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The inner workings of internet communities

The inner workings of internet communities

Eli Marshall, Staff writer April 26, 2019

Social media. It’s an integral part of our lives today. We often talk about the negative effects of it -- how addicted we are to it, how it impacts our sleep, how it hurts our self esteem and causes...

Illustration By Kayla Black

Still Love These Lonely Places: A Hauntological Analysis of Evanston

Quinn Hughes and Henry Eberhart April 26, 2019

Chief Seattle may or may not have said… “The young men, the mothers, the girls, the little children who once lived and were happy here...still love these lonely places. And at evening the forests...

Illustration by Ellie Lind

The customer isn’t always right: teens face sexual assault and harassment in the workplace.

Mimi Herrick and Sarika Waikar April 26, 2019

Trigger Warning: The following story contains details of sexual assault and harassment. The National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-888-342 -2846. Northwestern’s Center Against Sexual Assault’s 24-hour...

Students and teachers reflect on RAD self defense program

Jojo Wertheimer and Eden Drajpuch April 26, 2019

The RAD self defense program used in female P.E. classes results in a variety of different experiences for everyone participating in the course. RAD [Rape Aggression Defense] includes a packet, as...

Notorious AOC

Olivia Stitely, Staff writer April 26, 2019

“I don’t want her to be the exception, I don’t want her to be a martyr,” junior Echo Allen says. “I want her to be the new standard.” The election of 29-year-old Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez...

Illustration by Aldric Martinez-Olson

Exploring Experiences Around WiSTEM

Aldric Martinez-Olson, Staff writer April 26, 2019

Since the beginning of modern society, the fields of STEM  [science, technology, engineering and math] have been traditionally dominated by men. Starting at the turn of the twentieth century, that quota...

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 26, 2019

Content Warning: This article discusses experiences surrounding anti-queerness and includes an explicit word. You know when you’re feeling yourself? Music blasting, makeup on, looking flee. You dance...

POC Owned Business

POC Owned Business

Trinity Collins and Olivia Stiley March 22, 2019

In 1934, when the National Housing Act -- also known as “redlining” -- was enacted, people of color living in the United States were prohibited from inhabiting many areas -- meaning communities of...

The Rise of Social Media Activism

The Rise of Social Media Activism

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer March 22, 2019

If you find yourself scrolling through Twitter and you see your local 80-year-old representative tweeting about gun control laws, don’t be alarmed, they’re just doing their best to fit in with the...

Photos courtesy of  Aaron Carney and the Library of Congress.

On the Intimacies of Failure

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer March 22, 2019

Content Warning: This article deeply discuss themes surrounding anti-Blackness within the United States. It also graphically describes the murder of Emmett Till. Reader discretion is advised. In the...

Partial government shutdown has devastating effects on families in Evanston, nationwide

Partial government shutdown has devastating effects on families in Evanston, nationwide

Cate Lynch and Jojo Wertheimer March 16, 2019

On Dec. 22, 2018, many ETHS students were relaxing on their first day of break and preparing for the holidays. Meanwhile, 800,000 federal workers in Evanston and across the country, were undergoing their...

India.Arie told me I am not my hair.

India.Arie told me “I am not my hair.”

Liana Wallace, Staff Writer February 18, 2019

India told me “I am not my hair.” Her anthem plays with every pull and snap of a brush that ever dared to venture through one of my curls. “Good hair means curls and waves(no)/Bad hair means you...

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