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Luke Cruz

Luke Cruz, Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Luke Cruz, and I am a senior. I am a part of the football and track team. When I am not in school, I enjoy hanging out with friends, golfing, and am an avid nap-taker. After high school, I am interested in pursuing software engineering or programming in college.


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A Civilized Game: Senior Cristian Boutote dribbles with Cheshire defenders surrounding him, October 3, 2022.

Savage Soccer Stampede

November 3, 2022

          On October 1, a deadly soccer riot took place at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, Indonesia, where at least 125 people died and about 300 were injured.           Arema Football Club, an adored team in Malang, were stunned when Persebaya Surabaya, a team that they usually defeat,...

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Applying for Aid: Senior Riley Grunow filling out the FAFSA, which is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, September 22, 2022.

Forget the Debt

Money is the Best Policy, Not Honesty
October 14, 2022

          On Aug. 24, President Biden announced his policy for student loan forgiveness. College graduates who borrowed money to pay off their student debt are now eligible for forgiveness, meaning some of their debt will be erased. Those in need can earn up to $10,000 in student loan forgiveness.  ...

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Elon’s Empire: Elon Musk shown inside of the twitter logo, expanding his business empire, May 3, 2022.

The Twitter Tycoon Continues

May 17, 2022

          Elon Musk, being the richest man on Earth, with a total net worth of $264.6 billion USD, made the purchase earlier this year of a 9.2% stake of twitter shares for $2.64 billion, becoming Twitter’s largest shareholder. On April 14 of this year, Musk proposed to purchase the entirety of...

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Shazier Flashback: Ryan Shazier making an interception in front of his memorable events.

Ryan Shazier: Battling the Obstacles of Life

February 15, 2022

     Ryan Shazier has suffered many obstacles in his life, including partial paralysis at age 28. As a child, he was diagnosed with Alopecia, an autoimmune disease causing hair loss. Despite this, Shazier made it his dream to compete in the NFL since age five, competing in pee-wee leagues. Instead...

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Kobe in the Skies. January 16, 2022.

The Mamba Mentality Lives On

January 26, 2022

     Kobe Bryant passed away two years ago on January 26, 2020, alongside his daughter, Gianna and seven other passengers when their helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, CA.       Growing up, Bryant looked up to his father, Joe Bryant, who was also an American basketball player...

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Parked Parade: A parked car outside of a Christmas parade.

Wisconsin Catastrophe: Killing Six, Leaving More than 60 Injured

December 7, 2021

     The Waukesha Christmas Parade has been a holiday tradition for over half a century, bringing together the community of Waukesha in Wisconsin. The 59th annual Christmas parade was held on Sunday, November 21, 2021, with the theme being comfort and joy.      This year’s parade was not so...

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Iddriss takes the shot: Senior captain Basit Iddriss gets ready to shoot the ball. Photo Courtesy: Bob Young,  October 20, 2021.

Iddriss Leads Lions to a Historic Season

November 9, 2021

     Basit Iddriss, a senior, is captain of the Foran boys soccer team, and has led his team to a very successful season. Iddriss has been at the head of it all, clinching the 22 seed in the Class M state tournament, as well as earning a spot on the all-SCC first team roster playing left wing. This...

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These journalists inspire Foran’s very own journalists, who strive to make authentic articles every day.

The Nobel Peace Prize Winners

November 8, 2021

     The Nobel Peace Prize winners were announced on October 8, 2021, and they were awarded for their bravery in journalism, particularly standing up for the freedom of speech in the face of adversity.      The winners are Maria Ressa of the Philippines, and Dmitry Muratov of Russia.   ...

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