Tiger Times

Junior Anastazia Gross stands in her work uniform.

The life of a student worker

Story by Brynne Chandler, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

In her dark blue jeans and the standard “Nowhere Else but Texas Roadhouse” shirt, junior Anastazia Gross stands outside the doors of the restaurant as she pins her nametag to her shirt. She prepares...

Senior Margaret Mutoke lounges on a couch with her deceased grandfather

You can’t call eternity

Story by Margaret Mutoke, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

It was a hot summer night. I stood outside, feeling the stickiness from the humidity on my skin, the Cicadas sang their loud repetitive song. I looked up at the stars hoping that he was going to get better. Lewis...

Teacher Jake Bickham leads a Leader In Me discussion during Wednesday enrichment. Weekly Leader in Me enrichments began this school year.

Learning to lead

Story by Stephanie Jumper and Dakota Dennard October 18, 2021

It’s Wednesday, the enrichment bell rings and the student body waits for the weekly announcement to crackle from the speakers. “It is time for Leader in Me” is the signal for teachers to begin the...

School police officers work to ensure the safety of all Texas High students

Proof of protection

Story by Sophie Keller, Staff Writer October 16, 2021

In the past year, Texas High School has faced multiple safety concerns: two bomb threats back to back in the spring, and more recently, a shooting threat. While all of these instances have resulted in...

A student works on a laptop during school in the dark. Many people this year are readjusting to the in-person learning environment.

A social connection

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

It’s the first day coming back to school after being remote the previous school year. The chaotic crowds are overwhelming compared to the solidarity that became isolated students’ new normal.  Nothing...

Burnouts have bad turnouts

Burnouts have bad turnouts

Story by Reese Langdon, Feature Editor October 14, 2021

It’s one in the morning. You just finished your dreadful math homework, read the last chapters of a grueling novel assignment and studied for both your science and Spanish tests that, of course, they...

Female students speak out against a dress code that is perceived as damaging to young girls

Crushing the code

Story by Sydney Watts, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

With COVID slowly vacating, a new virus has corrupted the student body: dress code restrictions. Female students are often snatched from their classrooms and being forced to change their clothes due to...

Are injuries a dealbreaker?

Are injuries a dealbreaker?

Story by Braden McKinnon and Melissa Singleton October 13, 2021

Athletes don’t start a game thinking it’ll end in them needing surgery, physical therapy or out of the sport completely. The wrong move takes them by surprise.  One of the most common injuries...

Texas Highs Javarous Tyson returns an intercepted lateral from the Marshall Mavericks quarterback in the Tigers 27-12 victory at Tiger Stadium on Oct. 9, 2021. The Tigers improved their season record to 4 - 0 overall and 1 - 0 in district play.

Marching past Marshall

Story by Doug Kyles and Phoebe Neff October 9, 2021

The Texas Tigers faced off against the Marshall Mavericks in one of their most challenging obstacles to district yet. The Tigers kept a steady offensive momentum throughout the game and were successful...

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Is the ‘SOUR’ album overhyped?

Story by Melissa Singleton, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

If you have TikTok, you know that Olivia Rodrigo’s songs were being used all over the social media platform from dances to singing about an old ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. Everyone has heard snippets...

The talk behind the mask

The talk behind the mask

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Chattering filled the classroom. “Did you hear? We don’t have to wear masks anymore!” This was a common phrase used in Texas around the time of May. Many repeated these words with excitement...

A group of protesters with ProChoice with Heart gather outside the Texarkana courthouse on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Pro-Choice movement sparks protest in Texarkana

Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The abrasive sun beams down on a warm Sunday at noon. Some cars honk constantly in support, while others shake their heads and yell in dismay. What could cause such a varying response? One word: Abortion. On...

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