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

New college applications put too much pressure on students

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist August 22, 2016

Freshmen, get ready to start your college applications. Although that sounds daunting, it may be reality due to a new college application that entails creating a portfolio starting freshman year. This...

#BlueLivesMatter misses the mark

#BlueLivesMatter misses the mark

Carrington York, Opinion Editor August 22, 2016

The Blue Lives Matter movement is a huge punch in the face for social and civil rights activists everywhere. The summer of 2016 has proven to be the breeding ground for hashtagwars, one of the most...

Bernie supporters should remain involved

Eli Baum, Opinion Editor August 22, 2016

Bernie Sanders’s campaign may be over, but his supporters’ involvement in politics should not.         Following his loss to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, and...

Inconvenient security actually protects students

Inconvenient security actually protects students

Annie Keenan, Opinion Editor April 27, 2016

The recent closing of the gym entrance might feel like an inconvenience, but it should be praised rather than criticized. The safety officers at our school deserve a thank you for protecting us. With...

It’s been real, Kits

Camille Allen, News Editor April 27, 2016

As your Student Representative I can honestly say that I’ve worked hard this year to advocate for your needs, concerns, and issues. As a member of the District 202 Board of Education and the President...

Don’t buy into tuition-free college

Eli Baum, Opinion Editor April 26, 2016

Tuition-free college may sound good on paper, but in reality, it would result in far more harm than good. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has started conversations on many different topics,...

Students must know what means no

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Editor April 26, 2016

Only yes means yes. Sexual assault is not a stranger to ETHS, and students must be taught exactly what it means to give consent and why disregarding it is a serious problem. April is Sexual Assault...

Members of CARE on Anxiety and Depression

Members of CARE April 22, 2016

Dear ETHS Community, We are writing today to inform you about anxiety and depression. Anxiety and depression is different for everyone. There is no set look or behavior for something like it. It’s...

A hurry up offense to destroy Black careers in the NFL

Grant English, Guest Writer March 18, 2016

Beaten unconscious. Everyone knows about former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and the “one two combo” he used to knock out his wife in an elevator. But what if I told you he wasn’t the...

Lets stop wasting our free periods

Let’s stop wasting our free periods

February 26, 2016

We need to stop wasting our free periods. We all know that finishing homework or getting ahead on assignments is the most effective use of free periods, but most of us spend our time socializing, watching...

Stop belittling teenage girls

Annabel Paulsen , Online Writer February 15, 2016

The archetype is clear. The teenage girl, who loves One Direction and going to the mall, who is sending an endless stream of texts and drinking a frappuccino. She is everywhere––your school, movies,...

Humanities degrees are important too

Humanities degrees are important too

Eli Baum, Opinion Editor February 5, 2016

To read more about the importance of the humanities vs. STEM click here!