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Elizabeth Tran

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Tran and I’m a Junior taking Journalism 2. I do indoor and outdoor track and I’m very involved in FBLA and do other clubs such as Model U.N. Outside of school I like reading, journaling, and talking to my friends!

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A Traditional Table: A table with many traditional Korean dishes prepared for the Lunar New Year, February 1, 2022.

Celebrating Cultural Cuisine: Lunar New Year

January 23, 2023

          Although the new year may begin on January 1, the celebrations don’t end there. Many Asian countries will welcome the Year of the Rabbit this Lunar New Year, which falls on January 22. The sign of the Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity in Chinese culture.    ...

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The Best Musicians in the Country: Band students pose with their instrument before playing in the All National Ensemble, November 7, 2022.

Milford Band Students at the All National Ensemble

November 18, 2022

          For the first time in the history of Milford, band students from Foran and Jonathan Law High School made it to the National Association for the Music Education All National Concert Band. Outside of Washington, D.C., these students rehearsed and performed in the All National Ensemble.   ...

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Experimenting with Mannequin: Dr. Dobuzinsky helps Nayab Mallik learn to read a heartbeat, October 10, 2022.

Club Spotlight: Health Professions Club

November 1, 2022

          What used to be the Medical Career and Professions Club is now called the Health Professions Club. This club is a great way for students interested in joining the health field to get familiarized with others that share their interests so that they can learn from each other while gaining...

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Behind the Wheel: Senior Tighe Duggan poses in his car with Anna Harris in the passenger seat, September 23rd, 2022.

“I Got My Driver’s License Last Week”

October 14, 2022

           Juniors and seniors at Foran have been passing their license tests, allowing them to drive to school. This makes it significantly easier for people that have far walks or wake up early to wait for the bus. However, with the growing number of cars going in and out of school, security...

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Picture of TKS Alumni: Publicly speaking at conference about TKS, May 13, 2022.

Mentoring the Next Generation of Innovators: The Knowledge Society

June 1, 2022

          Foran students have many opportunities to increase their knowledge and learn more about what interests them: The Knowledge Society (TKS) is one. With over 2000 alumni and students between the ages 13-17, the ten month program named TKS offers several curriculums from Stanford, Harvard,...

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

How Healthy Coping Changes Lives

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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McPherson Square, Washington D.C. OCA national and AAJC organized a Rally for Asian Hate. Photo Courtesy: Anja Voges, March 21, 2021.

School Take on Asian Hate

December 17, 2021

     Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak, discrimination among the Asian-American community, both nationally and locally, saw a significant increase. Stop AAPI Hate, a website tracking Asian hate crimes in the nation, highlighted just how prevalent the issue has been in recent months.       Between...

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Classy Formal Fit: Self-taken picture by Matt Brown in a tuxedo.

A Look Into New CT Tiktoker “Uhmatty” On the Rise

November 3, 2021

     Matt Brown, a Connecticut Tik Toker, became popular on the app during the summer of 2021 after his first video went viral. Many of his videos have gotten over 10,000 views, and two of his videos have over a million views. Brown makes transition edits on his account, but his niche is finding twists...

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