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CatCade — the rescue place for furry fun — opens in Chicago

Rosalinda Granados, reporter

February 4, 2019

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Food

Chicago's very first Catcade (cat café) is open and people are excited for it.  That’s because nearly half of students surveyed say they have a rescue cat at home!  In a random survey of 100 students, 56% said that th...

Tamale sales came alive on Day of the Dead

Jonathan Frutos, Reporter

December 24, 2018

Filed under Food

750 tamales were sold by Morton East's work program the last week of October to celebrate Day of the Dead.   Morton East prefers the green chicken tamales -- they were the most popular. The Día de los tamales, the tamales...

No time for Dunkin’ Donuts, try Morton’s Grab n’ go

Natalia Marquez, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Filed under Food, News

Morton East students helped provide breakfast for the teachers earlier this week, they were fast-paced and neat with handling the food.    The culinary department was so kind to provide this breakfast for the staff. The students had on their chef apr...

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition presents at Morton East

Yoselin Avalos and Melissa Salgado

December 18, 2018

Filed under Food, News

Factory farming is like a concentration camp for animals --  thousands of animals are killed in one spot. 9 billion animals are killed for meat and eggs every year.  99 percent of those animals are raised on factory farms. ...

Salvador Hernandez: American success story via Los Gallo’s

Brayer Martinez, reporter

December 12, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Food

Moving from Mexico to Little Village, Salvador Hernandez opened the original Los Gallo’s restaurant in 1982. He is now one of the most popular men in Little Village and known for his specialist of the house called ‘’Carne en su jugo."  Salvador ...

Culinary produces, teachers consume at first Grab and Go

Alexander Ornelas, Josue Puentes, and Aurelio Servin

November 28, 2018

Filed under Food, News, Student Life

Students produced, teachers consumed at Morton East Culinary department's first Grab and Go coffee and breakfast bar in November. Teens usually are the ones buying from adults, but on November 9, 2018 students from Morton East...

Tamale sale came alive on Day of the Dead

Jonathan Frutos, reporter

November 28, 2018

Filed under Food, News

Tamale Salesmen was a hit in the Day of the Dead The Day of the Dead tamales, the tamales that people are selling are green chicken, red pork, and veggie pepper with cheese. The sellers were selling them $1.50 each and the...

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