Eye of the Tiger

EARL: Find other avenues to promote completion of Financial Literacy

February 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY EMILY EARL [email protected] As seniors already know from either the emails, phone calls or classroom visits made by admin, we are the first class required to complete the Personal Finance course. And we also know that if we do not complete the course we will lose the “privilege” o...

REA: Clearing up the misconceptions about senioritis

February 1, 2016


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BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] High school students could basically be separated into two groups: those who do their work and those who have fallen down the path of a slacker. However, as a senior, I and many others in my class have another quite valid excuse for our lack of motivation: ...

BARBER: Impatience only hinders IM2 development

February 1, 2016


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BY RACHEL BARBER [email protected] When an average of 21 percent of students fail three sections of Integrated Math 2, there is an obvious need for change. IM2 students found the newly implemented curriculum difficult to adapt to, contributing to the high fail rates seen across IM2 class...

FURDEK: Scholarship specifics too personal for public display

February 1, 2016


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BY MADDY FURDEK [email protected] As the spring semester begins and seniors begin to receive the large, colorful vanilla folders in their mailboxes containing an acceptance letter to the university of their dreams, it’s hard to contain the excitement. Many students take the opportunit...

GUEST PIECE: No spring term AP Gov credit frustration justified

December 14, 2015


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BY ASHLEY BERTHOLF AND NILAB HABIB [email protected] To be totally honest, our class as a whole is pretty upset with everything surrounding the situation regarding Advanced Placement credits in the AP Government and Economics block. Starting this school year, the seniors that opted into t...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Court changes risk female majority

December 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Changes to the court selection process meant to promote equal representation of the student population could potentially be the start down a slippery slope toward a female-dominated court system. One of the most prominent revisions to the existing dance court system includes a discontinuation of the...

MORIN: Grade bump policies need consistency among teachers

December 14, 2015


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BY TOMMY MORIN [email protected] With the fall term coming to an end, students are scrambling to get their grades together, trying to get that little bump to boost up a letter grade. Whether it be turning in late work or working on extra credit projects, everyone is grinding out their l...

DOOLITTLE: Holiday generosity popular for self gain

December 14, 2015


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BY ALEXX DOOLITTLE [email protected] Although good deeds are often done by good people, I’m starting to notice that kind hearts and generosity are more of trends and tedious obligations to younger generations than a social responsibility. Something I recently learned in my psychology...

TRAN: Value experiences over social media

December 14, 2015


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  BY NATALIE TRAN [email protected] Everyone nowadays feel the pull of our cell phones and the urge to get updated. Almost every facet of our lives is connected to our phones in some respect and this need to check it makes sense. This becomes a larger problem, though, when we are more co...

MULLIGAN: Road construction could solve common alley traffic problem

December 14, 2015


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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Attending a school that is over 100 years old makes it easy to understand why the parking and traffic situation around school is horrible. There is almost no flow to the senior lot and having parents picking up their students further exacerbates t...

BASSARAB: Time to move past physical textbooks

December 14, 2015


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BY ALBINA BASSARAB [email protected] It has come to really bother me coming home each day to a pile of textbooks gathering dust and knowing how pointless they really are. For about half of my classes, most textbooks are hardly touched throughout the school year. Some of them are far outda...

MORIN:Grade bump policies need consistency among teachers

December 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

 TOMMY MORIN [email protected] With the fall term coming to an end, students are scrambling to get their grades together, trying to get that little bump to boost up a letter grade. Whether it be turning in late work or working on extra credit projects, everyone is grinding out their last f...