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Joseph DeFreitas

Joseph DeFreitas, Staff Writer

     Hi, My name is Joseph DeFreitas and I'm a junior at Joseph A Foran High School. I participate in soccer, indoor and outdoor track. During the winter, I like snowboarding, and also love to travel when I have time off from school. This is my first year in journalism, and I am looking forward to a fun year, and hopefully lots of opportunities to add my input to the Mane Street Mirror. 

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McPherson Square, Washington D.C. OCA national and AAJC organized a Rally for Asian Hate. Photo Courtesy: Anja Voges, March 21, 2021.

School Take on Asian Hate

December 17, 2021

     Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak, discrimination among the Asian-American community, both nationally and locally, saw a significant increase. Stop AAPI Hate, a website tracking Asian hate crimes in the nation, highlighted just how prevalent the issue has been in recent months.       Between...

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Thanksgiving in Milford: A scarecrow is decorated with a character from the movie IT in downtown Milford. Photo courtesy: Fiani Lin, October 30, 2021.

Overcoming Covid-19 this Thanksgiving

November 17, 2021

     2020 was a year of ups and downs for our community. With this year's holiday season just around the corner, many families are looking to celebrate Thanksgiving to its fullest, a bright change from the year before. With regulations on Covid-19 loosening up over the past months, and the vaccine...

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Faces of the 2021-2022 NBA Season: DeMar DeRozan, Russel Westbrook, and Klay Thompson in their 2021-2022 season jerseys.

Big Teams Making Big Moves

How the 2021 NBA Offseason has Fared and Who to Keep an Eye On
October 18, 2021

     With the 2021-2022 NBA season approaching, many teams have made offseason moves altering their chances to win the NBA finals.       Teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls have utilized this offseason to their advantage in forming a contending group for the championship.  ...

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