The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian


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 Sehgal, 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...

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 ones 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...