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

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The challenge of scheduling lunch at the high school with the largest student body

The challenge of scheduling lunch at the high school with the largest student body

Clara Gustafson and Hazel Hayes January 27, 2023

With a student body of nearly 4,000 students, scheduling lunch in an effective way has been on the mind of ETHS administration since returning from virtual schooling. For students like senior Mason Denlow,...

Insta-worthy?

Insta-worthy?

Lydah Coates, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Four-year Evanston resident Laura Perry starts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a boost of protein from one of 4 Suns signature smoothie bowls. Whether it's the beach smoothie, Berry bowl or plain...

Food deserts: A reflection of a failed system

Food deserts: A reflection of a failed system

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

A refrigerator lies just off the sidewalk on Dodge Avenue, two blocks south of ETHS. It carries everything from carrots to donuts; mac n’ cheese to lemonade. It’s one of four fridges in Evanston, run...

Soup for the Soul

Soup for the Soul

Jilian Denlow and Isabella Martinez January 27, 2023

Guests enter the soup kitchen to the compelling sounds of a piano, each and every note guided by passion and purpose. It is 6pm, which indicates the commencement of Beth Emet’s Wednesday soup kitchen....

The wealthier, the healthier; how socioeconomic status affects eating habits

The wealthier, the healthier; how socioeconomic status affects eating habits

Ethan Ravi and Frank Herman January 21, 2023

In the modern world, there are many ways to access food. From high-end restaurants to Walmarts, the range of options can seem virtually limitless to some. But there are many limiting factors that influence...

Every day, over 3,400 students stream into ETHS.

Every aspect of the word: Safety at ETHS, a year after lockdown

Ahania Soni, Executive Editor December 16, 2022

A year ago today, ETHS went on hard lockdown. It started midway through first period with a code white, or a soft lockdown— students were already tense with COVID-19 cases spiking and the semester about...

Photos by Aaliya Weheliye, collage by Clara Gustafson, Ahania Soni, Aaliya Weheliye

Community is top priority for ETHS’ school resource officers

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

During sixth period on one Wednesday afternoon, I walk into the School Resource Officers’ (SRO) office on the first floor of the North wing. I am greeted by two people, broad smiles on their faces, welcoming...

Photo by Aaliya Weheliye, art by Ahania
Soni, collage by Clara Gustafson

For safety officer, job is to help, not to intimidate or penalize

Izabella Paracuelles, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

At 8:00 am, bright and early, H-Hall is already flooded with students; groups with their heads together crowded in the lobby, down and up the stairs, lingering in front of lockers and classroom doorways....

We got to do something: Evanstons history with gun violence spikes

‘We got to do something:’ Evanston’s history with gun violence spikes

Mack Jones, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

 Content warning: This article contains references to gun violence and its after effects. A 13-year-old Bulls fan is preparing for the next school day at Haven Middle School. It’s a Thursday, and...

Art by Ahania Soni

New police chief aims to build partnership with residents

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

On Sept. 23, East Dundee Deputy Police Chief Schenita Stewart was announced as the new Evanston Police Chief. Stewart, an Evanston native and ETHS graduate, is the first fulltime police chief since Demitrous...

Decoded: The student who pushed ETHS to remove its sexist dress code

Decoded: The student who pushed ETHS to remove its sexist dress code

Izzy Rudolph, Assistant Feature Editor December 16, 2022

As the crisp air swept past then-junior Marjie Erickson when she left her house to head to school in 2015, her mind wandered to all the excitement for the play she would take part in at school that day....

Daycare lets young kids learn about the world and themselves

Tanya Weisman and Lydah Coates November 28, 2022

Standing in the planetarium courtyard, staff members and students together enjoy the gleeful mesmerized laughter of young children. Stunned and excited, they awe at the cock-a-doodle-do of the rooster...