Society’s Stereotypes Are Affecting the Way We Think

Elyahnee Auelua-Satele, Igaramkin Reporter

March 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We as individuals, whether we would like to believe it or not, are constantly influenced by everything we see and hear in our everyday lives. Social media, TV/ radio advertisements, friends and family, all of these things are ...

Gun Control: Change Is in the Air

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In light of the shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, gun control has been a popular topic. After the shooting, 17 students were left dead, yet a large portion of this ...

Consistent Guidelines Needed for Sports Dress Up Days

Ellese Chapados, Igaramkin Reporter

March 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

To dress up, or not to dress up. This has been a common and recurring issue here at Dimond, with players from different sports choosing to not to dress up for games. In Athletic Council, we discussed the problem at the beginning o...

Forest Fair Rules Questioned

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

February 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, two evangelical Christians filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Girdwood Forest Fair, stating that their constitutional right to free speech had been hindered. Since its beginning, the annual Girdwood For...

Why Climate Change Should Matter to You

Danielle DuClos, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As Alaskans, the landscape and environment is extremely important to our identity, ecology and economy. The topic of climate change has increasingly become a mainstream issue discussed not only by environmental specialists, bu...

Recent Accusations Reveal How Sexual Harassment Plagues America

Danielle DuClos, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Since the New York Times published the allegations against Hollywood big shot Harvey Weinstein in October, more than 45 prominent men in American politics, entertainment, media and business have been accused of sexual miscondu...

Minimum Wage Increase Has Pros, Cons

Maeve Wiley, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Minimum wage is a topic of extreme controversy at this point in time. Every day people are discussing within their communities whether raising the average paycheck is worth the fallbacks and whether it is even necessary for t...

Christmas Spirit Goes Beyond Music and Lights

Hannah Randall, Igaramkin Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There seems to be a bit of conflict in society over when the Christmas season should commence. There is an infinite number of opinions on the topic and people even have differing ideas about when specific parts of the holi...

DDF: Which Kind of Letter Is Appropriate?

Thomas Garrett, Igaramkin Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Drama, Debate and Forensics (DDF) is an activity that can warrant an athletic letter in the Anchorage School District. There is no classification between Junior Varsity and Varsity which would then qualify for a Varsity lett...

Freshmen Get Advice from Students, Teachers

Ebru Turker, Igaramkin Reporter

October 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For young and inexperienced teens, high school is a whole new world.  Entering the school on the first day can be nerve-wracking for most, yet exciting for others. How do they do it? Kristen Nevala-Melican, Dimond alumnus, has ...

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