Each question comes from our daily Student Opinion feature, and each provides links to free Times resources for finding more information.
And for even more in-depth student discussions on pressing issues like immigration, guns, climate change and race, please visit our fall 2016 Civil Conversation Challenge.
Do Violent Video Games Make People More Violent in Real Life?
What Current Musicians Do You Think Will Stand the Test of Time? What Artists or Bands of Today Are Destined for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? What Musician, Actor or Author Should Be a Superstar, but Hasn’t Quite Made It Yet?
Do You Spend Too Much Time on Smartphones Playing ‘Stupid Games’?
Or Is it Just Another Excuse for People to Stare at Their Phones? Are Digital Photographs Too Plentiful to Be Meaningful? So, you just wanted to write a great argumentative essay?Then you should start with choosing a truly interesting topic. How Much Can an Artist Borrow From Earlier Musicians Before It Becomes Stealing? What Can You Predict About the Future of the Music Industry? Do Sports Teams Have a Responsibility to Hold Players to a Standard for Their Personal Conduct? Should Athletes Who Dope Have to Forfeit Their Titles and Medals? Is It Offensive for Sports Teams to Use Native American Names and Mascots? Do Fans Put Too Much Pressure on Their Favorite Professional Athletes? How Much Should Fans Be Allowed to Distract Opposing Teams? Does a Championship Game Always Need to Have a Winner (and a Loser)? It should be a question which can make you almost fight for your view point.Here’s a collection of interesting and thought-provoking topics. Anyway, you’ll find a topic to sink your teeth into in this list. Why Aren’t More Girls Choosing to Pursue Careers in Math and Science? Why Aren’t More Girls Pursuing Careers in Computing and Tech Fields? Should Women Be Allowed to Fight on the Front Lines Alongside Men? Now That Women Can Serve in All Combat Roles in the U. Military, Should They Also Be Required to Register for the Draft? Do We Need New Ways to Identify Gender and Sexuality?