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Split-decision on rappers: new versus old school

Jose Pena and Raul Castaneda

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion

If the top 5 rappers from old school and modern rap were to battle it out, which one do you think would be victorious? Hip-hop originated in the early 1970's by young African-Americans and Hispanics in South Bronx, New York....

Pitbulls are not what they seem

Michelle Muñoz and Diana Fuentes

March 1, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Society considers pit bulls to be dangerous dogs; truth is, society is just being led by stereotypes, and it is terribly misinformed. There are an estimated 5,000,000 Pit bull and Pit bull type breeds in the U.S.. Pit bulls...

Perfect hair, makeup is necessary for prom

Jazmin Diaz and Melissa Villalobos

February 27, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

It's the time many girls and guys have been waiting for, prom. Picking out the perfect hair and makeup is a big part of the prom experience for many girls. Many girls prefer to do their own hair and makeup in order to avoid...

Are students inspired by art?

Samantha Olivares, Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Does art inspires students?  Do they enjoy it?  For some, it inspires them and it represents something for them, it has meaning to them. In a survey of a 100 students in Morton East, more than half are inspired through art. A...

Wrestling trials: “Mom tries to make me eat, but I must lose weight”

Maria Camacho

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports Showcase

Wrestling season began in November, and since then there have been complaints of wrestlers not being able to eat or drink. Something that according to the school nurse, does nothing but make the body go into starvation mode. Is...

Out-of-school suspension: a teen boy’s 10-day diary


December 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Initially, one might think that 10 days off of school is a vacation.  Not so! Ten days doesn't fly by like you would think it would.  Instead, it drags.  You spend a lot of your time worrying whether you are going to be...

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May 25, 2016

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