The Sterling

Music in the Brain

Sebastian Desantiago

November 13, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle & Culture, Opinion

    Stress, anxiety, anger, and depression are four common emotions teens and students face on a daily basis without any schools taking action to solve within class time. A solution to help these students cope with negativ...

Old Souls?

Stephanie Galvez

October 19, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle & Culture, Opinion, Uncategorized

Do you consider yourself an old soul? Do you still jam out to bands from the 90s, 80s or even older?? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you’re definitely in for a treat! The Sterling wanted to take a jum...

Why has Fortnite Battle Royale gotten so popular?

Damien Marquez, Reporter

March 27, 2018

Filed under Features, Lifestyle & Culture

Fortnite, a game launched by the company "Epic Games" back in July of 2017 created a buzz which became louder in September 2017 when an additional game mode arrived and the buzz got louder again when an app for phones hit the ...

Super Bowl Commercials

March 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle & Culture

The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots went against each other in this year's Super Bowl 52 on Sunday February 4th at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota.  According to CNBC, Super Bowl ads cost more than $5 million per...

One of Morton’s Finest

One of Morton’s Finest

January 19, 2018

Teen Phone Addiction

Alyssa Price, Reporter

December 6, 2017

Filed under Community, Lifestyle & Culture

Do you ever feel lost without having your phone in your hand or even around you? Well this is a common sign of phone addiction. According to, 50% of teens admit they are addicted to their phones. Alondra Zaragoza, a...

Jimmy John’s Winners

Kiandria Armstead, Reporter

December 6, 2017

Filed under Community, Lifestyle & Culture

The JS Morton District along with Joshua McMahon, principal of JS Morton West High School, conducted a program called Freaky Fast to Class. Zakkery Bock and Samuel Linares, both seniors at Morton West, were the September and ...

Snapchat Vs. Instagram

Jocelyn Cambron, Reporter

November 13, 2017

Filed under Community, Lifestyle & Culture, Uncategorized

Snapchat and Instagram are two apps that serve very similar purposes. They both share and distribute images and videos yet can be different in so many ways. Each app has their own strengths, weakness, and best uses.  Two Morton...

Family Favorites

Tais Guerra, Features Journalist

October 30, 2017

Filed under Community, Features, Lifestyle & Culture

Does your family have any interesting traditions?  The Sterling decided to go around and ask the students about their family members and the way they got along. The definition of family is a group consisting of parents and children living together in a hou...

Wow, That’s Weird

Isabella Saucedo, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

Filed under Community, Lifestyle & Culture

Are you able to do something that most people can’t, something that may be considered out of the ordinary? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, then don’t worry, because you are most certainly not the...

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