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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...

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...

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...

Data shows increased student achievement

Data shows increased student achievement

Rebecca Lustig , Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Information presented at the Feb. 11 school board meeting showed a historical trend of increased AP involvement, AP scores of 3 or higher and ACT scores. Data regarding student achievement is compiled...

Identity influences one's definition of success

Identity influences one’s definition of success

Ella Kanter and Caroline Jacobs April 26, 2019

With almost 4,000 students at ETHS, there are a multitude of paths that students take towards success. In fact, the notion of success itself varies among different individuals within the Evanston community. ...

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...

The utilization of different tracking methods

Ben Baker-Katz, In-Depth Editor March 22, 2019

The 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...

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...

Students recount experiences with mental health services

Students recount experiences with mental health services

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. Disclaimer: In this...

At what cost: what it takes to play club sports

At what cost: what it takes to play club sports

Sydney Ter Molen and Lauren Dain September 28, 2018

In the past decade, club sports have grown dramatically and have become a dominant part of families’ lives. A 2016 Utah State study showed that the youth sports industry is worth $15.3 billion. Now parents...

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...

Wards of Evanston

Wards of Evanston

The city of Evanston is divided into nine wards, with an alderman elected into each. Aldermen and residents of a certain ward, in theory, work together to better their community with implementations of...

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