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Food services hard at work

Food is changing, habits are not

Lydia Melnikov, In-depth Editor February 27, 2015

You might be eating cafeteria food for a different reason than you think. Though 42 percent of students at ETHS eat at the cafeteria, the food doesn’t have a great reputation. But though cafeteria food...

Students enjoy all manners of of holiday activities over Thanksgiving break

Students and their families find different ways to celebrate the season

Linwan Lewis, In Depth Editor December 18, 2014

While some celebrate with just a Thanksgiving meal, other students celebrate by trying new food, playing football or running the Turkey Trot. “Every year my family and I choose a different culture’s...

Thanksgiving without turkey

By Andrea Gouvea, In Depth Writer December 18, 2014

Many think that Thanksgiving dinner isn’t complete without the turkey, but vegetarians prove that even without meat, Thanksgiving is still just as delicious and worth looking forward to. Ever wonder...

Thanksgiving feasts vary from culture to culture

Isabella Senno, In Depth Editor December 18, 2014

While some people may be preparing a turkey this Thanksgiving, others will be eating meals different from the iconic bird. “Our Thanksgiving celebrations are always a little unique. Since my mom was...

Black Friday shoppers gear up for the season

Paige Haden, In Depth Editor December 18, 2014

Get ready for the Black Friday rush. Shoppers will line up in freezing temperatures this Friday, fueled up in a post-turkey craze and hoping to score great middle-of-the-night deals; ETHS students are...

Students incorporate exercise over break to stay healthy

Linwan Lewis, In Depth Editor December 18, 2014

Don’t forget to grab your gym shoes and get some exercise. During a long break students change their eating styles, sleeping habits and study routines. These habit changes cause stress on the body,...

Effective time management encourages informal learning

By Paige Haden, In-Depth Editor December 18, 2014

Weekends are not an extension of the school week. Students who over commit themselves to extracurricular activities and take many challenging classes may miss vital opportunities to learn through everyday...

New Year, new you!

Isabella Senno, In-Depth Editor December 18, 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh. Enter the New Year's resolution. Making a New Year's resolution involves a person promising to do an act of self-improvement or an act of kindness, such as opening...

Gay parent families face discrimination in today’s culture

Gay parent families face discrimination in today’s culture

Isabella E. Senno, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

There are 255 households with same-sex parents in Evanston, according to the U.S. Census. One of these is the Chuckas family. As lesbian mothers raising children, they have faced heavy discrimination....

Love and acceptance ETHS appreciates LGBT community

Love and acceptance ETHS appreciates LGBT community

Linwan Lewis, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

* Names have been changed for privacy.   In the United States, there are still many states that have yet to legalize same-sex marriage, and discrimination against LGBT people. However, the ETHS...

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

Lydia Melnikov , In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

LGBT rights may be a new concept in politics, but LGBT people are not. Barack Obama may be the first President to voice support for same-sex marriage, but politically supported or not, LGBT people were...

Four years make psychological difference

Four years make psychological difference

Lydia Melkinov, In-Depth Writer May 9, 2014

We all know the average freshman: someone traveling in a pack of friends, lugging around his or her biology textbook and frantically looking for a new club to join. Then comes the cheery sophomore, busy...