The Stinger

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Are Our Medical Workers Safe?

Due to a lack of adequate supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses and healthcare professionals have been forced to deal with a PPE(Personal Protective Equipment) shortage.
May 4, 2020

The world has been occupied with the pandemic spread among all of us for weeks on end, and between social distancing, quarantine, and proper hygiene; we should continually be asking: What do our medical...

Guantanamo Bay: A Direct Violation of Ethical Treatment

Guantanamo Bay, despite being recognized as a CIA black site, is known for inhumane treatment of prisoners.
March 9, 2020

Guantanamo Bay, a naval base classified as a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) black site, is located in the Guantanamo providence at the southeastern end of Cuba, and it is most commonly known for its...

Music in School Sounds Nice, Right?

Listening to music while studying prevents academic-induced anxiety and depression, as well as provides long-term health benefits.
March 5, 2020

In this day and age, music is a natural and ever-present feature of people's lives, so much so that it is common to see people with headphones on when doing common chores or tasks. This behavior is especially...

College Board’s Earlier Deadline Will Likely Hurt Students

The College Board has made some controversial changes to the AP Program, including raised fees and new deadlines.
October 25, 2019

Watch out, AP students! College Board has changed the normal March 22 AP registration deadline to Nov. 1, and they will charge a $40 late fee. As a result, College Board will likely reap benefits at the...

Cam High Teacher Wins National Award from Harbor Freight

Cam High teacher Mr. Peter Wachtel recently received second place in Harbor Freight's Tools for Schools competition.
October 24, 2019

Cam High Wood shop teacher Mr. Peter Wachtel won $50,000 and a workbench for a second-place finish in Harbor Freight's Tools for Schools competition. All the money will be used for Cam High’s wood shop...

Don’t Sleep On This

Tired sleepy woman yawning, working at office desk and holding a cup of coffee, overwork and sleep deprivation concept
May 23, 2019

Today, I hear many people say things like "I'll sleep when I'm dead" or "I'll just pull an all-nighter," which is a dangerous mindset that creates unhealthy habits. Sleep should be one of peoples' top...

Your Body, Your Choice

Protests and demonstrations have often been referred to as the
May 16, 2019

Abortion has consistently remained a deep-seated (and particularly deafening) topic with countless numbers of supporters on both sides of the debate, clamoring for their team's opinion. Despite the complexities...

Debunking Abortion Arguments

Debunking Abortion Arguments
May 16, 2019

Abortion is one of the simplest debates in America; everything comes down to whether the unborn child is a life or not.  It is my belief that life begins at conception, thus, making abortion murder....

Years Later, Cam High Remains On the Fence

Cam High plans to put additional fencing up by the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.
May 8, 2019

The contemporary issue of campus security and fencing has been a consistent issue at Cam High, and 18 years ago, The Stinger published an article describing this predicament. The story "The Problem...

My Journey Through High School With Cerebral Palsy

Lucas Gnagy and his aid, Andi, walking to Lucas's class.
April 30, 2019

I was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth -- a condition that impairs my muscles and makes it difficult for me to coordinate my movement. I attended Tierra Linda Elementary School and Las Colinas...

A Vital P(art) of the Community

Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
April 25, 2019

With the turn of the century, art has become fluidly integrated in the everyday lives of billions of people across the world, and some of us do not fully acknowledge the impact art has on our minds and...

A Year Forward in Cam High’s Gown Change

Cam High implemented navy-blue graduation gowns for both the male and female graduating class, where previously male and female gowns would have separate colors.
April 24, 2019

With graduation officially happening on June 14, the academic year of the class of 2019 is coming to a close, and this year's class will be the second graduating class at Cam High to have only one color...

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