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

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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...

The class of 2018 - beyond ETHS

The class of 2018 – beyond ETHS

May 24, 2018

Listen as your final day unfolds. Get ready to challenge what the future holds. Des’ree’s words, with wisdom so wise, have for once this year put tears in our eyes. For the final day’s come for the...

Media biases affect societal norms, research shows

Trinity Collins & Ella Kanter, News & In-Depth Editors May 4, 2018

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....

Opinion: Recognizing the biases at work in the Evanstonian

Miyoki Walker, Columnist May 4, 2018

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...

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

Rachel Krumholz , In-Depth Editor April 27, 2018

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,...

Media desensitizes students to today’s violence

Sarah Friedman, New Editor April 27, 2018

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....

Students walk out to demand tighter gun control laws

Students walk out to demand tighter gun control laws

Rachel Krumholz, In-Depth Editor March 23, 2018

Enough. One month later, students were still furious; they were still scared. At 10 a.m. on March 14, thousands of Evanston students flooded out of the school. As a way of channeling their anger...

Image courtesy of Peoria Public Radio.

The race is on!

Adam Marquardt, In-Depth Editor March 23, 2018

At the end of a close primary on Tuesday, J.B. Pritzker and Bruce Rauner came forth to secure their respective party nominations. The primary alone has been one of the most expensive in U.S. history,...

Junior Liana Wallace ends her poem about the intersection of gun violence and race by raising her fist.

Identity contributes to the complexity of safety

Rachel Krumholz and Callie Grober March 23, 2018

In light of recent school shootings, school safety has become a divisive issue across the country. However, physical security is not the only matter at hand; feeling unsafe in school can have extreme repercussions...