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On your marks, get set, row!

Alexis Rogers, Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editors November 14, 2022

Rowing, the newest addition to ETHS’ roster of sports, has launched this fall, introducing 50 athletes to a traditionally exclusive sport with the intention of establishing diversity and inclusion from...

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Individualizing instruction: ‘student-centered’ special education

Jessica Sehgal, Bridget Baker, Marin Ubersox, Paula Hlava, Zoe Kaufman, Kate Myers, Executive Editor, In-Depth Editor, Assistant In-Depth Editor, Staff Writers November 14, 2022

Fifteen pages. As Claire Smith* persisted through the fatiguing eighty-five minutes of her AP Language block, her hazel eyes fixated on two words resting on the screen of her Chromebook: fifteen pages....

The prioritization of politics in a pandemic-riddled world

The prioritization of politics in a pandemic-riddled world

Isaac Flint, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

In the early days of the pandemic, it became apparently clear to junior Giles Gilbert Bartell that the media was going to be difficult to trust. Hearing different things from various news outlets, social...

The location for the Evanston mental health living room is just a block away from St. Francis Hospital.

Bringing Evanston’s mental health living room to life

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Just south of St Francis Hospital stands a small brick house with a cement pathway leading to a brown wood front door. If you peek through the front window, you can see a completely bare room with...

ETHS eSports takes gaming to the next level

ETHS eSports takes gaming to the next level

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor October 14, 2022

Walk into the South Technology Center (STC) this year and you’ll notice something different. Juxtaposed against the fluorescent overhead lights and dull styrofoam ceiling tiles lies an all new assortment...

Serving validation, connection ... and caffeine!

Serving validation, connection … and caffeine!

Jilian Denlow and Izzy Paracuelles October 14, 2022

Clusters of teenage girls collect at the tables in the corners, their notebooks and computers strewn across the furniture as they type and talk simultaneously. Nearly every seat in the cafe is filled;...

Protecting gender affirming care on the North Shore

Protecting gender affirming care on the North Shore

Isaac Flint, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Since its opening in February 2013, the Lurie Children’s Hospital Gender Development Program has provided a safe haven for transgender youth on the North Shore. In a country that has become increasingly...

Reviving downtown Evanston

Reviving downtown Evanston

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

It’s three in the afternoon on a Monday, and downtown Evanston is alive. People walk around Fountain Square, to the library, to whatever small business they may be frequenting or to grab a bite to eat....

Former YAMO performer Pep Rosefeld on stage at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, the improv club he manages.

Pep-pering jokes from YAMO, to SNL, to Boom Chicago

Mae Luning, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 23, 2022

When I think of Amsterdam, the first things that come to mind are bikes, canals, art and—I don’t know—tall, skinny buildings? The point is, when I was in Amsterdam back in 2019, I was not thinking...

Both at ETHS and in Evanston, there are a number of options for students to find contraceptive care.

Getting comfortable with contraception

Ahania Soni and Calliope Green September 23, 2022

We’re living in a post-Roe world. Illinois may be—as of yet—unaffected, but looking forward to college decisions, to career paths, to places to settle down, we cannot escape the repercussions of...

Noah Reichlin: Unscripted

Noah Reichlin: Unscripted

Naomi Alemayehu, Audrey Bodine, and Ahania Soni September 23, 2022

At 8:27 AM every morning, all of the 3,731 students at ETHS in attendance that day hear a beep from the loudspeaker, followed by the energetic encouragement of Noah Reichlin, ETHS senior,  to “move...

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Kit Pit: Shaping a superior student section

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

As the sun set over a cloudless sky on an ideal August night, Lazier Field transformed into something straight out of a high school movie. Students in the stands stood decked out in orange and blue body...