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Over 70% of Morton East students have witnessed animal cruelty

Emilio Balderrama, Andrea Crews, and Marco Juarez

November 24, 2014

Seventy-two percent of Morton East students have witnessed animal cruelty in their lives.  According to PETA, an animal is abused every 10 seconds. That means that 3.7 million animals are abused a year, and that’s just ...

Students show supernatural insight

Byron Ruiz, Javier Jimenez, and Natalie Reyes

November 20, 2014

The majority of the population at Morton East High School has witnessed something supernatural at least once in their lifetime. The Ouija board movie recently came out in theatre’s October 24, 2014.  It has brought up the...

Morton East students go crazy over unhealthy chips

Andrea Ayala and Sergio Cardenas

November 19, 2014

East students love their Cheetos! In a random survey of 100 students, 85% said they eat Cheetos every  day (at least 2 bags a day).  While 25% eat different kinds of chips (at least once a week.)   According to @healthyeating.sfgate.com,...

Seniors avoid proprietary schools

Yessica Flores, Nereida Lechuga, and Giovanni Rojas

November 18, 2014

Seniors beware! Teachers and counselors are advising you not to go to a college that is a “proprietary school.” In Cicero, many students are recruited by proprietary schools, counselors and teachers are saying “Be careful” ...

Practicing like professionals, students suffering like them

Karla Bravo and Jocelyn Soto

November 18, 2014

High school athletes suffer from similar sport injuries as professionals. According to StopSportsInjuries.org, high school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations...

What is Morton doing about Ebola?

Luis Tirado, Lorena Gonzalez, and Brandon Corbin

November 18, 2014

So, students, should we be worrying about Ebola? The answer seems to be no. Ebola is so far removed from the Illinois student population that the school ha s not even been told to prep for cases. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn anno...

Teen opinion split on plastic surgery

Alma Rojas and Gracy Barron

November 17, 2014

Cosmetic Surgery is becoming more frequent because of social pressure and teens are split on their own opinion of it. Young men and women want to be accepted socially, (particularly by their peers) and body images this plays...

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