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Prom fashion show promises design, drama

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Morton East's Prom fashion show features flash, financial benefits -- and some drama. Prom also known as “JS Prom” or junior senior prom, is a dance/ball at the end of a school year. A dance that people call “ the best of ...

Great America’s American Eagle named senior favorite ride

Samuel Gonzalez, Martin Munoz, and Cesar Villa

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Morton top 5 favorite six flags rides out of 30 Seniors students, American Eagle BATMAN The Ride Superman ride of steel Demon Giant Drop "One of my favorite ride at Six Flags is the "American Eagle" because it made me feel...

The Fantasticks is fantastic!

Jocelyn Santacruz, Dennisse Alejandro

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

    It is an annual tradition here at Morton East for the theater club to put on two plays, this year The Fantasticks was one of them. As the end of the month approaches, Morton East's theater club performs its last p...

Morton’s favorite rap choice: Drake

Alejandro Rodriguez, Ruben Torres, Manuel Ramirez, and Keshawn Kumsa

March 23, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

fAt Morton, Drake is on top for most of the students' playlist. Drake along with Chance The Rapper, Eminem, G Herbo aka Lil Herb and Kodak Black have been the top artists selected for the rap genre in Morton, with over 35...

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...

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