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

Feature

The Wills: a look into their futures

Hazel Hayes and Molly Riley May 12, 2022

With the many Will’s in our 2022 graduating class, there are many different paths ahead for the same-named students. The senior Will’s reminisce on their time at ETHS and share what is next in their...

Twins going to the same college

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor May 12, 2022

College is often seen as a fresh start – living on your own, being in a new place, and no longer being with the same people you went to school with from the time you were five or six. But, what if you...

A letter from the Executive Editors: a reflection on our growth and continued commitment to equity

Lauren Dain and Eden Drajpuch May 12, 2022

As we close the book on the 2021-2022 school year, the Evanstonian editors have reflected on how unique our coverage was this past year. The class of 2022’s high school experience as a whole has been...

Superintendent Witherspoon details final days at ETHS

Superintendent Witherspoon details final days at ETHS

Eden Drajpuch, Lauren Dain, and Sari Oppenheimer May 12, 2022

After a memorable 16 year tenure as ETHS’ superintendent, Eric Witherspoon is retiring at the end of the 2021-22 school year. Throughout his time at ETHS, Witherspoon has made efforts to create systemic...

ETHS friends become college roommates

As college aspirations become reality for current ETHS seniors, the process to find a potential roommate serves as yet another daunting task for several students who near this new chapter of their lives.  College...

PSAT testing reimplemented for underclassmen

Clara Gustafson and Hazel Hayes April 18, 2022

On Nov. 8, 2021, students and guardians received an email from ETHS explaining that the state of Illinois had mandated a return to both 9th and 10th graders taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test...

Indigenous history: ETHS teaches more than most but not nearly enough

Indigenous history: ETHS teaches more than most but not nearly enough

Foster Ellen, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Like the rest of the midwest, Evanston is full of Indigenous history. There are 35 government-recognized tribes in the midwest. In our area, the Ojibwe, Fox, Huron, Iroquois, Ottawa, Potawatomi and Sioux...

Students reflect on return to in-person AP exams

Students reflect on return to in-person AP exams

Macyn Hoeveler and Isabel Amromin April 18, 2022

For many juniors, seniors and even some sophomores, AP exams approaching in May have been at the forefront of their minds. Although a common College Board AP curriculum exists, some classes follow it more...

Q&A with E-Town Sunrise’s Emmet Ebels-Duggan

Lily Kellams and Stella Morton April 18, 2022

Q: What is your role in Etown sunrise? A: My official title is Communications and Partnerships Coordinator, but honestly, that's just a way of making it sound fancy. We all have official roles, and...

Local figure skaters reflect on culture, experiences

Local figure skaters reflect on culture, experiences

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor April 18, 2022

In the wake of Kamilia Valieva’s controversial appearance during the Olympics, in which the 15-year-old ice skater was publicly exposed for doping before the competition and then, controversially, allowed...

Music dependency exacerbated by March Spotify shutdown

Music dependency exacerbated by March Spotify shutdown

Izzy Rudolph and Mackenzie Greco April 18, 2022

Throughout these past few years, the reliance on music has become more and more noticeable. Especially here at ETHS. Walking through the halls you’ll find most students with headphones in their ears,...

Amid discussions on reading proficiency, Literacy Lab offers support

Amid discussions on reading proficiency, Literacy Lab offers support

Eden Drajpuch and Jilian Denlow April 18, 2022

ETHS’ Literacy Lab, located on the second floor of the Arts Wing, was initially opened in the 2019-2020 school year with the goal of providing an inviting space for students who needed additional reading...