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Stop sexual harassment, speak up

Carmorroa Siggers, Marisel Carreno, Nohemi Ramirez, and Xitaly Pardo

December 19, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Morton East thinks we should be vocal about sexual harassment. In a random survey of 120 Morton East students, 92% of students believe that you should be vocal about sexual harassment. One reason why people who've been thr...

Morton athletes show acceptance

Jazlin Sanchez, reporter

December 18, 2017

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Many students at Morton East have shown their level of acceptance and understanding to other students' sexuality. In a survey conducted at Morton East High School out of 100 students, 89% stated that they know gay athletes. Northwestern soccer player Ro...

Ubers…feelin’ safe or not?

Diana Gallegos and Isaema Escalera

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Recent sexual attacks and harassment by Uber drivers makes East students more cautious when calling for rides. More than 20 employees have been fired from Uber as part of an internal investigation, a company spokesperson tol...

Holiday gift ideas for him

Wendy Aguirre and Reyna Rebolledo

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

So, what are you getting that guy for Christmas?   A survey taken at Morton East high school of sophomores, juniors, and seniors asked "What would you get your significant other for Christmas?” 83% of students said they would get their partne...

New Year’s resolutions fail

Crystal Mendez, Gisselle Barron, and Jazlin Sanchez

December 18, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

In crossfit, a P.E. class at Morton East High School, many students who joined the class to stay fit are at risk of getting dropped from the class due to their lack of work and motivation.  In a random survey taken at Morton East High School, 58 out of 100 students said going to the gym is one of their New Year's resolution goal...

SAT or ACT, that is the question

Isabel De Avila and Isabel Arista

December 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Which do schools look at more -- ACT or SAT? It is a question that we should be asking ourselves. In Illinois, the ACT has been given for the past 15 years, but this past year the College Board won a $14.3 million bid to giv...

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