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Evanston’s municipal primary results: Biss wins, incumbents lose

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2021

Shortly after polls closed for Evanston’s consolidated primary election on Feb. 23, the results for mayor, city clerk, 4th Ward alderman and 8th Ward alderman were counted. The races for mayor and city...

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...

Political figures finesse with fashion

Political figures finesse with fashion

Jojo Wertheimer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 16, 2020

Every year for the Oscars, the Grammys, and award shows, millions of dollars and hundreds of hours are spent in preparation for the red carpet. The outfits are dissected and scrutinized by the media and...

Teaching the 2020 Election

Teaching the 2020 Election

Zachary Bahar and Elise Goulding November 16, 2020

2020 has been an eventful year. The constant news has led to countless classroom discussions about world events, with the election chief among them. As in years past, students and staff have used the election...

How did Evanston vote on the rest of the ballot?

Noah Kayaian and Aryeh Lesch November 16, 2020

Besides the presidential election, Illinois had multiple other items on the ballot from senators to state constitutional amendments. This was an important election for Illinois residents, and they came...

The final debate

The final debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 25, 2020

Less than two weeks from the election, the last presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has come and gone.  Originally scheduled to be the third debate...

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

The fight for the seat: RBG’s passing and legacy

Gabi Karlan, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Major turmoil and debate erupted in Washington after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) on Sept. 18, 2020. Her death raised a barrage of questions: Which president will make...

Closer look at student political action

Closer look at student political action

Louise Bond and Sari Oppenheimer October 20, 2020

Although most ETHS students will not be eligible to vote in the general election, many are finding other ways to be politically involved leading up to Nov. 3. There are plenty of opportunities to become...

Vice Presidential Debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 13, 2020

The only vice presidential debate of the 2020 presidential campaign took place on Oct. 8 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The 90-minute session was moderated by USA Today’s Susan Page and...

First Presidential Debate

Zachary Bahar, Avi Shapira, and Reggie Teinowitz October 11, 2020

The first presidential debate took place on Sept. 29 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The 90-minute session, moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace, consisted of six 15-minute segments...

Why Illinois’ Fair Tax Plan needs to be passed

Gwen Tucker, Staff Writer September 24, 2020

It feels like we’ve been preparing for this year’s presidential election forever. From debates starting in July of last year with numerous candidates throwing their hats in the ring to only a couple...

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