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The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

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Surviving divorce: Teens can cope

Thomas Haller, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Splitting up. With about half of marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, it’s important to recognize that teens with separating parents are at a higher risk for excessive stress and other mental...

Junior Valerie Abushevich enjoys caffeinated beverages in the morning like so many others

Caffeine dependency dangerous

Noah Kayaian, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

75 percent of teens consume caffeinated beverages, but few know how they affect their metabolism and cognitive functions.   “Caffeine has similar effects to many mood altering drugs, in some cases...

Freshman Grayson Charlton plays Xbox

Video game addiction plagues teens

Eli Marshall, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

One more minute. Teens love video games, sometimes to the point where it is difficult just to put the controller down, and it affects other aspects of daily life. While video game addiction is something...

Brothers Tommy and Peter Barbato face off.

Intense schooling environments fuel competition between siblings

Rachel Lichter, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Rivalry. Some call their siblings their best friends, but academic vying between them can often drive friendships apart. When asked about a negative relationship with a sibling, many think of the...

Freshman Oliver Leopold prepares for take-off.

Freshman takes flight in pilot school

Sophie Newman , Feature Writer January 9, 2018
Junior Liana Wallace and senior Genevieve Lindley discuss The Alliance.

SOAR program aims to protect students’ identities

Caroline Jacobs, Feature Writer December 15, 2017

While ETHS has been progressive in working to fight racial discrimination and microaggressions students and staff believe there is still a long way to go, especially involving actions and comments made...

8 questions for Asher White

8 questions for Asher White

Hailey Fine, Feature Editor December 15, 2017

From being the director of YAMO, to a huge part of the LGBTQ+ community, to writing and composing her own music, Asher White truly has one of the most diverse palettes of interests in the school. With...

Homeless students turn to Evanston polices for help

Homeless students turn to Evanston polices for help

Trinity Collins, News Editor December 15, 2017

Although Evanston’s “Heading Home” policy is coming upon its’ fifth and final year, ETHS still has a higher percentage of students who experience homelessness than that of the state average. “Unstable...

The festive five

Sofie Kennedy, Feature Editor December 15, 2017

If you aren’t feeling festive this holiday season, cozying up by the fire and watching holiday movies is sure to get you in the spirit. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all celebrated this December...

Senior Khalil Royster recording his show, E-Town Rundown.

Wildkit Radio takes the airwaves by storm

Caroline Jacobs, Feature Editor November 21, 2017

While much of the world may be moving away from broadcast radio, ETHS is reviving it with the new Wildkit Radio Station. “Radio is really cool and it’s a kind of journalism that’s really...

Mayor Hagerty speaks at the Meet the Mayor event.

Mayor Hagerty opens floor for student concerns

Margo Levitan, Online Executive Editor November 21, 2017

Although Evanston is considered an active political community, many students seek a greater voice and place in the city’s politics; Mayor Steve Hagerty’s visit and discussions on Nov. 9 attempted...

Caroline Chapon decorates pumpkins with inspirational messages.

WiSTEM strives to get more girls in STEM

Caroline Jacobs, Feature Editor November 3, 2017

One of the most important job fields currently is in STEM, yet just 24 percent of STEM jobs are filled by women, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Underrepresentation of women in STEM isn’t new; STEM...

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