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Different cultures mean different holidays

Brenda Rodriguez, Isaema Escalera, and Sabrina Mercado

December 20, 2017

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Christmas isn’t for everyone. At Morton East we have 4 groups that don’t recognize or celebrate it. Over 81 different cultures celebrate Christmas in different ways, names and on different days, they have their own unique...

Family arguments often happen on holidays

Erika Quezada and Natalia Zambrano

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

Arguments within families are common. When the holidays come, people tend to be under pressure because of all the cooking and preparation going on. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, 60 percent said that they have at...

Many households have guns; safety questions posed

Raquel Olivares, Joselyne Rodriguez, Carlos Velasco, and Ana Salazar

December 20, 2017

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 Having guns in a household can be a safety hazard.    In a random survey of 100 students at Morton East High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors, 67 have guns in their households. America is the number on...

Retail mirrors lower body image

Perla Vargas, Osvaldo Galvan, Alexis Medina, and Diana Sandoval

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Girls at Morton East High School get flustered when trying on outfits at a store; they don’t like what they see in the dressing room--due to the mirror or their body image.   A person usually starts having a relationship with their body at ...

Vegans Versus Vegetarians

Erika Quezada and Natalia Zambrano

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Vegetarians may be on the rise at Morton East but they are still few in comparison to meat eaters. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, only 3 percent of them said that they were vegetarians. What is the difference between a vegan and a vegetarian? A lot of people wonder about the differences between a v...

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