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In a survey of 41 Inglemoor students, 34 said they supported affirmative action in college admissions while 7 did not. Art by Margaret He.

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions?

Margaret He and Arushi Sharma May 19, 2021

Point/Counterpoint: Should affirmative action be used in college admissions? Yes, affirmative action promotes equality in a flawed system Arushi Sharma For much of America’s history, elite universities...

On March 15th, it was announced that IB exams will be cancelled for the May 2021 testing season and AP exams will be taken online. Art by Kath Shelden.

Point/Counterpoint: Should Inglemoor have made in-person IB and AP testing mandatory this year?

Minita Layal and Kath Shelden March 16, 2021

Point/Counterpoint: Should Inglemoor have made in-person IB and AP testing mandatory this year?   Yes, in-person IB and AP tests should have been mandatory this year  Kath Shelden Due to...

Stan culture can be seen as both a place of obsessive toxic behavior and a digital space that builds community. Art by Link Gazey

Point/Counterpoint: Is stan culture toxic?

Link Gazey and Sofia Leotta February 13, 2021

 Is stan culture toxic? Yes, stan culture disrupts fanbases Link Gazey With the rise of social media as an increasingly-essential communication tool, a phenomenon known as stan culture is now...

Restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to protect public health is vital, however it has negatively impacted the economy. Art by Arushi Sharma and Ishika Kaushik.

Point/Counterpoint: Restrictions vs Economy

Arushi Sharma and Ishika Kaushik December 12, 2020

Should public health be prioritized over the economy during Covid-19?  Public health takes precedence over stabilizing the economy during COVID-19  Arushi Sharma On Dec. 2 Governor Jay Inslee...

Giving back during a pandemic is important, but in-person volunteering has the potential to put students, families and the community at risk. Art by Mia Tavares.

Point/Counterpoint: Honor Society volunteering during Covid-19

Ishika Kaushik and Mia Tavares December 3, 2020

Should Honor Society require service hours during the Covid-19 pandemic? Yes, service hours are even more important during the pandemic Mia Tavares On March 23, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee issued...

Cancel culture perpetuates both hostility and accountability within the digital world. Art by Sofia Leotta.

Point/Counterpoint: Cancel Culture

Sofia Leotta and Minita Layal October 8, 2020

Does cancel culture have a positive impact on our society? Yes, cancel culture fills in the gaps left by unequal societal systems Sofia Leotta Social media enables action. Amid a rapidly digitalized...

Point/Counterpoint: college phone tracking graphic for web. Art by Priya Annapureddy and

Point/Counterpoint: college phone tracking

Priya Annapureddy and Minita Layal February 7, 2020

Pro: Throughout the nation, dozens of colleges are starting to track their student’s phones, using an app called SpotterEDU. The primary goal is to increase student attendance, thereby encouraging students...

PointCounterpoint on items for hours; thumbnail graphic. Art by Naomi Nam

Point-counterpoint: Items for service hours

Sofia Leotta and Naomi Nam December 20, 2019

Yes, donations reflect meaningful service Naomi Nam National Honor Society (NHS) encourages students to support their community through volunteering. Donating items is one of the ways to earn hours during...

Point counterpoint: Is it appropriate to use Chick-fil-A as a partner?

Point counterpoint: Is it appropriate to use Chick-fil-A as a partner?

Gloria Shen and Selin Asan November 22, 2019

On Oct. 25, students gathered at the Chick-fil-A in Canyon Park to celebrate the football game’s “fifth” quarter. From 9 to 11 p.m., 20 percent of all sales connected to Inglemoor students were...

Will these climate strikes actually amount to any change?

Point/Counterpoint: Climate strikes

Aditi Jain and Audri Saulters April 4, 2019

We need to put consistent pressure on the government for policy changes by Aditi Jain The recent debate for climate change is about finding the most efficient approach to solve the problem. To protest...

Based on a survey of 360 students, 44 percent of students believe PDA is acceptable on campus while 56 percent believe it is not.

Point/Counterpoint: PDA in a school setting

Emmy Goetze and Kayla Kapralova March 7, 2019

PDA is appropriate by Kayla Kapralova Public displays of affection (PDA) are far from rare on most high school campuses. However, the appropriateness of PDA, especially in a school setting, is largely...

Point/Counterpoint: Unweighted vs. Weighted GPA

Point/Counterpoint: Unweighted vs. Weighted GPA

Nicole Turtle and Evelyn Yang September 27, 2018

A grade point average (GPA) summarizes a student’s academic performance by assigning each class grade to a numerical value (A = 4.0, B = 3.0, etc.) and taking the average of the point total. Some schools,...

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