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The Evanstonian

Opinion

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...

Cheat the ImPACT test, cheat yourself

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor October 5, 2016

Let’s face it. Most high school athletes live in fear of what would really happen if they got a concussion. The thought of missing out on the season -- or even a week or two -- is not in your plans....

Stop blindly praising ETHS for its diversity

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer October 5, 2016

Stop blindly praising ETHS for its diversity. It is common practice for an Evanston resident, particularly white people, to gush about diversity, but this display of tolerance only masks the inequity...

High school first, club second

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist October 5, 2016

Represent the E. Student athletes should prioritize playing for their high school team rather than a club team. There are student-athletes from various sports who make the decision to play, or focus,...

Trump puts us at risk

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Colmnist October 5, 2016

Dump Trump. If we keep giving Trump free passes and treat him as a joke, this country will be in real danger. Trump is not a “normal” candidate. He is an extremist who puts the majority of Americans...

Change class atmosphere to boost confidence for all

Change class atmosphere to boost confidence for all

Sofia Santana-Skites, Opinion Editor October 5, 2016

Take a plunge. Students need to take risks and accept failure as a part of life. Those who do are more likely to accomplish their long-term goals. There is a great disparity between the confidence levels...

P.E. Summer equals stress free school year

P.E. Summer equals stress free school year

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor October 5, 2016

Don’t lie to yourself. You know that at one point or another, you have complained about P.E. class. The constant complaints made by students about P.E. raise the question of why the course is not...

Organize meetings not protests

Editorial September 16, 2016

There should be a clear, accessible student outlet to address problems around the school. With recent dress code protests, it seems more pressing than ever to put in a system where students can address...

Stop telling us what to wear

Jane-Mather Glass, Opinion Columnist September 16, 2016

Don’t tell us what we can and can’t wear. We as girls are constantly shamed for our clothing choices, whether they are more modest or more revealing than the norm. Stop judging us and let us wear...

Senior Sophie Hamrick explores her options for life after high school

Students should celebrate each other’s choices

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites, Opinion Editor September 16, 2016

No-judgment zone. You must learn to overlook collegiate expectations and accept other people’s unique preferences. It is common for students, particularly seniors, to hear phrases such as “You...

Students need to start caring about recycling

Students need to start caring about recycling

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor September 16, 2016

While our school may seem eco-friendly, we must go the extra mile when it comes to sustaining the environment. The words reduce, reuse and recycle have been ingrained in our minds for years, yet the...

Everyone deserves a safe space

Everyone deserves a safe space

Matt Barbato, Opinion Editor September 16, 2016

The University of Chicago may think that it is okay to reject “safe spaces” on their campus, but that should not be the policy at ETHS. In a letter that was recently sent by the U. of C. administration...

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