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Prom chaperones help commemorate senior milestone

Amissa Page , In-Depth Editor April 26, 2016

Celebrate the moment. ETHS staff highlight the senior milestone by volunteering their time to chaperone prom. “I get to see students in a different light, they’re all dressed up, and in a fun atmosphere,”...

Students, staff aim to make prom a safe place for all students

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor April 26, 2016

While some schools discourage LGBT students to be out and proud at school dances, ETHS wants its students feel accepted no matter what gender their date is. “I think our school culture and diversity...

The Spirit of Chicago offers students an extended adventure

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, In-Depth Editor April 26, 2016

Some students may have a negative yacht-ittude about the post-prom cruise option, but for others, it truly seizes the spirit of the night. Last year there were about 700 Prom attendees, and just under...

Voting for Prom King and Queen has seniors hyped

Ross Bostick, In-Depth Editor April 25, 2016

Just can’t wait to be king or queen. Some seniors will go to any lengths to become next prom king or queen. “It’s all up to the senior class as to who they want to be the prom king and queen,”...

Apps affecting appetite:  Instagram sparks teen eating disorders

Apps affecting appetite: Instagram sparks teen eating disorders

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor March 7, 2016

#thinspo #bonespo. Hashtags like these can be found all over Instagram, but few realize the photos posted with them can fuel eating disorders and body image issues. “On Instagram, people are posting...

Cyberbullying evolves with increased social media outlets

Cyberbullying evolves with increased social media outlets

Ross Bostick, In-Depth Editor February 26, 2016

Power down. Every social media post has a consequence. Cyberbullying occurs when a student threatens, harasses, humiliates, embarrasses and/or targets another student on the Internet. It is no joke,...

Social media can risk students' futures

Social media can risk students’ futures

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, In-Depth Editor February 26, 2016

Snap out of it. Mistakes on social media really do affect college admissions and employment opportunities. Some colleges agree that viewing a person’s social media page creates unnecessary biases towards...

Nathan Romero, sophomore, Caroline Moore, senior, and Khalil Royster, sophomore

Your phone may be controlling your life

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor February 26, 2016

Just admit it. You’re addicted. While social media gives you access to friends and family, it has made it impossible to put down your phone. “We treat social media like it’s a goal and not a pathway...

Junior girls celebrate their friendship on Galentine's Day.

Students celebrate platonic relationships

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor February 5, 2016

While Valentine’s Day is exclusively for romantic relationships, Galentine’s Day, celebrated on Feb.13, gives everyone the chance to celebrate their friendships. First coined by actress Amy Poehler...

Spend time, not money with your loved ones

Spend time, not money with your loved ones

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites, In-Depth Editor February 5, 2016

Drop your wallet. The time you spend matters more than the money you spend on a gift for your significant other. The so-called “Hallmark Holiday” is unlike other consumerist holidays with regards...

Science explains the secret behind falling in love

Science explains the secret behind falling in love

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor February 5, 2016

While many claim love is an unexplainable feeling, scientists can find reasoning behind all “symptoms” of love. David Allen, psychology teacher, explains how dopamine, a powerful neurotransmitter,...

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