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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...

Morton students speak on National Anthem

Nadia Mendez, Ashley Ramirez, Ibrieal Jenkins, and Lissete Diaz

October 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

The majority of Morton East students actually don’t feel obligated to participate in the National Anthem, rather they want to. Recently, there has been a lot of controversy about NFL player, Colin Kaepernick kneeling during...

Morton Football aiming to end their season with another win

Alejandro Rodriguez, Oscar Rojas, Manuel Ramirez, and Ruben Torres

October 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Morton Varsity Football team are currently 1-7 in the regular season with their only win of the season against the Pirates of Proviso East. Morton took on Lyons Township in the first home game of the season, but the Mustangs...

Powderpuff Football: equitable, but not quite

Jacqueline Cheek, Fabian Garcia, and Alexa Bello

October 21, 2016

Filed under Community, Sports

Powder Puff cannot be a seasonal sport because there is not enough money in the Morton High school budget. Powder puff is a traditional homecoming activity directed by students, but supervised by teachers, that involves girls...

Working out: never too early to start at East

Adrian Cervantes, reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

So, are you ready to "get some gains"?  Well, Morton East is home to a free and comfortable weight-room for students who want a more pumped-up, healthier life-style It is located on the gym side above the girls locker room,...

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