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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

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...

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...

Free the Feminist

Free the Feminist

Carrington York, Opinion Editor September 16, 2016

Be pro-activist not, pro-feminist. Women all around the world are shamed for not embracing themselves enough. In a society where there are so many stigmas centered around the natural female body,...

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...

Exercising your first amendment

Abrielle Claude, Online Writer September 15, 2016

Recent, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick was shamed by many people for not standing up for the National Anthem because he believed our flag still does not represent freedom for everyone....

Hearth restaurant offers a new twist on classic favorites

Annie Doyle, Online Executive Editor September 15, 2016

Although some of the selections may not cater to younger palettes, Hearth Restaurant is a great way to expand your horizons while getting a great meal. The Hearth menu is divided into small and big...

College athletes should be paid

Eli Baum, Opinion Editor September 8, 2016

  Don’t forget the “athlete” in “student-athlete.” College athletes should be compensated for the work, and room and board is not enough. The start of college football once again...

Current parking permit system is unfair

Matt Barbato, Opinion Editor August 22, 2016

It’s time to put the brakes on the current parking permit system.         Junior and senior parking permits sold out quickly on Monday, Aug. 8, but the process of getting one was a guessing...

A letter from your student representative

Honor Allen August 22, 2016

Hey Wildkits! I'm Honor, I'm a senior, and I'm your Student Representative for the School Board. This is a pretty fancy-sounding title, and yet, I'm going to guess a lot of you have no idea what it means....

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