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The importance of proper POC education in today’s history classes

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor August 23, 2020

Over the past several months, there has been a great amount of support and a number of protests for the Black Lives Matter movement, resulting in the spark of many valuable conversations and questions....

We need to teach Evanston history

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor August 23, 2020

Each year, many ETHS students learn about either US or World History. These classes teach important lessons about how the US and other nations were shaped into the countries they are today. History gives...

We need to educate ourselves more before reposting on BLM

We need to educate ourselves more before reposting on BLM

Valerie Larsen, Staff Writer August 20, 2020

If you have been on Instagram in the last couple of months, you may have noticed many reposts circulating in the media. Specifically pointing out racial injustice in our world, highlighting a problem many...

Consumers, don’t be blinded by brand activism

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer August 20, 2020

When video of the police murder of George Floyd began to circulate, hordes of people consequently broke their quarantines for the first time in months to protest. At the same time, an equally jaw-dropping...

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Black Lives Matter

June 26, 2020

Ahmaud Arbery’s murder illustrated how the everyday, ritualistic activity of running 2.23 miles has the power to endanger a Black life. Breonna Taylor’s murder highlighted how, despite overwhelming...

Students should focus on high school, not college

Students should focus on high school, not college

Caroline Jacobs, In-Depth Editor, Public Relations Editor May 14, 2020

From a young age, I’ve been mesmerized by the idea of getting into and attending college. While my middle school peers were playing Minecraft, I was on Youtube binge-watching videos of students filming...

It's up to us to take action

It’s up to us to take action

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

I opened up Instagram. The first thing to appear on my feed was a video posted by social media activist, Shaun King, deemed sensitive content. I felt a pit begin to build in my stomach. In the span of...

@ethswomensports supports female athletes

@ethswomensports supports female athletes

Phoebe Porter, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Mr. Livatino, your search is over.  I am @ethswomensports on Twitter. I created the account about a year ago in a temporary moment of annoyance. At the very end of the basketball season, I had noticed...

My experience as an essential worker during the pandemic

My experience as an essential worker during the pandemic

Mathilda Hallstrom, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Months ago, when I pictured myself writing for the senior issue of The Evanstonian, I did not expect to be addressing a global pandemic and its cruel social symptoms. Life comes at you fast.  It is...

Finding my group beyond ETHS

Finding my group beyond ETHS

Sophie Gomez, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

One thing I learned from my time at ETHS is that you may not find your so-called “group” and that’s okay. When I first started high school,I was anxious about whether I’d like my teachers or if...

Communicate to counteract home tensions

Communicate to counteract home tensions

Linnea Mayo, Staff Writer May 5, 2020

As we deal with the uncertainties of COVID-19, conversations between my friends and family have been focused on dealing with our new home environments. Personally, around my house, everyone seems to be...

Illustration by Saskia Teterycz

Remote learning needs to be better suited for pandemic

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Of all the adjustments the coronavirus outbreak has forced people to make, undoubtedly the biggest change for students has been the transition to remote e-learning. Along with this transition, ETHS administrators...

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