Fidget Spinner knockoff epidemic

♦ By David Le (’18)/Eastside Underground Editor Ever since the successful release of the now popular Fidget Spinner, thousands of people have been caught up in its widespread craze. However, many other companies have also been trying to replicate the original success with similar products of their own. Shopping watchdog groups, such as Buy Good Stuff (BGS) and Give Us Brand Names (GUBN), have reported a … Continue reading Fidget Spinner knockoff epidemic

Finstas and rinstas are making life complicated for teens

♦ By Adiel Davis (’18)/Eastside Staff “I always mix-up my finsta and rinsta,” Carl Huggins (‘18) said. “It’s annoying but not that big of a deal.” A finsta is a fake Instagram, a place where most teens post pictures of themselves not in their most beautiful, edited, Instagram-worthy state. The pictures or videos are funny, goofy and silly. They are supposed to be just a joke. … Continue reading Finstas and rinstas are making life complicated for teens

This holiday season’s latest craze is hitting the shelves

♦ By Josh Sodicoff (’18)/Eastside Multimedia Editor The Holiday Season is upon us now, and with every Holiday Season comes a death trap of a toy that somehow appears on every child’s holiday wish list. According to the Cherry Hill-based market research group Black and Red, Zoombams will fill that void this winter season. “In conducting this study, we first narrowed down our pool of … Continue reading This holiday season’s latest craze is hitting the shelves

An ancient Spirit Week booth is discovered by archaeologists

♦ By Shari Boiskin (’17)/Eastside Opinions Editor Local Cherry Hill archaeologists have uncovered a Spirit Week booth behind East that dates back to 1816, underneath what was once swampland. The booth was found when East students were in gym class and a tennis ball strayed from the court. The tennis ball — and information on the booth’s whereabouts — were retrieved by Samantha Rune (‘18). … Continue reading An ancient Spirit Week booth is discovered by archaeologists

Miantic’s latest game, Animals GO, is becoming the next big virtual reality app

Since the release of Pokemon GO, people all over the world have been more motivated than ever to get up and explore the world around them in order to search for their favorite Pokemon. In less than a month, the game had more users than Twitter, and the earnings of the game’s developer Niantic reflected that success. However, one of the company’s competitors, Miantic, has recently released a new game based on Pokemon GO’s design, and it has become an even bigger hit that Pokemon GO itself, Animals GO. Continue reading Miantic’s latest game, Animals GO, is becoming the next big virtual reality app

East student says he got the lead role in the Broadway revival of Falsettos

Ettore Armitt (‘17), Co-Master Carpenter and actor in Cherry Hill High School East’s Theatre Department, has recently announced that he will be starring as the lead in the upcoming Broadway revival of Falsettos. Armitt said that he has been cast as the role of Marvin a “space captain in charge of the team of specialists, the Falsettos, masters of disguise who travel the galaxy pretending to be other people in order to complete their missions.” Continue reading East student says he got the lead role in the Broadway revival of Falsettos

East student plans to snowboard across Cherry Hill in order to gain popularity

While the temperature starts to get hotter, Cherry Hill East student Adrian Kristensen (‘18) is spending his summer keeping cool by spending his time snowboarding around town. Kristensen, a Three-Time Regional Snowboarding Champion, has made it his mission to snowboard down at least half of all the streets in Cherry Hill by the end of the summer and has started a campaign to raise money for charity for every mile he snowboards. Continue reading East student plans to snowboard across Cherry Hill in order to gain popularity