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Morton East students go crazy over unhealthy chips

Andrea Ayala and Sergio Cardenas

November 19, 2014

Filed under News, Student Life

East students love their Cheetos! In a random survey of 100 students, 85% said they eat Cheetos every  day (at least 2 bags a day).  While 25% eat different kinds of chips (at least once a week.)   According to @healthyeating.sfgate.com,...

Seniors avoid proprietary schools

Yessica Flores, Nereida Lechuga, and Giovanni Rojas

November 18, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Seniors beware! Teachers and counselors are advising you not to go to a college that is a “proprietary school.” In Cicero, many students are recruited by proprietary schools, counselors and teachers are saying “Be careful” ...

Teen opinion split on plastic surgery

Alma Rojas and Gracy Barron

November 17, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Community, Opinion, Student Life

Cosmetic Surgery is becoming more frequent because of social pressure and teens are split on their own opinion of it. Young men and women want to be accepted socially, (particularly by their peers) and body images this plays...

Students choose their favorite comedy shows

Cathy Bahena, Katia Hernandez, Samantha Cardona, and David Fregoso

November 17, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life

It seems students need a laugh when it comes to watching television. According to a clinical psychologist Dr. Janina Scarlet, in a web article (“Experts Discuss The Psychology of Cult TV Shows”) “TV shows allow us to...

Morton teens drive irresponsibly

Adan Rosales, Bruce Rodriguez, and Gameliel Medina

November 13, 2014

Filed under Community, Student Life

Drivers from ages 16 to 19 who don’t have car insurance have the highest average in crash and traffic violation rates of any age group. In a random survey of 110 Morton east students 52% of them drive without car insurance,...

Students can’t accept drug realities

Andrea Ayala, Sergio Cardenas, Carlos Palos, and Miguel Peralta

November 13, 2014

Filed under Student Life

Unfortunately, in general, students at Morton East underestimate the dangers and consequences of smoking marijuana. In a word they act “stoned.” According towww.drugfreeworld.org, it has been proven that negative effects of...

MEHS shows Halloween spirit

MEHS shows Halloween spirit

November 11, 2014

Can video games relate to education?

Emilio Balderrama, Jonathan Fonesca, and Marco Juarez

November 10, 2014

Filed under Community, Student Life

There are many people that say video games should become a sport; others say no. in a random survey of 100 Morton East students, sixty-eight percent said that it should be a sport. Robert Morrison University in Illinois wi...

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