Tiger Times

License to drive

License to drive

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

August 22, 2018


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School. Sports. Jobs. With all of these commitments already going on, it can be hard for a teenager to even think about starting a driving course. Why would anyone want to go straight to another classroom when they are in one all week? Enter Aceable, the online driving course that is becoming increas...

A conversation about conversion

A conversation about conversion

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

August 15, 2018


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Short kisses in the back seats of cars. Quick glances around corners. Prayers about not being seen. This is the reality of many closeted teens, as well as the main character in the movie, "The Miseducation of Cameron Post."  Cameron Post is your average teenager: she listens to music, goes to church and attends high school da...

Back to school style inspiration

Back to school style inspiration

Story by Holland Rainwater, online photo editor

August 14, 2018


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As the school year goes on, your closet begins to be strung thin. It’s easy to surrender to the T-shirt and leggings look, but you don’t have sacrifice looking your best for convenience. Here are a few trends that are cute, comfortable and dress code friendly that will help you feel and look you...

On beat with the summer heat

On beat with the summer heat

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

August 13, 2018


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Hands thrown in the air, teenagers singing along with their favorite artists and positive energy radiating around the stadium. Concerts are events multiple teenagers look forward to. Summertime is for teenagers to be able to relax on their time off from school and try to find different ways to enter...

Too many tropes

Too many tropes

Story by Grey Johnson, entertainment editor

July 31, 2018


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For hundreds of years, certain tropes in oral, written and recently visual stories have formed. Some started as far back as “Romeo and Juliet” and some are as recent as the movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” On occasion, clichés are not altogether unavoidable and in some cases enhance a story &...

Time to destress

Time to destress

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

May 31, 2018


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School is over. Now, there’s time to relax and enjoy your summer vacation. Discover what activity you could do to destress and take your mind off your everyday problems from the year with this quiz. What is the source of your stress? a) Work b) People c) My procrastination d) My self doubt Which...

Yeezy Season

Yeezy Season

Story by Nick Mitchell, staff writer

May 31, 2018


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I’m gonna let you finish but, Kanye West is back in the building. On April 13, 2018, music and fashion phenom Kanye West made his return to the known world. After being closed off from Twitter and social media, West was welcomed back to Twitter by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Since his return, Kanye ha...

Schemes of the States

Schemes of the States

Story by Grey Johnson, entertainment editor

May 28, 2018


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Distrust for centralized government has been a staple of American culture from the beginning. This distrust comes in many forms such as simple caution, owning a gun, going off the grid or believing in a conspiracy theory. Research conducted in 2014 by political science professors Eric Oliver and Thom...

Keeping up with the kids

Keeping up with the kids

Story by Addison Cross, news editor

May 25, 2018


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It happened to the greasers of the 50s, the hippies of the 60s, and the grunge kids rising up in the 90s. The rebellious culture of the younger generations has adapted and changed over the years, most recently with the rise of social media. The teens of the 2010s will truly be remembered as the gene...

Praise be

Praise be

Story by Emilee Slayton, staff writer

May 24, 2018


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The first thing Offred heard were the bells. She knew there was no running away. Offred walked along with the other handmaids, knowing that they were about to kill a traitor. Was this justice? Was this the way Gilead deals with crimes? The handmaids were forced to kill this man or woman they had no choice...

Get the popcorn out

Get the popcorn out

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

May 24, 2018


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Tickets switch hands through the windows of the booth. Popcorn and cokes get rushed into the theater. Explosions and car chases flicker on the large movie canvas. Summer movie season is one of the most exciting times of the year as huge action blockbusters roll onto the big screens all across the w...

Fortnite’s Victory Royale over the internet

Fortnite’s Victory Royale over the internet

Story by Jackson Cheney, staff writer

May 24, 2018


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September 2017 changed gaming across all platforms. Fortnite Battle Royale, one of the biggest viral trends right now, took over social media and gaming across the world. Unlike many of the viral phenomenons that come and go, Fortnite is not going to fade away. After only two weeks of the Battle Roya...

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