The Evanstonian

the present

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...

Impacts of a racial Black/white binary

Impacts of a racial Black/white binary

Adrian Cyrus and Meena Sharma February 22, 2021

Contrasts, juxtapositions and general differences are all cornerstones of life and expression; they have been for quite some time. Whether thinking about how a chef will incorporate sweet and salty flavors...

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...

Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome

Linnea Mayo and Taryn Robinson February 22, 2021

Whether this means feeling like you aren’t equipped to be working with your white peers, or just overall a sense of not belonging, the issue of impostor syndrome is present in many clubs and activities...

tokenism

tokenism

Journee Adams, Guest Writer February 22, 2021

tokenism, definition: the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort (as to desegregate). tokenism, definition: the practice or policy of making no more than a token effort or gesture,...

White writers, Black issues

White writers, Black issues

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is, and always has been, made up of a predominantly white staff. The majority of the Black stories that are told are missing the first-hand experiences and genuine connection to the coverage....

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