Eye of the Tiger

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Breathe, it doesn’t really matter

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Breathe, it doesn’t really matter
March 4, 2020

I remember freshman year almost as it was yesterday, and I vividly remember being very aware and self-conscious as to what people would think of me. From the clothes I wore to the words I said. Overthinking...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Take advantage of opportunities as they present themselves

March 2, 2020

In the wise words of everyone’s favorite arguably-not-a-Disney-Princess Disney-Princess, Mulan: when will my reflection show, who I am, inside? I hope you read that with melancholy violin music playing...

NGUYEN: Apply Euro standards to ethnic courses

(SOFIA MARTOS / EYE OF THE TIGER)
March 2, 2020

The last name Smith is a common name that comes from the occupational name of a blacksmith. The last name Nguyen (how do you pronounce that again?) is derived from the last name of the last Vietnamese...

BATEMAN: Admissions simplified with rank

(RILEIGH SHULL / EYE OF THE TIGER)
March 2, 2020

Within the past couple of months, there’s been talk about potentially getting rid of the class rank within the Roseville Joint Union High School District. Some have claimed that it causes unnecessary...

PIEDAD: Class rank emphasizes number, not people

(RILEIGH SHULL / EYE OF THE TIGER)
March 2, 2020

The transcript: it’s seen as a lot of things by students. It’s either a sign of hope or despair, a one-way ticket to either one’s dream school or a nightmare week’s worth of a grounding. These...

DEL VALLE TONOIAN: PASSING PERIOD: the most valuable minutes

DEL VALLE TONOIAN: PASSING PERIOD: the most valuable minutes
February 4, 2020

Roseville High School has the shortest passing period out of any RJUHSD site. Six minutes. Six minutes to dash between two classrooms separated by slender hallways, teeming with over two thousand students,...

METTEN: SAT incompatible with principles of education

(NATHAN SANGRIA / EYE OF THE TIGER)
February 3, 2020

So, it’s the final term of junior year and you’re getting prepared to take the SAT for the first time. You’ve been studying vigorously and are both nervous and excited to take it for this is one...

BATEMAN: Cords, stoles should mean something more

BATEMAN: Cords, stoles should mean something more
February 3, 2020

This year, the district administration and board have decided that the current senior class will not be walking across Hanson Field, despite decades before us having that opportunity. The students expressed...

KHUDYAKOV: Raising UC tuition won’t solve the problem

(RILEIGH SHULL / EYE OF THE TIGER)
February 3, 2020

Truth: the cost of education is rising. Another truth: it's not just our sanity that's at risk. Our wallets (or our parents' wallets or the wallets of our wealthy step-aunt on our mother's side, depending...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Four year plans don’t define what will actually happen

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Four year plans don’t define what will actually happen
February 3, 2020

Whenever I feel like entertaining myself, I always take out the copy of my four-year plan from before I was even a freshman. I’ve always found it surreal that my plans had virtually derailed as soon...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Redraw district lines: it’s urgent

(JULIE NGUYEN / EYE OF THE TIGER)
December 16, 2019

When West Park High School opens next school year, district attendance boundaries will shift to allow West Park residents into the new school. But in doing so, the new lines would wipe out a large portion...

KHUDYAKOV: Dual enrollment provides opportunities

(NATHAN SANGRIA / EYE OF THE TIGER)
December 16, 2019

The sky is blue. The earth is round. College is expensive. Is that a surprise? No, just a sad, inescapable reality. Every second of time we spend on Earth draws us closer to the fiery, burning death of...

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