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Social media has become an outlet for people to express that they care about an issue.

Inefficacy of Activism Through Social Media

November 11, 2019

With increased accessibility to technology, social media has come to dominate our lives and the ways we interact with others. Most notably, it has allowed fo...

Racial Climate Dialogue

Racial Climate Dialogue

November 10, 2019

The following pieces are part of the Register Forum’s new series of guest-written contributions from different CRLS clubs. The views expressed in these...

Thunberg’s strikes began in March.

Thunberg: Influencer or Figurehead?

November 7, 2019

In August of 2018, the Swedish then-14-year-old Greta Thunberg began rising into the international spotlight. Every Friday, she would strike from school in...

Fighting Deaf Discrimination with American Sign Language

Fighting Deaf Discrimination with American Sign Language

November 7, 2019

Babies are born without the means for verbal communication. They don’t know how to use spoken words to express themselves, so instead, they resort to headache-inducing cries and shouts.

Ruth Ryan Allen is the owner of Paddy’s bar in Cambridge.

Why Ruth Allen Shouldn’t Get Your Number One Vote

November 4, 2019

One of the School Committee candidates running this year is Ruth Ryan Allen, a mother who has been advocating for her two daughters, who both attend Cambridge Public Schools. 

This is Rachel Weinstein’s first campaign for School Committee.

Rachel Weinstein’s Plans For Addressing Inequality In CPS

November 4, 2019

Rachel Weinstein is a first-time candidate in the School Committee election that will take place on November 5th. There are six spots on the committee ...

José Luis Rojas Villarreal hopes to represent student voices throughout his work.

José Luis Rojas Villarreal Should Be Elected

November 4, 2019

Jose Luis Rojas Villarreal is running for a spot on the School Committee for the first time. Villarreal believes he’s qualified because he’s lived ...

The Danger in Personifying Brands and Corporations

The Danger in Personifying Brands and Corporations

October 5, 2019

You scroll through your Twitter feed and you see a friend retweet Arby’s new food portrait of Ms. Frizzle, the teacher from their favorite childhood show The Magic Schoolbus.

Pictured: The sleep-away camp where Ella Spitz worked this summer.

The Magic of a Summer as a Sleepaway Camp Counselor

October 5, 2019

When I tell people at home that my experience working at a summer sleepaway camp was life-changing, they usually respond with a disbelieving laugh and smile or simply a confused stare.

Kashmir is a disputed area of land between India and Pakistan.

A Solution to the Kashmir Dispute

October 5, 2019

Kashmir, one of the most heavily disputed regions in the world, is in the midst of another cycle of escalating violence and tensions that began in the era of colonialism. A 40-year-old conflict between Pakistan and India has become a territorial dispute, with those facing the brunt of the human rights abuses and acts of terror—the Kashmiri people—forgotten.

Pictured: An iconic scene from Tarantino's third film,

Quentin Tarantino: The Man vs. His Art

October 5, 2019

Quentin Tarantino. The name holds some weight. Tarantino is a critically acclaimed director, writer, and producer who has written and directed ten major films, arguably all of which became cult classics. His third film, which made him a household name and precipitated his rise into A-list levels of fame, was Pulp Fiction.

Cory Booker speaking at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention.

Warren, O’Rourke, and Booker Won the Third Debate

October 3, 2019

The third Democratic debate took place on September 12th, 2019, less than a week after Democratic candidates appeared at the New Hampshire Democratic convention.  With only ten candidates on stage, viewers were able to see the three frontrunners, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders go head to head.  

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