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Here we go again: New “Mamma Mia” movie is just your typical sequel

Dakota Rosen, Eastside Business Manager

August 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Exactly 10 years after Mamma Mia! was released, its sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again has hit theaters. The story takes it back to 1979, as young Donna (played by Lily James) journeys to Greece, along the way meeting, Harry (Hugh Skinner), Bill (Josh Dylan), and Sam (Jeremy Irvine)--her soon-to-be daugh...

What the Tech?!: Self-driving cars

What the Tech?!: Self-driving cars

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Webmaster

July 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The world of technology never sleeps, nor takes a break in the summer. So, I’m back again! Welcome to a very special summer edition of “What the Tech?!.” Just a note to y’all, I am currently living in Redmond, Washington for the summer, working at a Microsoft internship. But enough about that. Let’s ...

Expect to see more CGI Influencers like Lil Miquela on your Instagram feed

Expect to see more CGI Influencers like Lil Miquela on your Instagram feed

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Editor in Chief

June 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Pictured alongside social media guru Kylie Jenner and internet phenomena Rihanna on TIME Magazine’s highly anticipated list of The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet is 19-year-old Miquela Sousa, better known by her Instagram name, @lilmiquela. With her effortlessly good looks and philosophical se...

J Balvin’s newest album, Vibras, includes more amazing Latin Pop music, with a twist

J Balvin’s newest album, Vibras, includes more amazing Latin Pop music, with a twist

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside News Editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

J Cascading on the recent Latin Pop and Latin dance phase, Mi Gente singer, J Balvin released his highly anticipated album, Vibras, on May 25.  J Balvin a 33-year-old Colombian singer emerged as a reggaetón singer in 2004. His most notable hit in the United States would be Mi Gente that topped cha...

“Blood Diamond” and it’s cultural impact

“Blood Diamond” and it’s cultural impact

Jakob Silvert, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Blood Diamond” by Edward Zick presented a dark side of the African world of which Hollywood had never seen before. Three characters of widely different backgrounds come together in the search for an extremely sought after gem. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in the film playing Danny Archer, a nati...

Melody’s Echo Chamber makes a return with ‘Bon Voyage’

Melody’s Echo Chamber makes a return with ‘Bon Voyage’

Zoe Culver, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

After a five year hiatus, Melody’s Echo Chamber has made her return to music. Known for her psychedelic rock sound, Melody Prochet, better known as “Melody’s Echo Chamber” has not released music since her last album, Melody’s Echo Chamber, in 2013. Melody recently announced that she will be dropping ...

Panic! At The Disco releases new album “Pray for the Wicked”

Panic! At The Disco releases new album “Pray for the Wicked”

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

One week ago, Panic! at the Disco released the third song from their newest album Pray for the Wicked. The full album, which is going to have eleven tracks, will be fully released on June 22, 2018. The album has so far been steeped in mystery and mystique. People on Panic! at the Disco’s email list ha...

The Party brings classic cinema technique to the modern day

The Party brings classic cinema technique to the modern day

Mandi Karpo, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In attempt to bring her closest friends together to celebrate her political ascension as Minister of London, Janet, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, embarks on a series of dramatic events which later shadow the true reason for their gathering. Starting off as a sophisticated soiree, it begins to unravel...

The future for Mars – the company behind M&M’s

The future for Mars – the company behind M&M’s

Maggie Murphy, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

M&M’s are a very popular candy among Americans, but there are many more flavors then the original milk chocolate. The company who manufactures this product, Mars, has yet to stop coming out with new flavors for the candy-coated chocolates. M&M’s were first introduced to the market on February 28, ...

BTS tops the Billboard 200 Albums Chart

BTS tops the Billboard 200 Albums Chart

Jaclyn Kim, Eastside Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, is the first K-pop boy band that topped the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Their new album, Love Yourself: Tear, sold about 5 million albums, debuting at number one on the US album charts. The journey to their success was a long experience and definitely inspiring to pe...

’13 Reasons Why’, and the rising importance of mental awareness

’13 Reasons Why’, and the rising importance of mental awareness

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

May 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

On May 19, anticipated teens and adults were finally able to access the second season of 13 Reasons Why. The cliffhanger that was left off in the first season left audiences hanging and captivated them to return to the second season. ​13 Reasons Why opened last year with a bang. It was one of Ne...

Shawn Mendes confesses about his anxiety in his new single “In My Blood”

Shawn Mendes confesses about his anxiety in his new single “In My Blood”

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Shawn Mendes is back in 2018 with brand new singles, hyping up his fans for his third album, named after himself: “Shawn Mendes”. Mendes began the announcement of his new album on Twitter, giving subtle hints to his followers about his upcoming music. He teased out components of his pieces until...

A spoiler-free review of Avengers: Infinity War

A spoiler-free review of Avengers: Infinity War

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had ten years of films, ten years of character development and ten years of generating billions at the box office building to this. Throughout the past decade, the MCU has become the world’s greatest "television" series. Every “episode”,  or solo film, eit...

Essentials to know before seeing Avengers: Infinity War

Essentials to know before seeing Avengers: Infinity War

Matthew McNulty, Eastside Staff

April 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

For a long time people have marveled at MCU films, after a little over ten years, the final installment of the Infinity Stones story arc is ending. Even before its release date or trailers, “Avengers: Infinity War” has created a lot of hype. This movie will be the climax in Marvel’s Infinit...

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

The Senior Experience: What is Senior Trip like?

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

April 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News/Features, Showcase

A couple weeks ago, I, among many other Seniors at Cherry Hill East, spent five days and four nights at Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida. The trip was a very unique experience. There were some aspects of the trip that I had not experienced the last time I was at Disney a couple of years...

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