The Cub Reporter

Is the Education System Flawed?

Is the Education System Flawed?

Jason M., Editor

June 10, 2019

Education is perhaps one of the world’s most important concepts in the world. It shapes our future and provides us knowledge of the world around us, yet, the classroom has barely changed in the last fifty years. Teachers, who may have one of the most important jobs in the world are underpaid. Studen...

“Minecraft Bibles” Donated to Help Boost Religious Education

“Minecraft Bibles” Donated to Help Boost Religious Education

Colin M., Co-Editor in Chief

April 24, 2019

Minecraft is undeniably a major success story, and Mojang, the creators of the game, made money off of far more than just a game. The merchandise for the game was sold globally, and came in many different forms. However, Mojang probably never expected to be making money off of Bibles. “The Unofficia...

LA Unified Teachers on Strike

LA Unified Teachers on Strike

Darrius H., Reporter

January 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Unified School District is the second largest school district in the United States. The strike that will occur will be one of the thoughts people have about LAUSD. On Thursday, January 10, more than 30,000 members from United Teachers Los Angeles plan to go on strike. Near the star...

Discrimination at US Universities

Discrimination at US Universities

Lauren N., Reporter

November 28, 2018

Discrimination against Asian Americans are not only at Yale and Harvard, the two schools that are on the news, but it is also at universities all across the United States of America. It all started a few years back when people wanted to make the schools more diverse using affirmative action. Affirmative...

Santa Fe High School Shooting

Santa Fe High School Shooting

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...

Should Schools Start Later?

Should Schools Start Later?

Krista K., Reporter

June 5, 2018

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...

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Jasmine H., Reporter

May 24, 2018

An average teacher makes about $58,000 a year and this isn’t counting the taxes. Schools are sometimes unable to pay for all of the supplies and, when they can’t, teachers need to spend their own money to buy necessary supplies that should have already been provided by the school. Teachers earn th...

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Robert B., Reporter

May 24, 2018

Recently there have been many arguments whether schools give students more A’s than they deserve. One side of this long-term debate is that many people (including parents and students themselves) believe that teachers do give students too many A’s, whereas they think the pupils should have to earn ...

The Effects of Studying too Hard

The Effects of Studying too Hard

Ashley K., Reporter

April 12, 2018

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...

How Can We Make Schools Safer?

How Can We Make Schools Safer?

Bianca Z., Reporter

March 20, 2018

Every school wants their students to be safe, but are they doing enough? To keep schools safe is the top priority to make students feel safe. The most important way to keep students safe is to set clear behavioral standards, policies and procedures. Every school community should review their discipline ...

Are We Becoming Numb To School Shootings?

Are We Becoming Numb To School Shootings?

Erin K., Editor

March 7, 2018

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 ...

2018 School Shootings

2018 School Shootings

Lauren Y., Editor - Opinion

February 21, 2018

Barely a month of 2018 has passed, and there have already been 14 school shootings. The most recent shooting occurred on Thursday, February 1st, at San Castro Middle School. A 12-year-old female student had brought a semiautomatic handgun to her 7th-grade classroom and, around 9 A.M., the firearm dis...

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