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What is the most popular shoe brand at Morton East?

Lizeth Martinez and Itzel Munoz

March 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

According to our survey of 30 Morton East students, 82% said that Nike was their favorite shoe brand. As stated by footwearnews.com the top 5 shoe brands for school are Nike, Vans, Adidas, Converse, and Under Armour. According...

Majority of students at East don’t own cars

Vanessa Munoz and Jonathan De La Cruz

March 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Wonder how many high school students own cars? Statistics show that 92% of high school students own a car.   But at East, the majority of students don't have their own auto.  The average cost of a used car is $1,500 (and...

Too many wait to last minute to prep for finals

Jacqueline Torres, Imelda Uribe, Jeffrey Czech, and Oscar Miranda

March 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

When it comes to final exams, most students tend to do last minute studying. It is important to start studying a couple weeks before the first exam in order to properly prepare for it. Final exams ensure that students recall material from the beginning of the semester. It entitles students who are behind, a chance to catch...

#MeToo, for too many

Eve Molly Esleta, Reporter

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Opinion, Student Life

Sexual assault and harassment happens every 98 seconds, it also happens in the Cicero area. Sexual assault and harassment is a very serious and real issue. The topic of victims who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are...

Absences are a problem, students say

Jazlin Sanchez, Gisselle Barron, and Crystal Mendez

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

In a random survey of 30 students at Morton East, 80% stated that your education can be affected if you're frequently absent. Many students witness a lack of motivation in their peers.  They see students that either cut class or just don't show up. Thos...

Majority of teens have been bullied “at one time or another”

Estrella Ramos and Amairany Cardoza

March 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Most students from Morton East high school got bullied at least once before.   Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. Bullying is an act of intentionally bullying, harming someone physically, verbally,...

What defines a man?

Isabel Arista and Isabel De Avila

March 11, 2018

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

What defines a man at Morton East High School? At East, it's compassion and sensitivity.  In a survey of 90 boys 29 said that have cried this past year and have cried in public. 1 in 6 boys go to a youth group program to get help. Youth Crossroads has helped thousands...

What was your big accomplishment in 2017?

Jacqueline Torres, Imelda Uribe, Jeffrey Czech, and Oscar Miranda

December 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Morton East students worked hard to accomplish big things during 2017.  Many of us had a great year, we accomplished big things, but also learned a lot. Throughout 2017 there was some anticipation and sorrow. There were times were the world was full of...

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