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Ivy Glidden

Ivy Glidden, Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Ivy Glidden and I’m a senior at Foran high school. I’m on the cross country team and play the flute in the school band. 

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ConnectiCon 2021: Bianca Torres, Lauren Seitz, and William Ryuputra pose in front of the convention center with friends. Photo courtesy: Julianne Yasona, September 11, 2021.

The Return of the Annual ConnectiCon

October 4, 2021

     With the commencement of Covid-19 vaccinations, health safety restrictions are loosening up. More and more events are taking place once again, such as Connecticut’s biggest and longest-running...

Debate on the Legalization of Marijuana. Photo courtesy: Austin Cesare.

Analyzing the Debate Club

June 1, 2021

     Debating brings many benefits to those who participate in such discussion. It helps enhance analytical thinking, structuration and organization of thoughts, and skills in public speaking. Student...

Walnut Beach A boat shaped one right outside of the Firehouse Gallery near Walnut Beach. Photo Courtesy: Ivy Glidden, March, 15, 2021

Little Libraries: Adapting to a Changing Society

April 9, 2021

     On the way to the beach or just walking around the neighborhood, some might see small book boxes. These are called Little Libraries and they are located in different areas where anyone can “take...

Quizlet can be a useful resource to help learn vocabulary in any language. Photo Courtesy: Ivy Glidden, February 22, 2021.

How to Learn a New Language

March 8, 2021

     Knowing another language is a rewarding skill, and the process of learning it can be an enriching experience. Not only does it open many career opportunities, but learning a new language can also...

Making the Most of the Snow: Isabella Torres making snow angels. Photo courtesy: Bianca Torres. December 2016.

Battling Winter Blues

January 27, 2021

     The first snow can be exciting for many, but not everyone sees the beauty and the fun of the winter season. People can develop a strong feeling of depression whenever the season and climate change,...

A Meticulous New Year: Mr. Nobuyuki Sakai poses next to the foods they’ve prepared for their family’s New Year’s holiday dinner celebration in Japan. Photo courtesy: Noriko Sakai, January 1, 2019.

Traditional Holiday Foods From Different Cultures

December 18, 2020

     No matter where in the world, and no matter what the holiday is, food will always have a big part in the celebration. Interestingly, traditional holiday foods vary by culture, even if the holiday...

Exit 40: Connecticut Turnpike at Old Gate Lane/E Town Road/Woodmont Road, Milford. Photo courtesy of Riann Yasona-Hooghkirk.

Tips for Winter Holidays During a Pandemic

November 18, 2020

     November and December have the busiest holidays of the year. With these events approaching, how can we stay safe from Covid-19 while we travel and enjoy these special occasions with our loved ones?  ...

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