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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

Alex Haab

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor

By Alex Haab
Don’t take ETHS for granted

Don’t take ETHS for granted

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor May 23, 2014

We shouldn’t take ETHS’ unique nature for granted. Thanks to movies like Mean Girls and American Pie, media representations of American high schools leave eighth graders wary of the future. However,...

College and Career coordinator Beth Arey helps Marcus Starks, junior, with post-secondary plans.

Affordable local schools are not inferior to big name universities

Alex Haab, Opinion Writer May 1, 2014

Education is more than a school’s name. Many believe that these days, the only schools that churn out successful graduates are those with big, recognizable names. However, the recognizability of a big...

Tied up in tech

Tied up in tech

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor March 31, 2014

We are shackled to technology. Whether it is to our phones, computers, Siri, Wikipedia, or even Google, we rely too heavily on modern technology these days. While our parents used to go to a library and...

We need to respect St. Patricks Day

We need to respect St. Patrick’s Day

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor March 7, 2014

To many, March 17 is a day that involves wearing green, seeing the Chicago River dyed, watching a parade, and drinking. However, to many, St. Patrick’s Day is both a traditional religious holiday and...

Second Semester Slackers

Second Semester Slackers

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor February 18, 2014

Your admission has been revoked. Imagine seeing these words in your email, wasting years of hard work in your classes so you could slack off for one semester. This is the unfortunate consequence for...

Bigger isnt better

Bigger isn’t better

Alex Haab, Opinion Editor November 24, 2013

While new chain restaurants and big corporate stores are great for the consumer, they are bad news for local business owners. Everyone raves about the new, lavish, Starbucks that opened up on Sherman...

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