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

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 Galentines 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,...

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