Empowering women, empowering Iceland, empowering the world

Jenna Wilson ('15)/ Eastside News/Features Editor

June 24, 2013

Iceland has the first female president in the world, has one of the smallest gender gaps, the least amount of gender discrimination and is generally the place to be for females. This attitude of equality is blending with Iceland’s...

The Mirror Column 2: Teenage Plastic Surgery

Jenna Wilson ('15)/ Eastside News/Features Editor

November 7, 2012

While most first graders were comparing themselves to Cinderella, Nadia Ilse was comparing herself to another Disney character: Dumbo the elephant. Classmates would taunt Ilse, telling her that she had “the biggest ears...

The Mirror Column One: The Photoshop Problem

Jenna Wilson ('15)/News and Features Editor

August 4, 2012

It is common knowledge that the images in those glossy fashion magazines are retouched and edited without a second thought. If readers didn’t know how much Photoshopping went into the fashion spreads, it became pretty obvious...

Maroon 5’s overexposure suits the band well

Jenna Wilson ('15)/ News/ Features Editor

July 16, 2012

Overexposed, Maroon 5’s newest and fourth LP, is for the masses. It is shiny pop perfection, wrapped up with a bow and created for the millions of fans who watched frontman Adam Levine spin around on reality television. With tha...

Florence and the Machine track reviews

Jenna Wilson/Eastside Staff

November 1, 2011

Florence and the Machine, is the brainchild of singer Florence Welch, an import from Britain, who is changing the face of the music industry with every song she sings. The international star is dropping her highly anticipated...