiences

Letter from the Editors | ETHS is neglecting student experiences

Evanstonian Editorial Board December 14, 2020

The Evanstonian is a student-led publication devoted to telling stories about ETHS. In the past year, every member of our staff has had their own experiences with e-learning, and every member of our staff...

Making it through 2020

Making it through 2020

On March 12, 2020, the ETHS community received an email informing them that “based on the rapidly evolving health concerns with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and guidance of the North Cook Intermediate...

Winter sports, activities suspended

Winter sports, activities suspended

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor November 20, 2020

On Nov. 19, ETHS suspended all winter sports in accordance with the Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations presented by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Nov. 17.  “All IHSA sports and activities will cease by November...

Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor November 16, 2020

After months of lead-up, the 2020 election ended in a victory for former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. The election served as a catalyst for students to get involved in...

ETHS Mock Election results

ETHS Mock Election results

Zachary Bahar and Sari Oppenheimer November 16, 2020

As The Evanstonian began to think about how to cover a historic election, an idea emerged: conduct a mock election. While the idea is far from an original one, it ultimately offered some insight into the...

Voting in a pandemic: COVID’s impact on the election

Voting in a pandemic: COVID’s impact on the election

Louise Bond, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seemingly impacted every aspect of life in 2020, and the long-anticipated general election was no exception. The United States’ number of COVID-19 cases and deaths greatly...

Teaching the 2020 Election

Teaching the 2020 Election

Zachary Bahar and Elise Goulding November 16, 2020

2020 has been an eventful year. The constant news has led to countless classroom discussions about world events, with the election chief among them. As in years past, students and staff have used the election...

How did Evanston vote on the rest of the ballot?

Noah Kayaian and Aryeh Lesch November 16, 2020

Besides the presidential election, Illinois had multiple other items on the ballot from senators to state constitutional amendments. This was an important election for Illinois residents, and they came...

The final debate

The final debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 25, 2020

Less than two weeks from the election, the last presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has come and gone.  Originally scheduled to be the third debate...