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Furry Friend: Mrs. Newall’s golden retriever named Bastian posing for a picture. Photo Courtesy: Mrs. Newall, January 27, 2020

Fun-Filled February

Starting the New Year Off with Plenty to Celebrate
Kaitlyn Dalby, Staff Writer | February 2, 2021

     February is the shortest month of the year with few known holidays to celebrate. But, there are in fact fun, small holidays you can celebrate with friends that many people may not consider. These holidays or even events help make each day a little more exciting.       This first holiday...

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Winter Wonderland: A frozen pond near downtown Milford, which may be skateable if cold weather continues.
Photo Courtesy: Katharine Harrison, January 2020

Freezing Fun: Skating Outdoors

Katharine Harrison, Staff Writer | February 1, 2021

     Got the cold-weather blues? ‘Snow problem. With winter upon us, temperatures are rapidly dropping. However, a decrease in temperature does not mean a decrease in fun. The frosty air brings with it the chance to skate on Milford, Connecticut’s duck ponds. The duck pond on North Street and...

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Joey Honcz on the right and his cousin Ben on the left, in their last shave for St.Baldrick’s in 2019. Photo Courtesy of Christina Honcz. December 18, 2020.

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Makenzie Wisniewski, Staff Writer | January 29, 2021

     Cancer is among the top killers worldwide. Millions of people battle and fight for their lives. The agony cancer has on both the person suffering, and their families is heartbreaking.        Ryan Profetto, registered nurse(RN) says, "A lot of people don't know that cancer is the leading...

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Uber Eats at a Subway Restaurant. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons, June 19, 2020.

The Rise of the Online Food Delivery

Yusuf Abdelsalam, Staff Writers | January 29, 2021

     Let’s say that you’re hungry for lunch but do not really have time to make something for yourself. Pull an app on your phone and you have many options for food that you can deliver online.The industry has grown exponentially since the start of the pandemic and has become many people’s primary...

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Art therapy: Ms. Plude painting and de-stressing in her own way.

Art, Healing, and De-stressing

Maria Garbin, Staff Writer | January 28, 2021

     During constantly stressful times, people have been struggling to find a way to stay calm and keep going. Preventing one’s mind from becoming overwhelmed and effectively managing this stress can be hard. An alternative option to be considered for that is art therapy.      Considering...

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Netflix Home Page: Photo Courtesy: Tori Matula, January 21, 2021

Streaming Into the New Year; Netflix Arrivals and Departures

Lauren Ardolino and Tori Matula | January 28, 2021

     Netflix is one of the most popular streaming apps around the world. Over time, new shows are added and removed from the app in order to keep it updated. As new shows and movies are released, you can count on Netflix to provide you with the entertainment you’ve been looking for all along. The...

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The Future of Star Wars: The Disney Investor Day provides a look at many new Star Wars media coming in 2021. Photo Courtesy of Kevan Cogan. January 21, 2021.

2021: A Year To Look Forward To

Ben Cogan and Sam Cogan | January 28, 2021

     After a rough 2020 , 2021 has high expectations tagged along with it. These expectations are shaping up to be met by the entertainment industry and the content they have planned to release throughout the year.      With a plethora of exciting new shows and movies, and thrilling sports seasons,...

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Returning to Foran: In person learners from Ms. Hoffer’s AP Human Geography class listen to a lesson. Photo Courtesy: Eliot Poffenberger, January 22, 2021.

Adapting to Learning in 2021

Haley Flynn and Eliot Poffenberger | January 25, 2021

     As students and faculty return for in person learning, they reflect on their time at home with mixed emotions. While some thrived learning online others struggled to adjust to the circumstances and remain motivated. Milford is currently functioning in a tier 1 schedule.      Some students...

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The Mischievous Mouse and the Tormented Tomcat: A hungry Tom the tomcat pursues a mocking Jerry the mouse on the cover of the Tom & Jerry Golden Collection Volume One Blu-ray Disc. Photo Courtesy: Connor Nieman, January 11, 2021.

Which 2021 Films are the Best for You?

Connor Nieman, Staff Writer | January 21, 2021

     As we enter 2021, there are numerous exciting films to be released in the new year. Many are wondering which movies are and aren’t worth watching. That being said, this article is an analysis of several 2021 films that will help the reader determine which films are most suitable for them based...

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Someone streaming Netflix on their Microsoft Surface Pro. Photo courtesy: Yusuf Abdelsalam, December 7, 2020.

Streaming Services Attempt to Cope and Adapt to New Normal

Yusuf Abdelsalam, Staff Writer | January 6, 2021

     Everyone knows the sound at this point. The sound of a Ta-dum sound as the “N”for Netflix illuminates into multiple colors until they ask “who’s watching?” This and other streaming services’ home screens are what people first hear for their only available glimpse into film and TV...

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 In-game look cutscene of Spiderman (Miles Morales) swinging through New York City. 
 (Courtesy of the official playstation website and Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Spiderman: Miles Morales A New Hero Wears the Mask

Renzo Silva and James Dalby | January 4, 2021

     “With great power comes great responsibility.”  New York's Friendly Neighborhood Spiderman swings back into action, but this time, the narrative continues where Marvel’s Spiderman left off showing the origins of his young protege Miles Morales being bitten by a radioactive spider.   ...

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Many students this year have made their New Year’s resolutions to go back to the gym and get into shape.
Photo Courtesy: Brittany Soriano December 7, 2020

New Year’s Resolutions

Tatyanna Bun, Staff Writer | January 4, 2021

     A new year is beginning. 2020 was a year with a lot of surprises, the main one being Covid-19. Many people can not wait for a new year to start and see all the changes.       According to Forbes, a study was conducted in 2018 and it showed that less than 25% of people actually stay committed...

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