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South Jersey gives back on MLK day with the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation

South Jersey gives back on MLK day with the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The lasting legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. left ripples through American history, shaping the concept of need and help. On the third Monday of January, communities all across the nation consolidate to honor his legacy with a day of service. To this end, this January 15, with over thre...

The aftermath of the Kentucky School Shooting: What does this mean for students at Cherry Hill East?

The aftermath of the Kentucky School Shooting: What does this mean for students at Cherry Hill East?

Jacob Graff, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

A calm morning in the common area at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky turned into a scene of carnage and death Tuesday morning when a 15 year-old male entered his school and fired a gun at fellow students and wounded sixteen people, according to authorities. Two were killed. The student...

The Marlton Diner “shakes up” the competition

The Marlton Diner “shakes up” the competition

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Marlton Diner is shaking things up in South Jersey with its gigantic, over-the-top, candy-embellished milkshakes. Located on Route 70 West in Marlton, the Marlton Diner is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The menu is largely comprised of typical diner fare, but the newest items that caught...

Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society prepares for the 2018 Coffeehouse

Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society prepares for the 2018 Coffeehouse

Rachel Mirsen, Eastside Staff

January 19, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Cherry Hill East’s Thespian Society reaches out to the community every year with Coffeehouse, a night filled with baked goods, drinks, and a lineup of impressive performances by various East students with unique talents. Contributions from each year’s show go toward a charitable cause voted on by...

Chicago rap artist “Noname”, makes a name for herself with her latest mixtape, Telefone.

Chicago rap artist “Noname”, makes a name for herself with her latest mixtape, Telefone.

Zoe Culver, Eastside Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under Culture, Showcase, Underground

Despite being born with the name Fatimah Warner, this artist chose something a little different as her stage name; in fact, she did not choose a name at all. Formerly known as Noname Gypsy, Noname is a 26-year-old Chicago-based rapper known for her unique style and smooth voice. In an interview, she ...

Looking back at the Eagles season so far

Looking back at the Eagles season so far

Jacob Graff, Eastside Staff

January 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The season the Eagles have had is not a fluke. It is not by accident that a team that was predicted to be the NFC East cellar dweller by season’s end is, after all, leading it by an NFC-high five-game margin. Instead, it is the result of hard work by the front office, coaching staff and player impro...

How do East students use technology to study?

How do East students use technology to study?

Samantha Roehl, Eastside Staff

January 13, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Showcase

According to Pew Research Center, 87 percent of American teens from ages 13 to 17 have access to a desktop or laptop computer. Partially due to the easy access to computers, many students at East prefer do most of their studying with the assistance of technology. The most commonly used online resource for s...

Students travel through space at the “Out of this World” Freshman Dance

Students travel through space at the “Out of this World” Freshman Dance

Ali Koenig and Jacob Kernis

January 10, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Over 500 Cherry Hill East students from all grades traveled “Out of This World” for a fun and lively freshman dance on Friday, January 5. Students walked through Cafeteria One to check coats and bags, and then headed through the teachers’ lounge and into Caf Two, both decorated to look like o...

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of it All”, Supplies Optimistic Romance, Unachievable Love, and Relationship Ramifications

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of it All”, Supplies Optimistic Romance, Unachievable Love, and Relationship Ramifications

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

January 9, 2018


Filed under Culture, Showcase, Underground

Sam Smith, most recognized for his emotional love songs, released his second album titled, “The Thrill of it All” on November 3, 2017. Smith’s debut album, “The Lonely Hour,” released on May 26, 2014, was a huge global success. During the year of 2014, “The Lonely Hour” remained in the ...

Why participation trophies must be eliminated

Why participation trophies must be eliminated

Remy Abrams, Eastside Staff

January 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Congratulations! You are receiving a trophy for showing up to practice! Adulthood is only an extension of your experiences as a child. As we grow up, self-esteem is one of the most important personality traits that an individual can obtain. If you want to build your self-esteem, you have to do thi...

Should You Buy Into The Bitcoin Buzz?

Should You Buy Into The Bitcoin Buzz?

Dominic Watson, Eastside Staff

January 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The bitcoin has recently crashed, after swelling to a worth of about $19,500 on December 17. At 7:00 p.m. on December 22, it was worth $12,140.92, and has since been fluctuating between $12,000-$15,000. This rapid change in price is caused by Bitcoin’s main appeal, the lack of government regulatio...

East drops heartbreaker against crosstown rivals

East drops heartbreaker against crosstown rivals

Andrew Abate, Eastside Staff

January 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Cherry Hill East Cougars varsity basketball team was defeated at home by the Cherry Hill West Lions in a very close 55-53 game as part of an invitational tournament being held at East. Despite the loss, the Cougars had multiple impressive performances from their starters, including a 21-point outi...

East pulls off a win against Highland in the Virginia B. Whittaker Tournament

East pulls off a win against Highland in the Virginia B. Whittaker Tournament

Michael Poulshock, Eastside Staff

January 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Although the Cougars have not gotten off to a hot start this season, currently being 2-3, they have the opportunity to start the new year off with a winning record after today's win against Highland, putting them at 3-3. Jared Ohnona (‘18) had the first points of the game for the Cougars after ...

First all-girls East robotics team shoots for the stars

First all-girls East robotics team shoots for the stars

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Over the last decade, Cherry Hill East robotics has become a dominant force in many competitions. East has had teams compete against some of the best teams in the world. One thing those teams had in common, though, was that they all contained at least one male member. Robotics, gaining populari...

Kaila Crozier (’18) dedicates three years of her high school career to manage the Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Kaila Crozier (’18) dedicates three years of her high school career to manage the Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Jilly Wulwick, Eastside Staff

December 29, 2017


Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

When you think about a basketball team, you think about the coaches that put together the plays and the players that carry them out. People tend to overlook another important aspect of the team: the managers. Cherry Hill East Girls Varsity Basketball team manager Kaila Crozier (‘18) has been managi...

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