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Opinion: Over-dependence On Phone Can Have Negative Impacts

Frances Dun, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

These days everywhere you go people are on their phones. Most people have smart phones that can be used for almost everything at any time. Just looking around you can see that fewer and fewer people socialize. They just...

Opinion: Dress Code Limits Self-Expression

Beatrice O'Campo, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Most high schools have dress codes, or a set of rules concerning appropriate student dress. Dimond High is no exception. And while the dress code does prevent inappropriate dress, does it also limit girls' fashion and self-expression? I...

Opinion: Elimination Of HSGQE Is Positive Step

Kobe Huang, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

The topic of tests in a student’s career is one that is often talked about, and also debated over. Since the Anchorage School District’s removal of the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam, many mixed feelings have come...

Opinion: Parking Fees Spark Questions

Michael Anders, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Parking fees… Nobody wants them, but everyone who drives has to pay unless you want to end up with a fine. Fees for the 2014-2015 school year are $110 for that school year, which is about $12 a month. Maybe not all of...

Opinion: Dress Code Should Be Evenly Enforced

Jessica Siebert, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Off and on, I’ve noticed a bit of….inconsistency with the dress code policy here at Dimond.   First of all, many times, I’ve been told to take my hat off, and I began to count how many other people in the room had...

Opinion: Cyber Bullying Can Be Stopped

Rachel Bedsworth, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Cyber bullying. We have all once in our lifetimes either witnessed, exposed, or have been involved in it. Google says that cyber bullying is “the use of electronic communication to bully a person.” Most victims incidents...

Opinion: Trash Cans Are Needed In Parking Lot

Lauren Gaither, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

At Dimond High School, the students are not doing a very good job at keeping the campus clean.   There are no trash cans in the parking lot, and that needs to be changed.   When asked about the trash in the student parking lot, Senior, Remi Embl...

Opinion: Fountains Leave Students Thirsty

Marshall Shaffer, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Like many students at Dimond, I absolutely despise most of the drinking fountains. The main reason for these hateful feelings is the low pressure and the warm temperature. There are eight drinking fountains here at Dimond,...

Opinion: Dress Code Should Be Modified

Luke Greenough, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Through the interviews I took, I realized that the people all wanted and thought  the same thing, for dress code to be modified. Dimond Students do not  agree with the rule that there are no hats allowed in school because...

Opinion: Seniors Need Help With College Planning

Austin Pangelinan, Igaramkin Reporter

September 19, 2014

Are you planning for college? Ever since we lost our career guidance counselor, I never heard a word about college planning during my junior year. College is a necessity for most students, and to handle it the right way...