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The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

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Adults exert unneeded power through Adultism

Adults exert unneeded power through Adultism

Elena Holtzman, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Respect your elders. Parents obtain control over their children, creating a sense of adultism, impacting their relationship. "It is a fairly new concept, especially in the past two or three years....

Former St. Athanasius student does classwork after transitioning to public school

Former parochial school students transition to public education

Charlie Levisay, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Although education and religion aren’t always intertwined, they once were for a large number of students. Parochial schools are private schools that are affiliated with religious organizations. Religious...

Musical freshman makes waves

William Fine, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Many students play two instruments, but Howard Godfrey plays 10, and he is only a freshman. “Howard is mostly self-taught,” band director Matthew Bufis says. “He really just has a knack for...

Studying harder isn’t worth the cost of sleep deprivation

Eli Cohen, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

There are many ways to try and improve your grades, but staying up all night doing your homework is not the solution. Teens are recommended to get eight and a half to ten hours of sleep, but despite...

8 Questions for Tea Cash

Sade Positano, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

  He calls himself Tea Cash,This student has believed in himself since he was 5 years old. He has now graduated from high school in 2016. Tea Cash has a lot of experience with making music...

The trend piercing the nation

Saskia Teterycz, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

The latest tattoo trend, stick and poke, is fascinating teenagers all over the country, but little do they know of the grim side effects. “Do it yourself is always an attractive concept. But...

Evanston Animal Shelter volunteers work to help cats and dogs

Michael Barthelemy, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Bark! Woof! Meow! These are the calls that surround Evanston Animal Shelter volunteers the moment they walk through the door, seeing dogs and cats everywhere from the backyard to the bathroom. The...

Veganism increasing in popularity among students

Olu Logan, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Meat is murder. To make food, an astounding 56 billion animals are killed every year but animal-based diets are killing us humans, slowly but surely. This statement, along with other threats of...

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...

Overachievers: Driven to Success, or into the Ground?

Meena Sharma, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Ambitious and determined. Overachievers have always been viewed as the people who are set for life, but this is not the only aspect of what they experience. “Sometimes it’s just a matter of...

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...

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