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Day in the life of a hybrid student

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 5, 2021

* What follows is not the most conventional Evanstonian story. Rather, it is an attempt to imagine what a day in hybrid learning, which will begin for ETHS students on April 15 for those who opt-in, might...

Courtesy of Educate Girls Everywhere

Educate Girls Everywhere launches third campaign

March 2, 2021

Educate Girls Everywhere is a student-run platform that raises money and awareness for nonprofits that work to educate girls in underserved communities. Past campaigns have raised nearly $8000 for girls...

ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

ETHS announces hybrid plan to begin in April

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 2, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced that it will transition to a hybrid learning model on April 15—almost 13 months to the day after the school shut down. The announcement, made in an email sent to students...

Evanston’s municipal primary results: Biss wins, incumbents lose

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2021

Shortly after polls closed for Evanston’s consolidated primary election on Feb. 23, the results for mayor, city clerk, 4th Ward alderman and 8th Ward alderman were counted. The races for mayor and city...

'WILD FOR ETHS' fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

‘WILD FOR ETHS’ fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Every year, ETHS comes together to raise money in a fundraiser for new spaces and resources as well as for funding to certain programs to better the lives of the students. Normally, WILD FOR ETHS would...

The Evanstonian's Guide to Evanston's 2021 Municipal Elections

The Evanstonian’s Guide to Evanston’s 2021 Municipal Elections

February 17, 2021
With Evanston set to vote on Feb. 23, the Evanstonian presents its guide to the 2021 Evanston municipal elections.
ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

ETHS announces in-person experiences

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor February 2, 2021

Updated Feb. 10: After almost 11 months away from ETHS, students will be allowed to reenter the building in the coming weeks with the rollout of in-person experiences and activities.  Announced...

photo by Madison McGuire

Evanstonians react amidst COVID-19 third wave

Sari Oppenheimer, Elise Goulding, and Gabi Karlan December 14, 2020

America’s third nation-wide surge of COVID-19 cases, dubbed the “third wave,” started in mid-November and has led to the reimplementation of statewide Tier 3 mitigation strategies, such as limiting...

Lame-duck Donald Trump: from Nov. 3 to now

Lame-duck Donald Trump: from Nov. 3 to now

Aryeh Lesch December 14, 2020

Much like the rest of his presidency, there is little precedent for what Donald Trump’s tenure as a lame-duck has looked like. “Lame-duck” refers to any elected government official in the period...

Courtesy of Lori Keenan.

Lori Keenan: Evanston advocate runs for mayor

Sari Oppenheimer December 14, 2020

With the conclusion of the general election cycle, Evanston residents are shifting their focus to the upcoming municipal election. This election will enable Evanstonians to vote for different city elected...

Ed-tech tool raises student privacy questions

Ed-tech tool raises student privacy questions

Avi Shapira and Tarek Anthony December 14, 2020

Since COVID-19 forced thousands of schools to operate remotely, principals and administrators across the country have grappled with optimizing a positive learning environment while also protecting students...

Illustration by Nora Miller

Evanston’s first-annual Transgender Day of Remembrance and Resilience takes place

Eden Drajpuch, Features Editor November 30, 2020

On Friday, Nov, 20, the Evanston Public Library hosted their first-annual event in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance/Resilience. The event was designed to bring trans and gender non-conforming POC...

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