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

The Issue of E-learning

The Issue of E-learning

Letter from the Editors  What is the issue of e-learning? Of all the questions to answer about ETHS this year, this has to be one of the most challenging, because it gets to the heart of what it...

Art by Nora Miller

Jacob Blake: Evanstonian

Zachary Bahar, Eli Cohen, and Nora Miller September 24, 2020
Before he became a symbol for numerous Evanstonians and Americans on Aug. 23, Jacob Blake was your average Joe.

Why Illinois’ Fair Tax Plan needs to be passed

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

It feels like we’ve been preparing for this year’s presidential election forever. From debates starting in July of last year with numerous candidates throwing their hats in the ring to only a couple...

Why normalcy is unattainable in a “post-COVID” world

Why normalcy is unattainable in a “post-COVID” world

Maddie Coyle, Assistant Opinion Editor September 24, 2020

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began to plague our world, everyone has wanted things to return to normal. Many thought the pandemic was something that would occur for a few weeks, and then would be over...

Radical graditude in times of turmoil

Najiah Osborne-Francellno, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

In these unprecedented times, many people have become numb and seem to lack empathy. It is crucial that, as humans, we learn to highlight all of the aspects of our lives that we value. Gratitude is important,...

We need to stop  normalizing the idea that everyone struggles with mental illnesses

We need to stop normalizing the idea that everyone struggles with mental illnesses

Valerie Larsen, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic full of uncertainty, feelings of anxiety and worry are common. For some, these feelings are just temporary. For others, these emotions play a permanent role in their everyday...

The Issue of E-learning: Looking forwards and sideways

Meg Houseworth and Stella Israelite September 24, 2020

Discussions of reopening have occurred in recent months between faculty and families. Among the more pressing subjects of concern is the grading process, which has further ignited the desire to send...

College applications change amid a pandemic

College applications change amid a pandemic

Avi Shapira and Reggie Teinowitz September 24, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic runs rampant and the notion of what is ‘normal’ is in constant flux, the college application process is still running as scheduled, albeit with some major changes that could...

Chalk-out at a Reclaim the Block party.

2021 City Budget Talks Place Focus on ‌Evanston‌ ‌Police‌ ‌Department‌

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor September 24, 2020

The day after George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis, protesters began flooding the streets across the country, including in Evanston, calling for justice and a defunding of the police.  Since...

Illustration by Nora Miller

All the faces that I know: The Office, The Evanstonian

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor September 24, 2020

What makes an office an office? Is it the products? The work? NBCs The Office gives a very simple answer to this question: the people. It is the people who make an office—or, perhaps, a school—a...

COVID-19 poses unique adversities for the class of 2024

COVID-19 poses unique adversities for the class of 2024

Cheyenne Edwards, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

Entering high school as a freshman, you are introduced to a wave of firsts. First football game, first homecoming dance, first pep rally. You are introduced to a new school and the mishaps of getting lost...

Students participate in a CSC chalk-out on Sept. 21.

Student activities persist virtually and in-person

Louise Bond, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

With the school year starting fully remote, opportunities for engagement with peers and the community are more important than ever. ETHS is still dedicated to supporting clubs, and activities continue...