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Why the Police Never Go to Jail

Why the Police Never Go to Jail

June 17, 2020

Following the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis Police Department officer, Derek Chauvin, who was filmed kneeling on Floyd’s neck, has been arr...

The Register Forum Stands with Black Lives Matter

The Register Forum Stands with Black Lives Matter

June 16, 2020

George Floyd. A father, a community member, a black man, a human being, was brutally suffocated to death by the very people meant to save lives. As caught ...

The South Leads the Push to Reopen the Economy

Azusa Lippit, Around School Editor

May 30, 2020

On April 24th, 2020, after five weeks of statewide lockdown, tattoo parlors, nail salons, and other select businesses in Georgia were permitted to reopen by Governor Brian Kemp (R). Governor Bill Lee (R) of Tennessee allowed restaurants to open at 50% capacity on April 27th, and retailers to open on the 29th. Certain beaches in Florida were opened as early as May 17th by Governor Ron DeSantis (R). DeSantis has boasted low numbers of infection comparative to the state’s overall population, a convenient statistic after an utter lack of adequate testing, on which it would be irrational to base further decisions. Reopening a state without a clear procedure for testing and contact tracing is irresponsible, and could easily lead to many worse repercussions than the current decline of the economy. Health officials are under extreme pressure even in states where the economy has come to a complete halt, and restarting commerce would only add to that pressure. Additionally, one state must go through careful conference with its surrounding states before making any decisions- without the prohibition of domestic travel in the United States, even partially opening one state would endanger those at its borders. Furthermore, opening counties in shifts or with a small number of businesses at a time is difficult to enforce; the more people who feel the need to reopen their stores and services, the more customers will be leaving their houses, allowing for the spread of the virus. 

Editor-in-Chief Introduces New Motto, Bids Farewell to Register Forum

Editor-in-Chief Introduces New Motto, Bids Farewell to Register Forum

May 28, 2020

After four years of late nights writing articles, taking part in boisterous and inspiring NewsStorms, and getting to know a group of amazingly talented p...

Trump, COVID-19, and the Media: A Complicated Affair

Trump, COVID-19, and the Media: A Complicated Affair

May 28, 2020

For both supporters and opposers of Donald Trump, his presidency has been everything but uniform. His supporters love the lack of uniformity, believing it shows that he is not just a ‘Washington elitist’ while his opposition despises it, feeling that Trump has turned the presidency into a circus. Regardless of where you stand, Trump’s presidency has changed the landscape of American politics, and the easiest place to find evidence of that fact is within the media. The media, for the better part of the 243 years that the United States has been a country, has been the ultimate check on the government’s power. The First Amendment, the backbone that America stands on, allows the press to report on whatever they want, no matter how detrimental it could be to the country. The media played an integral role in bringing about support for the Civil Rights movement, in mobilizing support against the Vietnam War, and in exposing the corruption of the Nixon administration. However, over the four years of the Trump presidency, a press corps that used to be able to turn the tides of the country has simply turned into a documentation of merely what Trump says, rather than the actions of his administration.

The Register Forum's September 2018 NewsStorm.

Welcome to the 129th!

October 3, 2019

Welcome to the Register Forum’s 129th year! As a club, we feel honored to serve this community through our journalism, and we are excited to see how the Register Forum grows this year.

Editors-in-Chief Say Their Goodbyes to RF, Rindge

Cecilia Barron and Sun-Jung Yum

June 4, 2019

As the end of May approaches, it is hard for us to believe that our four years at the Register Forum are coming to an end. For both of us, this paper has been “The Thing” we spent hours on, met hundreds of people through, and dedicated practically all 180 days plus entire summers to for all of high school.

Welcome to the 128th Year!

Welcome to the 128th Year!

September 27, 2018

Welcome back to the Register Forum for its 128th year! We are excited to see the paper grow and change, just as it has during our time at CRLS. Though ...

RF Must Resist Complacency, Foster Community Connection

RF Must Resist Complacency, Foster Community Connection

May 30, 2018

Leading the Register Forum has felt like a balancing act: Between putting out the best product that we can each month and engaging our contributors in a...

Devoted to the Interests of Students: Searching for a New RF Motto

Devoted to the Interests of Students: Searching for a New RF Motto

April 25, 2018

As the world around us changes and the Register Forum itself undergoes crucial advancements, it seems appropriate to ask: What are we? And possibly more importantl...

Inclusive Extracurriculars Must Be a Priority

Inclusive Extracurriculars Must Be a Priority

January 30, 2018

As the CRLS community continues conversations about race, discrimination, and microaggressions, we at the Register Forum are having these same conversations within our own organization. We feel that it is our ...

Pictured: Editor-in-Chief Grace Ramsdell leading the first NewsStorm of the 2017-2018 school year.

Welcome to the 127th Year of the Register Forum!

September 27, 2017

I am excited to welcome you to the 127th year of the CRLS Register Forum! Although I joined the RF three years ago as a freshman, it took a while for me to r...

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