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Technology taking over our school

Sarid Lozano and Alejandra Galvez

October 29, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

Class of 2018 is using laptops in class instead of using notebooks. Schools are starting to excite their students with new and improved laptops. Schools find it easier and much cheaper to buy individual students laptops to...

Alternative Sports

Alexia Garcia, Eduardo Lopez, and Giovanni Orozco

May 20, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Sports, Student Life

We did a survey in our class to see what people’s opinion on alternative sports were. We asked 20 people whether they considered the alternative sport an actual sport, or not a sport at all. Surprisingly, people had different...

Morton students express their voice in the 2015 committee hearings

Miguel Peralta and Marissa Santiago

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

On April 1st, Morton East AP Government classes met in the library for their committee hearings. In those hearings, student’s debated bills proposed by their peers and decided whether to pass the bill, or to veto it. The...

The Age of Rebirth

Alejandro Viramontes, Reporter

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

Throughout the course of the gaming industry, many games have evolved from old low quality graphics, to extremely impressive designs on their game quality. One game that has really stepped up in this race is Dimps, associated...

Do you believe in God?

Emilio Balderrama and Jonathan Fonseca

April 27, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Surprisingly, it seems that an increasing number of students these days are questioning their faith, and the existence of an omnipotent God. In a survey of 100 random Morton East students, 61 students reported they did not...

Accepting Oscar with a message

Alma Rojas and Gracy Barron

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Graham Moore’s acceptance speech was one of the most talked about since the 2015 Oscars. We believe that the speech was very important to everyone. It gives a strong message about suicide. He talked about his experience when...

Oscar speech inspires others

Marissa Santiago, reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Graham Moore was presented with an Oscar for the best adapted screenplay for the movie “The Imitation Game.” During his moment in the light, he shared a personal story. Graham talked about how he, at age 16, tried to kill...

Hollywood shouldn’t be promoting rape

Karla Bravo, Journalist

March 23, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion

UIC student charged with assault said he was re-enacting ’50 Shades of Grey.’ I think the franchise shares some of the blame because Hollywood shouldn't be promoting rape, abuse, and an unhealthy relationship which can be...

Pope’s “Mexicanization” remark true

Carlos Palos, Reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Pope Francis referred to the possible “Mexicanization” of his native Argentina from drug trafficking, the latest instance Francis casual speaking style getting him into trouble. I believe that there is nothing wrong with the...

Start voting at the age of 17

Bianey Lopez, Reporter

March 23, 2015

Filed under Community, News, Opinion

In the coming November election, students here at Morton East are eligible to vote starting at the age of 17 years-old. A new law was passed in the beginning of the year in Illinois stating that 17 year-olds can vote as long...

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