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

Opinion

How to accomplish high school: my freshman year bucket list

Ingrid Halverson, Digital Content Editor May 12, 2022

Going into high school I wanted to join everything. Picking between which clubs and sports to join was a small decision that led to a big part of my life. I hope that everyone finds their happiness in...

To Go with Jo: The final feast

To Go with Jo: The final feast

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor May 12, 2022

There’s absolutely no good way to start this column. And trust me, I would know. I’ve spent hours agonizing over how to begin, typing and deleting and typing and deleting until finally, my head just...

Self worth through personal character rather than academic achievement

Self worth through personal character rather than academic achievement

Maddie Coyle, Community Impact Editor May 12, 2022

For me, it seems as though my entire academic life has been on the basis of grades, more specifically how high they were. Earn this grade to make my parents proud, to get me into that higher math class,...

From dinner table talks to the classroom: Avoiding whitewashed history

Kamau Ransom, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Since the beginning of public school in the United States, which was established in Massachusetts in 1837, the school curriculum has been white washed and biased towards white students. History has been...

A great day to be a Wildkit … unless you’re a senior without a parking pass

Sabrina Barnes , Photo & Art Editor May 12, 2022

Good morning! Or is it?! It’s not. Why? Because, I’m a senior without a parking pass. Let me elaborate.  It is frequently difficult to find a parking spot near ETHS, because the requirement of ...

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

A year of journalism, lattes and memories: Rating Evanston’s coffee shops

Eden Drajpuch and Lauren Dain May 12, 2022

Over the course of this year, we have spent many hours in various coffee shops throughout Evanston. A coffee shop can be the perfect, mood-setting location that motivates us to get work done for school...

Finding peace through writing

Parker Rosenthal, Guest Writer May 12, 2022

The orange colored notebook is unmarked, not a scratch on its smooth cover. You might assume that it is a new diary or sketchbook, but that is where you are wrong. Upon closer inspection, you can see the...

Reading through the pandemic

Ruby Winer , Guest Writer May 12, 2022

There was a time when reading for fun didn't exist for me. It existed once, in the days of Percy Jackson, and The Hunger Games, but the minute I entered ETHS that all went out the door. I could argue that...

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

All in this together: A hopeless romantic reflects on high school

Madison Mann, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

High school came as a bit of a surprise when I grew up religiously watching Disney movies every weekend. I remember counting down the years until high school started, excited to live out my High School...

The final Evanston sunrise

Foster Monroe , Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Last winter, I set the goal for myself to wake up and watch the sunrise every morning. It was the height of the pandemic and my enthusiasm for online school and my optimism about life was low, to say the...

Thank you, Evanstonian

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor May 12, 2022

Dear Evanstonian,  Thank you for the last four years. At the start of high school, it felt daunting to find a space where I felt completely free. It was not until a few months into freshman year that...

What Evanston has meant to me: A letter to one of my homes

Linnea Mayo, Opinion Editor May 12, 2022

I’ve never liked change. Maybe that stems from having a hard time letting go of things or just loving them too much. Or, maybe it’s just because I’m a nostalgic person. Either way, it’s always...