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Welcome to “AmeriKKKa”

Welcome to “AmeriKKKa”

Jared Fisch, Managing Editor
August 16, 2017
Filed under National Opinions, Opinions, Showcase

Our country is a warzone. Places like Charlottesville, Virginia are simply the battlegrounds in a fight between what many refer to as “white nationalists” and those seeking equality and peace. Those under the sugarcoated label of “white nationalists” are simply a hodgepodge of white supremaci...

The new meaning of summer

The new meaning of summer

Adiel Davis, Eastside Staff
August 1, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinions

Summer. Long days of relaxing. Long nights of fun.  No bedtime. No homework. Beach. Suntans. Sleep-away camp.  No parents. The two months I look forward to… the other ten months of the year not so much. Now that I am no longer a camper, summer has an entirely new meaning. Now that I am a counselo...

Margate beaches suffer as machines invade the shore town

Margate beaches suffer as machines invade the shore town

Eric First, Eastside Underground Editor
July 30, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Margate is well known as a popular shore destination for Cherry Hill families. Every summer, Cherry Hill East students flock to the sandy beaches of this Absecon Island city. However, this summer, beachgoers have been rudely interrupted by a sand dune project spanning the entirety of Margate’s beache...

Go read a book!

Go read a book!

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster
July 25, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Needless to say, my younger cousin watches a lot of TV. And so the other day, when I was babysitting her, it struck me: had she ever read a book for fun? Intrigued, I asked her if she could bring a book for us to read, but she paid no mind to my question as she was fully immersed in the newest episode ...

Township Today: Still Park debacle remains at impasse after hearing

Township Today: Still Park debacle remains at impasse after hearing

Josh Sodicoff, Eastside Opinions Editor
July 20, 2017
Filed under Eastside Special, Opinions, Showcase

On June 10, the N. John Amato Council Chambers was practically filled to capacity. About twice the number of chairs had been put out, and even then both sides of the room still contained a number of citizens standing. For the first time since the founding of the town (I assume), the township ran out o...

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...

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