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Alexandrea Velez

Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Alexandrea Velez and I am currently a senior at Foran. This is my second year in the Journalism program as a staff writer. I have played girls soccer all four years of high school and help volunteer through Habitat for Humanity. I also have volunteered / participated at my local middle school for the past 7 years. 


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Photo courtesy Mrs. Missy Kiminski, April 23, 2021

Teaching Individuals About Autism Acceptance Month

April 23, 2021

     The month of April is known as Autism Acceptance month, specifically April 2. This educational month pushes individuals to have an inclusive society for all individuals on the Autism spectrum.   ...

 Digital art photo of canceling diet culture Photo credit: Nicole Jones

Analysing Diet Trends: Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

March 8, 2021

     Every New Year's resolution you hear the phrase, ‘Maybe next Sunday’ way too often. Diet culture has become a huge trend in the last few decades, especially near the start of every new year....

Foran Journalism and history department visited the MLK Jr. monument in 2019.  Photo courtesy, citizen in D.C. November 2019.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day: Remembering his fight to equality

January 18, 2021

     January 18 is a day to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. for sparking a revolution. The holiday is observed on the third Monday in January every year.       Martin Luther King Jr.,...

This universal symbol shows unity within all individuals . Photo Courtesy of Alex Velez, December 9, 2020

Celebrating Human Rights Day: Hitting the 70th anniversary in 2020

December 10, 2020

     Human Rights Day is celebrated on December 10, marking the day the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.       The Universal Declaration of...

Local Milford Residents supporting President Elect Biden with a yard sign. Photo Courtesy: Alex Velez. November 10, 2020

2020 Election

November 12, 2020

     "I represent all of you, whether you voted for me or against me,” President-elect Joseph Biden said in his acceptance speech Nov. 7. “And I'm going to make sure you're represented.”  ...

The 2019 Girls soccer team supports Breast Cancer awareness fundraiser last fall. 
	Photo courtesy of  Foran Girls Soccer Instagram .

Watching the One Year Memories

October 9, 2020

      Where were you a year ago today? What was your biggest concern? How was life going? Society has changed an enormous amount in the past 365 days due to the current pandemic; a lot of traditions...

This photo shows an American flag . Photo courtesy of creative commons.

Updates On the 2020 Election: Candidate Overview

April 24, 2020

       Bernie Sanders has bowed out of the presidential race, however, the show must go on. So wipe off your tears, hide your Bernie 2020 merch and take a look at the other candidates.       ...

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Social Media Reacts to the Airstrike in Iran

February 3, 2020

     Social Media was quick to respond to Trump’s conflict with Iran. When Trump ordered an airstrike on Iran on Thursday, December 26, 2019. It reportedly killed seven people, including Iran’s...

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