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Millennials: The “anxious generation”

Millennials: The “anxious generation”

Elissa Cohen, Eastside Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinions, Showcase

As millennials, we possess a great amount of anxiety. Whether we are completing small tasks for an elective course or traveling across the world to learn and explore, we often bring fear with us. The millennial generation is such an anxious generation in comparison to the rest for a few reasons, but...

Turkey faces many problems…and it is not Thanksgiving

Turkey faces many problems…and it is not Thanksgiving

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Global Commentary, Opinions, Showcase

Plagued by ISIS and internal problems, Turkey has become a ticking time bomb. In the past year, terrorist attacks have kept the population fearful. From the nightclub bomb to the failed coup, the Turkish public has become weary of danger. For the past 11 years, president Tayyip Erdogan has tried and fa...

The Never-Ending Grind: The Work just never ends

The Never-Ending Grind: The Work just never ends

Harry Green, Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The American Dream for affluence starts early; what many refer to as the “grind.”  The grind is the relentless process of pushing yourself to the brink of your limits in pursuit of The Dream.  After elementary school, where you learn the basics of reading, writing and playing with others, it beg...

By leading the anti-vaccination movement, President Trump puts public health at stake

By leading the anti-vaccination movement, President Trump puts public health at stake

Sophia Liang, Eastside Staff
March 19, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Throughout his election campaign, Donald Trump denounced the current immunization requirements for children, espousing unfounded theories about vaccinations’ role in causing autism. “Just the other day, 2 years old, a beautiful child, went to have the vaccine and came back and a week later, got a tremendo...

Should we be spending tax dollars on NASA?

Should we be spending tax dollars on NASA?

Carmen DeCosmo, Eastside Staff
March 16, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

 So what is NASA? When asked, many people will give a very simple answer; the program in charge of sending people to outer space. Well, it may seem so due to the fact that only a small percentage of what NASA does is portrayed to media, but the truth is, NASA does so much more than sending spaceshi...

The Schuyler Sisters add the words “and sisterhood” to “America the Beautiful” during their performance at the Super Bowl

The Schuyler Sisters add the words “and sisterhood” to “America the Beautiful” during their performance at the Super Bowl

Joshua Pipe, Eastside Staff
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Flash back 100 years to 1917—Woodrow Wilson was the president; the United States was still fighting the Kaiser in World War I, and women did not have the right to vote. How soon forgotten it is in today’s society, where a woman received more votes than her opponent in a presidential election, tha...

The Words “…under God…” Should be Removed from the Pledge of Allegiance

The Words “…under God…” Should be Removed from the Pledge of Allegiance

Edward Zhang, Eastside Staff
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Everyone in East must have heard this phrase at least once in every day at the beginning of school. It has become a ha...

East needs to upgrade the current lunch options because many are still unhealthy

East needs to upgrade the current lunch options because many are still unhealthy

Nashita Ali, Eastside Staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With American food standards coming into question by consumers, the use of high fructose corn syrup in most processed foods has been put on the spotlight. High fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is found in a majority of household food items such as Pepsi, Sprite, bread, cereal, Heinz Ketchup and even medications...

Granulated sugar packets should be available at the coffee cart for students

Granulated sugar packets should be available at the coffee cart for students

Samantha Schimpf, Eastside Staff
February 2, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

A student waits in the notoriously long line for coffee at Cherry Hill East on a Monday morning before first period. As she makes her way to the refreshments table with a cup in hand, she notices only artificial sweeteners appear to be available. The Cherry Hill East snack and refreshment cart simply...

EASTSIDE EDITORIAL: Eastside supports the uncensored production of Ragtime

EASTSIDE EDITORIAL: Eastside supports the uncensored production of Ragtime

Eastside Editorial Board, Eastside Editors
January 26, 2017
Filed under Eastside Special, Opinions, Showcase

America has a history of racism, one that we do not look upon proudly, but one that we cannot ignore. Especially in today’s social climate, in which racial discrimination still exists, we have to be aware of the past so that we can better unite in the future. In an age where the N-word is carelessly...

America’s education system is lacking and it is time changes are made to it

America’s education system is lacking and it is time changes are made to it

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff
January 24, 2017
Filed under National Opinions, News/Features, Showcase

Most citizens in the US never fail to express their patriotism for the ”Land of the Free”. American’s liberty is something to be proud of and something that is wanted by many, which is why so many immigrants have come to the US for centuries to start a new life. But Americans are also faced wi...

East students dislike school lunches

East students dislike school lunches

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff
January 11, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

There are many things you could criticize East about, and the school lunch surely is one of them. The school food isn’t really up to par for the area we live in. Select options are mediocre at best, but definitely not anyone’s first choice for an ideal lunch. Most kids don’t have time to eat br...

Why high school students should not base their entire lives on getting into college

Why high school students should not base their entire lives on getting into college

Adiel Davis, Eastside Staff
December 3, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As freshmen, we walk into the school overwhelmed by the size and expectations, as well as fear of the unknown. As sophomores we have the lay of the land, and understand time management; however we are still in search of the right friend group and clubs to join. As juniors we are stressed. Co...

Why Politicians Should Stop Denying Global Warming?

Why Politicians Should Stop Denying Global Warming?

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Scientists have known for years that the human race was the cause of the deteriotion of the planet Earth. From the warmer seas, to the longer lived droughts, scientist predict that in 2050 the sea levels will rise about a foot or two higher. This may not be significant but, as Hurricanes come, no one w...

Freedom of Speech? Not at East!

Freedom of Speech? Not at East!

Harry Green, Eastside Staff
November 17, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In the United States Constitution, the First Amendment establishes the freedom with regard to “religion… or speech”. Historically, the spirit of this amendment has been embraced at Cherry Hill High School East. Students are permitted to wear a wide variety of clothing, can freely play their own music...

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