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Trump Proposes Cuts to Food Security Programs

Sophie Harrington, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under CRLS on Current Events, News

Each year, over 45 million Americans receive assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as “food stamps.” This government “safety net” program provides low-income citizens with electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards, which function like debit cards and allow people to purchase groceries and food products at supermarkets. Howev...

Conor Lamb: A Case Study in Democratic Politics

Conor Lamb: A Case Study in Democratic Politics

April 24, 2018

  On the night of March 13th, 2018, Democrat Conor Lamb claimed victory in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional distr...

A Look at CPSD’s FY 2019 Budgeting Process

Isabelle Agee-Jacobson, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

Filed under Metro, News

On Thursday, March 15th, Superintendent Kenneth Salim presented his proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year to the School Committee, one of many steps in the budget creation process. The budget is what allows the school district to function, but it is also where new initiatives start. As the School Committee and the superintendent’s office consider how to spend the money (fro...

Friends of CRLS Holds 2nd Annual Spring Bash

Friends of CRLS Holds 2nd Annual Spring Bash

April 6, 2018

On the evening of March 29th, parents, singers, school committee members, teachers, journalists, bassists, city councillors, and CRLS students gathered at t...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Speak at Harvard Kennedy School

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Speak at Harvard Kennedy School

March 21, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20th, six Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students spoke at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics. The forum, titled ...

Students and Staff Continue Gun Control Discourse

Students and Staff Continue Gun Control Discourse

March 17, 2018

A month after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, hundreds of CRLS students and staff gathered both in and outside of school on Thursday, March 15th,...

CRLS Students Lead School’s First Response to Recent Florida School Shooting

CRLS Students Lead School’s First Response to Recent Florida School Shooting

March 7, 2018

At 8:17 AM on Wednesday, March 7th, CRLS community members flooded the halls, walking out of their first period classes for a 17-minute moment of silen...

CRLS Tradition of Singing Valentines Continues

CRLS Tradition of Singing Valentines Continues

February 27, 2018

February 14th marked the continuance of a beloved CRLS tradition: Singing Valentines! Over the preceding week, students bought hundreds of Singing Valen...

2018 Scholastic Arts & Writing Winners

2018 Scholastic Arts & Writing Winners

February 26, 2018

CRLS has 46 winners in the 2018 Boston Globe Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards. Placements include 19 Gold Keys, 28 Silver Keys, and 39 Honorable Mentio...

Glocal Students Impress with Innovative Improvements

Sun-Jung Yum, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Around School, News

In the midst of the madness of fall semester finals, 17 teams of CRLS students gathered with judges, community members, and politicians on January 17th to advertise their proposals for this year’s Glocal Challenge. All ideas for improving sustainable transportation in Cambridge were innovative, but the presentations were ultimately narrowed down to two winning teams: “L...

Amazon’s Influence Increases

Amazon’s Influence Increases

February 26, 2018

After a decade-long stint of emptiness, the large property on Carl Barron Plaza has been bought by Amazon. Amazon intends to spend almost half a million ...

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