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Wildkits face off against the Fremd Vikings on Sept. 20th.

Addicted- the complex relationship between athletes and social media

Michael Barthelemy and Sophia McCandlish September 27, 2019

Wake up, check your phone. Get to school, check your phone. Finish practice, check your phone. Go to bed, check your phone. Repeat. Whether we realize it or not, in today’s day and age, we are sucked...

Freshman Lucia Mena skates at the national championship.

Back to back: Evanston figure skating team captures second consecutive national championship

Eli Cohen, Sophia McCandlish, and Chris Werner April 26, 2019

On March 30 in Brighton, Michigan, the Evanston figure skating team won its second straight national championship. “This has been the most exciting year for our team,” coach Jana Reynolds said....

Senior Mina June ices down an athletes legs after a practice.

Iced Out: The unsung heroes of ETHS athletics

Michael Barthelemy and Zach Myers February 15, 2019

 As junior runner Jack Rutstein entered the final lap of his one-mile race, he began to break form as he made his final push to the finish. Just as the end was in sight, Rutstein felt his hip “pop,”...

Same game, different representation

Ella Kanter and Sofie Kennedy December 26, 2018

2018 marks the 46th anniversary of Title IX -- the law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded programs or activities, including school sports. Since Title IX passed, the number of...

Captains lead girls golf into exciting season

Captains lead girls golf into exciting season

Patrick Moffitt and Chris Werner August 28, 2018

Senior co-captain Kimmy Jolie has followed in her sister’s footsteps as an Evanston golfer and captain, but now she wants to play her best when it matters the most, like her sister. Liz Jolie, who...

Overbearing parents invade in their childs everyday lives.

Invasive ‘helicopter parents’ hinder their child’s maturity

By Peter Barbato, Feature Writer January 12, 2018

Overbearing parents, often referred to as ‘helicopter parents’, attempt to create a positive environment for their children but don’t realize that they are setting their children up for failure later...

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Women in Sports Lunch works to change attitudes surrounding girls athletics

Eli Hartman-Seeskin , Sports Reporter March 17, 2017

Empowerment. The women in sports lunch on Mar. 22 will be an opportunity to empower and recognize excellence among female athletes at ETHS. The annual lunch, which was created in the nineties, has...

Three sophomore guards look for bigger roles this season

Three sophomore guards look for bigger roles this season

Chris Werner, Sports Editor November 22, 2016

While it is rare for multiple underclassmen to make a big impact on a varsity sport, three sophomore guards look to do just that when they hit the court this season. Ryan Bost, Lance Jones and Jaheim...

Students question the true effectiveness of homework

Students question the true effectiveness of homework

Mac Stone, Feature Editor November 22, 2016

Homework. Students have been doing homework since the time they were in elementary school, and some now question its effectiveness. The questioning stems from what many students say is their teachers...

Tiny but mighty: David Rivera-Kohr’s hunger, drive have shot him to the top

Tiny but mighty: David Rivera-Kohr’s hunger, drive have shot him to the top

Matthew Barbato, Sports Editor March 7, 2016

What’s next? Senior David Rivera-Kohr is a four-year All-Conference wrestler, has the most wins in ETHS history and recently earned the title of All-American, but still refuses to be satisfied. David’s...

Senior Trevon Marshall drives a Niles West player in the Kits 61-26 win over the Wolves. Photo by Jada Marriott

Kits hit the road for Christmas tourney

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor December 18, 2015

Holiday hoops. Boys basketball travels to Fairdale, KY tonight for the annual King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic, where they will play some of the nation’s top high school teams in front of college...

MVP Nojel Eastern returns  after suffering major ankle injury

MVP Nojel Eastern returns after suffering major ankle injury

Katy Donati, Sports Reporter December 18, 2015

Despite junior captain Nojel Eastern’s basketball career getting derailed last year due to a severe ankle injury, he’s back on the court and ready to prove that he is still number one in the North...