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Most Morton grads will commute to college

Heriberto Delgado, Anthony Ambriz, and Andres Moreno

December 12, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

Dorm or commute? Essentially the most important step to sort out when initiating your college journey.   Most Morton graduates will end up commuting -- to save money, it seems. In a random survey of 100 Morton East students,...

Are we whitewashing Mexican culture?

Alexia Hernandez and Jasmine Bonilla

December 12, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Fashion, Opinion

Over the past few years, “whitewashing” has become a more prominent issue in media throughout the world.   “Whitewashing” is seen predominantly in magazine publications as well as a lot in the movie and TV industry. The concept o...

Mercy Hospital shooting shocks students

Alejandra Prieto, Diana Roman, Janeika Ramos, and Bryan De Leon Ramirez

December 11, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

On November 19, 2018, there were three innocent people killed at the Mercy Hospital shooting. At the Mercy Hospital, three innocent victims were killed, one of the victims was doctor Tamara O’Neal who had broken off the engagement...

Students share their opinion about abortions

Javier Zenteno, Leonardo Rodriguez, Leonel Palos, and Cristian Gutierrez

December 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students support a woman’s right to choose.  In a random survey of 105 students, 68 students claim to be pro-choice. To be pro-choice means that women should have the right to choose what to ...

The 5 most horrifying serial killers? Here they are

Juan Espinosa, reporter

October 31, 2018

Filed under Halloween Special, News, Opinion

Serial Killers are the most horrifying, notorious, inhuman people to ever confront; they won't think twice about killing you. Here are top 5 five serial killers that will run chills all over your body.   The Zodiac Killer is well known in the Northern Part of Californi...

East likes Stranger Things

Jacqueline Robles and Adan Ortiz

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Here at Morton East more students watch Stranger Things than any other shows.  In a random survey of 120 Morton East students, 33 percent of the students reported that Stranger Things is their favorite TV show, unsurpasse...

Opinion: Gender equality for Prom Queen and King!

Sabrina Mercado, Brenda Rodriguez, and Isaema Escalera

September 19, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Around the United States, high schools are having a big discussions about crowning the same sex king and queen for prom. There are mixed feeling about it. Florida was the first to crown the same sex prom king and queen. And a same se...

How much is too much for a prom dress?

Barbara Beltran and Vanessa Bustamante

September 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The female seniors of Morton East’s class of 2018 have differing opinions on just how much is too much for a prom dress. According to USA Today, in 2017 it was found that a teenage girl in high school spends an average of...

Was the Syrian missile strike the right thing to do?

Yesenia Marquez, Citlalli Estrada, and America Zamora

September 19, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion

In a survey of 100 Morton East, students 30 said that the Syrian missile strike made by the U.S. was the right thing to do and 70 thought it wasn't the best choice. On April 14, 2018 the U.S, the British, and the French launched over 100 missiles toward Syria as a ...

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