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Foo Fighters performs at the Susquehanna Bank Center

Foo Fighters performs at the Susquehanna Bank Center

Julia Rothkoff, Eastside Editor-in-Chief

July 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

When Dave Grohl broke his leg during a show in Sweden last month, many thought that the band’s North American tour dates during July would be canceled. Weeks passed with no announcement regarding the dates in question. When the band tweeted that its twentieth anniversary blowout show at RFK Stadium in...

Meek Mill Announces New Album

Meek Mill Announces New Album

Zach Padersky, Eastside Staff

June 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

After months of anticipation, Meek Mill officially announced that his newest album “Dreams Worth More Than Money” will officially come out this month. During a show at the Hot 97 Summer Jam, Meek Mill paused his performance to say that the album will be coming out during the month of June. His...

Aloha fails to impress critics

Aloha fails to impress critics

Hannah Gruber, Eastside Staff

June 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Cameron Crowe’s Aloha fails to impress its audience since its release date on May, 29. The movie follows the story of a confused soldier, Brian Gilcrest (Bradley Cooper), who has made many mistakes in his career and personal life. In 2008, a big business gains control over the military causing him to...

Quizlet helps students study efficiently

Quizlet helps students study efficiently

Amanda Seligman, Eastside Staff

June 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Quizlet is an app that was created in October 2005 and has been a successful way of studying ever since. Students all over the world have created a Quizlet for themselves and found great success. Quizlet is designed to help people study. Once a user sets up his or her Quizlet account, he or she is...

Entourage disappoints with a movie adaptation

Entourage disappoints with a movie adaptation

Vignesh Vasu, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

In 2004, the pilot of the television show Entourage aired. The show follows the life of the up-and-coming actor Vincent Chase, who was portrayed by Adrian Grenier, and his entourage as they get accustomed to the life of fame. At its peak the show was critically acclaimed and spanned for eight seasons,...

Twenty One Pilots drums up a storm

Twenty One Pilots drums up a storm

Jess Levine, Eastside Staff

June 9, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Twenty One Pilots does not actually have twenty one people, nor does it have to do with airplanes. The duo consists of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, who are both 26 and hail from Columbus, Ohio. The band, which previously included Nick Thomas and Chris Salih as well, released its first album Twenty One...

Former East student stars in The Grievance Group

Former East student stars in The Grievance Group

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Calling Caste Windows and Doors is a lot like calling any other company. A young gentleman answers the phone and asks what type of windows or doors you would like to place an order to ask questions about an existing order. Little do these customers know that the man behind the phone is an up and coming...

The Maine lights up the Electric Factory

The Maine lights up the Electric Factory

Aaron Plaksen, For Eastside

May 10, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Rock band The Maine brought energy and charisma to the Electric Factory that had the crowd jamming out on Saturday night. Lead singer John O'Callaghan was fired up on stage and led an exciting set, while being extremely interactive with the audience. The band is loud and exhilarating to listen to live....

Women in Gold leaves the audience with a touching message

Women in Gold leaves the audience with a touching message

Anthony Cornatzer, Eastside Staff

May 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The sins of the past inevitably find a way to pervade and haunt our lives in the present. Woman in Gold is based on a true story and follows the pursuits of Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), who in 1998, Los Angeles, asks for the assistance of Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), a young lawyer who is mor...

Avengers: Age of Ultron dazzles and entertains

Avengers: Age of Ultron dazzles and entertains

Zach Wohl, Eastside Staff

May 4, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

We have finally come to the end of Marvel’s Phase two of movies, and it ends with a bang. The Avengers combined all of the previous film’s stars and it resulted in a cohesive, well-balanced film. With all of the origin stories and previous arguments aside, Avengers: Age of Ultron uses the well-est...

Kindred resembles old Passion Pit tunes

Kindred resembles old Passion Pit tunes

Jenna Myers, Eastside Opinions Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

In early 2007, college student Michael Angelakos made several electronica songs solely on his computer as a Valentine’s Day gift for his girlfriend. Angelakos then decided to put these songs on an EP known as Chunk Of Change, made with keyboardist Xander Singh, guitarist Ian Hultquist and drummer ...

Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” boosts his career

Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” boosts his career

Zach Padersky, Eastside Staff

April 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

In today’s world, the common music listener looks for a catchy song that he or she can listen to at any point in the day. The perfect song to fill this criterion is “Trap Queen” by Fetty Wap. “Trap Queen” is a combination of Pop and Rap and includes a very catchy rhythm and beat. The lyrics...

Bitmoji provides users with a fun alternative to emojis

Bitmoji provides users with a fun alternative to emojis

Sabrina DeAbreu, Eastside Staff

April 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

In a world where pretty much anything and everything can be done on a cell phone, it makes sense to be able to create a mini version of yourself using an app. In the twenty firth century, creating and using an Emoji version of oneself is quite possible. The app, Bitmoji, allows users to personalize...

Kendrick Lamar’s newest album disappoints with vulgar language

Kendrick Lamar’s newest album disappoints with vulgar language

Hannah Gruber, Eastside Staff

April 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Kendrick Lamar first began his career as a 16 year old boy with a mix tape. His mix tape drew enough popularity that a new record label, TDE, signed him. After this, Lamar went on to make another mix tape, create his first single and four more albums. His newest album To Pimp a Butterfly came out on M...

94% adds something different to the app store

94% adds something different to the app store

Amanda Seligman, Eastside Staff

April 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

94% is a fun and unique app that is on the rise. The app asks random questions such as: “What is the first thing you do in the morning?” The app will have a survey of what 94 percent of people answered. It is then the player’s job to try and guess all of the top answers. At first the game is...

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