The Evanstonian

Different demographics breed different forms of activism

Lauren Dain and Ella Kanter

March 23, 2019

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ETHS English teacher Anita Bucio, who identifies as Indian American, graduated from New Trier High School in 1998 where she experienced racial prejudices. Bucio has not been back to New Trier since her graduation, even though...

The utilization of different tracking methods

Ben Baker-Katz, In-Depth Editor

March 22, 2019

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he mandatory, five-hour-long test in the early morning is a familiar narrative to most high schoolers. Standardized testing has become ingrained in the public education system. Both New Trier and Evanston use tracking, but most...

Mutually negative perceptions fuel historic rivalry

Caroline Jacobs and Sydney TerMolen

March 22, 2019

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It’s likely that on your way into Beardsley Gym or Lazier Field you’ll hear sentiments of “NTK” and “F-New Trier” chants. While some perceive this long-standing rivalry as mere fun, others criticize it for its intense...

Media biases affect societal norms, research shows

Trinity Collins & Ella Kanter, News & In-Depth Editors

May 4, 2018

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As the media increases its presence across the nation and the world, studies examine the existing biases in the media, as well as the disparities within representation of POC, women and the LGBTQIA+ community. “As a white pe...

Opinion: Recognizing the biases at work in the Evanstonian

Miyoki Walker, Columnist

May 4, 2018

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Every time I walk into the Evanstonian room, I’m surrounded primarily by white faces. This is not unusual (most of my AP and honors classes are filled with mostly white people), but it is not lost on me that either I or the two other b...

Opinion: The Evanstonian’s whiteness hinders the portrayal of students of color

Rachel Krumholz, In-Depth Editor

April 27, 2018

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Receiving news is a right. Receiving accurate news, however, seems to have become more of a privilege. Due to an overwhelmingly dominant number of white journalists compared to journalists of color, the accuracy of reportin...

Media desensitizes students to today’s violence

Sarah Friedman, New Editor

April 27, 2018

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When four students were asked about their thoughts on the recent headline from the New York Times -- "The Stormy Daniels Scandal Gets Serious" -- two students did not recognize the name Stormy Daniels. When asked about another headli...

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