In honor of Women's History Month, Eastside celebrates women's achievements and contributions in history.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women’s History Month

In honor of Women's History Month in the month of March, Eastside presents a celebration of female representation in various aspects of our daily lives. In honor of this month, we encourage women to "break...

The trending Netflix show focuses on the Bridgerton family, an upper class family in London, England.

Bridgerton Review

Ella Goodstadt, Eastside Staff March 3, 2021

★★★★ Intriguing, charming, romantic, and scandalous. This sums up the trending Netflix Original Series, Bridgerton. This period piece, set in London, England during the Regency period, follows...

Use 'desktop decor' to enhance your remote learning experience!

Desktop designs adds an interesting aspect to remote learning

Natalie Finkelstein, Eastside Staff February 20, 2021

With the 2020-21 school year being completely remote for the majority of East students, staring at a computer screen all day can get pretty boring. Since we are unable to interact with our teachers or...

Disney+ releases new material

Disney+ releases new material

Natalie Finkelstein, Eastside Staff February 14, 2021

For Disney enthusiasts, the annual Disney Investor Day is always exciting, no matter the year. But this December, in 2020, there was a new emphasis on the Disney+ streaming service, which made the day-long...

Courtesy of Amazon Music

Music apps help discover new sounds

Natalie Finkelstein, Eastside Staff February 14, 2021

Scrolling through the same apps trying to find and listen to new music is growing more and more boring. TikTok, Apple Music, and Spotify are popular apps, and they can help discover more when it comes...

Valentine's Day: Self-Love Sunday

Valentine’s Day: Self-Love Sunday

There are thousands of ways to show love to another, through material items, food, and signs of affections. However, society has lost sight on the one person that truly should be loved by yourself: you! With...

Pixar's Soul is also available on Disney Plus.

One of Pixar’s latest movies: Soul movie review

Olivia Tamburrino , Eastside Staff February 9, 2021

Pixar’s newest movie “Soul” is based on Joe Gardner’s life as a music teacher and musician, but also dives into the deeper meanings of life along the way. Joe has a passion for jazz music and...

Courtesy of HBO Max

Shows create pandemic specials

Natalie Finkelstein, Eastside Staff February 6, 2021

Throughout 2020, production in the television industry has been put to a serious halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing restrictions have suspended production for many shows, such as Stranger...

Looking at internalized racism through different lenses

Looking at internalized racism through different lenses

Although the ongoing struggle with racism in this country has reached the forefront of national news several times during the past four years, it has been in the forefront of millions of individuals’...

PODCAST: Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Culture and Fitting In (Episode 2)

PODCAST: Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Culture and Fitting In (Episode 2)

Vivian Rong and Abby Yu February 4, 2021

Today, Vivian and Abby touch upon the topic of friendships and how their Asian culture played a role in that. They express their views on what's it like being surrounded by a diverse atmosphere and branching...

Tik Tok star, Nathan Apodaca, is gifted a truck full of Ocean Spray cranberry juice after his “Dreams” Tik Tok goes viral.

TikTok influences music through popular influencers and the virality of social media

Jillian Koenig, Eastside Staff January 27, 2021

Most teenagers would agree that Tik Tok is one of the most popular social media platforms today. In recent years and especially during quarantine, Tik Tok has gained popularity among teens and adults all...

Quarantine has led people to Peloton bikes, which comes along with fitness classes and instructors through the Peloton app.

How workouts have changed during quarantine

Gia Gupta, Eastside Staff January 27, 2021

The obligatory watching of Outer Banks and Tiger King, making whipped coffee, and baking banana bread are only some of the many popular trends among teenagers that have soared during the pandemic. These...

London, UK - July 31, 2018: The buttons of the music streaming app Spotify, surrounded by Podcasts, Apple Music, Facebook and other apps on the screen of an iPhone.

Spotify introduces new feature

Zachary Pasternack, Eastside Staff January 16, 2021

Amidst COVID-19, popular apps continue to generate innovative ideas to engage people worldwide. Recently, Spotify introduced a new update: six mixes which are based on the app’s recommendations and your...

Remembering celebrities who passed away in 2020

Remembering celebrities who passed away in 2020

Shayna Oppen, Eastside Staff January 6, 2021

2020 has been a sad year for everyone as the whole world underwent a global pandemic to months in quarantine. Several people have died this year, as society has lost many great celebrities and contributors...

Different cultures celebrate Christmas in a unique way.

East celebrates different Christmas traditions

Eva Shim, Eastside Staff January 2, 2021

Ah, Christmas. The holly jolly holiday that so many look forward to. All of the food, presents, family, and friends. For such a big holiday that happens every year, traditions are inevitable. Most, if...

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