Eye of the Tiger

NUEVO: Twitter poll doesn’t squarely represent juniors

NUEVO: Twitter poll doesn’t squarely represent juniors

BRIAN NUEVO

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over winter break, the class of 2018 Twitter account ran a Twitter poll asking what type of music would be prefered at Junior Prom. The options were a DJ or student-playlist. The poll resulted in 187 of the 236 votes voting for a playlist rather than the normal DJ. As a junior, I felt the Twitter...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: ROAR lessons only begin racism conversation

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: ROAR lessons only begin racism conversation

EDITORIAL BOARD

January 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's New

In response to multiple on-campus hate incidents, teachers presented three cultural sensitivity lessons during ROAR period at the beginning of the spring term. These incidents warrant a response, so the lessons were a vital step in the right direction. However, the three-day presentation’s setu...

BENNETT: Women’s March – a step in the right direction

BENNETT: Women’s March – a step in the right direction

THALIA BENNETT

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Collective knowledge and schooling has well informed us that America has seen more than its fair share of trials and tribulations. There have been chapters in this nation’s history where the land of the free and the home of the brave has been anything but. Thankfully, times have changed from...

JIBSON: CVC right place for future of RHS sports

JIBSON: CVC right place for future of RHS sports

KALE JIBSON

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sport Opinion, Sports

Every four years, typically, the Sac-Joaquin Section’s realignment committee shuffles around the high schools within its leagues and divisions based on student-population and athletic performance in an effort to maintain competitive athletic equity amongst its schools. " In its initial proposal for...

HAGEN: Leave room in schedule for useful foreign languages

HAGEN: Leave room in schedule for useful foreign languages

ADAM HAGEN

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As Advanced Placement enrollment increases and new PLTW classes debut at RHS, one subject slowly loses what little attention it received to begin with: foreign language. Students overload themselves with stress that comes from rigorous courses while they ignore the importance of learning a language other...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t overclub

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t overclub

MARC CHAPPELLE

January 30, 2017


Filed under Letters From A Senior, Opinion

Each spring semester issue, a senior will reflect on an aspect of their experiences at Roseville High School. Marc Chappelle kicks off this first column. What I learned in boating school is: It always seems to come back to the basics. Don’t bite off more than you can chew. Avoid becoming a jack...

JASSO: Non-transferable credit unfair to exchange students

JASSO: Non-transferable credit unfair to exchange students

JAVIER JASSO

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I have traveled 5000 miles from Spain to America to be able to speak English at a higher level than I spoke before starting this experience and immersing myself in American culture. Before coming, I was very curious how the “culture shock” was going to be: lifestyle and activities that students...

COOK: Health Center policy keeps students in check

COOK: Health Center policy keeps students in check

SOPHIA COOK

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

s someone with a very weak immune system in a crowded school, I am illness prone. Because of this, I’ve probably gone home from school sick 30 times in my high school life. It’s like a once a month thing, right? And when I am sick at school, my first instinct as a daughter, as a minor who cannot...

TAYLOR: Fall AP classes hinder students’ spring exam performance

TAYLOR: Fall AP classes hinder students’ spring exam performance

DOMINIC TAYLOR

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Exams can be a stressful event for students, especially when these exams happen to be for an AP class. You will have worked, toiled and stressed either half a school year or full year to get to this sacred day: the AP exam day. The only difference between you and the person sitting next to you? You took...

CARSON: Time to win is now for boys basketball

CARSON: Time to win is now for boys basketball

JOSH CARSON

December 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

The time has finally come for the varsity boys basketball team to dominate. The team consists of 16 players, half of which are seniors. Of those eight, seven of them are playing in their fourth, and final, year of basketball at RHS. Although these eight seniors have not had the ability to play a full...

BARBOUR: Semester schedules impede foreign language mastery

BARBOUR: Semester schedules impede foreign language mastery

MIA BARBOUR

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To graduate a student is required to “learn” a foreign language, while in reality most students just scrape by attempting to speak French or Spanish. To at least be considered proficient in a language, studies suggest that students must practice that language for about four hours each day for a coupl...

LITTLEJOHN: Culinary embodies performance, visual art

LITTLEJOHN: Culinary embodies performance, visual art

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Roseville Joint Union High School District has certain graduation requirements in order to graduate. One of the graduation requirements needed to fulfill is a Visual and Performing Arts class. Students are required to take one class in order to graduate. Of the visual and performing art classes, the...