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Party culture exemplifies norms

Mimi Herrick and Phoebe Porter December 26, 2018

Turn on any teen movie and you’ll inevitably see a party scene: red Solo cups, music, flashing lights, dancing and lots of students. This normalization of high school parties isn’t new or uncommon,...

Determining Stan Lee's legacy

Determining Stan Lee’s legacy

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer December 26, 2018

Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man. These seemingly varied icons are all connected by one thing: Stan Lee. Stan Lee was instrumental in changing literature, art, and in some ways, culture. Born...

Chart Sobbers: The Melancholy State of Popular Music

Eli Marshall, Staff Writer December 26, 2018

It’s something anyone can appreciate and love, but a lot of different genres, or even time periods, can come to mind when one says “music.” With the advent of the Internet, particularly the...

Feature shifts mindset, changes philosophy

Feature shifts mindset, changes philosophy

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor December 26, 2018

Who am I I have written for the feature section for the past four years -- beginning my freshman year. During the majority of which, I enjoyed the capitalist ideologies reflected in the traditional...

Honoring the Individual

Honoring the Individual

Olivia Stitely, Staff Writer December 26, 2018

As ETHS ignores human qualities in students, space for individuality and encouragement towards uniqueness disappear Students spend around 35 hours per week in a classroom setting. Inevitably, ETHS molds...

Colonial Algebra

Colonial Algebra

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer November 12, 2018

*Content warning: This article talks in-depth about genocide, homocide, sexual violence and suicide. Please read at your own discretion. The business of transforming a human being into an object is...

P.E. causes students to feel unsafe during swimming

P.E. causes students to feel unsafe during swimming

Sarika Waikar, Staff Writer November 12, 2018

While Physical Education remains a mandated course, certain aspects can cause anxiety and feelings of unsafety for students. “I appreciate enthusiasm, respect and kindness; however, participation is...

The 411 on the 504: Students are challenged with obtaining necessary accommodations

The 411 on the 504: Students are challenged with obtaining necessary accommodations

Izzy Basso and Olivia Stitely November 9, 2018

Individuals with mental illnesses, chronic illnesses and cognitive differences have faced a wide range of struggles when attempting to function in the school system not historically designed for them....

Evanston hopes to “rock the vote” at the upcoming midterm elections

Evanston hopes to “rock the vote” at the upcoming midterm elections

Eli Marshall and Noah Kayaian November 3, 2018

With the midterm elections just around the corner on Nov. 6, anyone old enough to vote will inevitably be surrounded by voting propaganda. However, historically, voter turnout in the midterms has been...

The Blame Game: do video games contribute to aggressive behavior?

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer October 2, 2018

Ninety-seven percent. Approximately 97 percent of American youth play video games according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2015. Within those games, 90 percent contain violence....

Viewers classify Netflix’s Insatiable as fat-phobic

Izzy Basso, Staff Writer October 2, 2018

As played out in Netflix's recent original, Insatiable, Hollywood's familiar plot line of: “bullied fat girl gets skinny and beautiful” sparks a controversy on the current beauty standards in our society. Starring...

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Blue Crew: history of racial exclusion, tension compels students to make change

Ella Kanter and Sarah Parisien October 2, 2018

Inadequate communication between white students and students of color, segregated friend groups, and a historically white student section leave ETHS seniors wondering if Blue Crew, a typically senior-lead...

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