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Extracurricular, Extra Benefit

Extracurricular, Extra Benefit

December 19, 2017

Imagine if CRLS offered no extracurricular activities. No clubs, athletic teams, or opportunities to practice music or theatre. Whether it means being...

Make the Season a Little Greener

Josie Weissburg, Contributing Writer

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

The palpable joy of the holiday season is upon us at CRLS, and every student is looking forward to their week-long break, no matter what holiday they do or do not celebrate. The beloved materialism associated with the holidays comes with a lot of packaging. Cardboard, plastic, tape, ribbons, and wrapping paper are all discarded and useless after the opening of a gift. In...

The Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Oscar Berry, Contributing Writer

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Take a look at the political culture in America. From afar, you will see two parties fighting for a majority. These are the governing Republican Party and the opposing Democratic Party. Yet the true situation is more complicated than a snapshot could portray. There is now as much conflict within both parties between moderates and radicals as there is between Democrats a...

The Selfishness of Trophy Hunting

The Selfishness of Trophy Hunting

December 19, 2017

Graceful elephants may be among the first images that come to mind when one considers the wilds of Africa, but this image may only be bound to the histor...

In Defense of the Offense

In Defense of the Offense

December 19, 2017

When conversing with fellow CRLS students, I have never encountered opposition to the idea of free speech. No one is willing to say “I don’t like free s...

Acknowledging the Merits of the Level-Up Initiative

Acknowledging the Merits of the Level-Up Initiative

November 29, 2017

Opportunity, diversity, and respect is our motto here at Rindge. “Level up” at CRLS is meant to enforce this motto by bringing students together i...

Changing the Male Narrative: It’s OK for Boys to Cry

Changing the Male Narrative: It’s OK for Boys to Cry

November 29, 2017

Feminists often make “us versus them” statements, portraying men as the enemy and women as the victims. The truth is that feminists of all kinds, wh...

Potential Pit Bull Ban in Lowell Not a Long-Term Solution

Potential Pit Bull Ban in Lowell Not a Long-Term Solution

November 29, 2017

On October 21st, at approximately 6:00 PM, two pit bulls mauled and killed a seven year old boy in Lowell. Authorities reported that the boy entered a...

Now Is the Time to Consider Rising Sea Levels

Now Is the Time to Consider Rising Sea Levels

November 29, 2017

The last few months have seen seemingly endless news coverage of hurricanes and their aftermath, most notably in Puerto Rico, where aid is still limite...

Weinstein Allegations: Why Teaching Consent Matters

Weinstein Allegations: Why Teaching Consent Matters

November 29, 2017

Every year, crimes of sexual assault are broadcasted throughout the world, reaching millions of people. Last year, Brock Turner’s case opened up discu...

Grappling With Teens’ Attachment to Snapchat

Grappling With Teens’ Attachment to Snapchat

November 29, 2017

What is Snapchat? Repeatedly sending photos with captions to friends and posting updates about your life on your story. When you don’t think about it...

Peaceful Protest: A Powerful Tool in the Past and Present

Peaceful Protest: A Powerful Tool in the Past and Present

October 30, 2017

The First Amendment states that people have the right to freedom of speech and the right to protest. Because of these rights, we have seen different protests...

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