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Elizabeth Tran

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Tran and I’m a senior taking Journalism 3. I am involved in many clubs such as FBLA, Interact Club, and plan on doing powderpuff this year! My hobbies include reading, journaling and hanging out.

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Behind the desk: Mrs. Cacioppo poses for the camera in class. January 4, 2024.

From FBLA to Diverse Career Horizons

Ms. Cacioppo’s Insights as the New Adviser
Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | January 10, 2024

          The new department head of STEM Mrs. Melissa Cacioppo is in charge of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club and senior internship program. Both of which are known to help students after college as they explore careers in business or experience in their intended field. Q:...

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Homemade Bread: Mrs. Smith makes a loaf of bread for her grandparents for the Holidays, December 23, 2022.

Deck the Halls with Green Eco-friendly Gift-Giving

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | December 21, 2023

          During the holiday season people head to the stores to buy their friends and family gifts, but the sustainability of these packaged products is detrimental to the environment, coming with loads of trash from wrapping paper.           There are many ways to celebrate sustainably...

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Shopping at Macy’s: Anna Drozdova poses with Shea at the mall as they go fall shopping. October 12, 2023.

Fall Shopping with Foran Students

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | November 10, 2023

          2023’s fall fashion trends are replacing summer fashion with sweaters, cardigans and warm clothing. As the weather gets cooler, it’s a must to dress cozier and wear fall colors. Foran students reflect these fashion choices as autumn approaches.           Senior Elle Philpott...

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Board in front of Counselor Office: Due dates and suggestions for getting college applications in time. September 20, 2023.

Guide to: Common App

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | October 16, 2023

          Applying to college can be stressful for senior students and their parents. However, with the Common App, students can apply to multiple colleges and universities at once by creating a profile highlighting their best skills.           College and career counselor Mrs. Pamela Procyk...

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Board in front of Counselor Office: Due dates and suggestions for getting college applications in time. September 20, 2023.

Guide to: Common App

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | October 2, 2023

           Applying to college can be stressful for senior students and their parents. However, with the Common App, students can apply to multiple colleges and universities at once by creating a profile highlighting their best skills.            College and career counselor Mrs. Pamela...

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Downtown Milford: Enjoying the beautiful scenery on a date, September 5, 2022.

Valentine’s Day: CT Date Spots

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | February 14, 2023

          Valentine’s Day is an important time for couples to do something special and spend quality time together, which leads to coming up with date ideas and planning dates. Whether you’re “official” or going on a first date, there are many activities to do in CT during Valentine’s...

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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

Dabi Lee and Elizabeth Tran | 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

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | 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

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | 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”

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | 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

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | 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

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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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

Elizabeth Tran and Joseph DeFreitas | 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

Elizabeth Tran, Staff Writer | 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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