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Senior memories: Mainstream music with East’s favorite, senior year

Nadia Mendez, Journalist

May 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Opinion

Studies have shown that teenagers listen to an average of nearly 2.5 hours of music every day. Mainstream music refers to the music that is typically played on the radio, the top charts and is popular in the opinion of the...

Students weigh in on Wikileaks

Andrew Guerrero and Crystal Covarrubias

May 9, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Wikileaks leaked the largest confidential information from the CIA to the public. Wikileaks revealed information about the CIA's hacking tools. In the documents we realize that the CIA has developed ...

Students hesitate to block their ex!

Anahi Velazquez and Chris Ramirez

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

In high school, sometimes relationships don't end well meaning that often couples end up being resentful  towards each other. We asked students at Morton East if they would block their ex on social media. We conducted a survey...

Know the healthy alternatives at local fast food places

Jazmin Diaz and Melissa Villalobos

April 25, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

So what did you have last night -- a Big Mac, fried chicken, or that salad? Eating healthier has always been a challenge for many people who want a healthier life style. Society, today, teaches us to be confident about ourselves in...

Are students benefiting from AP classes?

Myra Leon, Kathy Mendoza, and Alexander Blancarte

April 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  Students question if AP classes are worth all the stress and hours committed. As May approaches, AP students prepare to take their AP exams. Starting the beginning of April classes such as AP Calculus and AP Psychology are ...

Illegal chip sales EXPOSED

Uziel Alvarez, Alex Giron, and Manuel Avila

March 23, 2017

Filed under Career Profile, Opinion

At least one student here at East has been fundraising for himself, earning more than $60 a day. But he's retiring. In Morton East there is a strict policy that bans anyone from selling to students for themselves. Schools allow...

Are you higher than your grades? You got a problem

Alejandro Rodriguez, Ruben Torres, Manuel Ramirez, and Keshawn Kumsa

March 23, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

Students recently have been caring more about being under the influence than attending school and completing responsibilities first. Smoking and finding ways to be under the influence have become much more popular in recent...

Five Guys takes the burger challenge

Oscar Rojas, Journalist

March 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Best burgers? Five Guys, says a random survey conducted at Morton East.  Five Guys came out on top among other fast food places:  McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King. After school students enjoy to go out for a quick bite...

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