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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


An open letter to ETHS military recruits

Jacob Dalton, Opinion Columnist May 24, 2018

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,...

Photo courtesy of Evanston Now.

Graduation needs a Wildkit, not Mayor Hagerty

Editorial May 24, 2018

Ahead of the June 3 graduation, Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty has been con- firmed by administration as the ceremony’s commencement speaker. Though a city official, Hagerty’s lack of affiliation...

Illustration by Nora Miller.

Six tips for the six worst months of high school

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor May 24, 2018

As the class of 2018 prepares to leave high school in the dust, the rest of the school prepares to move one step closer to graduation. For many, this means exploring options for college and trying to make...

Illustration by Jonah Charlton.

When choosing extracurriculars, opt for quality over quantity

Gigi Wade, Opinion Editor May 24, 2018

Student Ambassadors, Team ASAP, Random Acts of Kindness. These are three items on a much longer list of activities that I regret doing in high school. To clarify, there are no structural problems...

a a derecha: Saul Vega, Jessica Rodríguez, Daniel Palacios, Salma Martínez, Margarito García, Fredi García, Johnny Trujillo

Siete estudiantes reflexionan sobre sus cuatro años

Johnny Trujillo Mis cuatro años en la escuela Evanston Township High School fueron buenos años llenos de muchas memorias. Durante mi tiempo en ETHS tenía la oportunidad de conocer a muchas...

Block Party: Evanston should adopt block scheduling

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor April 30, 2018

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...

Curriculum should emphasize real world skills

Executive Editors April 27, 2018

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,...

IB programs should be examined as alternate to AP programs

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor April 27, 2018

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...

Wildkit in the mirror: do better

Wildkit in the mirror: do better

March 25, 2018

Here we are again: dividing ourselves further and further as a school community. As featured in the news piece, “Conflict in student section ignites racial tension”, the events that occurred at the...

We need to make good on the promise of radical change

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Editor March 23, 2018

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...

Drawing by Leah Brieva.

Gen Z must be aware of their shortcomings

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor March 23, 2018

After Parkland, there’s a fascination in the generation born after 1996. What’s so special? Turns out, a lot.     The vast difference stems from the incredibly disruptive environment that Generation...

Drawing by Leah Brieva.

Take advantage of your right to vote

Editorial March 23, 2018

It has become clear that Evanston is one of the more politically active communities in the area, if not the nation. Earlier this month, our own student body demonstrated this with mass attendance and involvement...

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