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Too Faced hits stores with new product this March

Melissa Villalobos, Diana Saavedra, Lisette Garcia, and Jazmin Diaz

March 20, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Well known makeup brand, Too Faced,  is about to launch their latest product that is causing lots of commotion and excitement. They are said to be available for purchase online as of March 3, 2017. Although we still don't know the name of the these so expected highlighters, fans have a...

Split-decision on rappers: new versus old school

Jose Pena and Raul Castaneda

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

If the top 5 rappers from old school and modern rap were to battle it out, which one do you think would be victorious? Hip-hop originated in the early 1970's by young African-Americans and Hispanics in South Bronx, New York....

Majority of seniors surveyed: “Yes, I’m going to prom!”

Cyntia Gonzalez, Lesly Salazar, Lissette Gutierrez, and Andres Estrada

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

Morton East seniors are ready to "get lit" at this year's prom.  70% of seniors surveyed said they will be attending prom this year. A survey conducted of 120 seniors -- asking if they will be attending this years prom --...

Chance the Rapper: role model, voice for our generation

Alejandro Garcia, Luis Velazquez, Vanessa De la Rosa, and Cynthia Velazquez

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

At Morton East, there are many Chance the Rapper fans. In a survey taken of 100 students, a great majority (83) answered "yes" when asked "Do you think Chicago's youth needs more role models like Chance the Rapper"? Chance...

Only half of us dance at MEHS

Jose Pena and Raul Castaneda

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Half of Morton East students dance and the other half does not, according to our survey. Dancing has an important part in our life's like ceremonies, rituals, celebrations, and especially entertainment. Like 30,000-years ago:...

Are students inspired by art?

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Does art inspires students?  Do they enjoy it?  For some, it inspires them and it represents something for them, it has meaning to them. In a survey of a 100 students in Morton East, more than half are inspired through art. A...

Students split on interest in Lady Gaga’s Superbowl show

Luis Velazquez, Cynthia Velazquez, and Vanessa De La Rosa

February 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Sports

Lady Gaga will be performing this year's Superbowl Half Time Show on February 5,  2017. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, announced that she will perform at the Super Bowl earlier this year.  The Super...

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