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The typical Netflix home screen where all of the possible movies and shows are at a viewer´s disposal. Photo courtesy of Alex Conte.

Binge Watching Your Favorite Shows Is Beneficial During Quarantine

Alex Conte, Staff Writer | May 14, 2020

       We are all familiar with the term ¨binge-watching¨ and are most certainly familiar with doing it. Now that quarantine is a part of life, binge watching is as popular as ever. Since people are stuck home with nothing to do, it is on the rise. And Foran students are definitely resorting to...

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Extreme Gaming PC. Photo courtesy of Jjulienava.

How to Build a PC

Juan Burgos, Staff Writer | May 14, 2020

       Building a PC is a daunting task. But learning how to build one is even more so. If you are looking for a complex yet fun project to engage in, and you are into computer science, building a PC could be worth the fun and rewarding feeling.         First step is learning what all the...

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Junior Amaya Bernals photo collages she designed herself displayed on her wall. Photo courtesy of Amaya Bernal.

What Students are Doing During Quarantine to Pass Time

Samantha Lambert, Staff Writer | May 7, 2020

       During this pandemic everyone, especially students, have had a lot of free time on their hands. Passing time can be one of the trickiest things to do when there is no where to go, and no one to see. It has been very easy to get bored fast these past several weeks.         Everyone...

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Photo of a Ps4 controller. Photo courtesy of Joel Acevedo.

No Video Games for a Week

Joel Acevedo, Staff Writer | May 7, 2020

       During this quarantine, I have realized that I spend too much time sitting in my room doing absolutely nothing. I  decided to give up the one thing I left at home that kept me sane during the quarantine. I gave up video games.            Starting off the week was the hardest because...

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 Students working from home organize their school work. Photo courtesy of Devyn Weed.

In Person To Online Schooling

What do the Students Think?
Devyn Weed and Kailey Howell | May 7, 2020

       All around the world students and teachers have had to make the switch to online schooling. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Foran faculty and students have had to adapt to their new lifestyle of working from home every day.         Students have varied opinions on which style of...

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If you have gym equipment at home, make sure to use it! “Take advantage of everything in your house,” says Rowe. Photo courtesy of Pexels.com.

4 Tips to Stay Healthy in Quarantine

Nolan Adams, Staff Writer | May 6, 2020

       During quarantine, it’s hard to stay physically healthy with no access to lots of gym equipment. As of late, all the fitness centers in CT are closed until further notice. Worried about the Quarantine 15? Here are some tips to stay healthy during this time. TAKE SHORT ACTIVE BREAKS DURING...

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Matthew Wootton will be attending Eastern Connecticut State University, majoring in criminology.

Foran Baseball Players Continuing to Play Through College

Jess Sanders, Staff Writer | May 6, 2020

       Since spring athletes have had to put a hold on their season and maybe for good, some athletes still have a chance to play again in college. Three Foran baseball players have decided to continue their seasons in college.         Jason Giambra will be attending the University of Bridgeport...

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More than 30 members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Civil Engineer Squadron set up hospital beds and clinical space at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., April 13, 2020. Photo courtesy of Dale Greer/Air National Guard.

How Covid-19 has Impacted our Military and how they are Taking Action

Jess Wolfe and Nick Turner | May 6, 2020

       The country is in disorder right now during this pandemic with over 20% of Americans out of work according to Fortune.com. With no clear answers of when they’ll get to go back, our essential workers such as doctors, nurses, etc. have been working around the clock in order to treat and protect...

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Photo courtesy of Isabella McPadden.

Five Tips To Naturally Boost Your Immune System

Katelyn Lagasse, Staff Writer | April 29, 2020

*NOTE* These tips can help you boost your immune system but are NOT proven to protect against Covid-19. The only way to fight off Covid-19 is to continue social-distancing guidelines.        As Covid-19 spreads across the globe, you may be wondering how you can boost your immune system. There...

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Junior Emily Eschweiler practices washing her hands for 20 seconds in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease.

How to Prevent the Spread of the Coronavirus Disease

Isabella McPadden, Editor | April 29, 2020

       The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is spreading and it’s spreading fast. Primarily developing through close contact, the world needs to be aware of preventatives and ways they can keep themselves and their family healthy and safe. According to the World Health Organization, there are many...

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Bored at Home? Play games, draw, go for walks, find new hobbies. Photo courtesy of Katie Ourfalian.

Coping with Spare Time

Makenzie Wisniewski, Staff Writer | April 29, 2020

      As the world is undergoing a coronavirus pandemic that spreads at rapid speed and kills many people, it has been ordered in many places that people should stay inside their homes. The shutdown of many places includes all businesses that are not considered essential, as well as schools, concerts,...

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Anchor Beach, located in Milford, has put up signs encouraging social distancing. The sign warns people to keep their distance from others to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo taken April 6, 2020. Photo courtesy of Kailey Howell.

Social Distancing Saves Lives

Nicole Jones and Kaitlyn Dalby | April 28, 2020

       Everyone’s lives suddenly came to a stop across America due to the coronavirus also known as Covid-19. In early March of 2020, all schools and any non essential businesses were closed to help keep everyone at home. The term “social distancing” has since emerged and is being practiced...

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