Tiger Times

Helping hands

Helping hands

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

December 8, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

At any given time, there are various opportunities available for any individual to reach out and aid a local organization. If you want to make a difference in the community, check out these volunteer activities.   Jamisons' Center of Kindness, Inc: At Jamisons’s Center of Kindness, t...

Exposing commentary Youtubers

Exposing commentary Youtubers

Story by Addison Cross and Molly Kyles

December 3, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Jake Paul, Dr. Phil and Billion Surprise Toys. Just three examples of vastly different entities connected by an unlikely thread. A thread that takes these videos, whether offensive, awkward or just weird, and makes something new. These creators are the recyclers of the web, stripping the cringe from ...

Nutcracker excitement

Nutcracker excitement

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Pointe shoes tap across the wooden stage as boys and girls portray a special Christmas scene. Snowflakes and Spanish dancers turn round and round as the music plays out. This is what dancers look forward to all year. This is “The Nutcracker.” For decades, “The Nutcracker” has been a Texarkana holiday t...

Whodunit?

Whodunit?

Story by Kate Morgan and Salem Karr

November 29, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Narrator: It is the night of the Theatre Guild’s production of “Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine,” and it is the 20th anniversary of the Guild. Nick Quartermaine is the writer and director of the show, but the show cannot begin until the guest of honor, Eleanor Van Heusen, arrives. This is Dr. Rank...

Lost connection with identity

Lost connection with identity

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

I’ve always had a strong feeling that something was missing, that a part of me was not yet put together: my culture, a tricky puzzle that I struggle with figuring out. Being adopted at the age of two deprived me of learning about my culture, about who I was. I was born in South Vietnam, in a s...

Echophenomena

Echophenomena

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

When you looked at the image, did you involuntarily feel the urge to yawn? If not, perhaps the notion just now was enough to spur oscitation, the involuntary act of yawning. Don’t try to stop. This will only increase the urge. I have yawned at least twice just writing this article, and usually I am ...

TV crossovers

TV crossovers

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

On those days when there is nothing else to do, we are kept entertained by the many television shows that exist. Whether it be on Netflix, Hulu or one of the many channels of today, these shows have presented us with amazing stories and performances. On some occasions, two shows come together to make...

Thanksgiving discussions

Thanksgiving discussions

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Sound of silverware hitting plates and joyous laughter fills the air. Suddenly, you hear your parents, grandparents and everyone in attendance erupt into shouts of disagreement and disgust. You look around and wonder what could have stopped this. Thanksgiving dinner is a time when family meets to enjoy a meal ...

Two sides of the same coin

Two sides of the same coin

Story by Jhovany Perez, editor in chief

November 20, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

What is the only thing that separates you from the Joker and Batman? One bad day. That one day is what establishes both the Joker’s and Batman’s character arcs; it’s that common theme that makes them into who they are. Batman and Joker are thus, in this manner, two sides of the same coin. Ba...

Ready, set, read

Ready, set, read

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

The 2018-2019 book challenge is being held by librarian Rachel Epley from Oct. 29 until April. All students are welcome to participate in the book challenge. Students interested must speak to Epley and obtain the list of books. After you have read one, you will receive an orange review sheet that you...

The burdens of fame

The burdens of fame

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

November 18, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

Stage lights. Giant crowds. Fans stand in the audience with their hands raised in worship as they sing along with their favorite Christian singer. Fame can be viewed as a hassle, but when someone is known for an important subject such as faith, they’re determined to share the message of God. T...

What do your dreams mean?

What do your dreams mean?

Story by Lindsey Egger, editor in chief

November 17, 2018


Filed under CULTURE, TOP STORIES

You wake up suddenly in the middle of the night. The same nightmare came to you in your sleep again. This is not a coincidence, it’s a sign. Not a sign that you will be chased by a clown or pushed off a building, but a sign that obstacles in your life are troubling you more than you think. Being C...

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