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Most students blame world disasters on climate change

Jose Guzman, Jose Castillo, Kevin Quinonez, and Bladimir Caballero

March 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

  Most of us think the increase in world disasters -- earthquakes, mudslides, tsunamis, forest fires -- are tied to climate change. How are the current world natural disasters connected to climate change?   Si...

Would you send your grandparent to a nursing home? Which one?

Lizet Quiroz

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

Which is the best retirement home in Cicero?  Symphony at Midway, at 44375 Cicero Avenue, was rated (on Google)  3.6 stars out of 5 stars.  One patient said it "was a very pleasant and friendly place and they took very...

#MeToo, for too many

Eve Molly Esleta, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Sexual assault and harassment happens every 98 seconds, it also happens in the Cicero area. Sexual assault and harassment is a very serious and real issue. The topic of victims who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are...

Bulls slump bums students

Sebastian Organista and Sebastian Munoz

March 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Bulls are off to a staggering start. The Bulls staff need to step up to improve the team. By now in the NBA, we all have an idea of the teams who will most likely make the playoffs. Our beloved city team the Chicago Bulls is o...

What defines a man?

Isabel Arista and Isabel De Avila

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

What defines a man at Morton East High School? At East, it's compassion and sensitivity.  In a survey of 90 boys 29 said that have cried this past year and have cried in public. 1 in 6 boys go to a youth group program to get help. Youth Crossroads has helped thousands...

Opinion: Is it worth being attractive, with all this harassment?

Melissa Fregoso

December 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Sexual harassment is all over the news, but who or what is to blame? Women like to get all pretty up, put on some nice clothes, makeup, with their hair done and finish it up with some nice shoes. But, once they step out they...

Family arguments often happen on holidays

Erika Quezada and Natalia Zambrano

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

Arguments within families are common. When the holidays come, people tend to be under pressure because of all the cooking and preparation going on. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, 60 percent said that they have at...

Retail mirrors lower body image

Perla Vargas, Osvaldo Galvan, Alexis Medina, and Diana Sandoval

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Girls at Morton East High School get flustered when trying on outfits at a store; they don’t like what they see in the dressing room--due to the mirror or their body image.   A person usually starts having a relationship with their body at ...

Morton’s dispute between two rivaled footballers is over: Ronaldinho wins

Miguel Camarillo and Rosendo Guzman

December 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

In a survey of 100 East's students, 63% said that Ronaldinho de Assis Moreira is the best, and Christiano Ronaldo is inferior. There have always been arguments over who is the best in their respected sports and soccer is no diff...

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