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Kit Chat Episode 7: The Power of Storytelling with The Evanstonian’s Jojo Wertheimer and Foster Ellen

Nora Miller and Zachary Bahar January 25, 2021

In this episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by Evanstonian Arts and Entertainment Editor Jojo Wertheimer and staff writer Foster Ellen...

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Opinion | Why I hate news and love journalism

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

This is my fourth year writing for The Evanstonian, and, while it has been an incredibly unpredictable, horrifying, tear-inducing, screaming-into-the-darkness kind of year, it has also been my most prolific...

“My crown, my sword:” Life as a hijabi at ETHS

“My crown, my sword:” Life as a hijabi at ETHS

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor January 25, 2021

Humans are nothing if not storytellers. The stories that we tell, the things that we place faith in and will into existence, guide us through the world that surrounds us; they give us hope in dark places,...

Kit Chat Episode 6: Student Mental Health

Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller December 14, 2020

In this episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by Evanstonian In-Depth editors Lauren Dain and Jessica Seghal to discuss “Tradeoffs...

Art by Ellie Lind

Opinion | There will be feasting and dancing in Jerusalem next year

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor December 14, 2020

2020 has been a hard year for all of us. From the plague sweeping over our homes and disrupting our communities, to the turbulent events following the murder of George Floyd, to an election that dragged...

Kit Chat episode 5: Artificial intelligence and a look back at 2020

Nora Miller and Zachary Bahar December 4, 2020

In this episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by ETHS senior Aiden Goodman to discuss his experience on a panel of students and teachers...

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...

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...

Kit Chat Episode 3: Student Political Engagement and Climate Activism

Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller October 23, 2020

On the third episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) discuss student political involvement leading up to the 2020 election with ETHS Politics Club...

Art by Ellie Lind

How to be optimistic in 2020

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

I consider myself to be an optimist. I don’t believe that the world is perfect, but I do believe that through dedication, unity and effort, humanity improves. We push ourselves farther, see a ridge...

Kit Chat Episode 2: The Definitive Friday Song Rankings

Nora Miller and Zachary Bahar October 15, 2020

On the second episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) discuss the famous ETHS Friday Song and are joined by The Evanstonian's resident food critic,...

Kit Chat: Episode 1 with Evanston Fight For Black Lives’ Kayla Henning and In-Depth Editor Lauren Dain

Nora Miller and Zachary Bahar September 24, 2020
On the inaugural episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by ETHS grad Kayla Henning and The Evanstonian’s In-Depth Editor Lauren Dain to discuss the death of Jacob Blake, the work that Evanston Fight for Black Lives have been forwarding and the issue of e-learning.