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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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‘We got to do something:’ Evanston’s history with gun violence spikes

Mack Jones, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

 Content warning: This article contains references to gun violence and its after effects. A 13-year-old Bulls fan is preparing for the next school day at Haven Middle School. It’s a Thursday, and...

Evanston Police Department, 1454 Elmwood St

New police chief aims to build partnership with residents

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

On Sept. 23, East Dundee Deputy Police Chief Schenita Stewart was announced as the new Evanston Police Chief. Stewart, an Evanston native and ETHS graduate, is the first fulltime police chief since Demitrous...

Decoded: The student who pushed ETHS to remove its sexist dress code

Decoded: The student who pushed ETHS to remove its sexist dress code

Izzy Rudolph, Assistant Feature Editor December 16, 2022

As the crisp air swept past then-junior Marjie Erickson when she left her house to head to school in 2015, her mind wandered to all the excitement for the play she would take part in at school that day....

Daycare lets young kids learn about the world and themselves

Tanya Weisman and Lydah Coates November 28, 2022

Standing in the planetarium courtyard, staff members and students together enjoy the gleeful mesmerized laughter of young children. Stunned and excited, they awe at the cock-a-doodle-do of the rooster...

The prioritization of politics in a pandemic-riddled world

The prioritization of politics in a pandemic-riddled world

Isaac Suarez Flint, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

In the early days of the pandemic, it became apparently clear to junior Giles Gilbert Bartell that the media was going to be difficult to trust. Hearing different things from various news outlets, social...

New principal ‘called upon’ to lead students, staff

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

As the teenage daughter of a minister coming of age in southwest Iowa, Taya Kinzie spent those years focused on community-centered work, spending her childhood volunteering. Although Dr. Kinzie didn’t...

Evanston concludes year-long search for city manager

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

When Evanston City Manager Luke Stowe enters his office every day, he blocks out the chaos surrounding his new job and gets to work on making Evanston a better place. In the past year, he has seen a city...

High school students who dont have any social media accounts are increasingly rare.

Offline: Avoiding social media in an ever-connected world

Isabella Martinez and Tanya Weisman November 14, 2022

Some may feel juggling school, clubs, and relationships challenging when having a constant distraction in their pocket. “When I had TikTok, I would sit there for a couple of hours at a time without...

The location for the Evanston mental health living room is just a block away from St. Francis Hospital.

Bringing Evanston’s mental health living room to life

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Just south of St Francis Hospital stands a small brick house with a cement pathway leading to a brown wood front door. If you peek through the front window, you can see a completely bare room with...

Serving validation, connection ... and caffeine!

Serving validation, connection … and caffeine!

Jilian Denlow and Izabella Paracuelles October 14, 2022

Clusters of teenage girls collect at the tables in the corners, their notebooks and computers strewn across the furniture as they type and talk simultaneously. Nearly every seat in the cafe is filled;...

Protecting gender affirming care on the North Shore

Protecting gender affirming care on the North Shore

Isaac Suarez Flint, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Since its opening in February 2013, the Lurie Children’s Hospital Gender Development Program has provided a safe haven for transgender youth on the North Shore. In a country that has become increasingly...

Reviving downtown Evanston

Reviving downtown Evanston

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

It’s three in the afternoon on a Monday, and downtown Evanston is alive. People walk around Fountain Square, to the library, to whatever small business they may be frequenting or to grab a bite to eat....

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