Eye of the Tiger

FASHION: Rap culture inspires clean style

March 14, 2016

JUNIOR EJ SUSBILLA BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] What inspires the way you dress? Just how I feel in the morning, like when I wake up and look in my closet. I pick whatever I want, how I’m feeling. Like today it was kind of gloomy so I put a black sweater on and some black pants on...

Lamar’s album blends old freestyle with bold lyrics

March 14, 2016

BY PRESTON WALTER [email protected] On March 3, Kendrick Lamar dropped a surprise album titled Untitled Unmastered on iTunes, Spotify, Tidal and Google Play Music. This album, which marks Lamar’s 5th studio album, is a compilation of all his untitled songs that never reached his album...

Roseville Umai improves upon Natomas

March 14, 2016

BY JAYDYNN SANTOS [email protected] Umai Savory Hot Dogs, which began in San Jose, now has two locations in the Sacramento area. One in Roseville and a new one in Natomas. Umai Dog is an Asian fusion hot dog restaurant that serves over 25 unique flavors, and customers can even build their...

10 Cloverfield Lane rivals predecessor

March 14, 2016

BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] The spiritual successor to Cloverfield, 10 Cloverfield Lane, upholds the intensity of its predecessor – to an extent. Technically, it’s a sequel to the 2008 sci-fi flick Cloverfield, but it is more of a "spiritual sequel," which is a new addition to the ...

Zootopia restores old Disney spark

March 14, 2016

BY KYLIE IRWIN AND JAYDYNN SANTOS [email protected] Zootopia, Disney’s newest film, offers a youthful experience with a hint of reality. It would be easy to assume this movie was going to be just another corny, predictable movie, however that is not the case. Disney has done it ag...

Japanese flavors arrive

March 14, 2016

Daiso touts Japanese convenience BY MARC CHAPPELLE [email protected] Daiso gives me a reason to go to the Galleria. Before the Japanese one-dollar-fifty store migrated from the bay to the suburbs, my Galleria shopping experience extended only as far as tropical fruit smoothies (judge me) from the Or...

The Life of Pablo mixes West’s past

February 22, 2016

Rapper Kanye West released his long-awaited studio album, The Life of Pablo exclusively to TIdal, the subscription-based music-streaming service. It’s an intentionally messy album of many different styles, feelings and artists. There are parts of this album that make you feel like you’re in church,...

Black artists bring needed attention to cultural issues

February 22, 2016

BY TARAH JOHNSON [email protected] This year’s Black History Month has completely opened up the stage for African-American artists, with big stars like Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar producing more and more works of black excellence. Both of these prestigious artists have made their marks on ...

FASHION: SENIOR ASSATA BAKER

February 22, 2016

Youthful trends combine with classy sophistication BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] What would you describe your style as? I would say my style is more mature, I don’t want to say in general. But for a high schooler it’s a little bit more out there and classy Is there anyone or anythi...

Revived show highlights student artistry

February 22, 2016

BY KYLIE IRWIN [email protected] Roseville High School held its first talent show at the school in six years. Junior Parker Crews emceed the show. Since there hasn’t been a show in six years, a few kinks along the way were expected. The lighting seemed to be off, and at times you could ...

Deadpool lacks professionalism

February 22, 2016

BY VICTORIA WILKINSON [email protected] Deadpool, the Marvel film which has been highly anticipated by many, came out Feb. 12. While some people found it to be obnoxious and juvenile, the movie was humorous with a somewhat intriguing plot line, depending on your sense of humor. A l...

Adele says “Hello” to new level of emotional depth with 25

December 14, 2015

BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] After teasing the world with “Hello,” Adele finally released her full album - 25 on Nov. 20. Her last album, 21, seemed almost impossible but 25 exceeded my already high expectations of Adele. Adele, following suit from her last two albums, tit...