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Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding mental health issues that may trigger some readers. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The Mental Health...

Making it through 2020

Making it through 2020

On March 12, 2020, the ETHS community received an email informing them that “based on the rapidly evolving health concerns with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and guidance of the North Cook Intermediate...

The Issue of E-learning

The Issue of E-learning

Letter from the Editors  What is the issue of e-learning? Of all the questions to answer about ETHS this year, this has to be one of the most challenging, because it gets to the heart of what it...

The Issue of E-learning: Looking forwards and sideways

Meg Houseworth and Stella Israelite September 24, 2020

Discussions of reopening have occurred in recent months between faculty and families. Among the more pressing subjects of concern is the grading process, which has further ignited the desire to send...

A summer of activism: making a movement

A summer of activism: making a movement

February 23. Ahmaud Arbery was murdered in Brunswick, Georgia. March 13. Breonna Taylor was murdered in Louisville, Kentucky. May 25. George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. These...

Social Consciousness

HISTORY In 2014, ETHS introduced its first Black Student Summit. This event, which at the time was broken down into a Black Male and Female Summit, marked the beginning of the Social Consciousness...

Peeling away the layers behind Pathways to Honors

Peeling away the layers behind Pathways to Honors

In 2010, ETHS gave its freshman curriculum a massive facelift. This complete detracking of the Freshman Humanities and eventually later courses sought to remove historic impediments to provide greater...

The changing face of Evanston

A study published this past March claims Evanston hasn’t experienced gentrification, though some residents think otherwise. Four former and current Evanston residents and active community members...

How lack of school spirit affects students

Lauren Dain, Jessica Seghal, and Sydney Ter Molen September 27, 2019

ETHS has a spirit problem; student attendance and involvement in school-sponsored events has been decreasing. This has caused the administration to reevaluate what spirit events are worth planning and...

Racial and socioeconomic implications in how ETHS lost its spirit

Racial and socioeconomic implications in how ETHS lost its spirit

Caroline Jacobs and Aldric Martinez-Olsen September 27, 2019

While not the only cause, the demographic diversity at ETHS may play a role in student engagement at school-organized events like dances and sporting events.  The ETHS student body comes from a vast...

Accessibility of activism efforts

Caroline Jacobs and Sydney Ter Molen August 26, 2019

As students undertake various forms of activism, there are barriers that exclude certain groups of people from joining these movements. Trends concerning race, socioeconomic status, and physical capability...

ETHS students join national youth activism movement

Lauren Dain, Assistant In-Depth Editor August 26, 2019

High schoolers across the nation have begun a modern student activism movement. Through activist events, students are creating change on local and national levels for topics such as gun violence, women’s...

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