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

In-Depth

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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...

Undocumented students face post-secondary challenges

Undocumented students face post-secondary challenges

Ella Kanter, In-Depth Editor November 21, 2017

Though students hesitate to come out as undocumented due to threats of deportation, revealing their immigration status may be one of the only ways to receive support for their post-secondary...

Opioid epidemic plagues American public health

Opioid epidemic plagues American public health

Sophia Weglarz, In-Depth Editor November 21, 2017

While the term ‘opioid epidemic’ has become rampant in mainstream media, its meaning has a deeper, more poignant connection to ETHS. “The opioid use has always been a problem in our inner...

Income inequality

Rachel Krumholz, In-Depth Editor November 21, 2017

A tale of two cities. Evanston’s income inequality translates into classrooms at a higher rate than the rest of Illinois, creating a severe academic divide between different socioeconomic classes. “Income...

The Pot Thickens

The Pot Thickens

Adam Marquardt, Ella Kanter, and Rachel Krumholz November 3, 2017

While the Evanstonian and ETHS do not condone the use of marijuana, the legalization and use of weed has grown to be a highly contested topic, and recreational marijuana use has become more common (and...

Oil and water

Rachel Krumholz and Sophia Weglarz October 16, 2017

ETHS is known for priding itself off its diversity, yet there is one aspect that is constantly being overlooked; social segregation among students is rarely talked about. “Socially speaking, people...

Sports team shows an absence of diversity

Ella Kanter, In-Depth Editor October 16, 2017

You walk into tryouts, lace up your cleats and step out onto the field. Looking around, you suddenly get the feeling that you, nor anyone else within your race belongs there. Certain Evanston sports...

Senior Lanie Lott edits her documentary

Senior Studies projects promote change in women’s roles and body image standards

Billy Krupkin, In-Depth Editor March 17, 2017

While widespread social activism in the female community has been on the rise as of late, two Senior Studies projects are taking a more direct approach to tackling women’s rights issues. Seniors Abbey...

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Eli Hartman-Seeskin , Sports Reporter March 17, 2017

Empowerment. The women in sports lunch on Mar. 22 will be an opportunity to empower and recognize excellence among female athletes at ETHS. The annual lunch, which was created in the nineties, has...

Senior Nadia Goldberg leads a meeting.

Female student government members reject leadership gender stereotypes

Grace Fay, In-Depth Editor March 17, 2017

As Women’s History Month is celebrated, women in the student council and senate are reflecting on what it means to be a female leader in our society. “Our student council is mostly females, which...