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

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

The Evanstonian


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...

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What is the most effective solution to prevent school shootings?

Gigi Wade and Jacob Dalton March 23, 2018

Gigi Wade: Federal bans are the only appropriate answer to mass shootings 12.   According to CNN, that’s the number of school shootings that have happened just nine weeks into 2018. Most recently,...

Safety differs among schools across the Chicago area

Safety differs among schools across the Chicago area

Ben Baker-Katz, Sports Editor March 23, 2018

Alarms blare. Gun shots ring out. An armed gunman has entered the school.     “The first thing that happens is that the school goes into lockdown,” Evanston Police Detective and ETHS School Resource...

Haven Middle School is one of the main feeder schools for ETHS.

In-Depth: From middle school to high school

The Lock-Out of Low Income Although the many historic attempts to integrate Evanston by means of busing were made with good intentions, the fight for integration within Evanston schools was not a complete...

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