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Granulated sugar packets should be available at the coffee cart for students

Granulated sugar packets should be available at the coffee cart for students

Samantha Schimpf, Eastside Staff

February 2, 2017


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A student waits in the notoriously long line for coffee at Cherry Hill East on a Monday morning before first period. As she makes her way to the refreshments table with a cup in hand, she notices only artificial sweeteners appear to be available. The Cherry Hill East snack and refreshment cart simply...

EASTSIDE EDITORIAL: Eastside supports the uncensored production of Ragtime

EASTSIDE EDITORIAL: Eastside supports the uncensored production of Ragtime

Eastside Editorial Board, Eastside Editors

January 26, 2017


Filed under Eastside Special, Opinions, Showcase

America has a history of racism, one that we do not look upon proudly, but one that we cannot ignore. Especially in today’s social climate, in which racial discrimination still exists, we have to be aware of the past so that we can better unite in the future. In an age where the N-word is carelessly...

East students dislike school lunches

East students dislike school lunches

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff

January 11, 2017


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There are many things you could criticize East about, and the school lunch surely is one of them. The school food isn’t really up to par for the area we live in. Select options are mediocre at best, but definitely not anyone’s first choice for an ideal lunch. Most kids don’t have time to eat br...

Why high school students should not base their entire lives on getting into college

Why high school students should not base their entire lives on getting into college

Adiel Davis, Eastside Staff

December 3, 2016


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As freshmen, we walk into the school overwhelmed by the size and expectations, as well as fear of the unknown. As sophomores we have the lay of the land, and understand time management; however we are still in search of the right friend group and clubs to join. As juniors we are stressed. Co...

Why Politicians Should Stop Denying Global Warming?

Why Politicians Should Stop Denying Global Warming?

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

December 2, 2016


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Scientists have known for years that the human race was the cause of the deteriotion of the planet Earth. From the warmer seas, to the longer lived droughts, scientist predict that in 2050 the sea levels will rise about a foot or two higher. This may not be significant but, as Hurricanes come, no one w...

Freedom of Speech? Not at East!

Freedom of Speech? Not at East!

Harry Green, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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In the United States Constitution, the First Amendment establishes the freedom with regard to “religion… or speech”. Historically, the spirit of this amendment has been embraced at Cherry Hill High School East. Students are permitted to wear a wide variety of clothing, can freely play their own music...

Why Science Literacy Should Play an Important Role in Society

Why Science Literacy Should Play an Important Role in Society

Harry Green, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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Since the dawn of mankind, the development and sharpening of scientific thought has been key in understanding that which is not immediately known to us. For centuries, people thought that stars were simply lanterns in the sky, moving across it along an oscillating dome. For even longer, millennia, per...

Students should do labs on days 5 and 6, as opposed to having to miss homeroom

Students should do labs on days 5 and 6, as opposed to having to miss homeroom

Aliyah Anderson, Eastside Staff

November 15, 2016


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Experiments: scientific procedures undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact. They are performed on school days one through four throughout two 45-minute class periods, called “lab-outs.”  However, lab-outs often require students to miss homeroom and eat lunch ...

Voting in the 2016 election is not a question, it is a necessity

Voting in the 2016 election is not a question, it is a necessity

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff

November 15, 2016


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  The right to vote has been a topic of much controversy throughout the history of the United States. In fact, it wasn’t until 1965, after years of fighting for rights, that African American citizens were even allowed to vote. Military members in the U.S.A. waged the Revolutionary War with Britain an...

Why schools should require uniforms

Why schools should require uniforms

Nashita Ali, Eastside Staff

November 15, 2016


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In 2016 alone, 50.4 million students were enrolled in publics schools across America. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, in the 2013 -2014 school year, 23 percent of students attending a public primary school and 15 percent of students attending public high schools were requir...

Parents are responsible for their children, not the movie industry

Parents are responsible for their children, not the movie industry

Ali Pollack, Eastside Staff

October 28, 2016


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Sitting down to see the next big horror movie causes sweaty palms, shaking knees, and an overall feeling of anxiety, but is this feature film too much to handle?     Children all over the country are developing slight mental disturbances due to the continuous watch of scary films. This raises t...

Some of your favorites foods may be killing you.

Some of your favorites foods may be killing you.

Holly Seybold, Eastside Staff

October 28, 2016


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Currently, there is an increase in trend towards drinks and foods that contain artificial syrups, sweeteners and preservatives. While labels such as “sugar-free” or “zero calories” may be attractive, these ingredients are in fact worse than the non-artificial alternatives. One of the most popular uses of artificial i...

Why Gun Control Laws need reform

Why Gun Control Laws need reform

Edward Zhang, Eastside Staff

October 23, 2016


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

In New Jersey, 2.8 people are killed in every 100,000 inhabitants and 349 gun murders have happened in 2010. Making New Jersey the 15th most likely place to die from gun violence in the entire United States. Nearly 300 million guns are in the U.S since January 2016 according to the Congressional Research C...

EpiPen price increase creates great concern for allergy patients

EpiPen price increase creates great concern for allergy patients

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor

September 26, 2016


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Don’t you think something that can save lives should be sold for as cheap as possible? Shouldn’t greed and money be out of the question on an item that can be the deciding factor between life and death? For the EpiPen, that is not the case. An EpiPen is an injection that contains epinephrine. ...

How Odell Can Get Off The Most Hated NFL Players List

How Odell Can Get Off The Most Hated NFL Players List

Ben Goldsmith, Eastside Multimedia Editor

September 8, 2016


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According to SportingNews.com’s list, there are quite a few hated players in the National Football League. From Richie Incognito to Tom Brady, recently the spotlights’ been on a young wide receiver. New York Giants wide out Odell Beckham Jr. was at the center of a scuffle with now-Redskins def...

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