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Nicole Jones

Nicole Jones, Staff Writer

Hi I'm Nicole Jones and  I am a staff writer for the Mane Street Mirror. I enjoy hanging out with my friends in my free time and playing soccer. I love eating burritos from chipotle and drinking oat milk. I'm looking forward to the rest of my senior year and having fun.

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Girls tennis seniors celebrate on their senior night. Photo courtesy: Coach Missy Kaminski.

Serving Their Way Through the Season

Girl's Tennis Wraps Up After a Challenging Year
Nicole Jones and Kailey Howell | May 18, 2021

     A hard backhand and the ball is flying to the other side of the court, and it’s match point. The crowd goes silent waiting to see who will gain the winning point. Despite missing their last season, the 2021 girls tennis team is determined to push towards victory this season as they keep practicing...

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 Digital art photo of canceling diet culture Photo credit: Nicole Jones

Analysing Diet Trends: Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders are briefly mentioned
Nicole Jones and Alexandrea Velez | March 8, 2021

     Every New Year's resolution you hear the phrase, ‘Maybe next Sunday’ way too often. Diet culture has become a huge trend in the last few decades, especially near the start of every new year. However, for the average individual it's an endless cycle, this is due to the fact that most people...

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Foran Journalism and history department visited the MLK Jr. monument in 2019.  Photo courtesy, citizen in D.C. November 2019.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day: Remembering his fight to equality

Alexandrea Velez and Nicole Jones | January 18, 2021

     January 18 is a day to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. for sparking a revolution. The holiday is observed on the third Monday in January every year.       Martin Luther King Jr., was a well known social activist that fought for racial injustice. King was a large promoter of...

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BeyBlades still sold at Target in 2020, they offer a wide variety of the latest versions as well. 
Photo courtesy: Nicole Jones

Nostalgic Holiday Gifts

A blast from the past of childhood gifts
Nicole Jones, Staff Writer | December 22, 2020

     The month of December is filled with spreading cheer and the essence of giving gifts. During people’s youth they often dreamed about getting their top gift during the holiday season.       In 2006, that top gift was the Wii. The Wii is a gaming console that allowed kids and teens to...

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Celebrating Friendsgiving to appreciate them. November 9, 2019 Photo courtesy: Emily Jankura.

Stuffing and Turkey on the Table

Emily Jankura and Nicole Jones | November 25, 2020

     Many centuries ago the pilgrims sat down together to eat and cherish life. Throughout the years, these traditions have changed, but Thanksgiving is still widely celebrated.      As Covid-19 cases are still fluctuating  and travel restrictions have been put in place this holiday season,...

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One of the many Milford houses decorated for Halloween located on Pond Point Avenue. 
Photo Courtesy: Nicole Jones, October 26, 2020

The Spookiest Night of the Year

Trick or Treating During a Pandemic
Kaitlyn Dalby and Nicole Jones | October 28, 2020

     As October 31 creeps around the corner, many students and parents are talking about what their plans are for Halloween. This year, Halloween is going to be different compared to previous years.      With Covid-19 still on the rise this year the streets may not be as filled with the frantic...

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Freshman Pia Delcegno (on left) and Kelsey Kiely (on right) social distancing and wearing their masks during the first week of school. 
Photo Courtesy: Pia Delcegno

A Fresh(man) Start to New Beginnings

Nicole Jones and Kailey Howell | October 23, 2020

     The beginning of an era, freshman year can be the most daunting one of all; a new school, new people, and this year, a pandemic. This year's freshmen are challenged with different transitions from middle school to high school and the pandemic hasn't made it easier.        Getting into...

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Anchor Beach, located in Milford, has put up signs encouraging social distancing. The sign warns people to keep their distance from others to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo taken April 6, 2020. Photo courtesy of Kailey Howell.

Social Distancing Saves Lives

Nicole Jones and Kaitlyn Dalby | April 28, 2020

       Everyone’s lives suddenly came to a stop across America due to the coronavirus also known as Covid-19. In early March of 2020, all schools and any non essential businesses were closed to help keep everyone at home. The term “social distancing” has since emerged and is being practiced...

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Plant-based section at the local supermarket showing many options that can replace traditional meat.

Being Vegan In The Modern World

A Diet, or A Lifestyle?
Nicole Jones, Staff Writer | February 7, 2020

        “You’re vegan?” Followed by a very confused look is the reality vegans face in today's society. The term vegan is similar to a foreign language for some people but it is on the come up in today's media.           Many people assume that vegans are only restricted to salads,...

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