• Instructor discusses her musical life

    By Neethi V. Kavadi | Posted November 28, 2013

    Christa Saeger, director of orchestra and applied strings, is a dynamic instructor at Morton College who loves to teach students not only to play cello but also to discover themselves through the art of music.   Saeger teaches the symphonic orchestra, directs it and give concerts every semester along with the applied strings theory students. [...]

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  • Aspiring actress uses Morton College as stepping stone

    By Neethi V. Kavadi | Posted November 28, 2013

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    Morton College student Samantha Nieves, along with having a fun and lively personality, is also a stage manager at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. Starting her journey as a thespian in Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, she also takes part in the Morton College choir and the Morton Ambassador Program.   Nieves also is [...]

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  • Student finds release in art

    By Neethi V. Kavadi | Posted November 28, 2013

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    Coming from the far city of Multan, Pakistan in 2008, an art aficionado joined Morton College to pursue that which nobody in her family has done before. Her family wanted impressive letters at the end of her name, but Faryal Choudhry set out to find her interest in art, which taught her how to express [...]

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  • New Chicago Chamber orchestra will perform free concert Nov. 24 at JPAC

    By Morton College News | Posted November 22, 2013

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    The New Chicago Chamber Orchestra is coming to Morton College’s Jedlicka Performing Arts Center for “Peter and the Wolf and Lyric Opera Stars,” a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 24.   The program, under the director of Southern Illinois music professor Edward Benyas, includes Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Wagner: Siegfried Idyll and [...]

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  • Help someone get off the streets

    By Neethi V. Kavadi | Posted November 19, 2013

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    Helping the homeless might seem as simple as giving them money or food, but it shouldn’t have to be. Contributing to the organizations that aid them in getting back on their feet can help them survive the coming harsh winter. A homeless person cannot be completely helped by an individual, but an individual can help [...]

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  • BOOKSTORE’S ‘DEAD BOOK SALE’ RAISES OVER $3,000 TO ASSIST MC STUDENTS

    By Jesus J Montero | Posted November 19, 2013

    Press Release.   The Morton College Bookstore’s annual Dead Book Sale raised $3,342.10 for the Emergency Student Loan Fund/HOPE Scholarship. During the month-long sale in October, 1,239 books were sold.   “Heartfelt thanks to all who either donated or purchased books – we truly appreciate your continued support,” said Gene Suire, Morton College Bookstore manager. [...]

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  • Remembering Jeremy Mach

    By Morton College News | Posted November 5, 2013

    Jeremy Mach’s reputation of being a challenging teacher spread across generations of families at Morton College. His wife, Terese, recalled the story of the mother advising her son not to take “Jerry Mack” for English because he was a “hard grader.” The son registered for an English class and told his mother not to worry. [...]

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  • Bingo Players rattle up the Chicago crowd with a night full of dance

    By Jesus J Montero | Posted November 5, 2013

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    The Bingo Players headlined the Concord Music Hall on Nov. 1 as part of their Rattle and Roll North American Tour, which also included Carl Tricks, MAKJ and Bassjackers on the bill. This marks their first time in Chicago since their appearance at this past summer’s Spring Awakening Music Festival. Many were still in the [...]

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