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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

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor

By Ethan Harvey

All teachers must value students’ time

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor April 21, 2017

Although it is part of their professional duty, many teachers fail to be helpful for students outside of the classroom needs. Far too often, complaints are heard about teachers not responding to emails...

SuffrAGE

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor March 17, 2017

While some believe teenagers are more naive compared to the rest of society, such qualities should not keep them out of the polls. A citizen’s right to vote at age 18 has been in place since 1971,...

Battle-scarred benefits

Battle-scarred benefits

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor February 24, 2017

Respect the vet. Our nation’s heroes should have priority in the workforce because they currently do not receive the benefits they deserve.             Currently, vets receive certain...

Students must know the credibility of news

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor February 6, 2017

Pseudo stories. The recent surge of fake news throughout the media brings up serious concern for young Americans. We have all been taught to check our sources for credibility when doing a research project,...

Teachers should collaborate in order to create fairness among students

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor December 16, 2016

While it is occasionally acceptable for classes of the same courses to learn material at different times, teachers should strive to equalize the classroom by introducing material at the same time. This...

Lack of gradebook variety kills grades

Lack of gradebook variety kills grades

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor October 28, 2016

The typical pen and paper assessment is a great way to measure a student’s understanding in a particular topic, but that doesn’t mean it should be an end all be all for a student’s grade. Not...

P.E. Summer equals stress free school year

P.E. Summer equals stress free school year

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor October 5, 2016

Don’t lie to yourself. You know that at one point or another, you have complained about P.E. class. The constant complaints made by students about P.E. raise the question of why the course is not...

Students need to start caring about recycling

Students need to start caring about recycling

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor September 16, 2016

While our school may seem eco-friendly, we must go the extra mile when it comes to sustaining the environment. The words reduce, reuse and recycle have been ingrained in our minds for years, yet the...

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