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The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

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Online profiles aid in college search

Linnea Lipson, In-Depth Writer May 9, 2014

More students are logging out of Naviance and back onto Facebook. “When students in high school search for posts on social media about ‘blogs of college students’ days’ it seems to give a lot...

Think...before you pose

Think…before you pose

Grace Buzsko-Clark, In-Depth Editor May 1, 2014

To duck face or to pout? This question crosses the mind of teens everywhere thanks to the new selfie craze. A part of this generation’s media culture involves teens taking pictures of themselves...

Evanston’s history of segregation brought to light

Linnea Lipson, In-Depth Editor March 31, 2014

Evanston was pushed into segregation. “Segregation in Evanston began in 1910. Members of the community fought segregation, but it was more forced on the community by real estate companies and the...

Evanston holds rich history

Evanston holds rich history

Grace Buszko-Clark, In-Depth Editor March 31, 2014

Suffrage, gangs and prohibition. A lot went on during the twenties in Evanston. “Ever since Frances Willard was a little girl she thought women should vote,” says Janet Olsen, volunteer archivist...

ETHS founding fathers

ETHS founding fathers

Adele Gruner, In-Depth Editor March 31, 2014

“Go to Bacon.” Francis L. Bacon, first superintendent of ETHS, would be offended if he knew the current connotations of his name. ETHS was founded in 1883, with H. L. Boltwood as the first principal....

Jesse Magill

Deadly Dieting: Don’t let spring break you

Lydia Melnikov, In-Depth Editor March 11, 2014

Two of the most exciting events for this time of year are spring break and prom. For many students, these events serve as motivation to get in shape. Sometimes, this desire can turn unhealthy. Spring...

Spring brings anxiety to juniors, seniors

Spring brings anxiety to juniors, seniors

Grace Buszko-Clark, In-Depth Editor March 11, 2014

Stop stressing out. Students are finding ways to cope with the pressure of hearing back from colleges and taking standardized tests this spring. “There is a place for every student,” says Susan...

Dramatic Drop

Dramatic Drop

Linnea Lipson, In-Depth Editor March 11, 2014

While Chicago has a reputation as America’s most murderous city, Evanston’s crime and violence rate is seeing a change. “Violent crime in Evanston in 2013 was down 20 percent compared to 2012,”...