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Guns for safety? Half of student body thinks they’re necessary, half don’t

Crystal Mendez and Brizet Vazquez

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Morton East campus is split on the opinion that gun ownership makes for a safer environment. A survey conducted at Morton East High School and the Cicero community asked if owning a gun was an important item for home and personal...

Anatomy students visit cadaver lab

Brittany Rivera and Jasmin Uribe

March 12, 2018

Filed under News

Most Morton East students haven't seen a dead body.  That changed on December 7 when Morton East anatomy students went to Rush University Medical Center to visit the cadaver lab. According to Harvard Business School, an average...

English classes see the most incompletes

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

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Maybe it's the essays, maybe it's the reading?  Whatever the case, English classes seems to have the most incompletes this past semester. As of December 3,2017, 2,056 students had an incomplete grade in one of their academic courses.  Less than two weeks later, that number when up by hundreds: ...

Most students blame world disasters on climate change

Jose Guzman, Jose Castillo, Kevin Quinonez, and Bladimir Caballero

March 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

  Most of us think the increase in world disasters -- earthquakes, mudslides, tsunamis, forest fires -- are tied to climate change. How are the current world natural disasters connected to climate change?   Si...

Minority of students here victimized by crime

Sarahi Rangel, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Vianey Berlanga

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, News

Fortunately, East students who have been a victim of a crime are in the minority .  Unfortunately, about a quarter of those surveyed have been victimized. In a random survey of 30 Morton East high school students 27% have...

Cicero police save boy from house fire

Zeina Navarro and Maria Cortes

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News

  An 11 year old boy was saved from fire by Cicero police early this year. The fire started on the first floor in he middle of the night and worked it's way all the way up to the attic.  A woman was able to get out but told the police off...

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