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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

Girls field hockey exacts revenge over Latin in opening-game victory

Jilian Denlow and Owen Chiss August 22, 2023

After girls field hockey fell short in a 2-0 loss to Latin in last year’s final regular season game, coach Annie Lesch emphasized the hunger of her team all off-season coming into game one of the 2023...

Overflow rooms were needed for the number of community members who attended the May 22 City Council meeting in which the council voted on all ordinances and permits for the Margarita Inn, ultimately approving all of them by a vote of 6-2.

City council approves all Margarita Inn ordinances and permits

Isaac Suarez Flint, Digital content editor & In-Depth editor May 23, 2023

After months of amendments, permit requests and careful deliberation, the Evanston City Council voted to approve all ordinances and permits for the Margarita Inn during its May 22 meeting.  Crowds...

LGBTQ+ Wildkits seek school support amidst national attacks

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

So far, 2023 has not been an easy year for the LGBTQ+ community. According to the ACLU, as of April 7, 452 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been introduced in a majority of states, most of which target transgender...

Art by Kupu Sumi

Opinion | Willow Project will have detrimental effects to our environment

Stella Davis, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

I’ve always had a love for animals. Growing up, I would spend hours watching Animal Planet, captivated by the lives of arctic animals. A memorable image for me will always be polar bears. Seeing them...

Art by Jessica Sehgal

It’s worth a shot

Owen Chiss, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2023

Four to two. That was the actual score of a high school basketball game in Oklahoma in February this year. “There’s numerous instances where someone will be playing in a game or watching a game...

Photos courtesy of Laura Harrier

From E-Town to tinsel town: Actress Laura Harrier reflects on childhood, high school friendship, career

Mae Luning, Lily Roback, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

Before 32-year-old actress, Laura Harrier, took on roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and BlacKkKlansman, among other blockbuster films, she was“just a normal kid from Evanston!” Harrier attended ETHS...

Photos courtesy of Omar Brown

‘More than just a basketball league’

Jilian Denlow, Feature Editor April 20, 2023

Saturday mornings at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center are nothing short of electric. This facility serves as the Fifth Ward’s local recreation center and holds the title as the oldest standing community...

Changes in Evanston Plaza hours disrupt after-school routines

Changes in Evanston Plaza hours disrupt after-school routines

Lydah Coates and Calliope Green April 20, 2023

The bell rings at 3:35 on an icy January afternoon. Students groggily filter out of their last period class and out the main doors. Those who have warm ways of getting home quickly vanish, while the walkers...

Opinion | ChatGPT spreads false information, limits creativity

Opinion | ChatGPT spreads false information, limits creativity

Sachin Jain, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

ChatGPT—an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that can help us with various tasks ranging from writing essays or history reports, solving math problems and answering a variety of questions—was...

Opinion | The importance of female friendships

Opinion | The importance of female friendships

Aaliya Weheliye, Leah Johnson, Staff Writers April 20, 2023

Often, we hear the tired statement made by teenage girls who have deep rooted internalized misogyny: “I have more guy friends because they’re less drama.” We fundamentally disagree with this argument.  Have...

Opinion | Dear Students, SAT Scores Do Not Define You

Jonah Chiss, Max Low, Staff Writers April 20, 2023

Spring break is supposed to be a time of relaxation. A time of tranquility. A short respite in an otherwise stressful school year. Unfortunately, many juniors have a different story to tell regarding their...

Art by Parker Krzystofiak

‘Get the Lead Out’

Milo Slevin, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

When Janet Alexander Davis walks in the front door of her Fifth Ward home, she is grateful for the decades she has spent in Evanston. It’s the place where she grew up and where her kids and grandkids...

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