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Students reflect on the “right” way to teach

November 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

A lot of people have different views on what is the "right" way to teach, students and teachers have different views on what is more convenient and effective.   Worksheets and flashcards work well for students who absorb knowledge visually, but for a child who needs to hear the ...

Morton East students contribute to “Break the Internet”

Sarah Rebolledo and Ashley Avalos

May 22, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Celebrity scandals revolve around the internet, and the students that are constantly on their phone throughout their day are who have the ability to make it go viral. All the retweet's and shares help these celebrities "break...

Senior Memories: As Sophomores we loved Adele

Chris Ramirez, Sophia Ruiz, Tayja Spraggins, and Anahi Velazquez

May 22, 2017

Filed under Audio, Opinion, Student Life

Adele was one of the most inspiring and controversial artists of 2014-15 having a variety of singles the pop industry loved. Having been played on the radio a lot, everyone was shedding tears to her never ending heart break songs. Being...

Senior memories, The relationship between the United States and North Korea

Alan Tejeda and Eduardo Salgado

May 19, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

The relationship between North Korea and the United States has been hostile for the last few years. North Korea has become a threat to the United States with it’s advancing nuclear bomb programs. The United States has been keeping...

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 ...

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