The Evanstonian

So many activities at ETHS—including  the Evanstonian—have barriers, ones that are grounded in white supremacy, that keep BIPOC from feeling comfortable entering into these spaces.

Gatekeeping activities: the damage of stereotyped experiences on Black youth

Mikaela Parisien and Kamau Ransom February 22, 2021

There are countless school-endorsed activities and sports in which students can indulge from a young age. From chess to football, having an activity that evokes passion and joy is a beautiful way to enjoy...

El Evanstonian necesita mas estudiantes de color

Angie Gomez, Staff Writer February 22, 2021
El periódico, el Evanstonian, fue fundado en 1916, hace 105 años. Pero, aunque el periódico ha permanecido por tanto tiempo, todavía tiene problemas de diversidad e inclusión.
Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Vetements and capitalist abstraction

Quinn Hughes, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

In the middle of the 20th century, capitalism found itself in a transition as it transformed into a version of itself that attempted to be physically identical to, but materially different from, the world...

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...

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....

The Evanstonian, you great unfinished symphony

Nora Miller, Executive Editor February 22, 2021
The Evanstonian is, if anything, a student-driven publication. Period.
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.
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