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Seniors document college application process

Seniors document college application process

Jilian Denlow and Ingrid Halverson December 23, 2021

The college admissions process draws a fine line between student success and defeat. For years, seniors have struggled to navigate submitting their applications and, now, after countless months of structure...

After semester of tumult, ETHS students call for change

Eden Drajpuch and Jojo Wertheimer December 23, 2021

As the 2021-22 school year resumed with complete in-person learning, many students found themselves questioning how to move forward after such a traumatic pandemic experience, especially as COVID-19 cases...

Students contrast year of e-learning with first semester of in-person learning

Ahania Soni and Rosie Witt December 23, 2021

After a semester of being fully back to in person learning, looking back on the year we spent in zoom classes almost feels like a fever dream. But for many students, the effects that year had on our outlook...

Students reflect on first semester, transition back to in-person learning

Clara Gustafson and Nora Ruderman December 23, 2021

After being in isolation for over a year, students got used to joining a Zoom, not saying anything, and then leaving. Because of this, coming into the 2021-2022 school year has been challenging for many,...

Language teacher and alderperson shares passion for civic engagement

Kari Robinson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Evanstonian was privileged to speak to Clare Kelly (Delgado), an ETHS Spanish teacher and the first ward alderperson, about the intersection of civic engagement with both of her careers.  Q: What...

Illustration by Mira Littmann

Students reflect on authenticity of social media activism

Clara Gustafson and Madison Mann November 19, 2021

With social media being such a prominent aspect of our everyday lives, it has also become a crucial outlet for activism for many users. Whether people use their platform to speak out against racism or...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

Parent Facebook groups spark political discourse, disagreements

Ingrid Halverson and Rosie Witt November 19, 2021

One key element to understand civic engagement in Evanston is to consider the nature of communication between Evanston families. There is a vital connection between Evanston parents and guardians and the...

A look at Evanston’s grassroots organizations

Taryn Robinson and Lily Kellams November 19, 2021

As a part of The Evanstonian’s civic engagement issue, we felt it was fitting to profile a few of the many grassroots organizations that help fuel the progress of our community. The following organizations...

ETHS student activists reshape civic engagement

Jilian Denlow, Molly Riley and Aryeh Lesch November 19, 2021

Students demanding change is not a new fixture, however it has become more prevalent in recent years. ETHS students’ efforts to tackle issues in their communities should not be underestimated. With that,...

Image courtesy of Kupu Sumi

AP Government classes emphasize political engagement

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor November 19, 2021

Our generation has lived through what are undoubtedly some of the most bizarre elections in American history. We’ve seen reality stars win the election, the electoral college disagree with the popular...

Three students reflect on intersection of fashion and self-expression

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor October 15, 2021

Jexa Edinburg  Being a freshman certainly isn’t easy, especially after COVID. The uncertainty around being in a new school doesn’t seem compatible with the level of confidence it takes to wear...

After developing hobbies while in lockdown for COVID-19, students attempt to maintain their newfound interests as school returns to its normal pace.

Students attempt to stick with their pandemic hobbies

Ingrid Halverson and Madison Mann October 15, 2021

  During quarantine, everyone found ways to fill the endless hours. From art to sports, ETHS students searched high and low for fulfilling hobbies. However, as life is returning to normalcy, students...

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