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East students attend car meets

Eulalio Bustos and Arik Gutierrez

December 19, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Quite a few students have gone to car meets. Here are all the events that occurs in a car meet: people can walk around the cars and see what they have under the hood, on a different area you can watch cars racing, also you...

Illinois, and other states consider changing drinking age

Sebastian Munoz, reporter

December 19, 2017

Filed under Community, News

In a survey of 110 students at Morton East, about 24% say Illinois should lower the drinking age.   Recently the state of Wisconsin has tried to lower the required drinking age to the age of 19. Back in March, ...

Medical marijuana dispensary opens at Midway

Omar Sanchez, Bryan Trejo, Jesus Ornelas

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, News

So, where's the closest marijuana dispensary? Midway – But, it's only for those with a medical marijuana card. Midway Dispensary, located at 5648 South. Archer Avenue, opened its doors April 26. Approximately there are about 31 dispensaries in the state of I...

Earthquakes doubled in 2017

Brenda Rodriguez, Sabrina Mercado, and Giovanni davolos

December 18, 2017

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Already in 2017, there have been 117 earthquake, many were not as significant as others but no earthquake goes by unnoticed.  That's twice as many tremors as in 2016. 150,000 people worldwide experienced earthquakes all throughout...

No threats at Morton East

Jacqueline Torres, Imelda Uribe, Jeffrey Czech, and Oscar Miranda

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Morton East have not had any sort of threats this year, the last bomb threat was two years ago. There have been a lot of school threats in Chicago, like bomb threats and shooting threats.  Most of them are posted online,...

Money raised with out of uniform pass for Puerto Rico and México

Lizet Quiroz, Reporter

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, News

Money raised with out of uniform pass for Puerto Rico and México  On September 16 tropical storm Irma was formed. On September 19 it became a category 5 storm with winds of 175 mph. A high percentage of framed h...

AP enrollment continues to Increase at Morton East

Lizeth Martínez, Itzel Muñoz

December 9, 2017

Filed under News

Pictured aside, are students from the newest addition to the AP program at Morton East, AP Computer Science Principles, having a debate about reselling copyrighted digital files. At Morton East high school, more and more studen...

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