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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...

Illustration By Sabrina Barnes

“No one was listening”: District 65 community fights for transgender, non-binary inclusive policies in response to harassment, inaction

Callie Grober, Eden Drajpuch, and Jude Hollenbeck January 31, 2020

Special education teacher Ren Heckathorne started working at the District 65 (D65) Park School in 2014. Having grown up in Evanston and participated in the PALS program as a middle schooler (a non-profit...

Illustration by Kaila Holland

Social media decade: shaping the 2010s in our memories

Eli Marshall, Feature Facilitator January 31, 2020

After 3,652 days, 120 months, and 10 years, the 2010s decade is in the books. So much time, and so many memories that all of us who lived through the decade have experienced. Even if at the surface it’s...

Illustration by Valerie Larsen

How English Language Learners experience school

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Evanston is known to be a very diverse place, with our student population varying in cultures and nationalities. According to the Illinois Report Card, ETHS has 5.2% of English language learners, which...

Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Bonner

Mathilda Hallstrom, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

After nearly four years of walking the halls of Evanston Township High School, I have come to recognize the quality of education students are presented with here. From my experience, as an academic institution,...

Illustration by Kayla Black

Like a Waning Stone: Is Our Generation Killing Music Genres?

Eli Marshall, Feature Facilitator December 13, 2019

Pop. Hip hop. Country. Rock. All those words symbolize something much more than just a word to all of us familiar with them -- they’re genres of music, each with their own distinct sound, feeling and...

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