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The Evanstonian


Microaggressions make impacts

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist December 16, 2016

Know the meaning of your words. Some things you say may seem neutral to you but these things are, in fact, hurtful and feed negative stereotypes. Microaggressions often seem like they would be a...

Middle School students should have the opportunity to shadow freshmen

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites, Opinion Writer December 16, 2016

Although Shadow Day was cancelled several years ago, administration should bring it back for prospective freshmen to gain beneficial experience. Shadow Day would provide an excellent opportunity for...

Having fun makes a team successful

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist November 22, 2016

You have heard the typical saying: the most important rule is to have fun!  While this statement may seem cliche, it holds more truth than you think, especially for coaches. The idea of having fun...

Speak Out!

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...

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