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Opinion

Its time to rearrange the district calendar

It’s time to rearrange the district calendar

Editorial December 15, 2017

As we all know, ETHS first semester final exams begin one week after students and staff return from winter break. Final exams have been scheduled at this time for several years, but it’s time for that...

Hip-hop artists should embrace the divine feminine

Hip-hop artists should embrace the divine feminine

Onyx York, Opinion Columnist December 15, 2017

A fellow hip-hop fan suggests that I listen to a new song. Prepared to be hit with every sexist slur that has been normalized within this genre, I guard myself and press play. Two minutes into the song,...

ETHS must require both PE, fine arts for four years

ETHS must require both PE, fine arts for four years

Grace Fay and Grace Fay December 15, 2017

Prioritize art. While PE is important for the physical health of students, it is time for ETHS to start focusing on how art can help improve students wellbeing. Illinois is one of only six states that...

Letter to the editor: In response to ‘Patriots or Pigs?’ (Nov. 3)

Quinn Hughes, Class of 2021 November 21, 2017

Evanston police officers do a vital job in keeping us safe, however defending the police while ignoring the voices of black people perpetuates a system of oppression. The police do an important job...

Is #MeToo the right outlet to combat rape culture?

Is #MeToo the right outlet to combat rape culture?

Gigi Wade and Grace Fay November 21, 2017

Power in numbers. The “#MeToo” social media campaign has provided valuable support to survivors of sexual assault nationwide. The hashtag began after allegations of assault against Hollywood...

Students should explore alternative career paths

Students should explore alternative career paths

Jacob Dalton, Opinion Editor November 21, 2017

Although many ETHS students believe that college is their only option after graduation, there are a variety of other choices for post-secondary life. According to a study conducted by Georgetown...

Evanston must move on from its corrupt founding father

Evanston must move on from its corrupt founding father

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor November 21, 2017

Remember your history. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we, as Evanstonians, need to educate ourselves on the human rights violations committed by our city’s namesake, and rethink our...

Years after Nipplegate, Timberlakes white privilege still evident

Years after Nipplegate, Timberlake’s white privilege still evident

Onyx York, Opinion Columnist November 21, 2017

Sorry Miss Jackson. As Justin Timberlake celebrates his third invitation to perform at the Super Bowl, the effects of Nipplegate still affect Janet Jackson, while he remains protected by privilege. Timberlake’s...

Take advantage of chances for action

Take advantage of chances for action

Editorial November 21, 2017

Throughout this current school year, the administration has done a phenomenal job of bringing in speakers who are not only willing to share their insight, but take questions from students as well....

ETHS must abolish gender exclusive P.E. classes

ETHS must abolish gender exclusive P.E. classes

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor November 3, 2017

Although ETHS strives to be more inclusive, gender segregated freshman PE classes alienate non-binary students. Freshman P.E. courses are separated by gender; non-binary students, or those who don’t...

Patriots or pigs?

Patriots or “pigs”?

Jacob Dalton and Jacob Dalton November 3, 2017

Evanston police officers do vital work to keep us safe. It’s time to celebrate their successes, not just condemn their failures. Police officers in Evanston work a week totaling to 40 hours a week. Yet...

Appreciate veterans, condemn the cause

Appreciate veterans, condemn the cause

Gigi Wade, Opinion Editor November 3, 2017

     Although veterans have inarguably served our country well, the military as an institution should not be applauded for its efforts overseas or its treatment of its forces.    In light of Veterans...

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