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Consumerism has made Valentine's Day a materialistic holiday.

Valentines Day Has Been Corrupted by Consumerism

March 5, 2020

Because of this assumption, consumers are guilted into spending more than they should—rather impulsively, as well—in order to show their love.

Mr. Benson teaches his classes in a flipped classroom style.

Flipped Classrooms: Best as a Choice, Not a Given

March 5, 2020

Teachers are always striving to find the most effective ways to educate their students in the most time-efficient manner. One new teaching method that is becoming more and more popular is the “reverse” or “flipped” classroom method.

The Coronavirus Is Fueling a Harmful Epidemic of Racism

The Coronavirus Is Fueling a Harmful Epidemic of Racism

March 5, 2020

Over the past month, the coronavirus, a deadly respiratory disease, has struck communities in China and sparked worldwide concern, but it’s not the onl...

CRLS Ski Club went on their annual three night trip to Stowe, VT over February break.

Hit the Slopes with the Ski Club

March 5, 2020

Saturdays can be boring. We’ve all been there. Perhaps you want to do something exciting; you want to get on your feet. Do not fret—the Ski Club is h...

Given that it is debt-ridden, it is not in the MBTA’s best interest to offer free fares.

Equitable Transit in Cambridge Without Free Fares for All

March 5, 2020

About a month ago, the Cambridge City Council voted to “look into” the feasibility of free MBTA bus service throughout Cambridge for the purpose of increasing usage, taking traffic off of the road, and “equity.”

The legal age to consume alcohol in the US is 21.

A National Minimum Drinking Age is Unconstitutional

March 5, 2020

Despite our stated commitment to freedom and liberty, the United States is the only Western nation where the minimum legal drinking age is 21.

In recent years, Instagram and TikTok have given ordinary people a platform for fame.

The Dangers of Performative Society

February 5, 2020

The space in our lives once occupied by magazine ads and television jingles has been replaced with the ever-flowing stream of social media. With the rise...

Prerequisite Courses Are Unnecessary and Unhelpful

Prerequisite Courses Are Unnecessary and Unhelpful

February 5, 2020

Currently at CRLS, if a student wants to take a certain class, they must first take the prerequisites for that course. To take AP Biology, for example,...

Until recently, Trump’s foreign policy has largely avoided criticism.

Trump’s Failing Foreign Policy

February 4, 2020

Trump’s presidency has been controversial, loud, insulting, tumultuous, and mostly, extremely confusing. The president has railed against windmills an...

Journaling: A New Year’s Resolution to Keep

February 4, 2020

As one year comes to a close and the next begins, people scramble to find New Year’s resolutions and attempt to keep them. It’s a nice thought, re...

High-quality early education has been shown to have lasting positive effects on children.

The Case for Universal Pre-K in Cambridge

February 4, 2020

Cambridge is one of the leading cities in America when it comes to education, affordable housing, participatory budgeting, and other equitable policies. H...

New bike lanes in Cambridge have eliminated some parking spots across the city.

Opposing Viewpoints on Local Transportation: Cambridge Is for Cars

December 23, 2019

The City of Cambridge seems determined to rid the streets of cars. With campaigns like eliminating parking in favor of bike lanes throughout the city,...

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