Tiger Times

The plunge into Tigerland

The plunge into Tigerland

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Bloomburg High School. A lone building. Small, familial and cramped daily with bustling students in 1A hallways. Only two central highways separate kindergarten from high school, with even less space between freshmen and seniors. The entire campus, elementary and all, spans the length of two footbal...

The red chair campaign

The red chair campaign

Story by Kaitlyn Gordon, print photo editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

They are around the globe working everyday to make it possible for girls to share their stories and reach their goals. It is their everyday mission to ensure that people recognize the importance of the roles women are playing in technology fields. They invite people everywhere to help validate these roles. ...

Miss Independent

Miss Independent

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

September 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Uncategorized

As her shift ends, she removes her apron, escaping the pressures of being an employee and submerges herself into the pressures of being a high school student.  She returns home to an empty apartment, exhausted after a 16 hour day, and begins her assignments to prepare for the next day. She goes to s...

Handling the heat

Handling the heat

Story by Misty Lopez and Victoria Van

September 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Uncategorized

He watches the steam rise from the crisply charred ribeye steak as he stirs the pot of bright orange rice next to it. He’s physically there, quickly moving to make their meals perfection, but his mind is somewhere else. Images of his hometown fog his concentration — images of his sister, still in ...

Life changing transformations

Life changing transformations

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

Amanda Strauss runs for her life, runs for her health. She knows how diabetes works, knows its consequences. She knows her future is in danger if she keeps living life this way— letting her health slip away. So, she’s making a change. Over one hundred pounds’ worth of change. In the past elev...

A cultural conquest

A cultural conquest

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Laia Boter has only been to the United States once before, and it was to visit Lady Liberty two years ago. A vast shift of American perspective took place when she arrived in  the Sun Belt territory. Her home back in Spain is only ten minutes away from the buzzing streets of Barcelona’s urban district...

A radiant beam of color

A radiant beam of color

Story by Misty Lopez, In-Depth editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

She illuminated radiant beams of color staining the souls of her loved ones. Her creativity and initiative were an inspiration that marked the hearts of anyone who witnessed her remarkable persona. Behind those light eyes, there was more than just a shy girl, more than just a girl who loved to paint ...

A smile we will never forget

A smile we will never forget

Story by Montevnah Glasgow, staff writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

If there’s anything Carla Noble wants people to remember about her son, DeQuavion Lewis, it would be his smile. She wants people to remember the kindness and compassion that beamed in that smile and the adoration for his family and friends that provoked it. “Dee was a sweet kid, he was a mama’s bo...

Registrar Retires

Registrar Retires

Story by Misty Lopez, In-Depth editor

August 17, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Even though she may be an obscure figure on campus, she has always been there for her students, whether it be something as small as keeping an eye out for a lost history book, or talking on a personal level about college and life. You may know her by seemingly familiarizing her features, or simply as the ...

From broken to believing

From broken to believing

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The shatter of glass. The sound of tires screeching on pavement. The noise of car horns honking and sirens wailing. The crushing of a spine. A life changes because of the absence of a seatbelt. Reflect on the worry-free environment and mindset you had when you were in middle school. No pain, no worrie...

The next airbenders

The next airbenders

Story by Madison Brown and Misty Lopez, managing editor and in-depth editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Everything the teacher says is a blur. Each second passes as the teacher turns around to wipe away the equation on the board. Time is at an apparent standstill. This is it— the perfect opportunity. The student slips a thin, metallic object out of the backpack lying on the floor and puts the device up...

Strengthening dedication

Strengthening dedication

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Inhale, exhale. Sweat beads down his head and he pushes forward, never pausing to take a break. With every swing and kick adrenaline pulsates through his body as his muscles tighten rapidly. Each motivational thought surfaces to his mind and powers his unstoppable endurance. Senior Brendan Jackson has ...

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