The Cub Reporter

Should Mickey Mouse be Available to the Public?

Should Mickey Mouse be Available to the Public?

Bryan W., Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

For years, the common everyday items in the public domain have allowed humans to create some of the most iconic characters like Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's Monster, Robin Hood, and King Kong. But Disney has held back a certain character from the public domain. Mickey Mo...

Artificial Sweeteners: Ban or Can

Artificial Sweeteners: Ban or Can

Jonathan Y., Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Starting from the 1950s, artificial sweeteners are known for being an alternative to sugar, but many have asked; How harmful are artificial sweeteners? Scientists have researched and experimented for the truth of artificial sweeteners and have found multiple answers to this issue. Artificial sweet...

The Gun Debate

The Gun Debate

Jason M., Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Parkland, Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, Orlando Nightclub, Santa Fe, San Bernardino, Sutherland Springs Church, the list goes on. The pattern is all too familiar. A tragic mass shooting, a mourning, a call for action, repeat.  Dozens dead and injured, families heartbroken, and a hope that something will chan...

Should Schools Start Later?

Should Schools Start Later?

Krista K., Reporter

June 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many people believe teens could do better if schools started at a later time. According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, schools should start at 8:30 a.m. or later to better align with the “biological sleep rhythms of adolescents, whose sleep-awake cycles begin to shift up to two hours later at the s...

Why Is Skateboarding So Trendy?

Why Is Skateboarding So Trendy?

Jayden M., Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In the past, trends have come and gone. Four years ago, the hottest toy was Rainbow Loom and most recently, the trend was slime and fidget spinners. Everyone knows that once a trend dies, it dies forever; there is an exception to this though. Time and time again, skateboarding has constantly resurfaced as a ...

Are Baby Instagram Accounts Ok?

Are Baby Instagram Accounts Ok?

Esther W., Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We’ve all seen them--baby pictures, hundreds of them--on Instagram. Most notably are the children of celebrities. Celebrities are constantly under the scrutiny of the media and public. Majority of these celebs have children. Some choose to keep the faces of their kids away from the mangled internet....

Why Hate Crimes Should be Heavily Punished

Why Hate Crimes Should be Heavily Punished

Angie M., Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A hate crime, according to the dictionary, is a crime motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice, typically one involving violence. Hate crimes have been all too common throughout American history, and even in modern times. While the United States is known as the ‘land of the free,’ and prides i...

Is it important to learn a 2nd language?

Is it important to learn a 2nd language?

Conner N., Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Language impacts the people of the worlds race, creed, and region of the world every day. Not only does language do this, but language also helps humans express their feelings, desires, love, and emotion that people are feeling. Language is simply just the centerpiece of our world. Despite how far o...

The Effects of Studying too Hard

The Effects of Studying too Hard

Ashley K., Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A lot of parents and guardians in general force their children to study as hard as they can until they receive a perfect score. College students will joke about how studying too hard will kill them. However, studying too hard can result in negative health effects. To start off, cramming in information and ov...

Are The Bees Worth Saving?

Are The Bees Worth Saving?

Faith Q., Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Over the years people have heard about the danger that the bees are in, and how they are disappearing into thin air. No one knows where they have gone. Since the 1990s, the population of bumblebees has decreased by 90%. These species are essential, as the bees are key in pollinating agriculture. Las...

Feminism – Should it Be Advocated?

Feminism – Should it Be Advocated?

Angie M., Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Feminism, by definition, is the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Today, the political ideology of feminism is only growing. Away with the misogynistic society that was the past, in with the new: a future that women are apart of. It is incredibly disappointing that ...

Why Universal Basic Income Should Be Implemented

Why Universal Basic Income Should Be Implemented

Aaron C., Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Universal Basic Income or UBI is a newly founded policy being discussed by policymakers. The idea gives all citizens of the United States an unconditional amount of money. Rich or poor, anyone could receive money under Universal Basic Income. Universal Basic Income should be implemented as newly develop...

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