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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

Black-White relationships require responsibility

Black-White relationships require responsibility

Onyx York, Opinion Columnist November 3, 2017

Love sees color. While the normalization of interracial relationships is often considered a credible representation of the progression of American race relations, there is still much work to do regarding...

Trump serves as distraction from other corrupt officials

Trump serves as distraction from other corrupt officials

Grace Fay, Opinion Editor November 3, 2017

If your activism is based solely on rebuking the Trump administration, you are doing yourself and your fellow citizens a huge disservice. Obviously, the Trump administration is one of the worst to walk...

Students line up outside the Hub during a free period.

Study centers must revise policies

Editorial November 3, 2017

Other student resources need to follow the Hub’s lead and adapt to a changing school. Every day, students have access to valuable spaces like East and Central Library. However, most students flock to...

Student safety starts with armed teachers

Student safety starts with armed teachers

Jacob Dalton, Opinion Editor October 16, 2017

Safety first, Amendment second. We have all seen the news. 50 dead, 32 wounded. How many student deaths and severe injuries until we finally decide to protect our students? Five states have allowed schools...

NFL shows solidarity at the wrong time

NFL shows solidarity at the wrong time

Onyx York, Opinion Columnist October 16, 2017

Too little, too late.    After being called a mean name by the president, NFL teams are quick to kneel in solidarity when they should’ve been kneeling all along.    President Trump recently made...

Should teachers be able to express political views?

Should teachers be able to express political views?

Grace Fay and Gigi Wade October 16, 2017

Let it out. Teachers should be able to express their political opinions in class for the advancement of students education. Our generation forming is opinions during an interesting time. Our...

Shoot your shot: test retakes should be policy

Shoot your shot: test retakes should be policy

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor October 16, 2017

Although some teachers allow test retakes in certain situations, all teachers should permit students to retake tests due to teachers’ misplaced emphasis on tests and the high levels of stress students...

Students press rights must be respected

Students press rights must be respected

Editorial October 16, 2017

On Sept. 22, The Evanstonian ran a series of stories on marijuana use in Illinois, in Evanston and at ETHS. The three articles printed touched on Illinois’ possible legalization, the medical benefits...

Letter to the editor: The Evanstonian should be aware of what is printed

Marnie O'Malley, Class of 2017 September 22, 2017

Last week, in the first edition of ETHS’s school newspaper, a picture of my friend and me was randomly placed into an article about racism occurring at a concert called Country Thunder. The picture was...

Old teachers, old habits

Old teachers, old habits

Carrington York, Opinion Columnist September 22, 2017

Do Better. As ETHS new-hires make impressive strides towards inclusivity and tolerance, seasoned staff members are still stuck in their ways. Evanston prides itself on being a learning environment...

Parent problems

Grace Fay and Grace Fay September 22, 2017

Grow up. Students must start accepting responsibility for their actions without parents help. I get it. You got a bad grade on a test and you’re positive you did everything in your power to get...

More representation

Callie Grober, Opinion Editor September 22, 2017

Women make up more than half the world’s population, but classes at ETHS rarely feature female accomplishments or perspectives. The curriculum of history and English classes at ETHS is too male-centric....

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