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Morton East majority is fashionable

Itzel Munoz and Lizeth Martinez

May 16, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

In a recent survey of 100 Morton East students, 82% said that they follow the latest fashion trends. According to TeenInk.com, when people associate themselves with a particular brand or branded image, they immediately assume...

Career Profile: So, you want to be Pharmacy Technician

Miguel Camarillo, Reporter

May 5, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

So, you want to b a pharmacy technician. Working under the title of pharmacy technician states, working under the supervision of pharmacists. Technicians prepare and fill medical prescriptions for patients. A typical day in...

Career profile: So, you want to be a elementary school teacher?

Crystal Mendez, Reporter

May 5, 2018

Filed under Career Profile, Community, Opinion

Elementary school teachers teach children from kindergarten up to sixth grade. They teach children the educational basis. These include numbers, language, science, and also social studies. These teachers help children grow...

Career Profile: Becoming an Elementary Teacher.

Isabel De Avila

May 5, 2018

Filed under Career Profile, Community, Opinion, Student Life

Elementary school teachers teach students from kindergarten to sixth grade. They teach children the skills they need to be successful when they grow up. Elementary teachers often teach many subjects to one class and you have to...

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...

Teachers with guns? What’s the consensus?

Cynthia Heredia, Yesenia Garcia, Isabel De Avila, Isabel Arista, Cynthia Heredia, Yesenia Garcia, Isabel De Avila, and Isabel Arista

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion

In a survey of 15 teachers at Morton East High School, only 2 of them agreed that the law of teachers carrying guns should be passed. Here's what some had to say. "Teachers who would like to carry a gun should volunteer...

Changing gun laws brings out youth opinions

Itzel Munoz and Lizeth Martinez

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

The rise in school shootings has sparked debates on current US gun laws -- at Morton East too.  But, most of the students here believe the age to purchase firearms should be raised. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students,...

Opinion: AC wanted, needed

Braulio Vargas, reporter

March 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Come summer, students of Morton East are always arguing that the school should install more air conditioning in the building. I recently surveyed 100 students; 90 of the said that the school needs air conditioning.  (This wasn't...

Sexual harassment, even at the top?

Diana Gallegos, Brenda Rodriguez, and Sabrina Mercado

March 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Sexual harassment has been such a controversial topic, especially because recently political leaders like our President has often been accused of sexual harassment. Donald Trump has been accused by 15 different women and nothing...

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