Dr. John O’Breza: Saying goodbye to East

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2013

Dr. John O’Breza, principal of Cherry Hill High School East since 2002, is ending his career at East this summer in order to pursue other interests and opportunities. O’Breza does not call this a retirement—and indeed,...

Harnessing the power of social media in the aftermath of the Boston tragedy

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside Opinions Editor

April 30, 2013

Social media is arguably the most powerful force that has emerged in the last decade. The aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombings illustrates this point perhaps more clearly than ever. According to a report from the Pew Research...

Reader’s Indigestion: Twilight and the moon cycles

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2013

Twilight, the 500-page epic poem by Stephanie Meyer, is about the hour between afternoon and night. This informative nonfiction piece, composed of 632 sestinas and four limericks broken into 58 informative "chapters," took the...

East celebrates multicultural day

Sonia Kim ('16)/For Eastside

March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013 is Multicultural day. This year’s theme is immigration, and the purpose is celebrating the diversity we have here at East. By sharing immigration stories, Multicultural Day hopes to bring a better understanding...

Sequestration forces national education system to make cuts: Everyone happy with results.

March 12, 2013

Washington, TUESDAY. After sequestration went into effect last week, the national education department stepped up and offered to take the severest budget cuts in their own department. The department’s plan with its severely...

Brooks on Books: Cassandra Clare’s writing captures hearts (and tears)

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2013

Christina Perri once wrote a frightening semi-ballad about collecting jars of hearts. This song, in addition to being morbid, is also biographical: Perri was writing about Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments and The ...

Global Affairs Club member discusses the club

Leah Mashioff ('14)/Eastside Staff

October 19, 2012

Global Affairs Weekly is a dynamic, unique club here at Cherry Hill East where people of eclectic backgrounds and political standpoints that have an interest and passion for politics can come to discuss their point of views on...

Student Government selects theme for Spirit Week

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2012

This afternoon, two representatives from each class of the Student Government and each class’s advisors met to discuss possible Spirit Week themes. The panel narrowed down an initial list of approximately thirty options to five...

Freshman Elections are tomorrow

Jacob Sobel ('16)/Eastside Staff

September 26, 2012

As President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney prepare for the debates, the gloves have already come off here at East as the freshmen primary elections are well underway. The winners of the primary election for president are...

The Midsummer Station is another Adam Young special

Juliet Brooks ('13)/Eastside Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2012

Personally, I would not want to be hugged by ten million fireflies, but it must be the secret to Owl City’s success… Adam Young’s The Midsummer Station is his fourth full-length album full of happy-go-lucky pop-tronic songs. ...

Future college student discusses career opportunities

Rachel Tinkelman ('13)/Eastside Humor Editor

July 26, 2012

With college application season in full swing, I have to start thinking about what I might want to major in, and I’ve come to the realization that certain fields of employment are simply not open to me.  For one thing, I definitely...

“The Fault in Our Stars” tells its story flawlessly

Abby Hoffman ('14)/Eastside Opinions Editor

July 22, 2012

Many authors and producers tell stories about the different controversies associated with cancer and its treatment. However, a new perspective has been put on this ghastly illness in the book The Fault in Our Stars. Hazel Grace, a...

Student discusses atheism and the role of secularism in government

Kyle Bigley ('13)/Staff Writer

June 29, 2012

When President Obama formally announced his support for gay marriage, it seemed as if the culmination of the LGBT movement had arrived after decades of struggle—finally and rightfully, the leader of the nation had taken the...