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During the 2022 Shave for the Brave event, members of the community volunteer to shave their heads in support of the fight against pediatric cancer. Photo by Gabe Meyers.
Shave for the Brave returns
Gabe Meyers, News Editor • February 23, 2024

This was previously published in our February 2024 issue. Emmaus High School’s staple community event, Shave for the Brave, is set to make a triumphant return to the school community. The event is planned to return on April 26, 2024 at 5 p.m., marking its impact in the fight against cancer. Planned and executed by EHS’ Pediatric Cancer Club, a non-profit group that actively works to help combat childhood cancer, participants in Shave for the Brave voluntarily shave their heads to raise...

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Prisons require reformation
Gavin Germain, Deputy Opinion Editor • February 22, 2024

This previously ran in out February 2024 issue.  America deems convicts must spend their time in the form of punishment away from civilization in the hopes to prevent reoffenders. However, there remains one main question: is this current system of punishment in America actually effective? The main goals of our prison system in America should be centered around rehabilitation, reformation, and reintegration of convicts back into society.  We want people to come back and become functional members...

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Bus driver and cafeteria worker Lisa Stenroos stands proudly beside her bus outside the EHS loading dock on Feb. 7, 2024. Photo by Katerina Starry.
Exceptional staff member Lisa Stenroos steers success, serves smiles
Nara Braadt, Contributor • February 23, 2024

This was previously published in our February 2024 issue.  Heroes are defined by the people they’ve affected and the good they’ve brought to their community. Many of them don’t even get recognition for the work they put into making this school a better place. Emmaus High School is fortunate to have a team of dedicated staff members who consistently exceed expectations.  Among them, Lisa Stenroos stands out with her unwavering commitment. Not only does she serve as a bus driver, but...

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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

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Half Orange: working through winter
Bek Lopez, Managing Editor • April 11, 2024

This previously appeared in our February 2024 issue. January has arrived and gone, swinging like a jackhammer, and I swear I haven’t seen...

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Half Orange: looking into the future
Bek Lopez, Managing Editor • January 4, 2024

This previously appeared in our October 2023 issue. So I’ve made it, right? I’m finally a senior. I’ve made it to a point...

Photo by Elliot Munson.
Hidden gems of the Lehigh Valley: Letterman's Diner
Elliot Munson, Former Culture Editor • January 4, 2024

This previously ran in our April 2023 print issue.  To truly understand this place of magic you have to take a step back, out onto...

Monopoly Go craze passes through EHS, collects $200
Monopoly Go craze passes through EHS, collects $200
Olivia BowerSox, Zoe Hulings, and Cyan Kvacky December 7, 2023

The gaming app, Monopoly Go, came out in April of 2023, and has taken Emmaus High School by storm. Once you click download, you can never stop;...

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