Eye of the Tiger

KHUDYAKOV: Inconsistent AP credits come at emotional cost

KHUDYAKOV: Inconsistent AP credits come at emotional cost

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV 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...

(RILEIGH SHULL / EYE OF THE TIGER)

METTEN: Don’t discredit community college

RYLEY METTEN 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

MEGAN HUBER 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...

(SOFIA MARTOS / EYE OF THE TIGER)

NGUYEN: Learning lessons from Multicultural Day

JULIE NGUYEN 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...

(NATHAN SANGRIA / EYE OF THE TIGER)

PIEDAD: The sun never rises in 900 East building

NATHAN PIEDAD 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

NATHAN HANDLING 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...

(JASMINE LUNAR / EYE OF THE TIGER)

KHUDYAKOV: Fragility of programs inescapable

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV 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...

GUEST PIECE: Unnecessary logistical stress mars enjoyment of event

KIRA RUNKLE, GUEST WRITER October 14, 2019

When the RJUHSD School Board proposed the graduation venue move to the Placer Valley Event Center, they offered a biased pro/con list which included pros such as extra tickets and air conditioning. Although...

GUEST PIECE: Better parking enhances experience and celebration

MAI NGUYEN, GUEST WRITER October 14, 2019

Graduation is a huge accomplishment in this part of our lives. It is the first big step that leads us out into the real world. However, I feel as though a lot of people have been forgetting the intrinsic...

(EMILY HOLPUCH / EYE OF THE TIGER)

GUEST PIECE: Multicultural Day should spread biracial awareness

NYOMI HUNT, GUEST WRITER October 14, 2019

As we prepare for this year’s Multicultural Day, it is important to keep in mind that not all students fit into the same box. Over the last few years we have seen a greater representation of minorities...

(NATHAN SANGRIA / EYE OF THE TIGER)

GUEST PIECE: Pattibaker ROAR devalued by rules

EVAN BRASHEARS, GUEST WRITER October 14, 2019

ROAR period is a great opportunity to catch up on some work, study for an upcoming test, or catch a 30 minute nap. However, it has strict guidelines that make it difficult to enjoy for people who have...

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