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

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Feature

Loyola Academy controversy further exposes white privilege, defensiveness on the North Shore

Jojo Wertheimer and Ingrid Halverson April 26, 2021

At the end of March, Fox News published an article titled “Chicagoland prep school Loyola shames White privilege in student assignment.” Like many others living in the Chicagoland area, this sparked...

The impossible perception of perfect: Students recount experiences with eating disorders

The impossible perception of perfect: Students recount experiences with eating disorders

Jessica Sehgal, Assistant In-Depth Editor April 26, 2021

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia that may trigger some readers. Disclaimer: In this article, we write about the experiences...

Students, staff react to hybrid return

Students, staff react to hybrid return

Jilian Denlow and Sydney Hletko April 26, 2021
August 17, the first day of the 2020-21 school year, was not the start anyone would’ve hoped for. A few weeks of online learning quickly turned into months, and now, as May approaches, ETHS has finally decided to take the next step, allowing students and staff to break routine and enter the building after many months of learning and teaching behind a computer screen. 
Art by Lila Portis

Hate crimes against Asians and Asian-Americans: The past, present and future

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
A recent wave of hate crimes has plagued the Asian and Asian-American community, spurred on by damaging rhetoric around COVID-19.
Art by Kupu Sumi

One March later

Foster Ellen, Ahania Soni, Staff Writers March 22, 2021

Like so many, I remember the last time we were physically in school like it was yesterday, yet the time between then and now feels like years. The hallways bustled with anxious confusion, but not enough...

What gender means to me

Nora Miller and Eden Drajpuch March 22, 2021
This story describes how the complexities and nuances of gender have shown up in some of the members of the Evanston and ETHS communities.

Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, Explained

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
CARP expounds specific goals, presents the appropriate methodology and describes the necessary guidelines for supporting Evanston’s transition into becoming a sustainable and climate-ready city. 

Act of anti-Asian terrorism in Atlanta another example of white supremacy

March 22, 2021
In line with the values of our February issue, the Evanstonian views the act of terrorism in Atlanta as yet another example of the pervasiveness of white supremacy in our country.
So many activities at ETHS—including  the Evanstonian—have barriers, ones that are grounded in white supremacy, that keep BIPOC from feeling comfortable entering into these spaces.

Gatekeeping activities: the damage of stereotyped experiences on Black youth

Mikaela Parisien and Kamau Ransom February 22, 2021

There are countless school-endorsed activities and sports in which students can indulge from a young age. From chess to football, having an activity that evokes passion and joy is a beautiful way to enjoy...

Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

In the middle of the 20th century, capitalism found itself in a transition as it transformed into a version of itself that attempted to be physically identical to, but materially different from, the world...

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

Cheyenne Edwards and Anika Radhakrishnan February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is composed of writers and artists who commit their time and effort to write articles that cover topics relating to Evanston and students at ETHS. While the Evanstonian has had many groundbreaking...

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Kupunoli Sumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Journalism has the power to shape our realities, our dreams. My idea of the American Dream was planted from a young age, something that the Statue of Liberty symbolized and my parents proved. It was...