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Cal Wrigley

Cal Wrigley, Staff Writer

     Hi, my name is Cal Wrigley. I am a staff writer for the Mane Street Mirror. Journalism appeals to me because I enjoy discussing popular and prominent topics in the world. Many of my other interests include watching sports, listening to music, fishing and boating with my family and friends. 

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Hard at Work: Gunnar Pikul studying to prepare for his upcoming exams, May 8, 2022.

The Keys to Studying

May 23, 2022

          Studying is commonly overlooked due to students’ lack of awareness of effective study habits.  However, when students find study strategies that work best for them, they’re likely to be much more successful academically.           According to an article from Stanford University,...

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Fun Awaits:  The Dave and Buster’s logo is well known and is displayed in the middle of the arcade for all to see.

A Dive into Dave and Buster’s

April 4, 2022

     With the summer quickly approaching, a great way to get out of the house is to head to Dave and Buster’s, the largest and only arcade spot in Milford. With its location being in the Milford Mall, it is easily accessible and attracts many people who go to the mall. Dave and Buster’s offer...

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Opportunities Await: Working papers, provided at the main office, are very accessible to students applying for jobs.

How to Apply and Be Successful at a Job

March 7, 2022

     Applying for a first job can seem like a daunting and stressful task. However, many students are unaware of the resources they can use online and through their high school to apply for a job.  Equally important, if students are hired, they need to be aware of the ways to be an effective and...

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Testing Tribulations: A BinaxNOW at home Covid-19 test purchased from a limited supply.

Recent Covid-19 Surge Causes Limited Testing Appointments and Supplies

January 28, 2022

     As the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus has surged over the course of holiday break, many people were left waiting and hoping for an opening to take a Covid-19 test. Only a limited number of appointments can be made per day as well as a limited number of rapid Covid-19 tests being sold in...

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Maguire Casey and his mom at his last ever football game. Photo Courtesy: Maguire Casey, Monday, November 22, 2021.

Student Spotlight: Maguire Casey

January 3, 2022

     Whether it is suiting up for the football team, teeing off with the golf team, or pursuing his academic goals, Maguire Casey certainly has left his mark at Foran throughout the last four years. Casey, a starting defensive and offensive lineman for the football team, is extremely appreciative...

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Frank Tupka and his friend Bobby working on a 1976 Pontiac LeMans. Photo Courtesy: Frank Tupka, September 7, 2021.

Car Chip Concerns

A Microchip Shortage Causes Car Prices to Soar
December 3, 2021

     Over the course of recent months, local car dealerships have been struggling to receive the newest models of cars due to a severe microchip shortage. These shortages have left many people pursuing new cars frustrated and many dealerships concerned, as the demand for new cars have sharply increased.   ...

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Porchfest in Action: An act in this year’s Porchfest plays their music for Milford locals to enjoy. Photo Courtesy: Jacquelyn Wrigley, October 2, 2021.

Annual “Porchfest” Rocks Milford

October 18, 2021

     The annual Porchfest in Milford, Connecticut took place on October 2, 2021, to the delight of many musicians and music listeners. Residents and travelers were treated to a day full of performances from local artists and bands, as well as various music genres and styles. The event took place in...

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Game Day Ready: NFL football fan Joseph DeFreitas poses with his Alvin Kamara jersey in hopes for a Week One win.

The Kickoff: NFL Week One Recap

September 18, 2021

     The 2021 NFL season has officially kicked off to the delight of many. As several Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, this year brings back the excitement and energy of being at a football game, including full capacity stadiums for fans to enjoy. For this reason, fans are anxious and hopeful...

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The baseball season is finally back at a halfway filled Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo courtesy: Brian Massey, April 11, 2021.

Starting Off Strong

A Recap of April in MLB
May 12, 2021

     Due to the pandemic, last year's Major League Baseball season was shortened, but the 2021 season has started off with a bang, providing excitement for all of the patient fans who have waited to witness a full season.       So far this year, there have been many surprising occurrences,...

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Finishing Strong: Fantasy football has come to an end and now the NFL is onto the playoffs. Photo Courtesy: Cal Wrigley, January 15, 2021.

Key Takeaways: What you Need to Know About the Fantasy Football Season

January 19, 2021

     As the regular season came to an end for the National Football League, many football fans had looked back on their teams to prepare for next year's draft. This year was an odd year for fantasy owners. Fantasy owners had to pay close attention because players missed games due to Covid-19 and injury.   ...

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Due to COVID many activities are canceled this semester. This has left them to find things outdoors. For Corina Massey, Horsebarn Hill has been a covid safe place to watch the sunset. Taken November 2020.
Photo Courtesy of Brian Massey.

Covid-19 Affects the Freshmen College Experience

November 25, 2020

     The transition from high school to college is an important experience for a student.Those going to college can learn independence on top of new material. As students leave home, some may be filled with a sense of nervousness on the journey ahead.       However, with the constant increase...

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