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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


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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


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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...

A Quiet Place brings a new form of suspense to the theater

A Quiet Place brings a new form of suspense to the theater

Karissa Murray, Eastside Staff

April 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

A thriller this gripping is probably the last thing you would expect from the man who plays Jim on “The Office,” but it’s a pleasant surprise. John Krasinski directs and stars in A Quiet Place, a movie set several years in the future from the present day. In this post-apocalyptic world, reminiscent of ...

You will “Love, Simon” when you see it.

You will “Love, Simon” when you see it.

Giana Maccarella, Eastside Staff

March 26, 2018


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Fall in love with Love, Simon. As 17-year-old Simon Spier, played by Nick Robinson, finds his first, true high school sweetheart you will find your love for teen romances all over again. Simon’s love story is unlike many others, including that of two of his best friends, Abby, Alexandra Shipp, an...

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Eastside Predicts the 2018 Academy Awards!

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

March 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Every March, Hollywood has their most prestigious awards show, the Academy Awards. The Academy Awards, also referred to as the Oscars, give critics, actors and filmmakers an opportunity to be rewarded for their achievements in the past year’s array of films. Based on the results of previous award s...

“Black Panther” delivers a thought provoking masterpiece

“Black Panther” delivers a thought provoking masterpiece

Harry Green, Eastside Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira , Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Andy Serkis, John Kani Director: Ryan Coogler Synopsis: Black Panther, Marvel’s newest superhero film...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” does not disappoint

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” does not disappoint

Jacob Kernis, Eastside Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a gut-wrenching drama that pulls no punches leaving you walking out the theater in sheer astonishment. The incredible performances by the entire cast, a genius screenplay, and its horrifying realism form an unforgettable film. Three Billboards follows Mi...

The Post: a whirlwind in history

The Post: a whirlwind in history

Isaac Leibowitz, Eastside Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Showcase

“The Post” takes after great movies like “All the President’s Men” Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper -- The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham tries to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of gov...

Drake’s “Scary Hours” goes beyond expectations.

Drake’s “Scary Hours” goes beyond expectations.

Baheen Huzan, Eastside Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I always thought that people give Drake too much hype for his music, but after listening to his two track single, Scary Hours, I came to the realization that he truly is the legend his fans say he is and that deserves all the attention he and his album have gotten, and much more. Scary Hours has...

How do East students use technology to study?

How do East students use technology to study?

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

January 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

According to Pew Research Center, 87 percent of American teens from ages 13 to 17 have access to a desktop or laptop computer. Partially due to the easy access to computers, many students at East prefer do most of their studying with the assistance of technology. The most commonly used online resource for s...

The Greatest Showman: A true masterpiece of a musical

The Greatest Showman: A true masterpiece of a musical

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

December 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The Greatest Showman is based on a true story and is a lighthearted and musical look at a formerly well-renowned entertainer named Phineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman). Barnum dreamed of being the showman of a circus ever since he was a little kid. As he grows up, gets married, and ha...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; A new thriller from a galaxy far, far away

Star Wars: The Last Jedi; A new thriller from a galaxy far, far away

Maddie Armstrong, Eastside Staff

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Star Wars, the most prominent movie franchise in pop culture history, has returned with its eighth entry into the Skywalker saga; Star Wars: The Last Jedi. For the past two years since the highly-anticipated release of The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi has been subject to perhaps the same amount of hype but wi...

Students share their Hanukkah traditions around East

Students share their Hanukkah traditions around East

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

December 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“You have your menorah [and] you light your candles. We light the shamash and take the shamash and light each candle from right to left. We say the prayer… And then what we [used to] do… was hide the present in the house. And they would hide it under a blanket, hide it on a shelf, play hot or cold...

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