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


Bikers of all abilities came out for the annual North Shore Century.

Evanston tradition cycles back

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

8 a.m. at Dawes Park was rather lively for an early Sunday morning; the park was full of bikes, brightly colored biking jackets and buzzes of excitement. Bikers scattered around the park, purchasing T-shirts...

Participants gathered around multiple food trucks at the event.

Boosterpalooza 2023: music, fundraising, celebration

Ethan Ravi and Frank Herman September 22, 2023

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the ETHS Booster Club hosted the annual Boosterpalooza at The Autobarn Nissan of Evanston. The event, which aimed to fundraise for various clubs, sports and students activities at...

Sign informing customers of the bag tax at Jewel-Osco.

Evanston City Council delays plastic bag ban implementation amid controversy and business concerns

Jaren Davis, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

On May 22, the Evanston City Council, in an effort to become more sustainable, voted to pass Ordinance 1-0-23, better known as the ‘Retail Single Use Bag Tax’. The ordinance banned single-use plastic...

Sept. 11 City Council meeting addresses rat reports, city government worker benefits

Anasofia Wilkinson-Marron, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

The Evanston City Council meeting on Monday Sept. 11 started with a presentation by Public Health Manager Greg Olsen on the city’s rat problem. As a result of Evanston’s proximity to Chicago, rat sightings...

Aug. 28 City Council meeting addresses plastic bag ban, public transportation improvements

Mackenzie Greco, Staff Writer August 31, 2023

During the Aug. 28 Evanston City Council meeting, council members discussed many different items, such as plastic bag usage in Evanston businesses, public transportation improvements, and animal shelter...

Evanston gun buyback event brings out many looking to dispose of unwanted firearms

Evanston gun buyback event brings out many looking to dispose of unwanted firearms

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2023

On Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Mount Zion Baptist Church, the City of Evanston and the Evanston Police Department held a gun buyback event. This event allowed people to hand over their personal...

A sign showing the way to new the Arts & Innovation Office.

New department unites teachers across disciplines

Ethan Ravi, News Editor August 15, 2023

As the start of the 2023-2024 school year approaches, one of the major changes to the ETHS curriculum is the arrival of a new department, titled Arts & Innovation. This department would combine the...

Changes to the student pilot for the school year

August 15, 2023

Removal of extreme tardies In a school-wide email sent on July 13, ETHS announced that extreme tardies will be removed from the student pilot for the 2023-2024 school year. These types of tardies were...

The Evanston Farmers Market, held from May 6 to Nov. 4 in 2023 in downtown Evanston.

Shopping at the Evanston Farmers’ Market

Emma Thomas, Assistant Photo&Art Editor August 15, 2023

The basics of The Evanstonian

The basics of The Evanstonian

Ethan Ravi and Sophia Siddiqui August 15, 2023

About Us Since 1916, The Evanstonian has been the official student newspaper for Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Ill. The opinions of an opinion writer or columnist belong to the writer and...

Summer construction around ETHS.

Roof renovation completed over summer break

Hannah Donnelly, Staff Writer August 15, 2023

Throughout the summer before the 2023-2024 school year, ETHS underwent various construction projects to enhance the functionality and aesthetics of the building. With changes such as the roof renovation,...

Overflow rooms were needed for the number of community members who attended the May 22 City Council meeting in which the council voted on all ordinances and permits for the Margarita Inn, ultimately approving all of them by a vote of 6-2.

City council approves all Margarita Inn ordinances and permits

Isaac Suarez Flint, Digital content editor & In-Depth editor May 23, 2023

After months of amendments, permit requests and careful deliberation, the Evanston City Council voted to approve all ordinances and permits for the Margarita Inn during its May 22 meeting.  Crowds...

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