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Morton to purge the uniform policy

Anthony Abarca, Chelsy Ochoa, Jacky Olvera, and Zutaury Leyva

April 18, 2019

Morton East to get rid of uniforms the upcoming school year. At the most recent board meeting, Principal Gamboa addressed the situation and proudly announced that the board and himself are making strides in removing the un...

Morton Bell Schedule Revised

Jose Arellano and Ramon Robbles

April 18, 2019

Next year, students will be starting at 8 am again. Is Morton thinking about revising the revised schedule? A lot has been said about the 2018-2019 bell schedule, students say the 8:45 schedule is way better than the 8 o’clock...

Crossfit class will be replaced with new dancing class

Juan Avila and Jazmine Jimenez

April 18, 2019

Next year Morton will no longer have CrossFit class anymore and instead will be replaced with a dancing class.        CrossFit is being changed since it’s too dangerous. Allowing students to use free weights is a recipe for disaster.  in 2018, 1500 peop...

Who has it harder — women or men?

Miriam Jimenez, reporter

April 17, 2019

Undoubtedly, the world is dangerous for women because they are highly susceptible to rape, sex trafficking, relationship abuse (mental and physical), inequality, etc. These perilous issues that women face every day are serious...

Trades are a good option

Yvette Venegas, reporter

April 17, 2019

We all enjoy going to the mall occasionally. If it's not to shop, it’s to eat and just socialize with family and friends. We all have that one favorite store where we are warmly welcomed by an employee who finalizes our purchase...

Get rid of the death penalty once and for all

Giselle Camacho, reporter

April 17, 2019

This year in the U.S., 25 people have died by death row. Only 2 of them died by electrocution in Tennesse and the rest by lethal dose. The death row penalty has been around for a long time with its purpose being to execute prisoners...

College athletes should be payed

Luis 'Andres' Moreno, reporter

April 17, 2019

The NCAA made close to 1.1 billion in revenue in 2017; and just so you know, players don’t receive a single dime. These college athletes endure sacrifice, hardships, and put tremendous effort into a sport, all with different d...

Magic leaving Lakers is the right decision

Hector Perez, reporter

April 17, 2019

Magic Johnson steps down as president of the Los Angeles Lakers!    After 2 years of being the President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson pursues ‘freedom’ by stepping down as president. He described to the medi...

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