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Julianne Yasona

Julianne Yasona, Staff Writer

     Hi! My name is Julianne Yasona, and I’m a senior at Foran. I’m in my school’s orchestra, and I have been playing the viola since 6th grade. I like food, music, and movies, and I’m interested in writing about them. 

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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...

Promotional Art for Godzilla vs Kong of the two iconic monsters clashing it out. 
Photo Courtesy: official Warner Bros pictures website

New Movie Release: Godzilla vs Kong

March 31, 2021

     Godzilla vs Kong is a Sci-fi/action film about two legendary monsters; Godzilla, a lizard-like creature who has the ability to have atomic fire breath vs the giant-sized gorilla, Kong. They clash...

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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