The clothes you buy help fuel a flawed global system

Gilana Levavi ('14) / Eastside Opinions Editor

July 5, 2013

Check the labels of the clothing you are wearing. Chances are, few of your clothes were made in the United States. In fact, 98 percent of the clothing purchased in this country was imported from abroad. Much of the clothing we wear is pr...

Obama hosts National Conference on Mental Health

Gilana Levavi('14)/ Eastside Opinions Editor

June 16, 2013

On June 3, President Obama held a National Conference on Mental Health.  The purpose of the conference was, as the president put it, to “bring mental illness out of the shadows.” The day-long event brought together health...

Harnessing the power of social media in the aftermath of the Boston tragedy

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside Opinions Editor

April 30, 2013

Social media is arguably the most powerful force that has emerged in the last decade. The aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombings illustrates this point perhaps more clearly than ever. According to a report from the Pew Research...

Art club meets Tuesday, December 13

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside editorial assistant

December 13, 2011

Art Club met today in room F078. About fifteen students attended. Some of the attendees worked on designing holiday cards, to be printed and sold in a charitable fundraiser for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America,...

Art Club meeting recap

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside editorial assistant

October 4, 2011

Today, October 4, after school, the Art Club met in F087. To begin the meeting, Gaby Rochino (’12) demonstrated how to make an origami paper crane, and club members each created their own crane. Then, several students chose...

Eye of the tiger: taking strict parents to a whole new level

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside staff

March 25, 2011

Three months ago, the phrase “Tiger Mom” did not mean anything to anyone. But since the release of Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother in January, the phrase has been the subject of innumerable heated debates. Chua’s...

Weekend Activities for the weekend of January 28

Gilana Levavi ('14)/Eastside staff

January 27, 2011

Activities Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: Flower Show Tired of all the winter weather? For a breath of spring air, check out the Flower Show, open this weekend at the Deptford Mall. The show is presented b...

Girls rule, boys drool: female heads of state

Gilana Levavi (‘14)/Eastside staff

December 9, 2010

Since the beginning of time, women have led in government. Egyptian queens are believed to have ruled since 3000 B.C.E., and the first documented female leader ruled in Mesopotamia around 2500 B.C.E. The newest female governmental...