The Evanstonian


Interview with Jeopardy contestant Beni Keown

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

An inside scoop on the latest E-Town celebrity Beni Keown, class of 2019.

The IIT department's EdTechTeam—David Chan, Jessica Don, Mina Marien and Melanie Marzen —at IDEA minicon.

Evanston’s shutdown staff: how departments are changing as a result of the quarantine

Zachary Bahar, News Editor May 1, 2020

Every Evanston student and staff member has been impacted by the changes that COVID-19 has brought into the world—schedules have been changed, classes made digital, tests changed, relationships challenged—and...

Lazier Field is empty following the statewide stay-at-home order that has cut short or cancelled many senior Wildkits'  seasons.

A deep dive into how COVID-19 impacts senior athletes

Michael Barthelemy and Eli Cohen April 6, 2020

On March 12, our lives were put on hold. This was of course the day in which the email detailing the ETHS building’s closing and the school’s transition into e-learning was sent out in wake of the...

NorthShore University HealthSystem in Skokie on April 2.

Evanston health care professionals weigh in on COVID-19 prevention

Sari Oppenheimer, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has tallied 6,980 cases in Illinois, including 89 cases in Evanston as of Thursday morning, according to the City of Evanston website. Evanston has experienced the impacts...

Students adjust to social isolation, e-learning

Students adjust to social isolation, e-learning

Callie Grober, Eden Drajpuch, and Meredith Herrick April 3, 2020

Contributor: Tamara Guy  Reactions to social distancing In the wake of COVID-19 and ETHS’ recent announcement about extending the district-wide closure to April 30, many ETHS students have turned...

Drawing titled

At Home Artwork

Nora Miller and Madison McGuire April 3, 2020

With students out of sports, extracurriculars and school, they are presented with a little extra time. Many ETHS students have been filling their time through utilizing creative outlets such as painting...

Junior Valery Jean Jaques reflects on what has brought him joy during the shelter-in-place and locates this selfie of “my sister and my mother who I love so dearly.”

Wildkits find joy during unprecendented time

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor April 3, 2020

In this historic time period, The Evanstonian found it important to document the ways in which the ETHS community continue to find joy and take care of themselves. Whether that is through spending...

Taylor in 2001 with Chicago Tribune reporter Maurice Possley.

Daniel Taylor regains freedom, sustains love for learning during wrongful conviction

Sarah Parisien, Staff Writer April 3, 2020

On a blustery February day, I met Daniel Taylor at Silverman Hall on Northwestern’s campus, one of the buildings he works in during the week. His upbeat demeanor was a welcome contrast to the rather...

Brandon Brown, President of School Yard Rap, speaks to students at Black Summit on Feb. 21.

Black Student Summit, Feb. 2020

Callie Grober and Sophia Weglarz February 28, 2020

“To me, this year was better planned out. There were more activities this year that I enjoyed than last year. The food was also better than last year. I had a better time and I felt like it was more...

Illustrated by Ellie Lind

28 days is not enough: Black history should be taught year round

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

In January of 2019, Illinois passed a law that required all public colleges, high schools and elementary schools, to teach Black history. According to the Illinois House Resolutions, “...every public...

Illustration by Saskia Teterycz

It’s time to end the stigma. Period.

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

The swimming unit in P.E. class can be painful for many people: getting in the cold water in the middle of the day, walking around school with wet hair and wet clothes, and smelling like chlorine for weeks...

ETHS students explore Japanese culture.

Students explore Japanese language, culture through school trip

Sari Oppenheimer, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

On Jan. 25, the ETHS Japanese class departed on a two week trip to Japan to explore the language, culture of the country and to have a once in a life-time experience. The 2020 Japan trip included 20 students,...

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