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Girls play sports too: 2,747 female vs. 2,654 male athletes

Girls play sports too: 2,747 female vs. 2,654 male athletes

Charlie Gruner, In-Depth Editor December 18, 2015

For the last three years, ETHS has had more total female athletes than male athletes across all three seasons. In the past three years there have been 2,747 female athletes and 2,654 male athletes participating...

Students and staff divided over sexist dress code

Students and staff divided over sexist dress code

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor December 18, 2015

While the administration believes that the dress code is a guideline that contributes to a positive learning environment, many students think the vagueness of the policy can lead to unbalanced enforcement....

Rape culture must be stopped

Rape culture must be stopped

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites December 18, 2015

It’s more common than you think. Sexual assault includes anything that forces a person to become involved with unwanted sexual contact. One of the most difficult issues regarding rape is consent....

Boys fall short academically

Boys fall short academically

Samantha Idler December 18, 2015

Girls rule, boys drool. A series of studies show that girls test higher and get better grades than boys do. “I think girls tend to do better in school. They tend to be more mature, and it’s...

Do it over: Students correct their mistakes through test retakes

Do it over: Students correct their mistakes through test retakes

Charlie Gruner, In-Depth Writer November 20, 2015

A shot at redemption. Some students now have the privilege to correct their mistakes by retaking tests and getting a better understanding of material taught in class. “Test retakes send the message...

Students think and thank

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2015

1) “I’m thankful that I live in the diverse community that Evanston is,” Katie Sullivan, sophomore. 2) “I’m thankful for music. It separates me from the rest of the world,” Russell Wine, junior. 3)...

These students came back and teach here today.

Alumni teachers

November 20, 2015

Give Back

Ross Bostick, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2015

Community Service Club will look to make an impact in people’s lives. Here’s some of the events they’ve got going on this holiday season: ETHS Gift Drive Nov.-Dec. 31 Bring desired gifts for...

SOAR Students strive for race equality

SOAR Students strive for race equality

Amissa Page, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2015

Race affects everybody. Students Organized Against Racism, known as SOAR, is a club that examines how race shapes our identities through student led conversations. “We want to see how the system can...

Adriane Slaton

Evanston alums return as teachers

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2015

While some students can’t wait to leave Evanston, others can’t wait to come back. “I never left,” says Karilyn Joyce, badminton coach and gym teacher. “I started working and coaching here...

 Denean Henry works during the nights to keep classrooms and hallways clean.

Thank the people who make sure ETHS is clean and pleasant to be in

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2015

Heroes walk the halls of our school every day, but many don’t get applause, awards or medals, they are just doing their jobs. For example, ETHS’ head school nurse Lisa Walter helps students cope with...

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