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Hate crimes against Asians and Asian-Americans: The past, present and future

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
A recent wave of hate crimes has plagued the Asian and Asian-American community, spurred on by damaging rhetoric around COVID-19.
Art by Kupu Sumi

One March later

Foster Ellen, Ahania Soni, Staff Writers March 22, 2021

Like so many, I remember the last time we were physically in school like it was yesterday, yet the time between then and now feels like years. The hallways bustled with anxious confusion, but not enough...

What gender means to me

Nora Miller and Eden Drajpuch March 22, 2021
This story describes how the complexities and nuances of gender have shown up in some of the members of the Evanston and ETHS communities.

Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, Explained

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
CARP expounds specific goals, presents the appropriate methodology and describes the necessary guidelines for supporting Evanston’s transition into becoming a sustainable and climate-ready city. 

Act of anti-Asian terrorism in Atlanta another example of white supremacy

March 22, 2021
In line with the values of our February issue, the Evanstonian views the act of terrorism in Atlanta as yet another example of the pervasiveness of white supremacy in our country.
So many activities at ETHS—including  the Evanstonian—have barriers, ones that are grounded in white supremacy, that keep BIPOC from feeling comfortable entering into these spaces.

Gatekeeping activities: the damage of stereotyped experiences on Black youth

Mikaela Parisien and Kamau Ransom February 22, 2021

There are countless school-endorsed activities and sports in which students can indulge from a young age. From chess to football, having an activity that evokes passion and joy is a beautiful way to enjoy...

Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

In the middle of the 20th century, capitalism found itself in a transition as it transformed into a version of itself that attempted to be physically identical to, but materially different from, the world...

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

Cheyenne Edwards and Anika Radhakrishnan February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is composed of writers and artists who commit their time and effort to write articles that cover topics relating to Evanston and students at ETHS. While the Evanstonian has had many groundbreaking...

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Kupunoli Sumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Journalism has the power to shape our realities, our dreams. My idea of the American Dream was planted from a young age, something that the Statue of Liberty symbolized and my parents proved. It was...

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

Saliha Ansari and Sophie Yang February 22, 2021

“When we're starting to talk about race, it can turn into chaos, but just recognizing that folks come in from different lens perspectives gives us a way to authentically have a conversation in a very...

A brief history of the Evanstonian

A brief history of the Evanstonian

Eva Morales-Grahl, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

To reflect on the current ways in which the Evanstonian subconsciously perpetuates white supremacy and what a future of actively fighting against this looks like, it is crucial to first examine the publication’s...

Edible Acres at ETHS serves as an example of what can be done within communities to fight back against environmental racism.

Combating environmental racism in Evanston

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Every student has walked past Edible Acres at least once during their tenure at ETHS. Whether crossing the road from the bus stop at Dodge and Church or walking up to Lazier to watch a football game, they...

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