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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 Culture, 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 Culture, 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 Culture, 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...

Philly runs for a good cause at the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure

Philly runs for a good cause at the  Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

May 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure took place on Sunday May 13, 2018 at Eakins Oval directly in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The race is a 5k run or run/walk in order to raise money for research to find a cure for breast cancer. People from all around the world travel to Phil...

’13 Reasons Why’, and the rising importance of mental awareness

’13 Reasons Why’, and the rising importance of mental awareness

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

May 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

On May 19, anticipated teens and adults were finally able to access the second season of 13 Reasons Why. The cliffhanger that was left off in the first season left audiences hanging and captivated them to return to the second season. ​13 Reasons Why opened last year with a bang. It was one of Ne...

Honeygrow brings a ‘buzz’ to the Marlton restaurant scene

Honeygrow brings a ‘buzz’ to the Marlton restaurant scene

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

May 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

If necessity is the mother of invention, then one could probably say that soggy tofu is the father of the Honeygrow concept. Philadelphia based Honeygrow is the vision of founder Justin Rosenberg, a vegan who was searching for great-tasting, quick and healthy restaurant food. A noted gap in the h...

The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia shares Japanese culture with visitors

The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia shares Japanese culture with visitors

Shir Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

May 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

A traditional Japanese Tea House stands near the entrance to greet visitors. The grounds are decorated with many fountains, sculptures, and flowers. But at the heart of it all, hundreds of gorgeous cherry blossoms branch over the guests from all around the world. The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greate...

Jersey Shore Alpacas

Jersey Shore Alpacas

Sophia Liang, Eastside Community Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Enjoy these additional photos from Jersey Shore Alpacas, an alpaca farm owned by Jim and Tish Carpinelli in Cape May, NJ. To read the complete story, check out Eastside’s May 2018 issue. 

Eastside calls for Cherry Hill Public Schools to receive fair funding

Eastside calls for Cherry Hill Public Schools to receive fair funding

Eastside Editorial Board

May 14, 2018


Filed under Eastside Special, Showcase

Across Cherry Hill, passionate students and parents fill hallways, social media groups and Board of Education meetings to air their grievances about the district’s 19 schools. It is no secret that class sizes are too large, grounds are not secure and the dingy buildings pose health and safety hazards. Eastside believes...

The Life of a Dancer — Louis Zimmermann

The Life of a Dancer — Louis Zimmermann

Louis Zimmermann, Eastside Opinions Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Twenty hours, six styles, 12 classes and 6 out of 7 days. In a nutshell of numbers, this is what my week consists of as a competitive dancer. And this routine starts in September and ends in June. Because of this immense training and energy I put into dance, I cannot stand by hearing another person excla...

East’s Small Engines teacher and Band instructor, Mr. Cecil Leonard, walks the red carpet at The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

East’s Small Engines teacher and Band instructor, Mr. Cecil Leonard, walks the red carpet at The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Jacob Silvert, Eastside Staff

May 2, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The 60th annual Grammy Awards were held in New York this year, the first time not in Los Angeles since 2003. James Corden, host of The Late Late Show, hosted the event in Madison Square Garden with a special guest appearance from Cherry Hill East’s own… Mr. Cecil Leonard. Invited along with his former drumming prodi...

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