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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Lydia Melnikov, Opinion Editor

By Lydia Melnikov

Take your time to find your path

Lydia Melnikov, Opinion Editor December 18, 2015

What do you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you’re pursuing your passion - music, science, art, math - or maybe you just don’t know. If you’re in the latter situation, this may be tough to explain...

Too politically correct?

Lydia Melnikov, Opinion Editor October 30, 2015

Evanston is liberal, and aspires to be forward-thinking and politically correct. By being politically correct, we discourage the creation of stereotypes, exclusion, and marginalization of socially oppressed...

Evanston displays true patriotism

Evanston displays true patriotism

Lydia Melnikov, Opinion Editor October 5, 2015

What is patriotism? At first, patriotism may seem like simply plastering the American flag on the porch of your classic suburban white picket fence two-story and going to the ballot box once every few...

Students obsess too much over college

Students obsess too much over college

Lydia Melnikov, Opinion Editor August 24, 2015

Jane is definitely getting into MIT. Or at least, that’s what everyone is saying, based on her ACT score, avid participation in Chem-Phys, and dedication to the community service club and marching band....

Science Olympiad finds ways to help students

Lydia Melnikov, In-Depth Editor March 30, 2015

Science was once limited to first through ninth period, but not anymore. Science Olympiad is an organization that promotes scientific learning in its members, prepares them for careers in science, and...

Food services hard at work

Food is changing, habits are not

Lydia Melnikov, In-depth Editor February 27, 2015

You might be eating cafeteria food for a different reason than you think. Though 42 percent of students at ETHS eat at the cafeteria, the food doesn’t have a great reputation. But though cafeteria food...

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

History neglects to remember important LGBT members

Lydia Melnikov, In-Depth Editor October 5, 2014

LGBT rights may be a new concept in politics, but LGBT people are not. Barack Obama may be the first President to voice support for same-sex marriage, but politically supported or not, LGBT people were...

Jesse Magill

Deadly Dieting: Don’t let spring break you

Lydia Melnikov, In-Depth Editor March 11, 2014

Two of the most exciting events for this time of year are spring break and prom. For many students, these events serve as motivation to get in shape. Sometimes, this desire can turn unhealthy. Spring...

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