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THE STINGER

THE STINGER

Art by Teddy Garvin. Canva by Gabe Meyers.
Exploring EHS' substance use history
Carina McCallum, Gabe Meyers, Teddy Garvin, and Kate Lyons May 9, 2024

This was previously published in our April 2024 issue. Parties: dancing, drinking, and “living in the moment.” For many high school students, this type of party mentality can seem harmless; trying substances once, surrounded by friends, can seem innocent. However, these choices can become habitual, and what begins as spur-of-the- moment decisions and harmless teenage fun can spiral into something more dangerous. When these behaviors begin to bleed into other aspects of students’ lives,...

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Art by Nate Garcia.
To the readers: The Stinger carries on a legacy
Ayaan Shah, Editor-in-Chief • May 3, 2024

This previously ran in our April 2024 issue. Dear readers, A couple weeks ago, I came across a yellowing issue of The Stinger, frayed at the edges and only a few pages long. The date on the front page: May 3, 1967. As I looked inside, I saw many of the same issues we cover today also discussed over half a century ago: faculty and budget changes, club and community features, opinions on classes, and sports stories. I realized the scope of The Stinger’s journalism, and took a moment to reflect...

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EHS senior Aidan Arrakal removes invasive species from the Wildlands Conservancy.
EHS staff, faculty grapple with environmental impact
Ayaan Shah, Gavin Germain, Clare Sheehan, and Cyan Kvacky May 15, 2024

This was previously published in our April 2024 issue. The fight to combat climate change and promote sustainability, both within a community and on a larger scale, extends to everyone — including Emmaus High School faculty and staff. Both in school and through extracurricular activities, EHS faculty and staff strive to improve sustainability not only within the classroom, but beyond. In various science courses at Emmaus, such as AP Environmental Science, Environmental Science...

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A young girl sits atop the shoulders of an older protester at the Women’s March on July 2. Hundreds gathered to protest the overturning of Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade on June 24, which protected the right to have an abortion until the current court deemed it unconstitutional. Photo by Alice Adams.
Marching for Roe: Protesters gather in Easton to fight for uterine rights
Alice Adams, Photo Editor • July 5, 2022

On June 24, the Supreme Court of the United States made the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark court case that protected the right to have an abortion, with five of the nine justices...

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Photo by Alice Adams.
EHS Shave for the Brave event raises $150,000 for pediatric cancer research
Alice Adams, Photo Editor • May 5, 2022

This previously ran in our April 2022 print issue.  

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Aevidum: Carter Salomon starts new club to spread awareness of suicide prevention and honor brother
Aevidum: Carter Salomon starts new club to spread awareness of suicide prevention and honor brother
Devon Helmer, Managing Editor • December 24, 2022

This previously ran in our October 2022 print issue.  “All of a sudden it started to rain,” Nancy Salomon said. “I felt like it was him crying with us because he couldn’t be here.”  On...

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Winter is coming: Students reflect on fun snow day activities
Vivian Kirkpatrick, Contributor • December 13, 2021

Winter is soon approaching Pennsylvania as residents and weather predictions have officially suggested that winter may be coming harder and faster than years prior.  Pennsylvania should be expecting...

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Guiffre runs the ball against Nazareth Blue Eagles on Sept. 1, 2023.
Guiffre finds home with Hornets
Sydney Schaadt, Sports Contributor • November 8, 2023

This story previously ran in our October 2023 print issue. “I want to say I gave it my all, and I don’t want to feel like I could have given something that I didn’t,” Riley Guiffre said. Many...

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EPSD launches new girls wrestling program
Kate Lyons, Staff Writer • November 8, 2023

This story previously ran in our October 2023  print issue. East Penn School District embraces the sport of girls wrestling at the middle and high school level this winter. In hopes of empowering girls...

EHS boys soccer huddles before the Red Card Cancer game against Parkland High School at Memorial Field.
EHS boys soccer team hosts annual Red Card Cancer event
Teddy Garvin, Deputy Sports Editor • October 26, 2023

The Red Card Cancer game between Parkland High School and Emmaus High School is a boys soccer event that takes place in the fall before the start of the regular soccer season in the spring. Popularity...

EHS Trainers: Behind the Bandaids
EHS Trainers: Behind the Bandaids
Dakota Devlin, Makenzie Monfredi, and Abby Romano October 25, 2023

Canva graphic by Clare Sheehan.
Ranking best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows
Aarav Ganshani, Deputy Culture Editor • May 7, 2024

This was previously published in our February 2024 issue. Just three days before Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 11 marks Super bowl LVIII,...

Canva graphic by Clare Sheehan.
Celebrating best Black movies and TV shows
Clare Sheehan, Culture Editor • May 7, 2024

This was previously published in our February 2024 issue. “African Americans and the Arts” is the theme of Black History Month 2024, according...

Canva graphic by Clare Sheehan.
Beyoncé ropes us in with new country album
Clare Sheehan, Culture Editor • May 3, 2024

This was previously published in our April 2024 issue. Per usual, Queen Bey is dropping hits and taking names — this time with her hot new...

Canva graphic by Clare Sheehan.
The best coffee in the Valley waits around the corner
Rowan Moxley, Copy Editor • May 3, 2024

This was previously published in our April 2024 issue. Every store that sells coffee has its staple styles. Starbucks and Wawa have their safe,...

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