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The new garden is a step towards a more sustainable CRLS.
The State of Local Environmental Sustainability at CRLS
Hannah Erickson, Metro Editor • February 21, 2024

CRLS is getting a garden! In December 2023, the Cambridge City Council approved a proposal to develop the triangular strip of land outside the CRLS Arts Building into a working food garden. Once established, the garden will be...

The Shortest Tenure in Harvard History
The Shortest Tenure in Harvard History
Alma Barak, Around School Editor • February 21, 2024

The former president of Harvard University, Claudine Gay, resigned this January 2nd amidst cries of antisemitism and plagiarism. She was only six months into her tenure, making history as the shortest Harvard presidency in the...

Debates around raising the minimum wage have spread across the country.
Increasing Minimum Wage: Positive or Negative?
February 21, 2024

In light of the recent high national rates of inflation, US states are adjusting minimum wages to accommodate rising living costs. On January 1st, 2024, 22 states, including New York and Washington, increased their minimum wages,...

From Prisoner to Internet Sensation
February 21, 2024

After seven years of incarceration, Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released from prison on December 28th, 2023. She had been convicted of second degree murder after imploring her then-boyfriend to kill her mother, freeing her of her...

Since the pandemic, Cambridge homeschooling has been on the rise.
A Growing Number of Homeschoolers Are Opting Out of Cambridge Public Schools
February 21, 2024

Many CRLS students have spent years entering school buildings, standing in lines, and asking to use the bathroom. For a growing number of Cambridge students and families, however, this is not the choice. In the past few years,...

New on Netflix: Captains of the World
New on Netflix: Captains of the World
Isabelle Larabee, Sports Editor • February 21, 2024

Captains of the World is a newly released sports documentary created by Netflix in collaboration with Fifa+ that follows every bit and piece of the 2022 World Cup. A six-episode...

Are the Detroit Pistons the Worst Sports Team Ever?
February 21, 2024

Throughout history and the popularization of professional sports, there have been some terrible teams in various leagues and sports. However,...

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What Is the New Format of the European Super League?
February 21, 2024

On the 18th of April, 2021, the sports management group A22 released its first plan for a new international European soccer league featuring...

Is the New PWHL Team Really a Step in the Right Direction?
February 21, 2024

  For the first time since 2015, the Bruins are the only professional hockey team in Boston. Until this year, there were two major hockey...

The novel conveys themes of joy, acceptance, and community.
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A Review
Abigail Habtehans, Opinion Editor • February 21, 2024

Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy's second novel is a mosaic of multiple stories, following a spectrum of characters: a transgender woman in Delhi, an untouchable...

5 Songs That Will Make You Love Boston Hip-Hop
5 Songs That Will Make You Love Boston Hip-Hop
February 21, 2024

Hip-hop’s 50th anniversary in 2023 sparked a renewed interest in the history of the genre, from DJ Kool Herc’s legendary (possibly apocryphal)...

Kristen Emack captures the spirit of Cambridge in her new series.
Kristen Emack’s “Book of Saints”
February 15, 2024

 "Book of Saints” by photographer Kristen Emack has opened its doors at Gallery Kayafas. Documenting the pulse of a community she perceives...

Graywolf Press
Grief is the Thing With Feathers Book Review
February 15, 2024

Upon reading Kate Wheatley’s ’25 deeply moving exploration of grief, love, and loss in “Processing Sadness” for the Register Forum’s...

These chocolate truffles are a creamy cocoa concoction that never fails to delight.
Chocolate Truffles
Christina Hunter Korn, F&C Editor • February 21, 2024

These delicious chocolate truffles only require four ingredients and are easy for anyone to make. They are smooth, creamy, and taste even better...

The Titans of Sicilian Pizza
The Titans of Sicilian Pizza
Reuben Vierling-Claassen and Sam Mayle February 21, 2024

Pizza. We all love it, don’t we? But what is truly the best kind of pizza? Here at the Pizza Connoisseurs, we are in agreement that one slice...

Gingerbread Whoopie Pies
Gingerbread Whoopie Pies
Christina Hunter Korn, Food & Culture Editor • January 28, 2024

These soft, cake-like gingerbread cookies are filled with a simple vanilla cream that brings a seasonal charm to a widely enjoyed traditional...

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