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November 22, 2016

Senior Runner Emma Milner-Gorvine: "Hard-working, dedicated, and approachable." Junior Volleyball player Holly Desmond: "One who has a good relationship with their players" Sophomore Wrestler Enijah...

#DAPL is more than a Facebook issue

#DAPL is more than a Facebook issue

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer November 22, 2016

Being aware of an issue and being an activist are two different things. You may think that by checking social media you have done your part, but social injustices, specifically the Dakota Access Pipeline,...

Trump won. Now what?

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist November 22, 2016

President Trump. Unfortunately we’re going to have to hear those words for the next four years. All we can do now is come together, be here for each other, and make sure our voices are heard. These...

Nudity rules stifle creative passion

Nudity rules stifle creative passion

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, Opinion Editor November 22, 2016

Censor yourself. In a progressive school with so much talent, it seems absurd that students are not allowed to display any paintings, drawings, or sculptures that contain frontal nudity. This can limit...

Not worth it

Not worth it

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor October 28, 2016

Eyes on the road. Driving while high, using Snapchat and or having four friends in the back seat has become the norm among teen drivers, and it needs to stop. Texting and driving is not always what...

People must rethink what our culture accepts

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, Opinion Editor October 28, 2016

The stigma of sexual content in movies is prevalent in our society, yet you probably don’t show concern about movies that reveal graphic scenes of people blasting each other’s heads off. The disparity...

Lack of gradebook variety kills grades

Lack of gradebook variety kills grades

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor October 28, 2016

The typical pen and paper assessment is a great way to measure a student’s understanding in a particular topic, but that doesn’t mean it should be an end all be all for a student’s grade. Not...

Third party candidates are no joke

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer October 28, 2016

American politics is dead. Democracy in this country must be revived by greater representation in politics for views that don’t perfectly align with the two principal establishment parties. American...

There’s new business in town

Editorial October 28, 2016

We all admire ETHS for its sports and theatre programs, but it’s time to recognize Algebra and Entrepreneurship for their innovative work on the Wildkit Store. Although the store has been around for...

Cheat the ImPACT test, cheat yourself

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor October 5, 2016

Let’s face it. Most high school athletes live in fear of what would really happen if they got a concussion. The thought of missing out on the season -- or even a week or two -- is not in your plans....

Stop blindly praising ETHS for its diversity

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer October 5, 2016

Stop blindly praising ETHS for its diversity. It is common practice for an Evanston resident, particularly white people, to gush about diversity, but this display of tolerance only masks the inequity...

High school first, club second

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist October 5, 2016

Represent the E. Student athletes should prioritize playing for their high school team rather than a club team. There are student-athletes from various sports who make the decision to play, or focus,...

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