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The Evanstonian

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 for anonymity. On March 17, 2020, every student in ETHS stopped attending in-person classes and went through a dramatic shift to online learning, or e-learning. That...

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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...

Three visions of criminal justice reform in Evanston

Maddie Coyle, Opinion Editor January 25, 2021

70 percent of officer-initiated use of force is against Black people stopped by police in Evanston, yet only 16 percent of the population in Evanston is Black. Black people were nine times more likely...

Kit Chat Episode 6: Student Mental Health

Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller December 14, 2020

In this episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by Evanstonian In-Depth editors Lauren Dain and Jessica Seghal to discuss “Tradeoffs...

Minor leaguer, ETHS alum, on baseball amid the pandemic

Minor leaguer, ETHS alum, on baseball amid the pandemic

Peter Barbato, Sports Editor December 14, 2020

When Jack Anderson graduated from Evanston in 2012, he never would have guessed that he’d be back on the ETHS baseball field to man the mound. Fast forward to eight years and one pandemic later, and...

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding mental health issues that may trigger some readers. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The Mental Health...

Letter from the Editors | ETHS is neglecting student experiences

Letter from the Editors | ETHS is neglecting student experiences

Evanstonian Editorial Board December 14, 2020

The Evanstonian is a student-led publication devoted to telling stories about ETHS. In the past year, every member of our staff has had their own experiences with e-learning, and every member of our staff...

Art by Madison McGuire

Mad style: express yourself

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

Personal expression is the cornerstone of our individuality, uniqueness and complex society. There are numerous ways to learn how to express yourself. Some can learn a hobbies to project their beliefs,...

Opinion | Leadership curriculum should remove antisemitic book

Opinion | Leadership curriculum should remove antisemitic book

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

When choosing classes for my junior year, I was excited to take Junior Leadership for PE. I wanted to be a part of a community that focused on helping others around the school and building a positive learning...

Art by Ellie Lind

Opinion | There will be feasting and dancing in Jerusalem next year

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor December 14, 2020

2020 has been a hard year for all of us. From the plague sweeping over our homes and disrupting our communities, to the turbulent events following the murder of George Floyd, to an election that dragged...

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...

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