Eye of the Tiger

MULLIGAN: Pranks harmless in contrast to past classes

MULLIGAN: Pranks harmless in contrast to past classes

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, What's New

Two weeks ago the Class of 2017 planned a prank week where they would commit a new prank everyday. All of the pranks were designed to be harmless. We only got through two days before admin brought the hammer of justice down on the seniors, threatening disciplinary actions for the prank that occurred...

STEPHENS: VAPA Night grants deserved recognition

STEPHENS: VAPA Night grants deserved recognition

ZOE STEPHENS

May 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, What's New

They get new workout equipment donated, they get rallies, they receive huge outpours of support from students and they benefit from general fanaticism. Sports – namely football – are a staple in any Roseville student’s diet of social happenings. Athletes no doubt work hard to succeed, but the...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: E15M cut calls for more effective replacement

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: E15M cut calls for more effective replacement

EDITORIAL BOARD

May 8, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's New

While Roseville High School’s decision to cancel the Every 15 Minutes program seems counterintuitive at first glance, the program’s effects waned in recent years – its dismissal presents an opportunity to introduce a more timely, impactful replacement. A quick contradiction: the Center for Disease...

TAYLOR: Spring Sports Rally fails to recognize athletes’ work

TAYLOR: Spring Sports Rally fails to recognize athletes’ work

DOM TAYLOR

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, What's New

I would just like to start out by setting the record straight here and now: I do appreciate all that student government does to put on rallies for the school. I go to them, participate in them, and generally enjoy them. I fully understand the work, effort and planning put into the creation of the rallies. However,...

MULLIGAN: Water conservation effort still relevant

MULLIGAN: Water conservation effort still relevant

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After the horrific drought that Roseville faced last year, you would think that, even after all the rain we got this winter, people would realize the importance of water conservation. Sadly, it doesn’t look like it. Whenever I see water pooled in someone’s gutter, I get really sad. Right now it...

ROSETTI: Addition of more tutoring options valuable for IM students

ROSETTI: Addition of more tutoring options valuable for IM students

JACK ROSETTI

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, What's New

As a former Integrated Math student, I can understand how strenuous and often confusing the classes can be. I often used to visit my teachers before school in order to fully understand what was happening in class. However, sometimes I needed a better explanation or just more flexibility after school...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow your priorities

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow your priorities

ANDREW SMITH

May 8, 2017


Filed under Letters From A Senior, Opinion

As you advance in high school and juggle an increasing volume of commitments, you must allot your time wisely – and use it with purpose. As much of a time as any, high school is meant for considering your priorities. And this debate constantly plays out from the big decisions – ‘What would I...

DEL ROSARIO: New rules will harm sports, athletes

DEL ROSARIO: New rules will harm sports, athletes

BRANDON DEL ROSARIO

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sport Opinion, Sports, What's New

It’s the beginning of the formation of superteams in California high school athletics. The California Interscholastic Federation’s majority decision to allow student-athletes to transfer to high schools for athletically-motivated purposes is a recipe for disaster. Transfer athletes no longer have...

STEPHENS: Big Brother project unecessary for understanding

STEPHENS: Big Brother project unecessary for understanding

ZOE STEPHENS

May 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I don’t need my education squandered to understand that the book is about being taken advantage of and relinquishing my rights. I also don’t need to contract the Black Plague when in AP European History to comprehend that it was disgusting and killed thousands of people. I’m here to learn, not...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Safety updates fortify campus

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Safety updates fortify campus

EDITORIAL BOARD

April 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's New

Administration’s steps toward a safer campus may birth skepticism from students concerned about losing privacy. In reality, though, admin is working for students, not against them. In considering campus surveillance cameras, introducing an online bullying report system and reinforcing the “run, hide,...

BATEMAN: Outside SAT prep classes not worth cost

BATEMAN: Outside SAT prep classes not worth cost

JAMIE BATEMAN

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Taking an SAT prep class offered by Kaplan or your high school is something that is almost universally recommended. Recently, I took my second SAT after completing a Kaplan course that took six hours every weekend to complete. After the class, I was only able to improve my score by 20 points overall,...

LUKASKO: Keyword-based firewall censors blindly

LUKASKO: Keyword-based firewall censors blindly

JAKE LUKASKO

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Roseville High School recently upgraded the school’s web filter in an effort to increase bandwidth. The web filter is so also much stricter than the previous filter, accidentally blocking many appropriate websites such as the New York Times, Vox, CNN, and for a short while, YouTube. The filter largely...