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Can’t Believe a Word You Say

Giselle Zamora, Becky Martinez, and Janet hernandez

March 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Lying has been describe as one of the most fundamental human activities. Lying has been a part of history since before Christ. Telling more complicated creative lies or little white lies:  we all have done it. A lie is a statement that is known or intended by its source to be mislea...

Editorial: Shrimping supports “slavery”

Cristian Garcia and Flor Diaz

January 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Some of the biggest retailers and restaurants around the world including  Walmart and Red-Lobster have been selling shrimp tainted by slaves in Factories in Thailand ( including migrant workers and children. Thailand is one...

Student lead prayer shows faith on the field

Monse Sanchez, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Prayer on the field can cause controversy, but many of our Morton athletes choose to pray before a game. Just recently it cost a coach's job in Bremerton High School in Seattle, Washington.  His spotlight prayer at the homecoming...

Senioritis? Get immunized!

Rickey Ledezma and Benjamin Morales

January 19, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

There are students that cannot participate in activities because they are slacking off. As of now there are twenty-five percent of seniors that are not allowed to attend prom. Students are not doing their work or they are...

Clash of the phone titans: iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy 6 edge

Jose Reyes, Xavier Romero, and Lisbeth Pelayo

January 14, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Most teens at Morton East prefer the iPhone 6s over the Galaxy 6 edge -- but they seem to make their choice out of fashion rather than function. In a survey directed at Morton east 78 percent of the students prefer an iPhone...

Editorial: Teacher strikes can hurt

Ivelyz ocon and Luis Ortega

January 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Chicago teachers union said on Monday that in three days of voting,88 percent of 24,752 eligible members agreed to authorize union leaders to call a strike since their standards are not yet met. Proceeding with a strike...

Editorial: Immigrants need fair wages

Ray Rivera, Kenya Calixto Estrada, and Anayeli Flores Sanchez

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion

It's hard enough to get a decent job to support your family in this country, if you're from another country it's almost impossible to even get a minimum wage job. Many Immigrants will often endure offensive working conditions...

Editorial: Public means public, equal use for all — including transgendered

Guadalupe Herrera, Giselle Ayala, and Diego Guzman

January 13, 2016

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

On October 23rd, transgender woman, Tara Hudson was sent to the all-male, HMP Bristol prison and spent a whole week being sexually harassed and tormented. Any transgender or person who has trouble identifying what gender they...

Editorial: United Nations should prohibit possession of nuclear weapons

Alan Sanchez, Monse Sanchez, and Ramon Aragon

January 13, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion

August 6, 1945, Hiroshima's population was 255,000 people; after the nuclear bomb hit, Hiroshima's population decreased by 25 percent, killing 66,000 people. We believe that the possession of atomic bombs is morally wrong and...

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