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THE STINGER

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THE STINGER

THE STINGER

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Retiring Teacher: Lisa Caruso
Ogonna Nnodimele, News Editor • July 27, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. After 24 years at Emmaus, beloved ceramics teacher Lisa Caruso prepares for retirement, leaving with valuable memories of her students and passion. She moves on in life, hoping the lessons she has imparted to young artists will motivate them to pursue their own careers.  As an art teacher, Caruso has taken part in many creative endeavors, including running Mud Club, participating in special projects with students, and creating several forms...

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Senior Issue: Samantha Loeper
Lin Luo, Former Multimedia Editor • July 27, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Samantha Loeper has excelled in STEM, music, and leadership, Loeper serves as the section leader of the marching band’s pit, as well as directing her time as the National History Day Club president, girls’ team captain of the fitness team, Science Olympiad president, Mock Trial Team treasurer, American Computer Science League treasurer, Young Democrats treasurer, Astronomy Club treasurer, Snowsports Club co-president, and pianist for the EHS...

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Senior Issue: Payton McGlory
Maeve Yanes, Features Editor • July 27, 2022

his previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Payton McGlory took on the stage as one of the leads in Emmaus’ production of The Addams Family and is now taking on the world that lies outside the walls of Emmaus. During her time at Emmaus, McGlory was an outstanding performer, talented singer, and an all-star athlete on the tennis court. She was a very involved student at the school. McGlory was the captain of the varsity tennis team, secretary of Acca Bella, and a member of the PALS...

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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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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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Self-medication: When substance abuse and mental health collide
Greta Miller, Ari Bowman, and Eleanor Creelman May 23, 2021

Emmaus senior Cole Smith first encountered drugs in a social setting, mostly smoking marijuana in a recreational manner with friends. As time went on, they would socialize with the sole purpose of getting...

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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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Senior Issue: Summer Lorincz
Grayson Navarro, Deputy Features Editor • July 27, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Closing off her senior year, Summer Lorincz stays hopeful and committed with an established future ahead of her. Lorincz has been one of the top...

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Senior Issue: Trevor Gitski
Maddie Hess, Deputy News Editor • July 19, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Over the last four years, Trevor Gitski has made his mark on Emmaus High School. He has been an indispensable team player for both football and wrestling....

Senior Issue: Nicholas Velde
Senior Issue: Nicholas Velde
Alex Rosa, Deputy Multimedia Editor • July 5, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Nicholas Velde’s most important memories about high school will almost always include wrestling. This fall, Velde will be attending Franklin and...

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Senior Issue: Ethan Strzempek
Belle Lees, Former Deputy News Editor • June 21, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. In addition to his courses, Ethan Strzempek became very involved in the running community at EHS as a member of the cross country, winter track, and...

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Senior Issue: Benji Peterson
Lin Luo, Former Multimedia Editor • July 27, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Throughout his four years in high school, Benji Peterson has made quite the name for himself....

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Senior Issue: Ben Lees
Huy Huynh, Multimedia Editor • July 19, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. A formidable opponent on the chess board, a former wrestler, and a prominent figure in...

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Senior Issue: Jocelyn Chow
Giana Pistoria, Deputy Arts & Culture Editor • July 18, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Jocelyn Chow’s high school career was filled with academics, athletics, and music. She...

Senior Issue: Ben Billowitch
Senior Issue: Ben Billowitch
Lin Luo, Former Multimedia Editor • July 4, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Ben Billowitch’s face may seem familiar from countless football game and student section...

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