The Evanstonian

“Si te hago daño a ti, me hago daño a mismo”

Liana Wallace, Opinion Columnist

August 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This summer on a trip to the Holocaust museum I was able to interact with one of the youngest Holocaust survivors, Samuel Harris, through a holographic theatre. After Sam shared his incredible story of survival ending up a gr...

More student perspectives are essential to the “Evanstonian”

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We want you! At the Evanstonian, we believe it’s essential to incorporate as many perspectives into our paper in order to present a more accurate representation of ETHS.   In order to produce content that comes from a wi...

Standing NOvation: Culture of confidence hinders change for LGBTQIA+ community

Sophia Weglarz, Assistant Opinion Editor

August 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In his monthly Superintendent’s Spotlight series for June 2018, Dr. Witherspoon highlighted ETHS achievements in equity for the year. ETHS is a well-oiled machine that runs on “collaboration, respect and equity work.” Wit...

Save Harley Clarke

Save Harley Clarke

August 27, 2018

The conversation that needs to happen before equity can be attained

Grant Williams-Yackel, Guest Opinion Writer

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Red, white and blue can- dies sparkled in a miniature plastic gumball machine centered on a wide wooden table. I took my seat in Dr. Eric Witherspoon’s office and glanced upward at the floor to ceiling panes standing tall...

An open letter to ETHS military recruits

Jacob Dalton, Opinion Columnist

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I am Private First Class Dalton, Illinois National Guard. I joined in Feb. of 2017. I signed a six year contract with the Army as a Combat Medic. I attended Fort Jackson, South Carolina in second platoon, Foxtrot company, 1s...

Block Party: Evanston should adopt block scheduling

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Five days a week. Nine periods a day. 42 minutes each. It’s the classic high school schedule used by ETHS and hundreds of other schools across the country. For all its popularity, though, the nine period schedule is neither th...

Curriculum should emphasize real world skills

Executive Editors

April 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It is indisputable that American society places a strong emphasis on attending a four year university, graduating and receiving a degree.  The message is that if you do not graduate with a college degree, you will not be able...

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