Eye of the Tiger

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Florida shooting should inspire action

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Florida shooting should inspire action

February 26, 2018


Filed under Editorials

America is in mourning. For many, the sorrow is not as inhibiting as it once was when news of 13 lost lives at a Colorado high school broke nearly two decades ago. No current RHS students were alive when Columbine took place, but understand its impact because we’ve seen the same horrors repeated on...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Experiment in all areas of interest

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Experiment in all areas of interest

BRIAN NUEVO

February 26, 2018


Filed under Letters From A Senior, Opinion

Going into high school I had no idea that I would take part in the programs that I am in today. I walked onto campus as a freshman, ignorant that I would serve as an editor, anchor and photographer for Eye of the Tiger. So don’t be afraid to try new things when you register for classes. In middle...

College Application Essay: The Berry Lot

College Application Essay: The Berry Lot

NATE NGUYEN

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dear college, Over the course of my academic career, I demonstrated and developed skills like hard work, determination, and creativity. Courses like English, mathematics, and various history classes pushed me to success. However the catalyst of many traits that make me a good fit for college comes...

GUEST PIECE: College decision wait anxiously brief

GUEST  PIECE: College decision wait anxiously brief

ANNA PRATT

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A dream I have dreamed a thousand times is coming to an end. Picture this: I’m 10 years old. My eldest brother returns from his first semester at university touting two gift bags, a smile, and an excited voice, saying, “Look what I got for you two!” My twin sister and I eagerly open the gifts,...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Harassment demands greater scrutiny

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Harassment demands greater scrutiny

EDITORIAL BOARD

February 5, 2018


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RJUHSD placed tenured teacher Doug Mason on administrative leave late last month in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct accusations against him, according to a district communication to students’ families. This action has been a long-time coming and falls nearly a year after a Woodcreek student...

College Board stunts success

College Board stunts success

SINO OULAD DAOUD

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

To exploit American students, one must slow the progress of American education as much as possible. The best way to do this would be to place education in the hands of one organization that squeezes every penny out of students, yet uses none of it to benefit society. Some sort of monopoly would establish...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow useful cliches

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow useful cliches

ALEYNA CAMACHO and LAUREN JULIN

February 5, 2018


Filed under Letters From A Senior

Over the course of our high school career, we’ve picked some life lessons and cliches that have genuinely made a positive impact on our day-to-day lives.With that being said, here are some words of wisdom from two departing seniors who have learned, through experience, the value of good advice. Go...

PE policy reversal crushes fulfilled dreams

PE policy reversal crushes fulfilled dreams

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On the first day of the second semester, I experienced certain heartbreak. It was a terrible, achingly dramatic ordeal with a side dish of betrayal. I remember feeling hollow and disjointed. Almost like it was a freshly dead beloved household pet that nobody wanted to mention by name, I was forced...

Unweighted Pre-Calc prevents fair rank

Unweighted Pre-Calc prevents fair rank

CAM MEDRANO

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have what most consider a “grade obsession.” And if you take a look around RHS, you’ll find that this sanity-reducing ailment affects an abundance of other poor, unfortunate souls. I realize it probably isn’t the healthiest thing for me, but what can I say, I grew up with it and I haven’t...

Spirits days counterintuitive by lack of inclusivity

Spirits days counterintuitive by lack of inclusivity

DANIELLE BENNETT

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For the sake of full disclosure, I might not be the most outwardly spirited person at this school. While my more meticulous friends would religiously don attire for each spirit day, I spent my morning snoozing my alarm clock until I had to make a dash to school. Still, I appreciate spirit weeks as a ...

Personal finance course lacks depth

Personal finance course lacks depth

JACK ROSETTI

December 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Financial literacy is something seldom found in high school graduates. When the school district introduced the idea of an online financial literacy course, the majority of my acquaintances saw it as just another hurdle to leap on the pathway to graduation. This was the first mistake. In my experience...

Assigned $50 parking hurts those without

Assigned $50  parking  hurts those without

DOMINIC TAYLOR

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With a deep sigh of half relief and half skepticism, I finally believe we are on the right track to having organization and consistency for parking in the senior lot … well, at least we’re on the right track. With the new implementation of applications and purchase for personal parking spots,...