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Notorious AOC

Olivia Stitely, Staff writer April 26, 2019

“I don’t want her to be the exception, I don’t want her to be a martyr,” junior Echo Allen says. “I want her to be the new standard.” The election of 29-year-old Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez...

Illustration by Aldric Martinez-Olson

Exploring Experiences Around WiSTEM

Aldric Martinez-Olson, Staff writer April 26, 2019

Since the beginning of modern society, the fields of STEM  [science, technology, engineering and math] have been traditionally dominated by men. Starting at the turn of the twentieth century, that quota...

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 26, 2019

Content Warning: This article discusses experiences surrounding anti-queerness and includes an explicit word. You know when you’re feeling yourself? Music blasting, makeup on, looking flee. You dance...

POC Owned Business

POC Owned Business

Trinity Collins and Olivia Stiley March 22, 2019

In 1934, when the National Housing Act -- also known as “redlining” -- was enacted, people of color living in the United States were prohibited from inhabiting many areas -- meaning communities of...

The Rise of Social Media Activism

The Rise of Social Media Activism

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer March 22, 2019

If you find yourself scrolling through Twitter and you see your local 80-year-old representative tweeting about gun control laws, don’t be alarmed, they’re just doing their best to fit in with the...

Photos courtesy of  Aaron Carney and the Library of Congress.

On the Intimacies of Failure

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer March 22, 2019

Content Warning: This article deeply discuss themes surrounding anti-Blackness within the United States. It also graphically describes the murder of Emmett Till. Reader discretion is advised. In the...

Partial government shutdown has devastating effects on families in Evanston, nationwide

Partial government shutdown has devastating effects on families in Evanston, nationwide

Cate Lynch and Jojo Wertheimer March 16, 2019

On Dec. 22, 2018, many ETHS students were relaxing on their first day of break and preparing for the holidays. Meanwhile, 800,000 federal workers in Evanston and across the country, were undergoing their...

India.Arie told me

India.Arie told me “I am not my hair.”

Liana Wallace, Staff Writer February 18, 2019

India told me “I am not my hair.” Her anthem plays with every pull and snap of a brush that ever dared to venture through one of my curls. “Good hair means curls and waves(no)/Bad hair means you...

Student facilitators walking off-stage together.

The Black Summit, Feb. 5 & Feb. 7, 2019

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor February 17, 2019

"The Black Summit experience for me was a space for healing, a time for self reflection, and a powerful reminder of our ever rich and beautiful history as black people" Alex Bolling, senior "My...

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Trump administration changes immigration policies, ETHS provides support

Eden Drajpuch and Anna Skey February 17, 2019

In December of 2018, the Trump Administration passed a bill that changed the necessary qualifications for employment and citizenship provided to immigrants and asylum seekers. This change targets public...

A Lightfoot victory could be historic for representation

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer February 15, 2019

JAN. 27, 2019 -- A private residence presiding in east Evanston hosted Chicago Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot for a fundraiser and Q&A session. As I entered the space with multiple peers for an AP...

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#10YearChallenge: Climate Change Edition

Izzy Basso and Sarika Waikar February 15, 2019

The 10-year Challenge is an internet meme sensation, like today’s World Famous Egg, that recently struck mainstream media. It was initially created to showcase one’s glow-up by simply comparing photos...

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