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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

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Major turmoil and debate erupted in Washington after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) on Sept. 18, 2020. Her death raised a barrage of questions: Which president will make...

Politics club creates new space for conversation

Louise Bond, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

This school year, seniors Ben Ward and Jonathan Zenkich and juniors Madeline Matsis and Chauncy Wadsworth came together to form the ETHS Politics Club, creating a space dedicated to fostering debate about...

High Schoolers For Biden take action beyond ETHS

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor October 20, 2020

Students For Biden is a nationwide organization for students seeking involvement in the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris presidential campaign.  High school students interested in the campaign can join High Schoolers...

Civic engagement through peer-led community service

Louise Bond, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

The Civic Engagement Committee, one of eight student-led subcommittees of the Community Service Club, focuses on actively engaging students with social issues and empowering their voices in civic conversations....

New wave of students takes to the poll [workers]

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor October 20, 2020

For the first time, Nov. 3 is a non-attendance day for ETHS students, providing students with an opportunity to volunteer as election judges without having to worry about missing any class time. In suburban...

Closer look at student political action

Closer look at student political action

Louise Bond and Sari Oppenheimer October 20, 2020

Although most ETHS students will not be eligible to vote in the general election, many are finding other ways to be politically involved leading up to Nov. 3. There are plenty of opportunities to become...

The lost debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 20, 2020

In every election cycle, the presidential debates are key parts of the process. These debates garner tens of millions of views and offer insights into each candidate; however, in 2020, one of these debates...

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Sebastian Nalls: ETHS alum runs for mayor

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

While the general election is fast approaching, it is far from the only important election in the coming months, among them being the 2021 municipal election which will decide the next mayor of Evanston. While...

Halloween in a pandemic: celebrating safely

Halloween in a pandemic: celebrating safely

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

With a pandemic continuing to affect the City of Evanston, Halloween still approaches.  This year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled traditional trick-or-treating as a high-risk...

Vice Presidential Debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 13, 2020

The only vice presidential debate of the 2020 presidential campaign took place on Oct. 8 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The 90-minute session was moderated by USA Today’s Susan Page and...

First Presidential Debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 11, 2020

The first presidential debate took place on Sept. 29 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The 90-minute session, moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace, consisted of six 15-minute segments...

Road to the election: thoughts on the presidential debates

Road to the election: thoughts on the presidential debates

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 2, 2020

The 2020 election is fast approaching, bringing a period of intense political focus to an already intense year. A cornerstone of every election cycle is the set of presidential debates, which offer the...