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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


Boys swim dominates the first half of the season

Lena Papa, Staff writer January 31, 2020

The boys swim team hopes to carry their dominance from the first half of the season into the remaining meets leading up to postseason.  The team lost two state divers this year, Trevor Nelson and Henry...

Risin into Fall: Boys Cross Country

Chloe Haack, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

After advancing to sectionals last season in 10th, the boys cross country team hopes to utilize their majority underclassmen roster to create a championship-caliber team.  Senior Max Peterson ran a...

Four years in political review

Joe Whitcomb, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

We have grown up in the era of Trump. He declared his candidacy the summer before our freshman year, and four years later, he is the sitting president. As such, we enter adulthood in a forever altered...

Performing artists deserve the same support as athletes

Performing artists deserve the same support as athletes

Ellie Weiler, Staff Writer November 19, 2018

It is the homecoming game. The bleachers are packed; there are lines outside the gates of the field. Fans - students, teachers, friends and family - fill the crowds. The floodlights illuminate the Wildkit...

Editorial Policy Change

November 12, 2018

The editorial board of The Evanstonian has voted in favor of changing the editorial policies. In the past, the executive editors of The Evanstonian have collaborated to produce an editorial every issue....

Junior Max Peterson and team compete at sectionals.

Osterlund, Peterson finish strong at XC state

Ben Baker-Katz and Sophia McCandlish November 9, 2018

The season ended for most of the Wildkit cross country program after the sectional race on Oct. 27, but senior Abby Osterlund and junior Max Peterson accomplished the ultimate goal: competing in Peoria...

Fight for equality or fight for white supremacy?

October 5, 2018

Past the crowds of pink pussy hats and protest signs with bedazzled uteruses on them, there’s something malevolent hanging in the air. If you look closely, it’s there. It’s everywhere. It’s white...

Standing NOvation: Culture of confidence hinders change for LGBTQIA+ community

Sophia Weglarz, Assistant Opinion Editor August 28, 2018

In his monthly Superintendent’s Spotlight series for June 2018, Dr. Witherspoon highlighted ETHS achievements in equity for the year. ETHS is a well-oiled machine that runs on “collaboration, respect...

Executive functioning program Introduced to Wildkit Academy

Hailey Fine, Features Editor May 17, 2018

Several staff members from Student Services have come together to make an executive functioning and planning program that is now available at Wildkit Academy. Although this program has only been available...

Former St. Athanasius student does classwork after transitioning to public school

Former parochial school students transition to public education

Charlie Levisay, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Although education and religion aren’t always intertwined, they once were for a large number of students. Parochial schools are private schools that are affiliated with religious organizations. Religious...

Surviving divorce: Teens can cope

Thomas Haller, Feature Writer January 9, 2018

Splitting up. With about half of marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, it’s important to recognize that teens with separating parents are at a higher risk for excessive stress and other mental...

Students share their unique faiths

Ella Kanter , In-Depth Editor December 19, 2017

While many are looking forward to celebrating Christmas this holiday season, ETHS students practice various religions and ideologies other than Christianity. “People are so motivated by religion,...

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