Cougars football loses battle against Pennsauken Indians

David Golkow ('16)/Eastside Staff

September 16, 2012

The East football team lost in a defensive battle against the Pennsauken Indians, the reigning New Jersey State Champions, 13-6. The first sign of life from the Cougars came when the Indian’s punter attempted a pass that was...

East football suffers first loss in season opener

Mike Reisman ('13)/Eastside sports editor

September 9, 2012

The Cougars lost to the Williamstown Braves in their season opener, 54-7.  The Cougars jumped out to an early lead, after a 66 yard touchdown pass from Alex Kramer (’13) to Nick Phelan (’13), coupled with an extra point gave...

Halligan spreads message of anti-bullying to East students

Danielle Fox ('13)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

May 31, 2012

John Halligan reached out to the senior and junior classes this morning and afternoon in a poignant assembly regarding a consequence of unrelenting bullying: suicide. In 2003, Halligan’s son Ryan committed suicide after falling...

Local citizens shine in Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars

Danielle Fox ('13)/Eastside entertainment editor

May 7, 2012

In its fifth year as one the most successful fundraisers in the Cherry Hill community, the Cherry Hill Education Foundation’s annual Dancing With the Cherry Hill Stars dance competition swept the audience off its feet once again...

Blood drive has A-Positive effect on student body

Bryan Sheehan ('13)/Eastside Humor Editor

April 24, 2012

It may only be half over, but already a large number of students have come out to donate to benefit the American Red Cross in the school’s 12 annual Spring Blood Drive. “From what I’ve seen a lot of people need blood,...

Break-dancing club hopes to turn heads with fashion show performance

Sherin Nassar ('13)/Eastside Humor Editor

April 24, 2012

On Monday, April 23, 2012, the Breakdancing club met in the cafeteria to plan their performance for the May eleventh fashion show for the fashion club at East. The club wants to mix up their routine to make sure that it new and...

East sophomores raise awareness about distracted driving

Darby Festa ('13)/Eastside Online News and Sports Editor

April 2, 2012

“I can text with my eyes closed.” “I can text with my hands behind my back.” “I can text with two phones at one time.” Often times, teens can be seen boasting about their advanced texting skills. Whether they...

Boy’s volleyball team hits the ground running with the first scrimmage victory

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Eastside News/Features editor

March 20, 2012

In the first scrimmage of the season, Cherry Hill East’s volleyball team defeated Pennsauken Tech in the East gym at 3:45 today. East started off the season with a bang, winning all three of the games played against Penn...

The Battle for an Oscar: The Descendants

Joe Incollingo ('13)/Eastside staff

February 26, 2012

Life is hard a lot of the time. Take Matt King as an example. The man juggles two troubled daughters and an emotionally-distant and recently comatose wife, while still making the life-changing decisions that his family depends...

The Artist deserves an Oscar

Danielle Fox ('13)/Eastside entertainment editor

February 26, 2012

After over an hour of an amalgamation of pure genius, spectacular imagery and histrionic, yet divine, performances, is it sad that what looms in my mind the most is George Valentin’s (Jean Dujardin) boyish smile? The Artist,...

The Battle for an Oscar: The Artist

Rachel Tinkleman ('13)/Eastside staff

February 26, 2012

The Artist is a film worth talking about for a number of reasons, the first of which is that it is not likely to be very popular with the average moviegoer. The Artist is a black and white silent film set in the 1920s, reminisc...

The Battle for an Oscar: Moneyball

Bryan Sheehan ('13)/Eastside humor editor

February 26, 2012

Baseball movies are always either extremely good or terribly awful. In a good movie, like Bull Durham, humor, drama and realism are all incorporated nicely, and an instant classic is formed. On the other hand, in a movie like Roo...

The Battle for an Oscar: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Sarah Robbins ('13)/Eastside staff

February 26, 2012

By now you must have heard of the movie that treads the line between a sentimental portrayal of a grief-ridden family and a wrenching story of the horrors of 9/11. Set in a Manhattan flat, in 2002, 9-year-old Oskar Schell (Thomas...

The Battle for an Oscar: The Help

Kobi Malamud ('12)/Eastside Radio Editor

February 26, 2012

In a year filled with countless sequels, book adaptations and 3-D remakes, Hollywood produced a record number of films completely devoid of any semblances of originality.  Still, several such films did, in fact, prove different,...

The Battle for an Oscar: Hugo

Katie Rimdzius ('13)/Eastside Staff

February 26, 2012

  Over the course of the past year, many great movies have been released.  Hugo, released on November 23, 2011 was one of the most recognized films of the year. Both the skillful use of 3D effects and the development of the c...