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COVID-19 affects students’ home lives, access to resources

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 5, 2020

Contributors: staff writers Cheyenne Edwards & Tamara Guy, feature facilitator Eli Marshall For some students at ETHS, the outbreak of COVID-19 has shifted both family dynamics and stability at...

Holocaust Remembrance Week resources moved online amidst school closure

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 1, 2020

Contributor: Zachary Bahar As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and ETHS’s school closure, previously scheduled Holocaust Remembrance Week activities were moved online.  “Planning the event...

Seniors Lily Blackburn and Eli Medack speak to Summit participants at the start of the Summit.

LGBTQ+ Summit, March 11, 2020

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor April 6, 2020

“My experience at the Summit was definitely something I could never recreate. This was my first Summit ever and I had a blast. I went as an ally and one of the workshops I was in was for allies....

Students adjust to social isolation, e-learning

Students adjust to social isolation, e-learning

Callie Grober, Eden Drajpuch, and Meredith Herrick April 3, 2020

Contributor: Tamara Guy  Reactions to social distancing In the wake of COVID-19 and ETHS’ recent announcement about extending the district-wide closure to April 30, many ETHS students have turned...

Junior Valery Jean Jaques reflects on what has brought him joy during the shelter-in-place and locates this selfie of “my sister and my mother who I love so dearly.”

Wildkits find joy during unprecendented time

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor April 3, 2020

In this historic time period, The Evanstonian found it important to document the ways in which the ETHS community continue to find joy and take care of themselves. Whether that is through spending...

Taylor in 2001 with Chicago Tribune reporter Maurice Possley.

Daniel Taylor regains freedom, sustains love for learning during wrongful conviction

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

On a blustery February day, I met Daniel Taylor at Silverman Hall on Northwestern’s campus, one of the buildings he works in during the week. His upbeat demeanor was a welcome contrast to the rather...

Brandon Brown, President of School Yard Rap, speaks to students at Black Summit on Feb. 21.

Black Student Summit, Feb. 2020

Callie Grober and Sophia Weglarz February 28, 2020

“To me, this year was better planned out. There were more activities this year that I enjoyed than last year. The food was also better than last year. I had a better time and I felt like it was more...

The end justifies the memes: analysis of memes on contemporary society

The end justifies the memes: analysis of memes on contemporary society

Eli Marshall, Feature Facilitator February 28, 2020

It’s a familiar sight for many of us. You’re mindlessly scrolling through your phone, sifting through the endless content stream of your social media platform of choice. You see something that catches...

Exploring the complexities of friend groups at ETHS

Exploring the complexities of friend groups at ETHS

Meredith Herrick and Maia Roothaan February 28, 2020

Walking through the halls, you see many different groups of friends, some speaking another language and others talking about practice or upcoming club meetings. The social culture of ETHS is nuanced and...

Rocking the red carpet: celebrities make political statements on the red carpet

Rocking the red carpet: celebrities make political statements on the red carpet

Ingrid Halverson, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Rocking the red carpet: celebrities make political statements on the red carpet In the past decade, red carpet movements have served as a way for celebrities to elevate their voices and represent those...

And the crowd goes mild; how ETHS can improve their school spirit

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer February 7, 2020

At a football game on Oct. 11, 2019, ETHS faced their bitter rivals New Trier… in front of a crowd of about 200 silent fans. While yes, it was a balmy Chicago night of mid to low 30s, the thing that...

We Got It! Part III: Riot in G Major

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

“In the interest of imagining what exists, there is an image of Michael Brown we must refuse in favor of another image we don’t have. One is a lie, the other unavailable. If we refuse to show the image...

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