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Secretary of State’s Comments on Venezuela Are Worrisome

Secretary of State’s Comments on Venezuela Are Worrisome

February 28, 2018

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to embark on his first tour of Latin America, the former ExxonMobil CEO stirred controversy with his comments a...

Leveling-Up Must Happen Before Freshman Year

Leveling-Up Must Happen Before Freshman Year

February 26, 2018

The achievement gap has been of particular concern to Cambridge Public Schools for many years, and underrepresentation of students of color in Honors ...

Formulating the Perfect Resolution

Juliana Vandermark, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

2018 is finally here! We’ve made it through to a new year, though now the only question is, what’s so new about it? How much will an eight replacing a seven change? The truth is that this new year can change a lot or nothing; it’s all about the approach. According to a recent  Statistic Brain Research Institute research study, over 41% of Americans make New Year’s reso...

Student Body President Shares Student Gov. Update

Student Body President Shares Student Gov. Update

January 30, 2018

Dear CRLS Students, Congratulations on finishing the first semester! For some of you, this past semester marked your first of high school, but for o...

Addressing Inequality in Athletic Environments

Addressing Inequality in Athletic Environments

January 30, 2018

Here at Rindge, athletics are an essential part of our community. Joining a sports team gives students the opportunity to develop a sense of self-conf...

The Key to Education Is Teacher Pay

The Key to Education Is Teacher Pay

January 30, 2018

Many experts feel that improving the education system is a significant way to combat poverty and joblessness. Improving schools requires great teachers...

When Invoking the First Amendment, Exercise Restraint

When Invoking the First Amendment, Exercise Restraint

December 19, 2017

What’s more important than free speech? Many would say nothing. The rights guaranteed by the First Amendment—collectively known as freedom of expression...

My Hair, My Choice: Hair Isn’t a Distraction

My Hair, My Choice: Hair Isn’t a Distraction

December 19, 2017

Since when were hairstyles considered a “distraction” and a “violation”? Oh, you didn’t know? Neither did I. Black girls have always bee...

How the Penny Press Precursed Pop’s Pointlessness

Sophie Harrington, Contributing Writer

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

In the age of smartphones and bluetooth, radios are seldom used by younger people. The music played on the radio is often repetitive; radio stations seemingly shuffling the same ten songs every day for months on end. According to the New Yorker, most of the artists who are on the Billboard’s Top Forty list make their music on machines, not using real instruments. The most popul...

Extracurricular, Extra Benefit

Extracurricular, Extra Benefit

December 19, 2017

Imagine if CRLS offered no extracurricular activities. No clubs, athletic teams, or opportunities to practice music or theatre. Whether it means being...

Make the Season a Little Greener

Josie Weissburg, Contributing Writer

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

The palpable joy of the holiday season is upon us at CRLS, and every student is looking forward to their week-long break, no matter what holiday they do or do not celebrate. The beloved materialism associated with the holidays comes with a lot of packaging. Cardboard, plastic, tape, ribbons, and wrapping paper are all discarded and useless after the opening of a gift. In...

The Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Oscar Berry, Contributing Writer

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Take a look at the political culture in America. From afar, you will see two parties fighting for a majority. These are the governing Republican Party and the opposing Democratic Party. Yet the true situation is more complicated than a snapshot could portray. There is now as much conflict within both parties between moderates and radicals as there is between Democrats a...

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