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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From Muskets to Assault Rifles: The Second Amendment Is Outdated

From Muskets to Assault Rifles: The Second Amendment Is Outdated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...

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...

Secretary of State’s Comments on Venezuela Are Worrisome

Secretary of State’s Comments on Venezuela Are Worrisome

February 28, 2018

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepared to embark on his first tour of Latin America, the former ExxonMobil CEO stirred controversy with his comments a...

Leveling-Up Must Happen Before Freshman Year

Leveling-Up Must Happen Before Freshman Year

February 26, 2018

The achievement gap has been of particular concern to Cambridge Public Schools for many years, and underrepresentation of students of color in Honors ...

Formulating the Perfect Resolution

Juliana Vandermark, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

2018 is finally here! We’ve made it through to a new year, though now the only question is, what’s so new about it? How much will an eight replacing a seven change? The truth is that this new year can change a lot or nothing; it’s all about the approach. According to a recent  Statistic Brain Research Institute research study, over 41% of Americans make New Year’s reso...

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 ...

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