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The Emerald

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

#11, Sarah Chow ‘24, reaches for the ball while her teammates block the Wildcats at the net.

Volleyball Bruce Mahoney 2023

Kate Cassidy '24, Editor in Chief October 23, 2023

On Tuesday, September 12th at 7:30pm, hundreds of fans, Irish and Wildcats alike, gathered in the USF War Memorial Gym for the game of the season: the Bruce Mahoney. With SHC and Saint Ignatious harboring...

Emerald Print: Crossword Answer Key!

Emerald Print: Crossword Answer Key!

October 6, 2022

PRINT EDITION SPOILER!   Down: 1: Mr. Cordero, 2: Burke, 3: Euphoria, 4: Stag, 6: DePaul, 7: Diversity, 9: August Across: 2: Block4, 5: Tuesday, 8: Belonging, 10: Bring

Left: Outgoing Editor Margot Hart 22
Right: Incoming Editor Atessa Anoshiravani 23

Letters From the Outgoing and Incoming Editors-in-Chief

Margot Hart, Outgoing In fall of 2021, I took over as Editor-in-Chief after a year and a half of Zoom meetings and having never met most of our new writers in person. I set numerous goals for the Emerald...

Sophomores Ava Macnamara and Ella Taclas enjoy lunch.

SHC’s First In-Person Sophomore Retreat Since 2020

Amelia Dineen '22 March 10, 2022

The first sophomore retreat this year took place on February 17th. A third of the sophomore class gathered at the Cathedral from 9:30-2:30 to explore themes of coming of age. Seniors in Ms. Rinaldi’s...

Backstage at Matilda!

Backstage at Matilda!

Julia Frazier '25, Azra Bashir '25 March 1, 2022

Julia Frazier and Azra Bashir give us a glimpse behind the scenes as the cast and crew prepare for previews and the opening night of Matilda.

Black Excellence

Black Excellence

March 1, 2022

At the end of Black History Month, some of SHC’s seniors respond to questions and give advice and perspective to current and future Black students in our community. This video was compiled as a collaboration...

The La Salle Campus got into the Christmas spirit with a variety of Christmas decorations including trees and garland.

SHC Getting Into the Christmas Spirit

Scarlett Goh '23 and Izzy Abbott '23 December 14, 2021

With Christmas right around the corner, here are some ways that SHC has been getting into the Christmas spirit. Many of these Christmas activities lightened the mood and brought joy to students as we entered...

Source: Emerald Staff Photographer

How is COVID-19 Affecting the Deaf Community?

Ruby Southard, '22 May 10, 2021

Before the pandemic, the primary form of communication between the deaf and hearing communities was lipreading. During a global pandemic where masks are a safety requirement, the key skills of lip-reading...

2019 Fall Sports Review

December 4, 2019

Courtesy of SHC's amazing athletic directors (Mr. Phil Freed and Ms. Jo Ann Momono), here is the 2019 Fall Varsity Sports Review. Boys and Girls Cross Country: In his 22nd season as head coach,...

A Veteran’s Perspective of U.S. Military Service During the Vietnam War

A Veteran’s Perspective of U.S. Military Service During the Vietnam War

Mia Jeffris '19 July 22, 2019

My grandfather, Donn Byrne, served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Pictured above, on the left, is his portrait from the Naval Academy as a young man. The middle image shows him and his older...

Photo credit: Ryan Lowry

Welcoming: Mr. Kerschner

Kara Donnelly ‘19 December 12, 2018

Ever since the departure of Mr. Bohm last June, SHC has had the honor of having Mr. Michael Kerschner as its Director of Choral Music. Mr. Kerschner previously taught at North Shore High School on Long...

Lake Erie (west side)

From Good to Bad to Worse — Catastrophic Algae in The Great Lakes

Jonah Nelson '22 October 14, 2018

The five Great Lakes on the border of Michigan and Canada are one of the world’s largest ecosystems and the second-largest fresh-water supply. These bodies of water are currently threatened due to more...

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