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Automatic vs. manual — which car wins?

Edwin Sanchez, Eulalio Bustos, and Arik Gutierrez

April 10, 2018

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What type of car do the students of Morton East prefer to drive, automatic or manual?   Majority rules on automatic.  (Maybe we're just lazy.) Both type of cars have advantages and disadvantages, but some people still debate...

Dorm or Commute?

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

March 30, 2018

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Half us are planning on commuting rather than dorming. According to U.S News, an average of 19% of freshman commute or live off campus.The exciting part of senior year (other than the senior activities) is deciding if you will either dorm or commute. Those who decide to dorm at a public school can expect to pay ...

Opinion: Is it worth being attractive, with all this harassment?

Melissa Fregoso

December 20, 2017

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Sexual harassment is all over the news, but who or what is to blame? Women like to get all pretty up, put on some nice clothes, makeup, with their hair done and finish it up with some nice shoes. But, once they step out they...

Winter offers cheer for all — dating or single

Crystal Arteaga, Graciela Hernandez, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Britney Zamora

December 20, 2017

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Numerous Morton East High School students are getting into relationships hoping to be high school sweethearts.  In a survey conducted by students, 41% of the school’s population is in a relationship. Our fellow classmates were...

Mixed opinions on homework over holidays

Anthony Lopez, Diego Rodriguez, Rosendo Guzman, and Miguel Camarillo

December 8, 2017

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Morton does not want homework over holiday break  In a survey of 100 Morton Students, 89% of students agreed that homework over holidays does not benefit students, but causes stress.  The debate on whether stu...

Freshman Fashion Memories 2014

Victoria Diaz, Lenis Ortega, Brian Navarro, and Alexis Contreras

May 22, 2017

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Some trends that were popular back in 2013-2014 are still in style today. Many of the students from Morton East still use some of the fashion trends that were popular back then because  some trends never get old. For example,...

Recalling the First Memories at Morton

Kevin Cruz, Fabian Garcia, Daniel Medina, and Alejandro Ortega

May 22, 2017

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Seniors recall their favorite memories and stories from freshman year, but probably not the bad. Freshman year, a ton of good and bad things occurred. For one and probably the most memorable would be “Ebola”. The craze that w...

Senior Memories: 2013 Rap Hits

Alejandro Rodriguez, Manuel Ramirez, Ruben Torres, and Keshawn Kumsa

May 22, 2017

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During 2013 many rap albums and hits were released. Some influenced us in our actions and our way of thinking, of course as freshmen we looked up to the themes of our favorites artists music. Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Kanye...

Senior Memories: As Sophomores, We Loved Fashion

Lesly Salazar, Lissette Gutierrez, Cynthia Gonzalez, and Andres Estrada

May 22, 2017

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During our sophomore year, certain trends and styles were popular in 2014-2015. We wore snapbacks and wore flower crowns on our heads. We thought "Hes' Mine" and "She's Mine" sweaters were cool with our significant other. We...

Senior memories: Yeezy’s hit the market our sophomore year

Henry Ocegueada, Ivan Guadalajara, and Uziel Alvarez

May 22, 2017

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Although some things stayed relevant throughout all of high school, some trends were only temporary -- like the Kanye West and Adidas fashion collaboration which took off  in 2014-15. When the news first broke in early 2014...

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