Eye of the Tiger

BENNETT: Appreciate the season

(ABIGAIL EDMONDSON / EYE OF THE TIGER)
December 16, 2019

Dear slices of the education system,  Yes. All of you. Colleges, K-12 education and anything else minutely “school-related” that makes like a (donkey) and butts its head into the holiday season...

SHULL: Underclassmen can handle AP rigor

(ZACHARY GALAMGAM / EYE OF THE TIGER)
December 16, 2019

In every highschooler’s life, it is inevitable to hear about the hardships that many upperclassmen face throughout high school years, especially junior year.    I am halfway through my junior year...

PIEDAD: SAT curve subjectivity proves detrimental

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

Saturdays are normally for short-lived breaks, but as I exited the doors of Rocklin High School under the dripping December 7 rain, I realized that my break is nothing but a tiny light at the end of the...

PIEDAD: Cans can’t

(ZACHARY GALAMGAM / EYE OF THE TIGER)
December 9, 2019

It’s 10:25a.m. The hum of the AC spreads around the room, but the sound of pencil lead scratching against a warm copy of a worksheet leaves you at an impasse for the next answer. Suddenly, the door...

EASTMAN: Off-campus lunch: opportunity to recharge

(ZACHARY GALAMGAM / EYE OF THE TIGER)
November 21, 2019

You hear the bell ring as you walk out of your classroom and smell the fresh air. The murmur of  voices provide a blanket of familiarity. All period you were craving a nice double double from In-and-Out....

KHUDYAKOV: Inconsistent AP credits come at emotional cost

KHUDYAKOV: Inconsistent AP credits come at emotional cost
November 18, 2019

Picture this: your AP scores just came out and they aren’t awful. You got a 3 in US History, sure, but College Board says that's a passing score.  Is it? And even if it is, does it matter? There's...

METTEN: Don’t discredit community college

(RILEIGH SHULL / EYE OF THE TIGER)
November 18, 2019

Being a senior this year, there are many things to think about regarding where I should take my life after graduating in the near future. My time here, as well as many other students’ entire experience...

HUBER: Prioritizing storage over expression

HUBER: Prioritizing storage over expression
November 18, 2019

Rehearsal after rehearsal for the guitar show left my stomach in knots - but not for the reason you’re thinking. There was something looming - something happening that none of us could control. The build...

NGUYEN: Learning lessons from Multicultural Day

(SOFIA MARTOS / EYE OF THE TIGER)
November 18, 2019

Fun fact: my parents have an eggroll dealer. About once a month, we make the pilgrimage to Sacramento and arrive at this mom & pop Vietnamese joint. The ground is sticky, there’s never anyone eating...

PIEDAD: The sun never rises in 900 East building

(NATHAN SANGRIA / EYE OF THE TIGER)
November 18, 2019

Whether you’re a freshly blooming freshman or a battle-scarred senior, there’s no denying that the 900 buildings prove to be the foundation of almost everyone’s schedule. After all, essential (and...

HANDLING: Wellness center proves valuable to student culture

HANDLING: Wellness center proves valuable to student culture
November 12, 2019

 I’m writing this with two cups of piping hot tea sitting next to me, straight from the place that cares more about students than anywhere else  — The Wellness Center.  Small to say, I love the...

KHUDYAKOV: Fragility of programs inescapable

(JASMINE LUNAR / EYE OF THE TIGER)
October 14, 2019

Last school year, the club members of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) met for the first time that school year to discuss their plans for the club. Tensions ran high as they realized that their...

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