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ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

ETHS announces hybrid plan to begin in April

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 2, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced that it will transition to a hybrid learning model on April 15—almost 13 months to the day after the school shut down. The announcement, made in an email sent to students...

Student volunteers prepare for a fall food drive.

Students continue service, activism during COVID-19

Bridget Baker, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Junior Joanna Tafolla has a full plate of community and social service responsibilities. She is a committee member of the ETHS Community Service Club, a board member of the school’s chapter of the Society...

Families face financial instability during COVID-19

Families face financial instability during COVID-19

Angie Gomez, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

*Leah is a fictional name created to keep anonymity for the person On March 17, 2020, every student in ETHS stopped attending in-person classes and went through a dramatic shift to online learning,...

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Why I worry about the IHSA’s plan for sports to return

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

Before I dive deeper into this issue, I would like to say that I am missing high school sports—I greatly miss the community, competition and comradery that come with it. Additionally, I know that I am...

Students across country yearn for normalcy in school routines

Jilian Denlow, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Across the country, five students with separate experiences share a common denominator—a strong desire to return to normalcy. These students have expressed the ways this school year differs from previous...

Art by Saskia Teterycz

Opinion | Students must take COVID-19 restrictions more seriously

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

With confirmed U.S. coronavirus infections topping an average of 200,000 per day, the rollout of new Tier 3 restrictions in Illinois and the ever-looming threat of another stay-at-home order, it is safe...

photo by Madison McGuire

Evanstonians react amidst COVID-19 third wave

Sari Oppenheimer, Elise Goulding, and Gabi Karlan December 14, 2020

America’s third nation-wide surge of COVID-19 cases, dubbed the “third wave,” started in mid-November and has led to the reimplementation of statewide Tier 3 mitigation strategies, such as limiting...

Illustration by Kupunoli Sumi

The changing landscape of holiday celebration

Ingrid Halverson, Assistant Feature Editor December 14, 2020

While Thanksgiving passes and we look towards more holidays, the CDC has implemented precautionary measures by which people should abide to keep families safe. According to the CDC, more than one million...

ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

Winter sports, activities suspended

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor November 20, 2020

On Nov. 19, ETHS suspended all winter sports in accordance with the Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations presented by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Nov. 17.  “All IHSA sports and activities will cease by November...

Opinion | Trump’s mixed messages on COVID-19 put Americans at risk

Valerie Larsen, Opinion Writer November 16, 2020

Throughout Trump’s diagnosis with COVID-19, his inability to be upfront with our country about his conditions down-played the seriousness of this pandemic. Although he tweeted words of reassurance...

Among Us builds community through quarantine

Lila Portis and Alice Cutter November 16, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 20th, United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live-streamed herself playing the popular game Among Us on Twitch to an audience of over 400,000 as part of her campaign. This...

Jake Vasilias works the polls on Election Day 2020.

Students take to the polls in more ways than one

November 16, 2020

Elections don’t simply happen. Behind the scenes, there are people working to make sure everything runs smoothly. As we’ve seen this year, making sure that every vote is counted can take time....

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