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People need to stop harassing celebrities

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Staff

April 15, 2015


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

Stalker: a person who harasses or prosecutes someone with unwanted and obsessive attention. Paparazzi: a photographer who annoyingly pursues celebrities to get photos of them. People in the entertainment industry know what they are doing when they sign up for a lifestyle without privacy; however,...

Finals help students in the long-term

Sam Greenberg, Eastside Staff

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

Each year, students spend boring class after class daydreaming about what the summer has in store. What every student, including myself, tries to forget is that the most important tests of the year lie in the way of ultimately reaching the vacation that we have all been waiting for. Finals at East...

Mother Nature: Please Read This Letter

Mother Nature: Please Read This Letter

Madeline Levin, Eastside Staff

April 14, 2015


Filed under Global Commentary, National Opinions, Opinions

There is always a constant reminder that we need to help the environment and save “Mother Nature.” She is supposedly this image of a creature that controls the weather, nature and essentially the Earth. If this spiritual person exists, then there are multiple occasions when I have to say that...

Students need to moderate using their phones in school

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Staff

April 14, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

It is 2015 and I am scared that technology has really started to take over our lives. Our teachers and parents are running out of options and only we can change the dark path we are heading towards. Cell phone use in the classroom should not be permitted, however, no one will argue that it is truly...

Artificial Intelligence: Will Society Ever Find the Perfect Balance?

Artificial Intelligence: Will Society Ever Find the Perfect Balance?

David Le and DeVon Herr

April 8, 2015


Filed under Global Commentary, National Opinions, Opinions

A key component of human history and society is the innovation of technology, which each succeeding generation makes vast improvements on what was inferior only years ago. Moore’s Law, which originates from Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, said that every 18 months, the transistor count double...

Fans react idiotically towards Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction

Fans react idiotically towards Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction

Jenna Myers, Eastside Opinions Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

On March 25, Zayn Malik, one of the five singers in the extremely famous pop group, One Direction, decided to take some time off from the band by leaving One Direction and its huge spotlight. While many One Direction fans, also known as Directioners, mourn about the loss of Malik, some fans have been...

Financial Literacy: a waste of an elective

Financial Literacy: a waste of an elective

Jenna Simons, Eastside Staff

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

Financial Literacy is currently a required course that students must take in order to graduate in New Jersey. In this class, students learn skills such as how to read a credit card bill and how to stay out of debt due to overdue credit card payments. However, Financial Literacy should not be a required...

How often do you use your planner?

How often do you use your planner?

Jenna Simons, Eastside Staff

March 30, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

At the beginning of each school year, every Cherry Hill East student receives a planner. This planner is specific to Cherry Hill East and includes information such as important events for the school year, school policies, grading system and much more. It is vital for students to use their planners. Using...

Open lunch should be implemented at East

Open lunch should be implemented at East

Madi Palat, Eastside Staff

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

Getting told that students have a break everyday during school for about an hour, most people would get the impression that this means they can go do what they please for that hour, not to be confined in the school with an overflowing amount of children. Well, that chaotic place described is Cherry Hi...

The SAT is a significant test for students to take

The SAT is a significant test for students to take

Alon Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

March 16, 2015


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions, School Opinions

SAT score is one of the most controversial aspects of college acceptance. While some people believe that these test scores are extremely beneficial to the college application process, others believe they are unfair. According to Ms. Rosanne Rocchino, a current SAT preparation teacher at Cherry...

What’s your schedule?

What’s your schedule?

Hannah Gruber, Eastside Staff

February 10, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

While many students of Cherry Hill East are beginning to prepare to take mid terms and the PARCC exams, the guidance counselors are preparing the students’ schedules for the next school year. East uses a program called Chancery SMS. This program allows guidance counselors to insert all of the student'...

Weathermen should not over exaggerate forecasts

Weathermen should not over exaggerate forecasts

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Staff

January 31, 2015


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

Winter snowstorm Juno was expected to take over the entire East coast starting Monday, Jan. 26. Multiple states including New Jersey, New York and Connecticut all went into a state of emergency in fear of the predicted blizzard. But when the dreaded snowstorm did arrive, many children and adults alike...

Days 5 and 6 are not as bad as they seem

Days 5 and 6 are not as bad as they seem

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Staff

January 31, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

While the dreaded days 5 and 6 are taking place throughout the Cherry Hill High Schools, many students wish that they were still asleep. Waking up at the crack of dawn only to sit in a dreaded class can turn any school day sour. Especially in a dreaded class. Though students greatly dread days 5 and 6...

Unnecessary snow days can easily be prevented

Unnecessary snow days can easily be prevented

Josh Sodicoff, Eastside Staff

January 30, 2015


Filed under Opinions, School Opinions

With the winter storm that brought school to an early close on Jan. 26 and a shutdown the day after, there have been great speculation. The particular criticism is that there did not seem to be any storm, just small amounts of snow. As such, members of our community believe a review of the school’s...

The Death with Dignity Act should be passed in all 50 states

The Death with Dignity Act should be passed in all 50 states

Matt Kains, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2015


Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

Euthanasia, a practice widely used in our culture to put down ill animals, is the process of deliberately ending one’s life to end pain and suffering. An issue concerning people with terminal illnesses who choose to undergo euthanasia with the help of a doctor has recently come into the national spo...

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