The Evanstonian

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 are evident when loo...

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 rights and school pol...

How youth activism is breaking the mold

Sophia Weglarz and Aldric Martinez-Olson

August 26, 2019

Between organizing school-wide walkouts and facilitating change-driven conversations, Evanston’s youth activists have found time to break the mold of activism as we know it.  Youth involvement in activism is not new, es...

Cradle to Career works against inequitable policies

Lauren Dain and Sydney Ter Molen

April 26, 2019

In hopes of creating future success for all Evanston youth, the Evanston Cradle to Career Initiative is attempting to dismantle certain educational policies that put students of color and students from low-income families at a disadvantage. ...

Different demographics breed different forms of activism

Lauren Dain and Ella Kanter

March 23, 2019

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

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 Ter Molen

March 22, 2019

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...

Pay to play club sports open opportunities for few

Caroline Jacobs, Assistant In-Depth Editor

September 28, 2018

Playing club sports opens up many opportunities for athletes on both high school and eventually college teams. These opportunities, however, are not available to all due to the extensive financial expenses that come with playing...

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