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Complexities of Jewish identity spur political feelings, responses

Complexities of Jewish identity spur political feelings, responses

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Facilitator September 27, 2019

Judaism has played an integral role in my life and my family’s lives for nearly as long as I can remember. It started for me when I was just six years old, attending a public elementary school. Still...

Illustration By Kayla Black

The Lil Nas X That Could – Old Town Road and Popular Music In The Internet Era

Eli Marshall, Feature Facilitator September 27, 2019

I’m gonna take my horse to the old town road, I’m gonna… I’m sure if you’ve been on the Internet, listened to the radio, or even just been in a public place this summer, you could finish the...

Photos from Atlantic Albums, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, N.W.A., Solange, World History Archive, Wu-Tang Clan, CC Media

We Got It! Part I: Real n— don’t die

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

Real n— don't die But they still want to try To kill a n----   like me but motherf-' real n----   don't die! - Eazy E What is dying? What is n----   dying? What is the sight of, sound...

Chicago’s history of redlining and what it means for POC neighborhoods today

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Facilitator August 21, 2019

As Chicago grapples with its environmental future, Evanston’s geographic proximity to the city forces Evanstonians to reckon with how a history of racist housing practices has led to environmental discrimination...

illustration by Ellie Lind

More than “stressed”: anxiety, school and social media

Mira Littmann, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

As summer ends, many students may find themselves dreading the anxiety that school causes. It’s normal for high schoolers to be affected by stress, but for students with anxiety, the feelings are more...

Progress of women’s sports leads to brighter future for female athletes

Progress of women’s sports leads to brighter future for female athletes

Jojo Wertheimer and Ingrid Halverson August 21, 2019

Over 15 million viewers in the U.S. held their breath as Meghan Rapinoe took a penalty shot on the Dutch goalie, scoring the first goal in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. With another goal from Rose Lavelle,...

Students weigh in on staff representation at ETHS

Students weigh in on staff representation at ETHS

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

There is only one thing that ETHS prides itself on more than orange and blue: their racial demographics. From pamphlets to websites and public forums, the ETHS administration rarely fails to mention how...

Punny promposals: students say yes to prom

Louise Bond, Sarah Frieman, and Mac Stone May 29, 2019

Iony Clarke & Gabi Rodriguez  “I was watching the lacrosse game and after the game when they were walking towards the locker room Gabi goes ‘alright boys’ and took off his jersey and underneath...

Seniors continue passions post-high school

Maddie Coyle and Meena Sharma May 23, 2019

Throughout high school, many people participate in a variety of different clubs and activities to help set us up for success post high school. In doing so, many of us find our niche, something that we...

A glimpse into the daily routines of The Evanstonian seniors

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer May 22, 2019

Benjamin Baker-Katz, more commonly known as BK, starts his day with either some toast or a sandwich depending on how much time he has in the morning. He also loves to munch on some snacks when he gets...

Student dancers open up the Summit day.

Latinx Summit, April 24, 2019

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 29, 2019

"I think that it's a place where we can express the things we deal with with one another." Vicky Palacios, senior "This is one of the most important days of the school year for me, because I feel...

Flags hang in South Study Cafe on summit day.

LGBTQ Summit, April 18, 2019

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 26, 2019

"It was easy to talk to people at the summit, and I made new friends. It was a unifying experience. Somehow everyone cheering and clapping and talking together made it feel like we were truly one unified...

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