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The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

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The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian


Ten students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Maggie Huston, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Test takers who score in the top one percent of the PSAT become National Merit Semifinalists, a significant achievement for many students. ETHS recently congratulated nine of its seniors on this academic...

New pro-choice club helps students ‘keep that power’

Mackenzie Greco and Maeve Haughey October 14, 2022

New to ETHS this year is the Pro-Choice club, run by Elizabeth Wenning and Yudora Petraitis. Wenning had the idea when she saw a pro life club started at that school, and thought she would do the same...

Life-long Evanston resident named Second Ward Alder

Tarek Anthony, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

In light of the resignation of former Second Ward Alderman Peter Brathiewhite, Mayor Daniel Biss has appointed fifth-generation Evanston resident Kristian “Krissy” Harris to serve as the interim Alderperson...

Health-focused options shift Evanstons food scene

Health-focused options shift Evanston’s food scene

Elliot Hoffner, Rafi DiCrescenzo, and Maggie Huston September 24, 2022

The past few years have brought quite a bit of change to Evanston, so it’s no surprise that its restaurants are undergoing a drastic transformation as well. More and more chain restaurants have begun...

Edzos eyes spring re-opening

Edzo’s eyes spring re-opening

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff writer September 24, 2022

Edzo’s has been an Evanston staple for years, bringing people of all ages together to enjoy a classic American meal. From their iconic fries, burgers and shakes to their convenient pricing and philanthropic...

No code necessary in new all-gender bathrooms

Clara Gustafson and Sam Consiglio September 24, 2022

Coming back to ETHS for the 2022-23 school year, students found a surprising addition:  All-Gender restrooms without passwords on the first floor of East wing. All-Gender restrooms were originally...

What are the roosters cockadoodle-doing?

What are the roosters cockadoodle-doing?

Annabelle Harris, Assistant News Editor September 24, 2022

This year, ETHS welcomed a new addition to the school, eleven chickens that were hatched this past summer. If you have class near the greenhouse, you may have already heard one of the two roosters of the...

Cafeteria policies hamstring students’ social lives, give order, structure to lunch blocks

Elizabeth Wenning and Ella Cleary September 23, 2022

The 2022-2023 school year has brought about many new changes to school policy, including changes made to the cafeterias. This year's rigid rules regarding cafeterias have left many students feeling frustrated...

Students placed on ‘Do Not Disturb’ with new phone policy

Charlotte Geyskens and Ella Bowker September 23, 2022

At the beginning of this school year, the ETHS administration introduced a new cell phone policy for students.  The policy, which was introduced via email on the first day of school, specifies, “Cell...

Tardies and ‘NC’s return in push to boost attendance

Tarek Anthony, Staff writer September 23, 2022

The post-pandemic relaxation of tardy policies aimed at allowing a smooth readjustment to in-person school last year. But instead, there was a stark increase in the number of tardies and absences which...

New safety enhancements to kick off new school year

New safety enhancements to kick off new school year

Ethan Ravi and Mack Jones September 23, 2022

 On Dec. 16, 2021, when ETHS underwent a lockdown due to students illegally possessing guns on school property, many members of the Evanston community expressed concerns over the safety of students at...

Community reels following Highland Park shooting

Clara Gustafson, News Editor August 15, 2022

With COVID-19 putting a pause on many social gatherings over the past two years, this summer's annual Fourth of July parade down Central Street was highly anticipated by many Evanstonians.  However,...

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