The Cub Reporter

Article 13- The DEATH of the Internet

Memes are dying!

Colin M., Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018

This September the European Parliament voted in favor of article 13, a new law aimed to update copyright laws for the internet. It makes platforms such as Youtube, as well as social media outlets such as Facebook or Twitter, responsible for any copyrighted content on their site. The solution is an a...

Santa Fe High School Shooting

The suspected school shooter, Dimitrios Pagourtzis.

Jasmine H., Reporter

June 6, 2018

In the US, there has been a devastating amount of 22 school shooting just this year. That is an average of more than 1 school shooting per week. 36 people have been killed so far in these school shootings. As of last Thursday, May 17, 2018, we would have been able to say that there were 26 people who h...

Behind the Royal Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Faith Q., Reporter

June 6, 2018

On May 19, 2018, Prince Henry, the duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle happily wed at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom. Guests flooded into the Windsor Castle to watch the two young lovers’ beautiful ceremony of union. Filled with moments of joy, the wedding was enjoyed by all t...

Mysterious Chemical Damaging Ozone Layer

An exaggerated representation of global warming/if the ozone layer was destroyed

Tanay S., Reporter

June 6, 2018

Scientists have detected a rise of a dangerous chemical in the air that is known to damage the ozone layer in the Earth’s atmosphere. What’s intriguing these scientists is that this chemical was banned all around the world.  If the perpetrator isn’t found soon, the layer that protects the Ear...

Barn Explosion Leaves 9 Officers Injured and 1 Body is Found

A team of first responders

Tushaar M., Co Editor

May 25, 2018

The blackened out shell of a house and the burned ruins of a barn are all that remains after an explosion and a fire that left 1 person dead and 10 first responders injured in the quiet town of North Haven, Connecticut. On the 2nd of May at around 2 pm, first responders followed a call from a wom...

Net Neutrality Repeal Delayed

The Net Neutrality symbol

Lauren Y., Co Editor

May 25, 2018

On December 14th, 2017, chairman of the FCC Ajit Pai officially voted to repeal a 2015 principle called “net neutrality” in order to, as stated by Pai, “restore internet freedom”. The premise of net neutrality is that all internet service providers should enable access to content and applicati...

Chinese Lasers Injure U.S. Military Pilots


Tanay S., Reporter

May 24, 2018

China’s first military base overseas in Djibouti is using lethal lasers to attack and harm US military aircraft in the area.  Two US pilots have already been injured and the US has started taking preliminary force. The US is also starting to launch a diplomatic protest with Beijing. Originated fr...

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Erupts

The Kilauea Volcano eruption

Krista K., Reporter

May 24, 2018

On Friday, May 4th, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the residents of the Big Island of Hawaii. This was produced by the Kilauea Volcano and became the strongest earthquake since 1975. As a result, many people had to evacuate and numerous homes and structures were destroyed. Soon after this earthquake, Haw...

E. Coli Outbreak

The E. Coli bacteria

Esther W., Reporter

May 24, 2018

“It is the largest American E. coli flare-up since 2006, when tainted spinach sickened 199 people across 26 states”, says the New York Times. For over a month, cases of E. Coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce have been reported in over 20 states. E. Coli may sound familiar from 2016, when Chipotle’s r...

Newest Species of Orangutans Are Already Endangered

A Tapanuli orangutan

Erin K., Co Editor

May 24, 2018

In October of 2017, a new species of orangutans was discovered by scientists in northern Sumatra. It is one of just three orangutan species in the world, with the first two being the Bornean and the Sumatran. It is also the first to be described as a great ape since the discovery of the Bonobo almost ...

The Waffle House Shooting

A Waffle House restaurant

Jason M., Reporter

May 9, 2018

Just two months after the deadly Parkland School Shooting that killed 17 people, 29 year old Travis Reinking opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville. Reinking drove up to the Nashville Waffle House in his pickup truck. At about 3:30 am, he shot and killed two people outside, before firing into the...

The Only Treatment For This Baby’s Epileptic Seizures Was Illegal

A crying baby

Karis C., Editor

May 9, 2018

Huntingburg, Ind. - A poor two year old child named Jaelah Jerger has epilepsy, and her little body is attacked by about 30 seizures a day. Epilepsy, or seizure disorder, is a brain injury that can cause a person to experience abnormal behavior, sensations, symptoms, and even loss of consciousness. Jae...

The student news site of Kraemer Middle School