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In Defense of the Offense

In Defense of the Offense

December 19, 2017

When conversing with fellow CRLS students, I have never encountered opposition to the idea of free speech. No one is willing to say “I don’t like free s...

Acknowledging the Merits of the Level-Up Initiative

Acknowledging the Merits of the Level-Up Initiative

November 29, 2017

Opportunity, diversity, and respect is our motto here at Rindge. “Level up” at CRLS is meant to enforce this motto by bringing students together i...

Changing the Male Narrative: It’s OK for Boys to Cry

Changing the Male Narrative: It’s OK for Boys to Cry

November 29, 2017

Feminists often make “us versus them” statements, portraying men as the enemy and women as the victims. The truth is that feminists of all kinds, wh...

Potential Pit Bull Ban in Lowell Not a Long-Term Solution

Potential Pit Bull Ban in Lowell Not a Long-Term Solution

November 29, 2017

On October 21st, at approximately 6:00 PM, two pit bulls mauled and killed a seven year old boy in Lowell. Authorities reported that the boy entered a...

Now Is the Time to Consider Rising Sea Levels

Now Is the Time to Consider Rising Sea Levels

November 29, 2017

The last few months have seen seemingly endless news coverage of hurricanes and their aftermath, most notably in Puerto Rico, where aid is still limite...

Weinstein Allegations: Why Teaching Consent Matters

Weinstein Allegations: Why Teaching Consent Matters

November 29, 2017

Every year, crimes of sexual assault are broadcasted throughout the world, reaching millions of people. Last year, Brock Turner’s case opened up discu...

Grappling With Teens’ Attachment to Snapchat

Grappling With Teens’ Attachment to Snapchat

November 29, 2017

What is Snapchat? Repeatedly sending photos with captions to friends and posting updates about your life on your story. When you don’t think about it...

Peaceful Protest: A Powerful Tool in the Past and Present

Peaceful Protest: A Powerful Tool in the Past and Present

October 30, 2017

The First Amendment states that people have the right to freedom of speech and the right to protest. Because of these rights, we have seen different protests...

Paper Use at CRLS

Paper Use at CRLS

October 30, 2017

According to a count published by CRLS in 2013, the school printed 29,000 sheets of paper day that year. We are burning through paper like a forest fir...

On the Necessity of Dialogue Between Spain and Catalonia

On the Necessity of Dialogue Between Spain and Catalonia

October 30, 2017

Many things are happening around the world all at once. There have been hurricanes, controversial elections, and above all, instability in many countr...

“White” Is Not a Compliment

April Dottin-Carter, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Once when I was in seventh grade, I asked my best friend why her parents were so fond of me. She responded, “You don’t act black.” At the time, I didn’t think much about what she said. But as years pass, my contempt continues to grow for that one sentence and each of its variations that I am unceasingly faced with. These words hit me nonstop like raindrops on pavem...

Why Local Government Matters

Why Local Government Matters

October 30, 2017

Washington politics seem more present and all-consuming than ever before. With a president that demands constant news coverage and a country that is all too w...

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