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Creative DIY decorations light up East library

Víctor Muñoz, reporter

December 12, 2018

Morton East library has gotten into the Christmas spirit and created a snowman and multiple Christmas trees out of books. The librarians Mrs. Cordero and Mrs. Elkintara had the bright idea of making Christmas trees and a sn...

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church prepares for Christmas pageant

Jackie Robles, reporter

December 12, 2018

At Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, the youth group is preparing for their Christmas play -- based on the birth of Jesus. According to Relevant Magazine, it states that most people believe that Christmas is all about drinking...

Salvador Hernandez: American success story via Los Gallo’s

Brayer Martinez, reporter

December 12, 2018

Moving from Mexico to Little Village, Salvador Hernandez opened the original Los Gallo’s restaurant in 1982. He is now one of the most popular men in Little Village and known for his specialist of the house called ‘’Carne en su jugo."  Salvador ...

Morton students prefer horror movies

Melissa Salgado and Alexia Hernandez

December 12, 2018

Most of Morton East students and staff enjoy watching scary movies.   According to Google, the scariest horror movie is the Blair Witch Project which was released in 1999. Scary movies cater to a wide audience of people and ...

Are we whitewashing Mexican culture?

Alexia Hernandez and Jasmine Bonilla

December 12, 2018

Over the past few years, “whitewashing” has become a more prominent issue in media throughout the world.   “Whitewashing” is seen predominantly in magazine publications as well as a lot in the movie and TV industry. The concept o...

Chicago Downtown 2018 105th Annual Christmas tree lights up

Daniela Gonazlez

November 28, 2018

November 16th is going be the unveiling/lighting of Chicago's 105th Annual Christmas tree. A 60-foot and 8,000 pounds Norway Spruce was donated by Deborah Orth and her family from west suburban Elmhurst. The Orth famil...

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