The Cub Reporter

Should Animal Testing be Considered Animal Cruelty?

Should Animal Testing be Considered Animal Cruelty?

Tanay S., Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

An estimated 26 million animals are tested every year in the United States for scientific and commercial uses. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) does not protect 95% of the testings that are done and doesn’t prevent cases of animal abuse from happening. Also, most tests are useless and take lives of t...

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Tushaar M., Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“With the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select… Lonzo Ball out of UCLA.” Laker fans everywhere were calling him the next Magic before he even played a single second in the NBA. In an interview, Lavar Ball commented, “Lonzo’s better than Steph Curry to me. Put Ste...

Why There Should Be No Homework on Halloween

Why There Should Be No Homework on Halloween

Charis P., Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Halloween. The holiday for friends and families to go and enjoy company with one another while going door-to-door asking people for candy. It’s the holiday where kids get to enjoy having a sugar overload and parents having to worry about it the next day, but as much fun as this celebration  is, i...

Is the IPhone X Worth the Price?

Is the IPhone X Worth the Price?

Savannah K., Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On November 3rd, 2017, Apple is releasing the new IPhone X. When Apple showed off the new phone at conventions, Apple Addicts found out the IPhone X  has both new features and has gotten rid of some old features. Some new features include facial recognition, wireless charging, and longer lasting ba...

Would Fast Food School Lunches Be Better

Would Fast Food School Lunches Be Better

Emmy L., Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Hundreds of students burst out of the hallways, shoving and wading through the crowds. For hours, stomachs have been empty. Children file into lines and chat away with their friends. The line stretches beyond the cafeteria. Finally, meals are snatched and placed onto trays. One could hardly notice the qui...

Why Selective Breeding Should Be Banned

Why Selective Breeding Should Be Banned

Angie M., Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Selective breeding is a cruel way of ‘creating’ the perfect pet.   This is the way humans choose specific traits or characteristics to be passed from parent(s) to offspring in animals. Most commonly used in the pet industry, dogs and cats are subjects of selective breeding, also known...

Should Nuclear Power Production be Prohibited?

Should Nuclear Power Production be Prohibited?

Lauren Y., Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many people, when hearing the words “nuclear power”, imagine missiles or nuclear weapons used during warfare. Others may associate nuclear power with an image of radioactive waste, or toxicity in general. Despite these negative viewpoints, there are advantages to the use of nuclear power that many ...

Should Support Dogs be Allowed?

Should Support Dogs be Allowed?

Emma L., Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A highly debated topic today is if support dogs should be allowed in public areas. At first you may think: “Of course; there are many people who need a furry companion to help with their emotional or psychological issues,” but, once you go deeper into the topic, there are many deeper concerns to b...

Violence in Charlottesville

Violence in Charlottesville

Tanner Y., Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Friday, August 11, 2017, disaster struck the beautiful campus of UVA, or University of Virginia, in Charlottesville. Violence broke out over a statue of Robert E. Lee being torn down. White supremacists caused mayhem. Young white males, all wearing white polo shirts with khaki shorts, circled arou...

Should Feminism be Promoted?

Should Feminism be Promoted?

Esther W., Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Feminism is a difficult, complex topic. It has a long history, and often times stirs up debates and arguments about whether it’s right or wrong. Everyone has their own reasons and conclusions, but, in my opinion, I believe that feminism should be something we promote and try to strive towards in th...

Should School Uniforms be Abolished or Kept?

Should School Uniforms be Abolished or Kept?

Katrina W., Reporter

July 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A debatable topic that has been surrounding school authorities for years, uniforms being applied as a mandatory dress code has still been a controversial issue. The first uniforms were draped blue coats, presented in 15th century English schools for...

Why Disney Needs More Original Stories

Why Disney Needs More Original Stories

Mary C., Editor

June 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Walt Disney Animation Studios is mostly famous for its creative, groundbreaking, and exciting stories. Even their adaptations of classic fairy tales are absolutely enticing as animated films. However, within the past decade, something has gone horribly wrong. Disney has recently become a sequel machin...

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