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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

Opinion | MLBs July return set dangerous precedent for high school sports

Opinion | MLB’s July return set dangerous precedent for high school sports

Sophia Sherman, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Since games began on July 23, Major League Baseball's premature reopening led to 146 named cases of COVID-19 within the league. They have been at full liberty to keep the health status of any player out...

Opinion | E-learning expectations must factor in student mental health

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor November 16, 2020

With the first quarter already complete, students and teachers alike experienced one of the strangest starts to their school year. With various e-learning moderations implemented since March of last year,...

Art by Valerie Larsen

Opinion | Working together against Zoom fatigue

Antonia Languilla, Opinion Writer November 16, 2020

With screens freezing, awkward breakout rooms, and the echoes of silence, Zoom can get tiring after the first two classes of the day. Staring at a screen for half the day takes a toll on not only a student's...

Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Nov. 3: Student thoughts on Biden’s victory

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor November 16, 2020

After months of lead-up, the 2020 election ended in a victory for former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. The election served as a catalyst for students to get involved in...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

Mad style: winter wave

Madison McGuire, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

The rain outside is turning to snow, and the crisp autumn leaves are turning brown once again for the next season of the year: winter. As the cold weather takes over, we have to find some innovative ways...

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Madison McGuire and Jojo Wertheimer November 16, 2020

Theater Theater teacher Timothy Herbert has taken online learning and adapted it to his curriculum. Working with students online can be challenging, but the theatre department and Herbert have done their...

Virtual concerts rock our screens

Sophie Yang, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

June 27th, 2019. Flashing lights, head-bopping, and excited screams filled Allstate Arena as thousands of fans sang along to Shawn Mendes’ hits from his new album. Although only around a year and a half...

Illustration by Madison McGuire

A monumental moment: what students hope from Biden administration

Ingrid Halverson and Cheyenne Edwards November 16, 2020

Throughout the week of Nov. 3, the entire country waited anxiously for a decisive outcome of the 2020 presidential election. On Saturday, Nov. 7, Joe Biden was projected as the 46th President of the United...

Culture of disinformation confuses teen voters

Culture of disinformation confuses teen voters

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor November 16, 2020

In the lead up to the 2020 election and in the days since, perhaps more than ever before, a culture of false information has been present online. Despite both misinformation and disinformation leading...

ETHS Mock Election results

ETHS Mock Election results

Zachary Bahar and Sari Oppenheimer November 16, 2020

As The Evanstonian began to think about how to cover a historic election, an idea emerged: conduct a mock election. While the idea is far from an original one, it ultimately offered some insight into the...

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....

Illustration by Valerie Larsen

As COVID-19 rages on, students fear winter months

Saliha Ansari and Sydney Hletko November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 case count across the world has surged, reaching 54.3 million cases as of Nov. 15, and Evanston is no exception. As winter approaches, students are concerned about what the third wave of the...

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