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Retail mirrors lower body image

Perla Vargas, Osvaldo Galvan, Alexis Medina, and Diana Sandoval

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion, Student Life

Girls at Morton East High School get flustered when trying on outfits at a store; they don’t like what they see in the dressing room--due to the mirror or their body image.   A person usually starts having a relationship with their body at ...

Beware stoners: marijuana is lowering your sperm count

Jose Castillo, Jose Guzman, Bladimir Caballero, and Kevin Quinonoez

December 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  In a survey of 100 Morton East male students, 67 percent said that they have smoked marijuana. Out of those smokers 38 of them didn't know that smoking marijuana lowers your sperm count. Male pot smokers beware: ...

Vegans Versus Vegetarians

Erika Quezada and Natalia Zambrano

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

Vegetarians may be on the rise at Morton East but they are still few in comparison to meat eaters. In a survey of 100 Morton East students, only 3 percent of them said that they were vegetarians. What is the difference between a vegan and a vegetarian? A lot of people wonder about the differences between a v...

How safe are we?

Jacqueline Rodriguez, Reporter

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

With all the gun violence and school shootings that have happened in the past years -- such as the shootings in Columbine High School in 1999, Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, and a close one here in Northern Illinois University...

About half shop on Black Friday

Odalys Soriano and Yseli Tellez

December 20, 2017

Filed under Community, Student Life

In a random survey of 100 students in Morton East High School, only 55% go Black Friday shopping, and 45% don’t go.   According to the History Channel, the day after Thanksgiving has been the unofficial beginning of the Christmas sea...

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...

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