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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

James Allen

James Allen, Sports Columnist

By James Allen
James Allen poses for his senior picture.

Athletics are an immense sacrifice

James Allen , Sports Columnist May 28, 2015

There’s nothing more important in high school than learning the power of sacrifice.  High school gives the very first glimpses of adulthood, however small and simple, and there is no better structure...

The CSL needs to be restructured

The CSL needs to be restructured

James Allen , Sports Columnist March 30, 2015

We compete in one of the most competitive conferences in the state of Illinois. The Central Suburban League is a powerhouse public high school conference.  Every year, teams from the CSL compete for...

Students deserve free admission to sporting events

Students deserve free admission to sporting events

James Allen, Sports Columnist February 27, 2015

Evanston students should never have to pay to attend an ETHS sporting event. The high school charges $2 for students to attend basketball and football games, and all other sports are free. This incongruity...

Senior leadership is slept on

Senior leadership is slept on

James Allen February 3, 2015

Senior leadership used to be a prestigious honor, and now it is no more than another P.E. option.  This needs to change. Senior Leadership Experience is a a two-year physical education course that...

Study table is a joke

Study table is a joke

James Allen December 18, 2014

The study table system is too easy to cheat. Every week, grade reports are sent out to the coaches of every athletics team in the high school.  If a student has two grades below a C-, then they are...

The study table system is a joke

The study table system is a joke

James Allen, Sports Columnist November 25, 2014

The study table system is too easy to cheat. Every week, grade reports are sent out to the coaches of every athletics team in the high school.  If a student has two grades below a C-, then they are...

Our athletes deserve better fans

Our athletes deserve better fans

James Allen, Sports Columnist October 5, 2014

Our student cheering section is embarrassing. While many students, seniors in particular, brag about their commitment to school spirit and being a great student section, there is nothing to back it...

‘Optional’ takes on a new meaning

‘Optional’ takes on a new meaning

James Allen, Sports Columnist October 2, 2014

While some athletes are busy with their fall sports, other athletes are trapped in the limbo of offseason. For some, this is a time of rest and recovery, but for others, the most brutal part of the...

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