The Bull's Eye

PRO: Presidential age cap ensures a healthy president in office

Ryan Chan, Asst. Business Manager

November 5, 2019

In order for a natural-born U.S. citizen to run for president, he or she must be at least 35 years old. This age requirement was put in place to ensure that the people running for our nation’s most coveted and highest rankin...

CON: Demonstrated interest only achievable by some

Nia Mitchell, Business Manager

October 8, 2019

 The college admission process is like no other, and students are constantly trying to do the things they believe  a college will favor to get accepted.  With more high school students  applying to college than ever before, stud...

PRO: Demonstrated interest shows clear interest for college

Connor Cho, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Students may already know that some colleges take into consideration “demonstrated interest,” a measure that doesn’t correspond with the applicant’s GPA, SAT and ACT scores or any  extracurricular activities. While many believe ...

CON: Later school start times is not permanent solution

Rachel Lee, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

A California bill that would change the time school starts at middle and high schools,  vetoed in 2018 by former Gov. Brown, has been passed again by the legislature. SB 328 states that middle schools cannot start before 8 a...

PRO: Later school start times increase student productivity

Max Zhu, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

One of the most debated topics in education, school start times, is close to becoming law in California.  After it was rejected by  former Gov. Jerry Brown last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom should not forgo this opportunity t...

CON: Standardized testing provides basis for admission

Amy Miyahara, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2019

No one likes to be defined by numbers, especially in the context of standardized testing scores. However, these scores provide an impartial rationality to what is a largely unpredictable college admissions process. Accomplis...

PRO: Standardizing academics over individuality

Josh Kim, Asst. A&E Editor

March 20, 2019

Standardized tests: an obstacle course every student seeking to go to college must get past. Because of the immense stress they place on students, their inability to truly measure a student’s ability and how results are dependent ...