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Career Profile: Should I become a Physical Therapist

Gisselle Sandoval, Reporter

April 27, 2015

Filed under Career Profile, Community, Student Life

Physical therapists help people who have been ill or injured return to a healthy life. They also help people with permanent disabilities achieve the highest possible level of physical function. Their patients, or clients, include...

Bible club stages ever-faithful foosball tournament

Mario Arias and Rene Balbuena

April 27, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Student Life

On Friday the 13th (March 13), Bible Club's annual Foosball tournament took place. Bible club hosts the competition in order to “bring the students together, and show that bible club kids are fun to be around,” said teacher...

LifeSource pokes for a pint

Ricardo Carrrillo and Cristian Hernandez

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

More than 4.5 million patients need blood transfusions each year in the U.S. and Canada. About three times a year Life Source hosts a blood drive at Morton East in the girl’s gym. Just a single pint of your precious blood and...

Romero prevents pool tragedy

Francisco Perez, Reporter

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

An average of 10 people per day drown in the United States. Fortunately this wasn't the case for a fellow senior Jose Maria Barba in the pool at Morton East High School on Wednesday March 25, 2015. “I was terrified at...

Psychology: where dreams get real

Richard Herrera and Fabian Navarro

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Not having a good night's rest might affect you the next day. Sleep deprivation got physical for one student, Maria Manzo, when she dozed off in Mr. Bay's Psychology class (room 240) March 20. "I fell asleep for 20 minutes...

Senior absences at Morton East High School are unacceptable

Cathy Bahena, Katia Hernandez, David Fregoso, and Samantha Cardona

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

As approaching graduation day, senior absences are increasing due to “senioritis”. Many seniors don’t realize that this is one of the most important years of high school because it’s determined if you do graduate or...

Lolla sells out fast, again

Eduardo Gomez and Antonio Richardson

April 27, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, News

Lollapalooza 2015 took center stage on March 24 and March 25 when 3 day passes (and then 1 day passes) sold out quickly. It took about 10 minutes to sell Saturday tickets, about 20 minutes for Friday tickets and 30-35 minutes...

The love and dedication for a sport

Bianey Lopez and Javier Jimenez

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Sports, Student Life

On Tuesday, March 31st  Morton East's Junior Edgar Lopez ran the first home track meet for outdoor season. Edgar ran the meet knowing he had an injury. His dedication to keep moving is inspiring. "I felt like giving up and my...

League of Legends battles way to top of online game wars

Alejandro Viramontes, Reporter

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life

It was one of the first big free-to-play games, and one of the first big multiplayer online battle arenas, or MOBAs. But going on five years later, League of Legends still holds firm as an example of excellence. With its amazing...

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