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Feminism: What Does It Mean in 2018?

Feminism: What Does It Mean in 2018?

May 30, 2018

Are you a feminist? This is the question we asked a number of students at CRLS through a survey handed out in Community Meeting. Their answers varied f...

Declining Bee Populations Threaten Everything

Kerri Sands, Contributing Writer

May 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Since the return of spring has arrived in Cambridge, splashes of pink and green have filled the streets that were colorless just weeks ago. Without bees and their pollination of plants, this rebirth of plants would not be possible. Because of the crucial role bees play in global agriculture, it’s vital to ensure that the environment stays fit for their survival. However, ...

The CPD Did Their Job

May 30, 2018

In recent years, there have been nationwide debates over controversial actions by police officers in the United States. Much of this debate is understa...

Mental Health Awareness Alone Is Not a Solution

Mental Health Awareness Alone Is Not a Solution

May 30, 2018

Around twenty percent of teenagers experience some form of depression before reaching adulthood, and 2016 Teen Health Survey data reported that anxiety and ...

A Letter from the President

A Letter from the President

May 30, 2018

Dear CRLS, I am saddened because this is my last letter to you all as student body president. By the time you’re reading this, the next election c...

Evaluating the Effect of Online Shopping

Isabelle Agee-Jacobson, Contributing Writer

May 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

If you’re like most people, the last time you bought something online was probably pretty recently. You probably received your package a few days after you ordered it and didn’t even have to get out of your pajamas. Although online shopping is convenient, it is harsher on the environment than traditional shopping—for three main reasons. First, delivery trucks produce m...

Avoid Factory Farms; Shop at Farmers’ Markets

Avoid Factory Farms; Shop at Farmers’ Markets

April 25, 2018

Conventional agriculture has provided massive populations with access to fruits, vegetables, and other food products for hundreds of years. Especially w...

The Backbone of Our Ocean Is Going to Die

Alyssa Shen-Filerman, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Right now, we know our excessive use and disposal of plastics is an issue. We know about the dangers of fossil fuels and the hole in the ozone layer. We know the importance of trees and their role in sustaining our ecosystem. But what I did not know until recently, and what you may not know, is that coral reefs, a fundamental part of our oceans, are dying at a catastrophic rat...

Boston to Lose Breakers Team

Boston to Lose Breakers Team

April 25, 2018

March 28th marks the start of the Women’s Professional Soccer League season, and while teams throughout the nation are preparing for another season, J...

Reflecting on the March for Our Lives

Anya Harp, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

On March 24th, 2018, I stood among an estimated 800,000 people in Washington, D.C., for the March for Our Lives. The march was accompanied by around 800 sister marches across the country. It was organized by the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to push for stricter gun control measures such as a ban on assault weapons and universal background checks...

From Muskets to Assault Rifles: The Second Amendment Is Outdated

From Muskets to Assault Rifles: The Second Amendment Is Outdated

April 25, 2018

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, guarantees the right to a well regulated milit...

Rifles Are America’s Favorite Scapegoat; They Shouldn’t Be

Rifles Are America’s Favorite Scapegoat; They Shouldn’t Be

April 25, 2018

Another mass shooting has occurred and the media and the left are advocating for gun control. But again, it is actually the politicization of a tragedy...

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