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Career Profile: So you want to be a chef?

Javier Zenteno, Reporter

May 13, 2019

So, you want to be a chef.   There are 19 schools in the area that offer an associate degree in culinary arts in training. The least expensive seem to be Illinois Central college which is in East Peoria, Illinois, and Richla...

Photo Essay: Lunchtime at Morton is more than eating

Carolina Herrera, Karina Vazquez, Crystal Ramirez, and natalia escobedo

March 25, 2019


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

Rosalinda Granados, reporter

February 4, 2019

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

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

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

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. ...

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