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DACA concerns: one family’s opinions mirrors a community

Samuel Vega

December 10, 2019

President Donald Trump has been trying to end the DACA program, and the majority of students at Morton East are against it. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created by The Obama administration in 2012 for...

Will more or less students smoke weed after January 1?

Adrian Martinez, JohnAntony Molina, Kevin Reynoso, and Jorge Godinez

October 7, 2019

At Morton East, 15 students get caught smoking marijuana every year in school.  Will that get better once it becomes legal? In the survey “do you smoke marijuana,” 55 out of 100 said yes and 45 said no, so, in conclusion,...

Actually reading is better than listening to books

Victor Munoz

May 8, 2019

Imagine you found yourself in need of a book to read, but don’t have the physical copy. You don’t want to go out, so you decide to either buy a pdf of the book or an audiobook. But you know audible has a 30-day free membership...

Venezuela needs a new president — oust Maduro

Juan Avila

April 22, 2019

Russia is now in Venezuela, should the U.S be worried about a potential attack? The current president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has been facing strong opposition as a new candidate for presidency Juan Guiado wants to claim his ...

Do We Need More Female Superheroes? 

Silvia Jimenez

April 22, 2019

There are only two strong female lead superhero films. Captain Marvel from Marvel and Wonder Woman from DC. Both films received high ratings from IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. Currently, there is in the making of another female sup...

I’m a girl caddie! I defy my traditional gender roles!

Paola Gonzalez

April 22, 2019

Part of working as a caddie includes carrying a golf bag that weighs approximately 30-45 pounds for about four hours. One day, my co-worker (who happened to be male) and I were standing with our assigned golf bags waiting for our ...

All Kids Should Be Vaccinated 

Stephanie Ortega

April 22, 2019

The percentage of kids in the U.S who don’t get vaccinated has quadrupled since 2001. About 100,000 children who are now younger than 2 aren't vaccinated against 14 potentially serious illnesses says Amanda Cohn, a pediatricia...

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