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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

Impacts of a racial Black/white binary

Impacts of a racial Black/white binary

Adrian Cyrus and Meena Sharma February 22, 2021

Contrasts, juxtapositions and general differences are all cornerstones of life and expression; they have been for quite some time. Whether thinking about how a chef will incorporate sweet and salty flavors...

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

The Evanstonian viewed as ____, ______ by the student body

Cheyenne Edwards and Anika Radhakrishnan February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is composed of writers and artists who commit their time and effort to write articles that cover topics relating to Evanston and students at ETHS. While the Evanstonian has had many groundbreaking...

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Kupunoli Sumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Journalism has the power to shape our realities, our dreams. My idea of the American Dream was planted from a young age, something that the Statue of Liberty symbolized and my parents proved. It was...

Editorial | We resisted reality; you should too: a reflective issue of the Evanstonian

Editorial | We resisted reality; you should too: a reflective issue of the Evanstonian

Nora Miller, Executive Editor February 22, 2021
Reflection is looking. It is taking long stares, not at what you want something to look like, but what it is. This month, we sat, we stared and then we broke the mirror. 
Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome

Linnea Mayo and Taryn Robinson February 22, 2021

Whether this means feeling like you aren’t equipped to be working with your white peers, or just overall a sense of not belonging, the issue of impostor syndrome is present in many clubs and activities...

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

Saliha Ansari and Sophie Yang February 22, 2021

“When we're starting to talk about race, it can turn into chaos, but just recognizing that folks come in from different lens perspectives gives us a way to authentically have a conversation in a very...

tokenism

tokenism

Journee Adams, Guest Writer February 22, 2021

tokenism, definition: the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort (as to desegregate). tokenism, definition: the practice or policy of making no more than a token effort or gesture,...

A letter from ETHS Black Student Union

A letter from ETHS’ Black Student Union

Serena Brown, Guest Writer February 22, 2021

Equality, nor equity, has not yet been achieved at ETHS. Yes, school curriculum is increasingly focused on teaching the histories and accomplishments of Black Americans, but we must also work to change...

White writers, Black issues

White writers, Black issues

Tamara Guy, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

The Evanstonian is, and always has been, made up of a predominantly white staff. The majority of the Black stories that are told are missing the first-hand experiences and genuine connection to the coverage....

Opinion | Drawing the home that could be

Opinion | Drawing the home that could be

Nora Miller, Executive Editor February 22, 2021
The Evanstonian has been the place I have felt most at home; it is also one of the spaces where I have felt most alone.
A brief history of the Evanstonian

A brief history of the Evanstonian

Eva Morales-Grahl, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

To reflect on the current ways in which the Evanstonian subconsciously perpetuates white supremacy and what a future of actively fighting against this looks like, it is crucial to first examine the publication’s...

WILD FOR ETHS fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

‘WILD FOR ETHS’ fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Every year, ETHS comes together to raise money in a fundraiser for new spaces and resources as well as for funding to certain programs to better the lives of the students. Normally, WILD FOR ETHS would...