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Teenagers don’t know how to date anymore

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Opinions Editor

August 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Has dating become a thing of the past? What used to be considered the requirements of a proper date seemed to have slowly become less and less necessary as years pass. Now, instead of dates, couples just “hangout.” Dating culture has seemingly evolved into a vicious cycle of constant text messages...

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

I experienced the trip of a lifetime

Ali Koenig, Eastside Managing Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

Five weeks ago, I stepped back in time.   This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to the Czech Republic, Poland and Israel on a trip called the L’dor V’dor program, which means “from generation to generation” in Hebrew. As the name suggests, the trip followed the history of the Jewish people as we traveled to various locations of religious and historical significance. &nbs...

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

BOE discusses academic and infrastructural plans for the upcoming school year at the July 10 meeting

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside News Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The Cherry Hill Board of Education discussed serious renovations and academic preparations at the July 10 meeting. The meeting covered the 2017-2018 academic year and the programs that will be adapted in the 2018-2019 year. Due to the condition of the school buildings, Assistant Superintendent of ...

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

East Perspectives: What daily life is like for a lifeguard

Sam Grossman, Eastside Features Editor

July 24, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

It’s summer- the time for adults and children alike to beat the heat at the swim club. While the pool is fun, it can also be very dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ten people die per day from drowning. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of death in the United St...

Parallel parking should not be assessed on road tests in non-urban testing areas

Parallel parking should not be assessed on road tests in non-urban testing areas

Gregory Rothkoff, Eastside Opinions Editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As many teens will be taking the DMV road test once the upcoming school year comes around, it is apparent that the most difficult (and dreaded) part of the test is parallel parking. Most recently, Maryland scrapped parallel parking from the road test in 2015, raising the long overdue question: should p...

Local journalism in N.J. is dying, and N.J.’s fix leaves much to be desired

Local journalism in N.J. is dying, and N.J.’s fix leaves much to be desired

Aine Pipe, Eastside News Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Last Sunday, Phil Murphy, our governor, signed away 5 million dollars to the creation of a public news consortium, a move which has divided the minimal amount of people who actually have heard about it.      So, let’s start with the basics: the 5 million dollars is not going to be directly in the h...

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Photo Gallery: Hats off to the Class of 2018!

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Photo Editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Check out the gallery below for pictures of this year's graduates!

Where to go to explore the sports history of colleges across the nation

Where to go to explore the sports history of colleges across the nation

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor

July 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During the summer, many families take vacations. They go all over the world, including Europe, Africa and Canada. However, my family is different. Whenever we go on vacation, we love visiting different colleges and exploring their sports history as well as watching their current teams play. Check out s...

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...

Class of 2018 graduates at the Liacouras Center

Class of 2018 graduates at the Liacouras Center

Maddy Cicha, Eastside Community Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

The commencement of the Cherry Hill East Class of 2018 was held at the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19. While doors did not open until 3 p.m., by 2:30 the lobby was already packed with families, friends, teachers and supporters of the graduating clas...

Dim Sum Garden brings good food and Chinese culture to the Philadelphia area

Dim Sum Garden brings good food and Chinese culture to the Philadelphia area

Maddy Cicha, Eastside Commnity Editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Located in the heart of Chinatown in Philadelphia, Dim Sum Garden manages to make customers feel not only welcomed but also immersed in Chinese culture and its traditions. At first glance, the restaurant was slightly daunting. Squished between the dozens of other Chinese and Asian-fusion eateries...

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, ...

Cherry Hill holds annual Memorial Day ceremony

Cherry Hill holds annual Memorial Day ceremony

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Cherry Hill Township observed Memorial Day on Monday with its annual ceremony honoring fallen soldiers, which took place beginning at 10:45 a.m. at the Municipal Complex on Mercer Street. In 1971, Memorial Day became a federal holiday which is observed on the last Monday of May each year. It prov...

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