The Evanstonian

The conversation that needs to happen before equity can be attained

Grant Williams-Yackel, Guest Opinion Writer

May 24, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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...

IB programs should be examined as alternate to AP programs

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2018

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The time has come again for students to stress over AP tests, and with it the ever present question: is it worth it? AP Programs have long been the standard for advanced classes in high school. But the actual effectiveness of t...

We need to make good on the promise of radical change

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

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This month, Evanston students made an important political demonstration with a bold message. We need to expand and extend that message.      By expressing their political will, young people are establishing themselves. Apathetic ...

Gen Z must be aware of their shortcomings

Gen Z must be aware of their shortcomings

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

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