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BROOMS UP: A group of students at Middlebury College turn Quidditch (from the Harry Potter series) into a real sport

BROOMS UP: A group of students at Middlebury College turn Quidditch (from the Harry Potter series) into a real sport

Claire McFadden, Eastside Staff
March 22
Filed under Showcase, Underground

You have tried baseball, basketball and soccer. You have struggled through long, frustrating seasons of football, tennis and track. After years of unsuccessful athletic activity, you may decide it’s time to give up. But have you considered Quidditch? Many people know Quidditch as the sport with...

Nokia 3310: The original mobile phone from the early 2000s, revamped

Nokia 3310: The original mobile phone from the early 2000s, revamped

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff
March 20
Filed under Showcase, Underground

At the Mobile World Congress show held late last February in Barcelona, an announcement was made that shocked consumers to the core: the beloved Nokia 3310 phone is back. Although no set release date has been made, it is expected to hit shelves in Summer 2017. Originally released by Finnish company HMD ...

Kaytranada’s new album, 99.9% showcases a wide variety of musical genres.

Kaytranada’s new album, 99.9% showcases a wide variety of musical genres.

Claire Joanson, Eastside Staff
January 30
Filed under Showcase, Underground

Album Rating: ★★★★☆  99.9% by Kaytranada, the Montreal-based producer’s first complete studio effort, is 100 percent an album worth listening to. The album is an eclectic compilation of sounds and themes, featuring an array of artists such as electronic-pop duo AlunaGeorge and BadBadNotG...

Competition in the smartwatch industry heats up with the new MATRIX PowerWatch

Competition in the smartwatch industry heats up with the new MATRIX PowerWatch

Eric First, Eastside Underground Editor
January 6
Filed under Showcase, Underground

Over the past five years, tech startup Matrix Industries has been working on a revolutionary product called the MATRIX PowerWatch. The watch is the first of its kind to use thermoelectric technology, harnessing body heat as its sole source of power. Since the PowerWatch is powered by body heat, users will never n...

Artist Profile: Kyle

Artist Profile: Kyle

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
December 5
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, Showcase, Underground

  While, yes, I often get excited when I discover a new artist, Kyle was different. I discovered Kyle through Spotify. Searching Chance The Rapper’s page, I came across an album he was featured on. It was a familiar album cover with a toothy grin surrounded by a baby blue color that jus...

The Evolution of the Gif

The Evolution of the Gif

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
November 17
Filed under Underground

Believe it or not, the GIF (pronounced: “jif”) or “Graphic Interchange Format” has been around since 1987. Steve Wilhite, an American software developer is credited for creating the GIF back in the late 80’s. Wilhite worked for CompuServe, which was the first major online service provider i...

Third Party Presidential Candidates running in the upcoming Election

Third Party Presidential Candidates running in the upcoming Election

November 6
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, Showcase, Underground

With the presidential election only a few days away, the nation seems to be buzzing with news of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Amidst all this excitement however, other parties can often be forgotten.  And so, Eastside took it upon themselves to explore some of the more obscure parties. Keep on ...

Doughnut-lovers celebrate National Doughnut Day on November 5th

Doughnut-lovers celebrate National Doughnut Day on November 5th

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Staff
November 5
Filed under Underground

November 5 is one of the two National Doughnut days celebrated by doughnut lovers throughout the world. In fact, 10 billion donuts are made over the course of a year in the United States to fill the orders of doughnut fanatics.The date of the other National Doughnut Day is June 1. National Doughnut Da...

The Four Best Card Games You Forgot About

The Four Best Card Games You Forgot About

October 27
Filed under Eastside Special, Showcase, Underground

Eastside set out to explore the best unknown card games. Yu-Gi-Oh, Dominion, Taki, and Dungeons and Dragons used to be prominent and popular card games for kids. Now, they are still in existence but not as popular. Continue reading to find out how to play and ultimately realize how fun they are!...

National Pumpkin Day slowly gains popularity, especially via social media

National Pumpkin Day slowly gains popularity, especially via social media

Jiseon Lee, Eastside Staff
October 26
Filed under Showcase, Underground

October 26, National Pumpkin Day might seem insignificant, but considering the U.S. produces 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins every year, it is a pretty big deal. Throughout autumn, the scent of freshly baked pumpkin pies fill the air.  Pumpkin picking, fall-related festivals, bake-offs, jack-o-lant...

Artists from all of Philadelphia gather for the annual Fringe Festival

Artists from all of Philadelphia gather for the annual Fringe Festival

Shari Boiskin, Eastside Underground Editor
September 14
Filed under Underground

Last Friday, September 9, marked the kickoff of the 2016 Fringe Festival in Philadelphia. FringeArts is an umbrella organization that brings progressive and imaginative shows of all sorts to Philadelphia all year round. The organization has a theater located at the FringeArts Center on the Delaware River Wa...

Artist Profile: Michael Franti

Artist Profile: Michael Franti

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
June 21
Filed under Music Reviews, Showcase, Underground

Father’s Day. Most families celebrate this annual holiday by having a family dinner or barbecue. This year, my family went to a Michael Franti concert. Years ago, my Uncle, Craig Duffy, turned my father and I on to Stay Human, Franti’s third studio album. Since then, my father and I have gone to tw...

Wheaties cereal features athletes on its boxes

Wheaties cereal features athletes on its boxes

Ben Goldsmith, Eastside Multimedia Director
May 15
Filed under Underground

There are a few signs when one knows that he or she has made it: Being surrounded by paparazzi everywhere one goes, having one’s own Wikipedia entry, and driving a Ferrari every day. However, none speak louder to athletes then getting a call from Wheaties asking them to stop by and snap some photos....

Casey Neistat announces the new version of the app Beme

Casey Neistat announces the new version of the app Beme

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
May 2
Filed under Showcase, Underground

Today, May 2, 2016 marks a very special day…the day that Beme launched their new version of the app. “When recording videos with Beme the screen is completely black so you have no way of previewing or editing your content before it’s automatically shared. So what you capture is authentic and un...

The Complete Experience of Record Store Day

The Complete Experience of Record Store Day

Ashley Cooper, Eastside Underground Editor
April 15
Filed under Eastside Special, Eastside Special, Showcase, Underground

On April 16, 2016, the ninth annual Record Store Day will occur. A celebration of independent music retailers, Record Store Day is a cherished platform for over 200, independent record stores in the U.S. Besides simply the state's, Record Store Day expands further, actually reaching a global expanse,...

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