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Fiani Lin

Fiani Lin, Content Editor

Hi, my name is Fiani Lin and I am a senior at Foran High School. This is my second year of Journalism and I am a layout and content editor for Mane Street Mirror. I am a part of Key Club, Interact Club, and The Giving Table. I am also a viola member of the Foran Strings Orchestra. I enjoy being involved in my community and look forward to writing for Foran. 

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A Future Career Awaits: A Guide to Finding a Desired Career

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | March 15, 2023

          Selecting a potential career for the future might be one of the most important decisions a student can make in their life. For many, it may feel as though society has already established that it is required to know exactly what you want to become at a very young age.           ...

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Family Selfie: Mrs. Wunder and her family pose for a picture.

“For me, the job started and ended with the kids.”

Mrs. Wunder’s Retirement
Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | February 6, 2023

           For seven years, Mrs. Melissa Wunder has worked and significantly impacted the Foran community as the College and Career Advisor. On December 16, 2022, Wunder announced her retirement.            After raising her family for about 20 years, Wunder took action to pursue her dream...

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Sales Signs: Large retailers display deals during the holiday season, December 15, 2022.

Conscious and Cautious: Responsible Money Spending

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | January 25, 2023

          Following the recent holiday season, many Americans struggle to adjust back to a money saving habit. Retailers often utilize tactics throughout the holiday season, especially Black Friday, that encourage people to spend more money.            According to The Atlantic, “Last...

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Clothing Drive: Winter clothing drives will be held soon, collecting items such as hats, socks, scarves, gloves, and more, November 19, 2022.

Compassion Clothes the Community

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | November 30, 2022

          With the upcoming holiday season, students at Foran can get into the giving spirit by joining the new Clothing the Community Club. The club was brought up by juniors Elle Philpott and Izze Fallon, co-presidents of the club.            The first meeting was held on November 1,...

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Día de los Muertos: Target displays their Day of the Dead collection by Flavia Z Drago, October 7, 2022.

Sharing Culture: Día de los Muertos

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | November 1, 2022

          The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday popularly celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries, its earliest roots can be traced to the Aztec people in central Mexico today.           The Day of the Dead is celebrated for two days. The first day, November 1,...

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Breakfast Pancakes: Rylie Keller and Natalia Fazio show off their pancakes, September 12, 2022.

Straight Out of the Oven: Students Enjoy New Bake Shop Class

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | October 14, 2022

          With the 2022-2023 school year starting up, a new class has been added to the curriculum: Bake Shop. This class is taught by culinary teacher Ms. Randy Colin, who has been teaching for 16 years, going on her third year at Foran. Before teaching, Randy was the owner and chef of a small...

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Anthony Donahue: Guest speaker at Foran discusses his inspiring story with the journalism students, April 25, 2022.

“I Know Your Sister Loved Me, but to Her, You Were God”

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | May 16, 2022

          The remarkable story of Anthony Donahue and his little sister, Gianna, was shared with Foran High School on April 25, 2022.             Donahue’s story was first introduced to students by journalism teacher, Mrs. Farrell. Journalism students read about Donahue’s story on...

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Foran Ensemble: The Foran strings players practice pieces for their upcoming concert.

Getting to Know Foran Strings

Fiani Lin, Staff Writer | March 29, 2022

      The Foran strings orchestra has been a part of the Foran community since 2014. Although the ensemble started off with only eight members, Foran strings has since expanded to become a much larger ensemble with members from each grade that are united with their love for music.       Different...

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Drama Club Rehearsal: The cast rehearses a scene for this year’s Mamma Mia play.

A Peek Behind the Curtains of Foran’s Drama Club

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | March 9, 2022

     Imagine sitting in the auditorium of Foran High School on April 8. The red curtains open and as the auditorium lights shut off, the bright spotlights illuminate the stage. The bustling audience gradually decrescendos and focuses their attention on the stage.       Despite the dazzling...

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Lunar New Year Decorations: Lanterns hung in a shop in New York.

Sharing Culture: Lunar New Year

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | February 1, 2022

     As the month of February approaches, many people are looking forward to celebrating Lunar New Year, a major holiday that originated in China. This year, the tradition-packed holiday lands on February 1.       Lunar New Year is based on the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, which is set according...

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Bobby J’s Bait and Tackle’s Snowmen: Two of their decorated snowmen lined up in the Milford Green for Frosty Fest.

Fun, Fresh, and Fulfilling

Milford Prevention Council's Frosty Fest
Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | December 17, 2021

     With the upcoming holiday season, the Milford Prevention Council has put together Milford’s second annual Frosty Fest in downtown Milford. Local families, businesses, and organizations can purchase and decorate a snowman that will be displayed on the Milford Green from December 5 to the first...

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Gmart Shelf: Snack shelf at Gmart.

G Mart: Hoping for Change

Cynthia Pan and Fiani Lin | December 2, 2021

     Everyone has a go-to grocery store they shop at, a place to purchase the ingredients needed to make their favorite dishes. But how many are aware of what happens behind the scenes and the challenges these grocery stores face?       Currently, inflation, food shortages and labor shortages...

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