Tiger Times

Friend or fiend?

Friend or fiend?

April 30, 2020

 graphic by s. rowe Toxic relationships do not only apply to romantic partnerships. Sometimes, friendships can turn out to be just as abusive and damaging. Rather than bringing happiness and companionship, a toxic friend can make life full of stress and dejection.  There are quite a few ...

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It’s a good day to dye

April 26, 2020

Whether it’s the fact that salons and barbershops have shut their doors, the immense boredom of staying at home or the anxiety of a pandemic driving these decisions, a new set of hair trends have emerged. It became clear across social media that teens have begun to take their hair into their own hands...

Gov. Greg Abbott arrives at a news conference on April 10 to give a coronavirus update with Texas Division of Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd, followed by Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt and Dr. John Zerwas, University of Texas System executive vice chancellor for health affairs.  [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

A Start and an end

April 21, 2020

Within months of the Coronavirus reaching American shores, it seems as though our entire country has shut down. The virus has killed more than 35,000 Americans and has economically wounded many more. Many states let out school until a certain date, but slowly that date moved further and further away....

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Quarantine fun

April 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many restaurants, stores and other public places to close to avoid spreading the virus. Citizens have been asked to self quarantine and some places have even enacted a curfew. With all the time that people are spending at home, it’s easy to get bored and sit in be...

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When viruses go viral

April 20, 2020

Restaurants are closing. Stores are shutting down. The closest we can see our friends is through a laggy computer screen on late night FaceTimes. All thanks to a disease from across the world called coronavirus, Texarkana is in a shelter in place. This order forces us to spend as much time at home a...

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Reversed senioritis

April 18, 2020

Walking across the stage at graduation. Holding their diploma in their hands. Hugging their friends for the last time before departing for college. The graduating class of 2020 is being heavily impacted by the changes coronavirus is bringing. Due to the pandemic, the date that students will return to th...

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Cinematic COVID complications

April 18, 2020

Due to the spread of coronavirus shutting down public places, most movie theaters have closed their doors indefinitely. Because of this, many movie productions have decided to postpone the releases of their new movies. While many movie and TV show releases are being put off, some movies and shows have...

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Losing your religion

April 10, 2020

Her smile probably stretched beyond measure as she celebrated another year of life. Her memory of her eleventh birthday is foggy, but the festivities most likely began per usual.  Gifts pile on tables like avalanches as loved ones sing an off tune rendition of “Happy Birthday.” She blows out...

German foreign exchange student Nils Schweizer poses in front of Texarkana's iconic state line. Schweizer was forced to return to Germany two months early due to concerns about COVID-19.

Escaping the virus

April 7, 2020

Many students from all over the world, dream about going to an American high school for a year. Making new friends, learning a new language, and adjusting to a new culture is the adventure every teenager is looking for. Sadly, not everyone is getting this opportunity; becoming a foreign exchange stu...

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Quarantined cash

April 7, 2020

With restaurants closing, businesses shutting down and people’s jobs being thrown out the door, it’s no shock that money is tight. While your wallet may be a bit lighter than it was before the pandemic, there are many different ways to make some extra cash without leaving the safety of your home...

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Diet full of sunshine

April 4, 2020

As you drag yourself out of bed, you realize that this is the third day in a row that you have felt down in the dumps. You force your feet to keep moving as you make your way to the kitchen and begin pondering on what to have for breakfast. By adding a few of the following foods to your daily diet, howev...

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Culturally diverse books

April 3, 2020

Books can take us to many different places and introduce us to many different cultures. They can give an insight into other people's lives and how differently they live. Authors write about their life experiences. Regardless of the reason, these books were written by Latin American authors to show the...

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