Gossip Girl “Gone With the Will”

Ashley Drazen (’09)/Eastside Staff

January 13, 2009

Bart's passing has left everyone with a chance to start over. Chuck is granted the rights to Bass Empire, but Uncle Jack wants the control. In order to convince the board of Chuck's immoral activities, he takes Chuck out for a...

Gossip Girl “In The Realm of the Basses”

Ashley Drazen (’09)/Eastside Staff

January 8, 2009

As the New Year arrives, everyone learns of new things. Jenny has returned to school in hopes of feeling like a normal 15-year old. She quickly sees the bullying of a girl named Nelly, who wants to fit into Penelope's posse. The...

Gossip Girl “The Magnificent Archibalds”

Ashley Drazen (’09)/Eastside Staff

November 19, 2008

Thanksgiving brings to mind the thought of great food, family gatherings and, most of all, wish bones. In this case, everyone wished to be in a different place, celebrating this thankful holiday in a different way. Blair could...

Gossip Girl “Bonfire of the Vanity”

Ashley Drazen (’09)/Eastside Staff

November 11, 2008

Secrets are revealed in the Upper East Side. Jenny and Agnes go to many business meetings, only for them to be worthless when the two girls fight. Jenny decides to finally abandon Agnes and go solo. Agnes discovers this betrayal...

Gossip Girl “There Might Be Blood”

Ashley Drazen ('09)

November 4, 2008

Drama unfolds for Manhattan's elite as each character faces his/her own troubles. Blair meets a young girl named Emma who has connections to Yale. Blair quickly realizes there is a connection in their lives in the sense that Emma's...

Gossip Girl “Pre-a-Poor-J”

Ashley Drazen (’09)

October 31, 2008

Changes are in store for many characters, so as this episode begins, we see that Jenny has transformed herself into a true fashionista. Her hairstyle, make-up and wardrobe are all altered, containing dark colors and shady undertones....

Gossip Girl “Chuck In Real Life”

Ashley Drazen ('09)/Eastside Staff

October 21, 2008

As the season changes to fall, many of the characters on “Gossip Girl” transform as well. Dan is asked to try out for St. Jude’s soccer team, the school which Nate attends, and scores a spot on the team. Vanessa has turned...

Gossip Girl “New Haven Can Wait”

Ashley Drazen (’09)/Eastside staff

October 14, 2008

It’s the time of year for college visits, interviews, and applications. Blair Waldorf’s dream school is Yale, while Serena’s is Brown. Until recently, the girls’ distant friendship caused miscommunication and petty figh...

“Cyrano de Bergerac” shines on Broadway

Caroline Babula (’09)/ Eastside Staff and Ashley Drazen (’09)/ For Eastside

January 9, 2008

Nosing around New York City, the nose knows Cyrano de Bergerac is the show to see. This classic play recently had a ten-week run at the Richard Rodger’s Theatre on Broadway, starring Kevin Kline and Alias’ Jennifer Garner...

Christina visits Philadelphia

Ashley Drazen (’09)/ Eastside Staff

May 1, 2007

As the arena filled up on April 3rd, everyone waited for the main act, Christina Aguilera. Philadelphia, one of the many stops she has visited to perform her classic numbers, welcomed her with open arms. The powerhouse performer...