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The Longest Government Shutdown Finally Ended

The Longest Government Shutdown Finally Ended

March 6, 2019

On December 22, 2018, the United States Federal Government began a shutdown that would make history. It lasted until January 25, 2019, an astounding 35 days, far surpassing the 1995/1996 21-day funding gap under President Clinton, and becoming the longest government shutdown in American history.

MBTA Unveils Proposal to Increase Fares

MBTA Unveils Proposal to Increase Fares

March 6, 2019

On Monday, January 28th, the MBTA introduced a proposal to increase fares for bus and subway riders. The average proposed fare increase across the various tickets and passes is 6.3%. If approved by officials in March, the new fares would go into effect as early as July 1st, 2019.

Businesses and Students Are Committed To Sustainability

Businesses and Students Are Committed To Sustainability

March 6, 2019

Since October 1st, 2014, Massachusetts provided state regulations that prohibit commercial organizations from disposing more than a ton of organic waste per week, requiring nearly 2,000 businesses and institutions to find more sustainable alternatives for kitchen scraps and produce that may not make the “aesthetic” cut.

Black History Month Assembly

Black History Month Assembly

March 3, 2019

On February 27th, students attended the CRLS Black History Month Assembly. The event was organized by the Black Student Union (BSU) here at Rindge. Studen...

EF Honors Winners of Annual Glocal Challenge

Jupiter Westbard, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2019

Since 2015, the Glocal Challenge has been an event that encourages high-school students to do something good for the community, whether related to the environment, the economy, or anything in between. In previous years, the Glocal Challenge has enabled students to implement programs that are made to benefit the Cambridge community in some way. Every year, the Glocal facilitators choose a theme for the city-wide challenge.

In Interview, Principal Discusses Redesign of Extension School

In Interview, Principal Discusses Redesign of Extension School

March 3, 2019

As a follow-up to last year's interview, the RF sat down with Principal Souliotis to discuss the High School Extension Program.

BSU and Mr. Yeboah Host Open Mic, Showcase Poetry

BSU and Mr. Yeboah Host Open Mic, Showcase Poetry

March 3, 2019

The first Tuesday of February, also known as Black History Month, marked the first of many poetry events held at CRLS. From 2:45 to around 4:30 PM, the CRLS library was filled with young poets and community members gathered for an open mic and a performance from guest poet, Porsha Olayiwola.

Celebrating Black History

Celebrating Black History

March 2, 2019

The Pearl K. Wise Library kicked off the month with the “Black Authors Are Real” (or, “Black His & Her Stories Month”) display. Senior Jessica Paul and librarians Ms. Houston and Ms. Boninti reversed all the books by non-black American writers, leaving only a fraction of the spines visible.

Dexter’s Words Spark Controversy

Dexter’s Words Spark Controversy

March 2, 2019

On February 5th, the Cambridge School Committee did something it has never done before: It passed a motion during one of its monthly meetings to investigate a School Committee member.

Cambridge’s Best Hot Chocolate

Cambridge’s Best Hot Chocolate

March 2, 2019

To truly define what makes a good cup of hot chocolate, I think the biggest two factors are price point and quality. This is why, to find the best hot chocolate in Cambridge, I tried three differently priced hot chocolates to see which one had the best combination of flavor and value.

EHChocolatier Opens a New Shop in West Cambridge

EHChocolatier Opens a New Shop in West Cambridge

March 2, 2019

EH Chocolatier officially opened its doors at 145 Huron Avenue on February 1st, already met with many eager customers drawn in by the colorful balloons and neatly displayed candies. An inviting glass storefront encloses a mouth-watering selection of chocolates and candy bars, all made just next door in its adjoining kitchen.

CRLS Responds: What does black pride mean to you?

CRLS Responds: What does black pride mean to you?

March 2, 2019

This piece also appears in our February 2019 print edition.

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