The Cub Reporter

Climate Change is Real

Climate Change is Real

Jason M., Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

   Global climate change is happening right now, all around the globe. It’s affecting wildlife, how we live our lives, and it's affecting our home, Earth.    What is climate change? Sometimes known as global warming, climate change occurs when Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane fills up t...

Are Violent Video Games Contributing to Youth Violence?

Are Violent Video Games Contributing to Youth Violence?

Emmy L., Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Lately, there have been many school shootings, mostly by troubled young men. There have been already 12 shootings in 2018 and that number seems to be increasing. In July of 2016, An 18-year-old gunman, who was a fan of first person shooter games, killed nine people in Munich Germany. James Holmes in...

Are We Becoming Numb To School Shootings?

Are We Becoming Numb To School Shootings?

Erin K., Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since 2013, the United States has had almost 300 school shootings, an average of about one per week. As news of school shooting occur on a weekly basis, it seems as if many Americans are becoming more numb to the constant reports. How many more shootings do we have to witness until our leaders pass ...

Kennedy and Reagan Ranked As Best Presidents?

Kennedy and Reagan Ranked As Best Presidents?

Lois H., Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There have been 45 United States Presidents from the years 1789- 2018. Many of them are known for what they did to improve the American society, while some are known for what they did wrong. For some reason, Presidents John F. Kennedy, and  President Ronald W. Reagan have been voted as the best Pre...

Are Child Beauty Pageants Bad?

Are Child Beauty Pageants Bad?

Heleni N., Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Beauty pageants have been around since the late 1800s. Little Miss America is one of the most popular child beauty pageants. Starting in 1961, Little Miss America featured girls between ages of five to ten. These girls were judged on their beauty, personality, charm and poise. Around 250,000 young gir...

Apps: Wasteful or Useful?

Apps: Wasteful or Useful?

Robert B., Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Being in the age of technology, many people are spending a lot of time on their iPhones or other tech products on what companies call apps, or software applications. As they may range from productive to social to gaming purposes, these applications have spurred many debates on whether or not students shou...

Should Reality TV Shows Be Allowed?

Should Reality TV Shows Be Allowed?

Karis C., Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Entertainment was once considered art; however after technology immensely improved, televisions, as well as TV shows, became more popular. Television shows, in general, are very popular in modern society. This is because the viewers get involved with the characters; however, nowadays many people have been ...

Why DACA Should Be Here To Stay

Why DACA Should Be Here To Stay

Angie M., Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created by former president Barack Obama in 2012. It is a policy that protects immigrants who came to the United States as minors. DACA prevents these individuals from being immediately deported and provides them a work permit that expires after two years,...

Why Trump Could be Impeached

Why Trump Could be Impeached

Lauren Y., Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On November 8, 2016, reality T.V. star and business owner Donald Trump was elected to be President of the United States. Though it has been an exciting year to see how Trump has been leading America, especially through his documentation of his journey on social media, it’s time to review his time ...

Should Gum be Allowed on School Grounds?

Should Gum be Allowed on School Grounds?

Katrina W, Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Chew, blow, and POP! These are three things many students dream of when they are sitting in a boring classroom, their fingers tapping on a desk, listening to their teacher go on and on about inequalities and other math equations. Others say that chewing gum is a distraction, as it can make loud popping noi...

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

NFL Kickoffs should be Abolished

Tushaar M., Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The most embarrassing kickoff in football history occurred on New Year's day 2017, in the game between the Bills and the Jets. During Jets’ kickoff in the 4th quarter, the ball flew a bit over Bill’s return man, Mike Gillislee, and landed at the 15, so he didn't touch it and let it roll in to the en...

Does Homework Help or Hurt Students’ Academic Growth?

Does Homework Help or Hurt Students’ Academic Growth?

Andrew H., Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The thing that all students dread about school the most is homework. The purpose of homework is to help students learn more about a certain topic that they are currently learning in class. However, many teachers and students believe that too much homework doesn’t help students at all. The unwritten ...

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