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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...

Paper Use at CRLS

Paper Use at CRLS

October 30, 2017

According to a count published by CRLS in 2013, the school printed 29,000 sheets of paper day that year. We are burning through paper like a forest fir...

On the Necessity of Dialogue Between Spain and Catalonia

On the Necessity of Dialogue Between Spain and Catalonia

October 30, 2017

Many things are happening around the world all at once. There have been hurricanes, controversial elections, and above all, instability in many countr...

“White” Is Not a Compliment

April Dottin-Carter, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Pieces

Once when I was in seventh grade, I asked my best friend why her parents were so fond of me. She responded, “You don’t act black.” At the time, I didn’t think much about what she said. But as years pass, my contempt continues to grow for that one sentence and each of its variations that I am unceasingly faced with. These words hit me nonstop like raindrops on pavem...

Why Local Government Matters

Why Local Government Matters

October 30, 2017

Washington politics seem more present and all-consuming than ever before. With a president that demands constant news coverage and a country that is all too w...

Political Cartoon

Political Cartoon

September 28, 2017

This piece also appears in our September print edition.

Tackling the 2017-2018 School Year: Student Government

Tackling the 2017-2018 School Year: Student Government

September 28, 2017

Dear CRLS, Welcome back to school! I can’t believe we’ve finished the first month of the year and are already in October. I know that I am nervous and ex...

The Importance of Civics in Public Education

The Importance of Civics in Public Education

September 28, 2017

Civics is defined as the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. It is a key element of any democratic society that functions through the self-gove...

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