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Is Earth Day still celebrated?

Crystal Mendez and Brizet Vazquez

May 16, 2018

Filed under Community, News

  On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans from all walks of life protested environmental issues. In the 1970's atmospheric pollution's was becoming deadly and evidence was growing that pollution led to developmental delays in children...

College is coming; will you dorm or commute?

Barbara Beltran and Vanessa Bustamante

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

     Most graduating Morton East seniors are looking for that “full college experience” after high school; however, the biggest deciding factor for whether or not these future college freshmen will be ‘commuters’ or ‘d...

Morton’s newest sports addition: girls’ rugby

Crystal Arteaga, Graciela Hernandez, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Britney Zamora

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Sports, Student Life

After 124 years, J. Sterling Morton East High School decides to add a girls rugby team. Morton East isn’t the first school to get a rugby team; Summit High School girls rugby has been competing against other schools and p...

How many East students text and drive?

Jasmin Uribe, Vanessa Figueroa, Angeles Camberos, and Juan Ortega

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

  A Lot of people get into accidents due to texting and driving.  Drivers assume they can handle driving and texting and remain safe, but the numbers don't lie. One out of every four car accidents in the United State...

Morton for greater gun restrictions

Carmorroa Siggers, Nohemi Ramirez, Marisel Carreno, and Xitaly Pardo

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Morton East agrees there should be more gun restrictions. On Wednesday, March 14, Morton East students stood up for what they believed is right. They stood outside for 17 minutes, each minute representing all of the 17 lives...

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