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Holiday tradition returns to Museum of Science and Industry

Nadia Mendez and Ashley Ramirez

November 28, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

  Christmas Around the World returns to the Museum of Science and Industry just in time for the holidays. This annual tradition began in 1942, with a single tree decorated differently everyday for twelve days to represent the countries fighting beside America in World War II. This exhibit ...

Magnificent mile parade kicks-off holiday

Maria Camacho and Jessica Ramos

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Showcase

  The BMO Harris Bank celebrated its 25th annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The parade began on Oak Street and ended with fireworks over the Chicago River at North Michigan Avenue. Some popular attractions included Grand Marshal Mickey Mouse and friends from Walt Disney World Resort. Spectators also enjoyed seeing Chicago Cubs Worl...

Chicago’s Christmas festivities begin!

Jocelyn Santacruz, Sophia Ruiz, Dennisse Alejandro, and Tayja Spraggins

November 22, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

  Dennisse Alejandro On November 18, 2016 the annual tree lighting took place in Millennium Park, Chicago. The event attracted many people to see the spectacular moment of the tree lighting and a Christkindlmarket where p...

Makeup; Beautiful but with consequences

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

October 18, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community

Something very surprising is that a lot of teenagers purchase their makeup at Sephora, many online or in stores. Sephora was founded in 1969, featuring nearly 300 brands along with it's own private label. Another brand that...

Senior discussion of the best and worst movies of Junior Year

Alan Sanchez, Monse Sanchez, and Ramon Aragon

July 7, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Morton East High School seniors reminisce on popular movies during their junior year. With only 3 days left of senior year, it's nice to take a moment and remember the best and worst movies of our junior year. Not only should we remember the pop...

Prom 2K16 ended up being “worth it”

Jesica Castillo, Jessica Ramos, and Norma Cereceres

July 7, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Throughout the four years of high school in senior year the 95% rule was implied, but even though the rule was implied students managed to pull off their own prom. The 95% rule was applied so students would attend school...

Action movies topped senior year

Bryan Ramirez, Julio Sandoval, and Ayman Atra

July 7, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

From August of 2015 to May of 2016, most movies have been incredible -- at least students think. From Star wars 7 to Captain America Civil War, they were movie have been everything fans have wanted… maybe not Batman V Superman...

Most Popular Celebrities

Giselle Zamora and Janet Hernandez

July 7, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It looks like here in Morton East many students have different opinions on who their favorite celebrity is. Celebrities have become part of our everyday lives turning up in the news all the time for the things that they do....

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