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Undocumented students given an opportunity for a further education

March 24, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Are you a senior? Are you looking for colleges, or financial aid that will benefit you but afraid to apply because the lack of papers? Here, at Morton we have programs, and advisers. Morton programs help undocumented students...

College transportation

Byron Ruiz, Reporter

March 24, 2015

Filed under Community, News

Owning a car while attending college is a great thing but it’s not for everyone. Cars are very expensive and owning the car can be expensive as well especially for a teen. Teens pay way more for car insurance than adults due...

“Hook-ups” complicate teen relations

Alejandro Viramontes, Byron Ruiz, Javier Jimenez, and Natalie Reyes

March 23, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Hooking up has become frequent nowadays among teenagers and young adults. According to hookingupsmart.com, young adults are having meaningless hook ups more than ever before, but are left feeling empty afterwards. In a study,...

The Effects of Music

Katia Hernandez, Reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

At Morton East there are many students with different music tastes and different opinions on certain artists. According to psychologist scientist Daniel Levitin (psychological science.org) ”.. quoted, music is more than entertainment:...

Accepting Oscar with a message

Alma Rojas and Gracy Barron

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Graham Moore’s acceptance speech was one of the most talked about since the 2015 Oscars. We believe that the speech was very important to everyone. It gives a strong message about suicide. He talked about his experience when...

Oscar speech inspires others

Marissa Santiago, reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Graham Moore was presented with an Oscar for the best adapted screenplay for the movie “The Imitation Game.” During his moment in the light, he shared a personal story. Graham talked about how he, at age 16, tried to kill...

Hollywood shouldn’t be promoting rape

Karla Bravo, Journalist

March 23, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

UIC student charged with assault said he was re-enacting ’50 Shades of Grey.’ I think the franchise shares some of the blame because Hollywood shouldn't be promoting rape, abuse, and an unhealthy relationship which can be...

Pope’s “Mexicanization” remark true

Carlos Palos, Reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Pope Francis referred to the possible “Mexicanization” of his native Argentina from drug trafficking, the latest instance Francis casual speaking style getting him into trouble. I believe that there is nothing wrong with the...

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