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Want to read Eastside’s Environmental Issue? Click here!

Want to read Eastside’s Environmental Issue? Click here!

April 24, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

  Eastside's April issue is online, readable in PDF format, in honor of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. One way Eastside is doing its part is by not using paper this time around. Each page of the publication focuses on environmental issues affecting people locally, nationally and internationally....

Mr. Snyderman (Josh Snyder) is crowned this year’s Mr. East

Mr. Snyderman (Josh Snyder) is crowned this year’s Mr. East

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Community Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

The 30th annual Mr. East competition took place on April 21, as ten seniors with flamboyant pageant personas and several vibrant costumes each vied for the hearts of the judges and the audience. Although tickets were still being sold at the door upon entry, as opposed to the sold-out crowds of years pas...

The 30th Annual Mr. East

The 30th Annual Mr. East

Gabriella Friedman and Nafessa Jaigirdar
April 21, 2017
Filed under Event Previews, Showcase

On Friday, April 21st, the annual Mr. East competition will take place. This annual male beauty and talent competition is in support of the One is Greater than None charity, which will help rescue children from child trafficking in Ghana, Africa. The tickets will cost ten dollars. This years cont...

Apple purchases East Alum, Conrad Kramer’s (’14) productivity app

Apple purchases East Alum, Conrad Kramer’s (’14) productivity app

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Staff
April 17, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

On Wednesday, March 22, Apple announced its acquisition of the iOS application known as Workflow. Workflow is an app created by East’s own Conrad Kramer (’14), as well as fellow Workflow team members Ari Weinstein and Nick Drey. Workflow began as a project for the MHacks hackathon in 2014 whe...

Oki Maki: Restaurant Review

Oki Maki: Restaurant Review

Chelsea Stern, Eastside Staff
April 10, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Voorhees welcomed Oki Maki, the newest contemporary fast-food restaurant, to Haddonfield-Berlin Road on March 7.  The Japanese-style restaurant takes a creative approach to Asian cuisine with its sushi burritos and ramen bowls made to order. With a management consisting of three local companies, Akira...

Culture Clubs Prepare for MCD

Culture Clubs Prepare for MCD

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Staff
April 3, 2017
Filed under News/Features

Multi-Cultural Day (MCD) is upon us and the many culture clubs are preparing to share their unique culture with the East community. With MCD on Friday, April 7, all of the clubs are wrapping up their work for the show that they have put together. Dance Choreographers are finalizing their dance formations and d...

Over 300 donors volunteered at the Spring Blood Drive

Over 300 donors volunteered at the Spring Blood Drive

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Staff
April 3, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

While the annual Cherry Hill East Spring Blood Drive was unfortunately cut short by one day due to the snow day on Tuesday March 14, it still remained a huge success. The blood drive, originally scheduled to take place on both March 14 and 15, instead was only able to take place on the 15. Although ...

Three East Robotics teams advance to the VEX World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky

Three East Robotics teams advance to the VEX World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Staff
March 21, 2017
Filed under Event Recaps, News/Features, Showcase

On March 4th, 2017, Cherry Hill East hosted the New Jersey state championship for VEX Robotics. Competing were the best of the best from across the state, including teams from East. The teams competed in the latest challenge called Starstruck where their robots were tasked with retrieving foam star...

Too Much Weight on our Shoulders

Too Much Weight on our Shoulders

Mia Colclasure, Eastside Staff
March 20, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

At Cherry Hill East, very few students use their lockers due to having only three minutes between periods. If someone tried to stop at their locker and switch out their books, they’d be late to class, especially if they must go from the first floor up to the third. Instead, students carry everything they need...

Filipino Culture Society collects donations for victims of 2013 Typhoon Haiyan

Filipino Culture Society collects donations for victims of 2013 Typhoon Haiyan

Sophia Liang, Eastside Staff
March 19, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Houses crumbled. Trees snapped in half. Mothers watched their children being carried away by the waves. This was the havoc wreaked across the islands of the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. In the deadliest storm in the Philippines’ history, floods, landslides and winds reaching u...

Eastside takes you behind the scenes of Ragtime

Eastside takes you behind the scenes of Ragtime

Jennifer Pacitti, Jenna Simons, and Louis Zimmermann
March 9, 2017
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

The cast of this year’s Spring Musical will not only take the stage to entertain its audience, but to get them talking. The Theatre Department will be putting on Ragtime, a show based on the 1975 novel by E.L Doctorow. This year will be the first-time Ragtime has been performed on the East stage. ...

Brian Stokes Mitchell, original lead of Broadway Ragtime, educates East’s Theatre students about the impact of the play

Brian Stokes Mitchell, original lead of Broadway Ragtime, educates East’s Theatre students about the impact of the play

Kaitlyn Boyle, Eastside Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Just over a week from the opening night of Ragtime, the cast, crew and pit orchestra were visited by Broadway actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, the original lead of the musical, on Friday, March 3. Mitchell played the character of Coalhouse for approximately two years, and has been very vocal in the figh...

Class of 2019 takes a trip to Athens, Greece for their Cotillion.

Class of 2019 takes a trip to Athens, Greece for their Cotillion.

Louis Zimmermann and Hope Rosenblatt
February 25, 2017
Filed under News/Features, Showcase

Last night at the Sophomore Cotillion, the class of 2019 pulled out all the stops in transforming the cafeteria into the city of Athens, Greece. As the students entered the room they were immediately met with rows of pillars wrapped in a seemingly endless amount of lights representing the ruins of the c...

The Women’s March takes over the streets of Washington, D.C.

The Women’s March takes over the streets of Washington, D.C.

Maddie Armstrong, Eastside Staff
February 7, 2017
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, News/Features, Showcase

The day after President Donald J. Trump was elected was a historic day for both America and the rest of the world. No, it’s not because of his withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership or that he greenlit the construction of a wall along the border of the U.S. and Mexico. Rather, these events are ...

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