The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian


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...

Change the way you act towards Safety officers

Editorial August 22, 2016

It’s time to let go of grudges. At the end of last school year it seemed as though most of us cared less about finals and more about the safety stealing scandal. Although that was a serious issue,...

Let's stop wasting our free periods

Let’s stop wasting our free periods

February 26, 2016

We need to stop wasting our free periods. We all know that finishing homework or getting ahead on assignments is the most effective use of free periods, but most of us spend our time socializing, watching...