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

Editorial

AP Exams should be an individualized choice

AP Exams should be an individualized choice

Editorial February 22, 2018

ETHS is in many ways a haven for individualized academic and extracurricular pursuits; the requirement of registration for and completion of AP exams undermines that reputation. These mandates, and the...

Its time to rearrange the district calendar

It’s time to rearrange the district calendar

Editorial December 15, 2017

As we all know, ETHS first semester final exams begin one week after students and staff return from winter break. Final exams have been scheduled at this time for several years, but it’s time for that...

Take advantage of chances for action

Take advantage of chances for action

Editorial November 21, 2017

Throughout this current school year, the administration has done a phenomenal job of bringing in speakers who are not only willing to share their insight, but take questions from students as well....

Students line up outside the Hub during a free period.

Study centers must revise policies

Editorial November 3, 2017

Other student resources need to follow the Hub’s lead and adapt to a changing school. Every day, students have access to valuable spaces like East and Central Library. However, most students flock to...

Students press rights must be respected

Students press rights must be respected

Editorial October 16, 2017

On Sept. 22, The Evanstonian ran a series of stories on marijuana use in Illinois, in Evanston and at ETHS. The three articles printed touched on Illinois’ possible legalization, the medical benefits...

Editorial: Detention policy needs more flexibility

August 28, 2017

There needs to be changes in the current detention policy that benefits, both, the students and the community of  Evanston.      The current detention policy places students on detention probation...

Take advantage of the time you have left

Take advantage of the time you have left

Editorial May 27, 2017

  Lose the mentality that you're "too cool" for school events. High school is so much more than tests and grades. It is also about trying new things, like cheering in the stands, clapping in...

ETHS should accommodate in-school absences

Editorial April 21, 2017

We need an in-school absence policy. It’s time we open up students’ schedules so that they may experience the important events held at our school. Throughout the year, and especially in the months...

Too JUUL for school

March 17, 2017

A JUUL is the hottest version of an e-cigarette, which is a cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled. The JUUL, however, is shaped like a flash drive The...

Pop the bubble

Pop the bubble

November 22, 2016

Whether you want to believe it or not, Evanston is a liberal bubble. There’s no doubt that the majority of our school didn’t expect the outcome of the presidential race. That’s because we live...

There’s new business in town

Editorial October 28, 2016

We all admire ETHS for its sports and theatre programs, but it’s time to recognize Algebra and Entrepreneurship for their innovative work on the Wildkit Store. Although the store has been around for...

Organize meetings not protests

Editorial September 16, 2016

There should be a clear, accessible student outlet to address problems around the school. With recent dress code protests, it seems more pressing than ever to put in a system where students can address...