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

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

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Cafeteria policies hamstring students’ social lives, give order, structure to lunch blocks

Elizabeth Wenning and Ella Cleary September 23, 2022

The 2022-2023 school year has brought about many new changes to school policy, including changes made to the cafeterias. This year's rigid rules regarding cafeterias have left many students feeling frustrated...

Students placed on ‘Do Not Disturb’ with new phone policy

Charlotte Geyskens and Ella Bowker September 23, 2022

At the beginning of this school year, the ETHS administration introduced a new cell phone policy for students.  The policy, which was introduced via email on the first day of school, specifies, “Cell...

Tardies and ‘NC’s return in push to boost attendance

Tarek Anthony, Staff writer September 23, 2022

The post-pandemic relaxation of tardy policies aimed at allowing a smooth readjustment to in-person school last year. But instead, there was a stark increase in the number of tardies and absences which...

New safety enhancements to kick off new school year

New safety enhancements to kick off new school year

Ethan Ravi and Mack Jones September 23, 2022

 On Dec. 16, 2021, when ETHS underwent a lockdown due to students illegally possessing guns on school property, many members of the Evanston community expressed concerns over the safety of students at...

Opinion | Phone-use bans have little benefit, invite new challenges

Opinion | Phone-use bans have little benefit, invite new challenges

Sophia Sherman, Opinion Editor September 23, 2022

Whether it’s spent watching Netflix from the comfort of a bedroom or working on calculus problems, 85 minutes is a long time to focus on anything. For ETHS students, this inability to focus is exacerbated,...

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Strong second half puts boys soccer back in win column

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2022

After its undefeated record was snapped Tuesday night with a 2-0 loss to New Trier, Evanston boys soccer's mission heading into its Thursday night game against Maine South was to get back into the win...

From Argentina to Evanston: a local business owner talks about his roots

Isabella Martinez, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

“I grew up sailing in Argentina, my family always had a sailboat, a small one. I'd always gone sailing with my father,” said Sebastián Koziura at the beginning of our interview. He had been close...

Local artist uses art to heal during challenging times

Local artist uses art to heal during challenging times

Meg Houseworth, Executive Editor August 15, 2022

Art is more than materials, melodies or words conglomerated together to form intricate designs–it is an agent of healing. If it weren’t for Van Gogh’s time at the psychiatric hospital of Saint-Rémy-De-Provence,...

Campbell talks new role, fresh vision

Campbell talks new role, fresh vision

Ethan Ravi and Ahania Soni August 15, 2022

As Marcus Campbell steps into the role of District 202 Superintendent, the Evanstonian spoke with him about his passion for education, his vision for ETHS, and his hopes for his time as superintendent. Q:...

Campbell: student, teacher, superintendent

Campbell: student, teacher, superintendent

Ahania Soni, Executive Editor August 15, 2022

In his junior year of high school, Dr. Marcus Campbell had his first experience in education. His teacher asked him to take over class for a day, to lead a discussion on Camus’ The Stranger, but that...

Opinion | Stop exploiting peoples oppression for college applications

Opinion | Stop exploiting people’s oppression for college applications

Meg Houseworth and Simone Jacot-Bell August 15, 2022

With college application season fast approaching, many high school seniors are beginning to wipe the summer dust off their Chromebooks and start the Common App: a process which requires students to summarize...

A local award with worldwide significance

Sofia Siddiqui, Staff Writer August 15, 2022

One of the greatest things about the Evanston community is its public library system. With over 4,000 new library cards issued and 1.2 million books, magazines, movies, and DVDs circulated in just one...