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Tiger Times

Abstract Amanda

Abstract Amanda

Story by Amanda Hackleman, viewpoint editor December 17, 2013

“Oh my gosh. Why are you so...abstract?” I remember those words very clearly. Those hurtful, shameful words that poured out of my cousin’s mouth like poison from the fangs of a viper. I remember...

The dark side of fandom

The dark side of fandom

Story by Olivia Corbett, staff writer December 17, 2013

While strolling through the booths of any comic convention, one is always inevitably met with things even more bizarre than the all too voluptuous catwoman who thought that spandex would make for good...

Hippie rants

Hippie rants

Story by Abigail Hill, staff writer December 17, 2013

In 2009, Americans produced enough trash to circle the Earth 24 times. We generate 21.5 million tons of food waste each year. If we composted that food, it would reduce the same amount of greenhouse gas...

Not all heroes wear capes

Not all heroes wear capes

Story by Daniela Correa, staff writer December 17, 2013

Music is the best escape there is. It brings out sides of us that not even ourselves knew we had. Music lets our soul come out for a peak of the world. It makes us forget all of our problems and helps...

Number one in your heart

Number one in your heart

Story by Madeline Hunley November 18, 2013

“Mom, I didn’t do it! It’s his fault!” or “Nuh huh, she did it!” is the sound of two siblings bickering at each other for yet another pointless reason. I, on the other hand, have never experienced...

The importance of reading and writing

The importance of reading and writing

Story by Brad Lenaway, staff writer November 18, 2013

“Fane’s heart drops like a ton of bricks as a feeling of emptiness wells up inside of him. And like that of warm summer turning to bitter winter without even that of cool autumn breezes, he grows hollow...

Living with Jack Daniels

Living with Jack Daniels

Story by Jessica Emerson, staff writer November 4, 2013

The slur of words. The hazy look in his eyes. The unsteady stride. I have lived almost 16 years being a human sobriety test. My dad. My best friend. My right hand man. The guy who taught me how to shoot...

Halloween is gross

Halloween is gross

Story by Anna Graves, staff writer November 4, 2013

Thanksgiving is a time for us to give thanks and remember our forefathers survival in the new world. Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus, according to the Christian religion. Christians also...

Remembering a friend

Remembering a friend

Story by Olivia Corbett, staff writer October 19, 2013

It’s funny how coincidences seem to work their way down into your psyche and drag up hazy memories that you’d forgotten you possesed. You hold them down under the water until they stop thrashing about...

ROTC: Find out what it means to me

ROTC: Find out what it means to me

Story by DJ Mack, co-entertainment editor October 8, 2013

"I am a United States sailor. I will support and defend the constitution of the United of the United States of America and will obey the orders of those appointed over me. I represent the fighting spirit...

If covers were clear

If covers were clear

Story by Abigail Hill, staff writer October 2, 2013

As cliché as it is to say that our school is separated and labeled into groups, it’s slightly true. People pick apart your appearance to decide if you’re approachable to them or not. You could be...

Living a double life as Blair

Living a double life as Blair

Story by Caroline May, staff writer September 30, 2013

Hello, Upper East Siders. Gossip Girl, here––your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite. Those words were carved into my brain after 121 episodes of the best show ever...

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