Tiger Times

Trailing behind

Trailing behind

Story by Cate Rounds and Joseph Rodgers

January 14, 2019

Texas Governor Greg Abbott touts that the State of Texas has the 10th largest economy in the world due to having unparalleled job creation and strong growth of metropolitan areas such as Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin-San Antonio and the Houston area. Even smaller cities such as New Braunfels, Bryan-Colleg...

Enjoy the American life

Enjoy the American life

Story by Maryam Kulaib, staff writer

January 11, 2019

Being dropped in a new place, let alone a new country, can be daunting for anyone, yet some choose to do it voluntarily. Although there are fewer exchange students than in previous years,  their stories and interests are as unique as ever. Exchange student Arina Tsoy is from Kazakhstan. In Kazakhstan, s...

Hershell Caldwell

Hershell Caldwell

Story by Connor Powell, staff writer

December 29, 2018

Junior Hershell Caldwell chooses to surround himself with his passion: music. “I love music, and I really enjoy making it,” Caldwell said. “I’m in band, so I play a lot of music all the time. I just love doing it.” While he is a lover of all music, he is partial to one instrument above all...

Invisible pain

Invisible pain

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

December 28, 2018

No one listened to her. They all said she had cramps, but she knew something was wrong. She just wasn’t exactly sure what it was. Born with a medical abnormality — uterus didelphys — sophomore Mary Jane Bray discovered she was born with not one, but two uteruses, and only one kidney. For 14 ye...

Small wealth, big hearts

Small wealth, big hearts

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

December 20, 2018

Imagine stepping back in time to the ‘50s or ‘60s. Vintage cars roam the faded streets lined with pastel colored buildings built wall-to-wall. This may seem like a distant era, but it is reality for many Cubans. However, most Cubans could be compared to an everyday American, minus the new commodi...

Actors – you’ve gotta give them props

Actors – you’ve gotta give them props

Story by Sophie Spakes, staff writer

December 12, 2018

Timeless hours spent in leadership workshops. Days of indecision, deliberating whether to even try. Despite her uncertainty, she was determined. When she decided she wanted to be a state thespian officer, she was not going to back away from that goal. Junior Shelby Steele was elected as a Texas State...

A blessing in disguise

A blessing in disguise

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

December 7, 2018

The bright lights of theater’s backstage hallway blind her as she pushes her way through the two sets of glass doors. She enters the first classroom on the right to see all of her classmates laughing with glee on the tattered plaid couch. A small purple gift bag filled with white tissue paper awaits ...

Walking the line

Walking the line

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 30, 2018

Car windows are shrouded in the morning fog. Drivers, both those recently acquainted and those well-accustomed to the wheel, follow the car ahead in the influx of preschool traffic. Amid the blaring line of smoldering exhaust and hazy, red hazards, two yellow figures subtly morph into distinction against ...

Finding her “Worth”

Finding her “Worth”

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

November 29, 2018

The sound of pencil scribbling across paper fills the quiet room. A glance at the clock shows that it’s 3 a.m., but she doesn’t care. She is far too engrossed in her story. What started out as a dream quickly became a reality for senior Trinitee Noel.  “Worth: Selfless,” written by Noel, is a sto...

The tale of DC Gomez

The tale of DC Gomez

Story by Margaret Debenport, culture editor

November 27, 2018

In one lifetime, a person may dream of learning a second language. They may dream of serving their country through service in the military, or of influencing young lives by becoming a youth minister. Some may dream of writing a fiction series or children’s books or aspire to go to film school at New...

Tales of Turkeys

Tales of Turkeys

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

November 24, 2018

There is plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season, including our wonderful teachers and tiger alumni, who have built the school we know and love today. Many times we forget to take into account the fact that our predecessors are just as human - and just as capable of mistakes - as we tend to be....

One for the record books

One for the record books

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 19, 2018

While the Tigers and the Razorbacks clashed on the field back in September, a special guest looked down on the famous rivalry. 1979 Texas High graduate Eference Murphy made a special appearance at the game and ran the timer for the 103rd Battle of the Axe. “I’m on a crew and I told them [that if]...

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