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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...

Morton students NOT neutral about net neutrality

Anthony Lopez, Miguel Camarillo, Diego Rodriguez, and Rosendo Guzman

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

 In a survey of 30 Morton students 96% think that net neutrality should be passed. Based on our survey we learned that many students didn’t even know what it meant, but with a bit explaining, students realized that they might be needing to pay ext...

Are sleepovers a problem with parents?

Karen Sanchez, Marilyn Sanchez, and Angie Ceballos

March 12, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

About half of Morton East students sleep over at friends, but not if it's the opposite sex. According to Chicago Tribune parent Janixa De Jesus said "I wouldn't trust someone else with the most valuable thing I have in my life"....

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