The Cub Reporter

Does Social Media Ruin Nature?

People violating nature to use on social media can be proven to be destructive.

Ethan Y., Editor

November 5, 2019

For centuries, nature was the key to man advancements and cultivation. It provided many natural resources, such as wood, iron, and gold. Nature was also worshipped by many cultures and gave wonder and amazement to many that come. However, in modern days, companies wanting more resources and land have de...

A New Material Could Replace Plastic

A recycle bin containing  many water bottles and one wet wipes container.

Darrius H., Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

Since the use of plastic has been popularized in the 1960s, it's expected that more plastic will be in the ocean then fish by 2050. Because of this, environmentalists are urging to replace plastic with a truly biodegradable alternative. Plastic is made of carbon-based polymers and petroleum. Because ...

Should Glitter Be Banned?

Glitter is often used to decorate, but it is very harmful to the environment. Should it be banned?

Darrius H., Reporter

February 21, 2019

Since 1934, modern glitter and confetti have been used to provide the sparkle and flare “needed” in the air for almost any celebration, but afterward, they are left as litter on the ground. This has lead to a controversy over the use of this product. Glitter is made of a polymer known as Mylar ...

Solar Panel Windows

Solar panel windows

Aaron C., Reporter

March 19, 2018

Solar panels are used all over the world to harness energy at no cost to the environment. The ugly black panels are mounted onto the top of rooftops with no function but to convert light into energy. However, a new high-tech prototype of solar panels is being developed to serve multiple purposes. A n...

Five Animals that are Going Extinct in 2017

via International Rhino Foundation

Regina J., Reporter

January 31, 2017

Lots of animal species are on the edge of being extinct, and this year, might be their last. Sadly enough, humans may be the main reason for some of these endangered animals. Agricultural expansion, pollution, and disease are also more causes for the deaths of these species. These animals are most likely g...

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