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THE STINGER

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Student Debt Slashed: 8 million people will have their college loans cut by up to $20,000 in a new relief package set in place by the Biden administration.
Emma Dela Cruz, Alice Adams, Maddie Hess, Ogonna Nnodimele, and Alex Rosa September 30, 2022

Emmaus junior Kayla Gonzalez has witnessed the fallout of crushing student debt through her brother, a Kutztown graduate, and her friend, a recent EHS graduate. “I know the loans honestly did affect [my brother] because he’s living with my parents right now, [who] rather [he] live here so they can save money to pay off college loans,” Gonzalez said. “So it kind of restricts your life.” In reference to her friend, Gonzalez highlights the experience of high school students who lose...

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Senior Issue: Grant Carter
Sadie Dallas, Former Deputy Arts & Culture Editor • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Grant Carter started making a name for himself in the Emmaus sporting community ever since his biking talent was discovered.  Carter was recruited for the Olympic cycling team his freshman year and competed with them until the program was canceled in 2020 due to COVID. Throughout his four years in high school, he participated in track and road cycling and has raced across the country on various teams.  After graduation, Carter will begin...

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Senior Issue: Rylee Dang
Devon Helmer, Managing Editor • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. If you flip open a copy of The Stinger and direct your way to the centerfold of the pages, you’re met with a beautiful, impactful design and a story that matches this description; the work of Rylee Dang, the managing features editor of The Stinger. During her time on staff, Dang worked in both the features and sports sections of the paper. Outside of the newspaper, Dang was a part of Hornet Ambassadors, National Honor Society, Spanish National...

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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: Brooke Huczko
Kate Smith, Deputy Sports Editor • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Brooke Huczko has expertly juggled athletics and academics throughout her years at EHS. When she began playing softball at the age of five, she knew...

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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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Summer Trends
LaMiyah Helms, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

As summer nears its end, it’s time to look back on the music, movies, fashion, and shows that came along with it. This summer brought new...

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Senior Issue: Indira Tatikola
Liza Duerholz, Editor-in-Chief • August 23, 2022

This previously ran in our 2022 June Senior Issue. Indira Tatikola dedicated herself to a multitude of activities throughout her time in high...

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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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