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Opinión | El colegio no es para dormir, la casa no es para estudiar

Maria Gomez, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

La vida de los jóvenes  se caracteriza por una sola rutina que se repite sin otro propósito que su año escolar. Los estudiantes se esfuerzan por sobresalir y llevar sus años de estudio de una manera...

Opinion | Block periods should have been implemented long ago

Maddie Molotla, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Almost two years ago, students all around the world were sent home for an “extended spring break” in hopes of eradicating a new virus, COVID-19. Panic spread like a virus itself, those early days were...

Opinion | ETHS’ sophomore advisory program misses the mark

Milo Slevin , Staff Writer December 23, 2021

This year, ETHS is trying out a new Sophomore advisory program. The objective is to provide opportunities for sophomores to organize their goals and start to plan for their future. However, this program...

Opinion | Following COVID protocols is essential after winter break

Marin Ubersox, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

The week of Dec. 12 was incredibly strenuous for every person at ETHS. After a massive COVID-19 spike, the cancellation of all extracurriculars and a terrifying lockdown that lasted for two-plus hours,...

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Opinion | ETHS culture and post-secondary planning

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor December 23, 2021

After a year and a half with e-learning, it felt bizarre to step back into the building and tackle in-person learning again. Simultaneously working through the college application process while also taking...

Opinion | Students needed support adjusting to in-person school

Sophia Sherman, Assistant Sports Editor December 23, 2021

After nearly two years of virtual classes, modified curriculums and little-to-no homework, I fully expected to start this semester with a rigorous, more “normal” course load. I expected that this year...

Opinion | El orden siempre ha side desorden

Maria Gómez, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

La política es una de las áreas más complejas y difusas que ha inventado el hombre; está teniendo miles de salidas, razones y maneras de ser ejecutada. Tanto es así, que hasta darle un significado...

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Opinion | Eligible students need to utilize their right to vote

Maddie Molotia and Marin Ubersox November 19, 2021

In late 2020, a historic presidential election took place. Many people who’ve never voted in their lives cast a ballot with the hope their candidate of choice would prevail. In fact, half of Americans...

Letter from your student rep | Witherbell Forum

Barbara Tomaradze, Student Representative November 19, 2021

Hey ETHS! I hope you all are doing well and counting down the days until Thanksgiving break like I am.  Over the past few weeks, Student Union has been focused on planning the Witherbell Forum....

Opinion | The importance of sustainable activism

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor November 19, 2021

2021 has looked different in many ways from 2020, a prominent difference being the collective civic engagement and support present on social media, in the classroom and in the community. In less than a...

Opinion | Join clubs in order to create meaningful change

Max Low, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

It’s a well-known fact in high schools that a student’s path to college can be helped along through the simple process of getting involved in clubs that their high school offers. This fact is often...

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Opinion | Evanston can be a model for pro-trans policies

Nova Horrell, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Right now, the state of trans politics seems apocalyptic. As Republicans lost power on the federal level, they began to rely on pushing wedge issues at local and state levels to reinvigorate their base...