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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


A view of downtown Evanston from Church Street.

Evanston’s Small Business Recovery Program offers lifeline to struggling local businesses

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Although over four years have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic, many local small businesses are still feeling the effects on their profit. To mitigate those damages and support local business owners,...

Students reminded viewers of the yearly tradition on the weekly Tuesday Tidbits announcement.

Teachers, students commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Week

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer April 8, 2024

During the last week of March, ETHS honored Holocaust Remembrance Week, a tradition that has been occurring for decades. Although the national day of remembrance is Jan. 27, ETHS’s tradition has held...

ETHS students take annual wellbeing survey during PE block

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

On Feb. 20 and 21, ETHS students participated in an annual wellbeing survey, a comprehensive questionnaire that aims to collect student data in certain wellbeing categories. Those categories include mental...

Results from the mock presidential election.

ETHS students cast votes in mock election

Jaren Davis, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

With the Illinois primaries now behind us and the presidential election in November drawing closer every day, interest about the election and its results are mounting across the country, including at ETHS....

A step-by-step look at District 65’s superintendent search

Natalie Weinert, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

When District 65’s superintendent, Dr. Devon Horton, resigned in 2023, responsibility fell to the Board of Education to address the unoccupied position. After a timely and eventful search for the ultimate...

Approved Grant Street plans offer middle-income housing

Approved Grant Street plans offer middle-income housing

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

The city of Evanston, a town known for its old and beautiful homes,  recently approved a new project in the Seventh Ward: a housing complex on Grant Street. The proposal was met with much controversy...

D202 becomes third public school district to adopt Green New Deal

Anthony Arroyo, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

On Feb. 26, ETHS made history by becoming the third public school district in the nation to adopt a progressive sustainability policy, dubbed the ETHS Green New Deal. Board members unanimously passed the...

Students walked around the space, stopping at tables to interview with employers.

Robert Crown hosts annual youth summer employment event

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2024

On Saturday, Feb. 17, hundreds of Evanston students aged 14 through 18 gathered for the 32nd annual Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (MSYEP). With over 1000 people registered, the Robert Crown Community...

The new location at 618 1/2 Church Street is the second in Illinois, and the fifth boba store in Evanston.

New bubble tea store occupies former Viet Nom Nom storefront

Makeda Hausman, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Ume Tea recently opened its second location in Illinois right in the heart of Downtown Evanston, the first being in Chicago's Chinatown. Founded in Cupertino, California in 2019, Ume Tea aims to offer...

Councilmembers suggested an early end to the public comment section. (Courtesy of City of Evanston)

Targeted hate speech disrupts Feb. 22 Special City Council meeting

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor March 15, 2024

During the public comment section of the Feb. 22 special city council meeting, antisemitic comments, derogatory words and racial slurs were stated repeatedly by multiple civilians. As the public comment...

Participants gathered in the auditorium to watch the drag performance that capped off the event.

LGBTQIA+ Summit hosts drag show, seeks student involvement

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

This year’s annual LGBTQIA+ summit was held on Feb. 21. The ETHS-run summit is attended by members of the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies searching for more insight on the subject. The entire summit...

Smaller jazz bands, dubbed ‘combos’, took turns performing on Feb. 27 (Courtesy of Matthew Bufis)

ETHS Jazz Combo Concert features student-produced music

Hannah Cervantes, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Students may know the ETHS Jazz Band from their Friday morning concerts in the Main Lobby, but those are only a few of the showings put on by the group. Their Feb. 27 performance, dubbed the Jazz Combo...

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