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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

Letter | Welcome from your student representative!

Barbara Tomaradze, Student Representative August 16, 2021

Dear ETHS family,  I hope you all are enjoying your last bit of beach days, barbecues and brunches as the summer of 2021 comes to an end. I am Barbara Tomaradze, the 2021-2022 ETHS Student Representative,...

Opinion | Wear your mask, keep your community safe

Opinion | Wear your mask, keep your community safe

Antonia Languilla, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

On July 15, the CDC released a statement regarding vaccinated people. It stated, “Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing themselves, except where...

Letter | Black Student Union outlines 2021-22 plans

Serena Brown, President, Black Student Union August 16, 2021

After 18 months that nobody could have predicted, we finally get to return to school as the world adapts to life with the decline of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this is a joyous step forward. Sadly,...

Letter | We still have our humanity

Eric Witherspoon, Superintendent August 16, 2021

It is exciting to have all of you back at ETHS. As you know, ETHS has not been fully opened since March 13, 2020. Welcome freshmen and sophomores. You will have your first full experience of walking these...

Senior Remarks | On Replay

Nora Miller, Executive Editor May 23, 2021

Executive Edtior Nora Miller spoke at ETHS' virtual graduation ceremony on May 23. Watch their remarks above, and read them below. --- The book doesn’t end if you don’t finish it, right? Hello,...

Senior Column | Above all shadows: Fighting the Long Defeat

Senior Column | Above all shadows: Fighting the Long Defeat

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor May 21, 2021

Sam sat in the darkness. Amidst by the plains of Gorgoroth, stranded a world from hearth and home, staring at the great fires of the mountain before him. Those fires, issued from Orodruin, marked both...

Senior Column | What S103 means to me

Senior Column | What S103 means to me

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor May 21, 2021

I’d be lying if I said I haven’t thought about the consequential effects of this draining year of online learning; naturally, those thoughts come first. Nonetheless, as my time at ETHS is ceasing,...

Senior Column | A Stoic’s guide to surviving high school

Lara-Nour Walton, Guest Writer May 21, 2021

The magnolias are blooming again, alla fresca dining is returning in full force, and I am graduating from high school. A pivotal time like this—even without a pandemic backdrop—warrants at least a...

Senior Column | Dismantling internalized male gaze is liberating

Louise Bond, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

Collectively, women are taught from a young age that the goal is to be perceived as attractive to men and to serve men’s wants and desires. Notice that it is not to feel good in your own skin, feel confident,...

Senior Column | Focus on what makes you happy

Saskia Teterycz, Opinion Editor May 21, 2021

Some people are born knowing what they want to do with their lives. It seems as though they were put on this planet to be a doctor, or an author or an architect. They do not waver; they do not hesitate....

Senior Column | Parents: Reflect on your own practices before judging others

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

After four years at ETHS, I am sure all of us are very aware of the ETHS Parents and Guardians Facebook page, where our parents choose to argue over the many flaws in the community without even asking...

Opinion | After eliminating semester exams, ETHS should move back fall start date

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

When ETHS announced that semester exams would no longer be held upon an in-person return to the school, myself and many of my fellow students breathed a collective sigh of relief. Though I didn’t exactly...