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A Dedicated Runner: Kevin Chen runs the trail at the first meet of the season at Wharton Brook State Park in North Haven, CT.  September 8, 2022.

The Keys To Success in Cross Country

Boys XC Reveal Strategies
Connor Nieman and Cal Wrigley | September 28, 2022

         Foran fall sports have officially started, and cross country is underway. Runners have been trekking different trails throughout the state and facing other high schools.  However, though meet results are available for everyone to see, the strategies behind the race that Foran’s runners...

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School Spirit: Seniors, along with members of all classes, dress up for the flannel Thanksgiving game, November 25, 2021.

Foran Flashbacks: Seniors’ Favorite Memories

Hannah Salsbury and Chloe Nittoly | June 13, 2022

          As the school year comes to a close, seniors are preparing for their lives after graduation. The Foran senior class has grown together, and even though they will part ways, their most unforgettable moments will connect them forever. While looking forward might feel bittersweet, reflecting...

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The next generation: Brayden Young passes his wisdom to his younger brother Riley.

Senior Advice to Underclassmen

Luca Ubaldi and Anthony Giordano | June 13, 2022

          The past four years have been a wild ride for the graduating seniors. Through recent difficult times, they have shown resilience and impart wisdom on underclassmen. As the class of 2022 moves on to their next chapter, they give some advice.           Patrick Mata: “Don’t be...

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A Golden Touch: Blue eyes with a gold eyeshadow and mascara to enhance it.

Eyes: The Window to the Soul

What you can tell about a person from their eyes
Julia Deicicchi, Staff Writer | April 11, 2022

     Eyes come in all different shapes and colors, and for many people it is their favorite feature of themselves. Oftentimes, it is the first thing people notice about a person, because eyes can stand out no matter the color.      While eyes are pretty to look at in general, they can also convey...

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Posters such as this one have been displayed all across Milford in an effort to raise awareness for the war in Ukraine.

How Milford is Handling the Ukraine Crisis

Cian Carroll, Staff Writer | April 6, 2022

     Although Ukraine is thousands of miles away, its current crisis is still heavily prominent in our community. Fundraisers and ceremonies have been held, and yellow and blue clothing has been worn to show support for Ukraine. Foran was able to raise $658 on March 11th and all donations were given...

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Holding Up The Banner: Mr. Cesare’s AP US History students hold up the Ukrainian Flag.

The Death of European Peace

Why America Must Roll Back Putin's New USSR
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | March 22, 2022

     The story being written on the streets of Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Mariupol are the same ancient tales of war being retold once more.       The classic statement “If we do not learn from our history, we are doomed to repeat it,” does not hold a true stance in this situation. The greater...

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Voting Today: Milford’s ballot drop-off box is located in front of City Hall.

Equity, Elections, and The Evolution of Voting Rights in America

Bella Mema and Sean Ayoub | February 14, 2022

     February 15 marks the birthday of Susan B. Anthony. Born in 1820, she lived in a time when only white men could vote. Anthony, along with fellow activists, made it her mission to secure this right.      Nearly 100 years later, after her death, Congress passed the 19th Amendment officially...

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Planning on self-love: A self-care post it planner can be seen hanging in the store.

Self-Love Spotlight

How Do you Show Yourself Self-Care on Valentine's Day?
Lauren Ardolino and Victoria Koenig | February 3, 2022

     Valentine's Day is one of the most popular holidays that isn’t recognized as public. It is publicized as a holiday to celebrate one's significant other, however, it can also be a day to celebrate yourself.       Many couples have their calendars marked for this special day on February...

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Reflectly: Mood tracker app: Reflectly asks about how people are feeling on a daily basis.

How Healthy Coping Changes Lives

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | February 2, 2022

     After psychiatric hospitalization for mentally ill patients, readjusting to home life is a big change. Following up with healthy coping mechanisms is important. Without the care of social workers, people learn to take care of themselves while adjusting to life outside the hospital.     ...

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Capitol Chaos: The US Capitol in downtown Washington DC. Photo Courtesy: Elliot Lyons, November 21, 2019.

Built Back Better?

Reflecting on the First Year of the Biden Presidency
Ronan Smith, Staff Writer | January 20, 2022

     After the turbulent final year of Donald Trump’s presidency, many Americans expected stability and recovery to come from a new White House. The year, however, has been marked by nearly the exact opposite effects in many ways.      With the collapse of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and...

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An Incentive for Reflection: Flyer for the Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest held by senator Chris Murphy. Photo courtesy: https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1639153396/hamden/tyfo1mi1bkcurrd57u87/MLKJrWritingContest21-22.pdf

Shining a Light on Martin Luther King Jr. Day’s Impact in Schools

Maria Garbin, Content Editor | January 14, 2022

     The King Holiday Bill was signed on November 2, 1983, designating the third Monday in January a federal holiday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., the notorious civil rights leader who challenged racial matters and moved change in the way Americans acted and thought.      All 50...

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Paul Brown Stadium: This is where the Raiders play the Bengals this wild card weekend. This game is at 4:30 eastern time on Saturday on NBC.

NFL Playoff Picture – Who’s In, Who’s Out?

Evan Kerzner and Austin Lermayer | January 14, 2022

     The longest NFL regular season in history has recently come to a close. Throughout this extended season, there have been many shocking moments and crazy plays, which have now led to the close and down-to-the-wire playoffs. Since last year, the NFL has added an extra wild card spot. There are...

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