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The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Young Celie (Phylicia Pearl Mpasi) and Nettie (Halle Bailey) in The Color Purple.
The Color Purple
Story by Kamryn Jean, Opinion Editor • January 12, 2024

On Dec. 25, 2023, the movie “The Color Purple” was released in theaters across the nation. Directed by Blitz Bazawule, the film was a reimagination of the novel by Alice...

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Topping the Holiday Billboard Top 100 Chart for over a decade, Mariah Careys All I Want for Christmas reigns supreme again this year. As of Dec. 1, 2023, Careys song once again occupies the top spot for 58 straight weeks of the holiday season.
Thawing out Mariah Carey
Story by Jordan Womack, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023

As the new Christmas season approaches, Mariah Carey’s classic “All I Want For Christmas'' plays throughout the month of December. Whether you hear it on the speakers...

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And that’s a wrap
And that’s a wrap
Story by Nashita Kalam, Editor-in-Chief • December 1, 2023

Excited chatter fills the classroom as students gather around to share their phone screens one by one. Catchy tunes play through the phone’s speakers and colorful graphics...

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Sign shown on Black Friday at Old Navy. The store offered 50% off prices and discounts along with many others in the area.
Black Friday fiasco
Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Culture Editor • November 28, 2023

As many celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and the time with family, for millions of workers nationwide one dark inevitability lingers in the back of their minds as they count...

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Tom Blyth and Rachel Zegler in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. (Murray Close/Lionsgate/TNS)
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Story by Kailyn Williams, Kailyn Williams • November 27, 2023

The Hunger Games series added a fifth movie, based on the novel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”. The Hunger Games movie series is entirely based on the book series...

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Texas High students Kateleigh Crowson, Riley White and Tyler Unger stand with their hands in the shape of a heart before watching Taylor Swifts Eras Tour. Swift recently released a movie of her tour worldwide.
In her movie era
Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer • October 30, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 12, Taylor Swift’s new movie, “Taylor Swift: The Era’s Tour”, released in movie theaters across the nation. Swift fans, more commonly known as “Swifties”,...

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Coffee drinks from three shops located on Richmond Road sit next to each other. Several coffee shops have been built in Texarkana in the last year.
Coffee influx in Texarkana becomes apparent
Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer • October 23, 2023

Within the past year alone, Texarkana’s Richmond Road has endured a noticeable boom in coffee establishments. Rewinding back to December 2022,  Richmond was home to only...

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Danny Masterson sentenced 30 years
Danny Masterson sentenced 30 years
Story by Luis Aguilar, Staff Writer • October 15, 2023

This month, former TV star Danny Masterson was sentenced to serve 30 years to a life sentence in prison for raping two women. Masterson was filming “That 70s Show” back...

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Artists have faced the challenge of song sampling in recent years.
Sampling Success
Story by Kunan Anjum, Staff Writer • October 14, 2023

You pull out your phone, pop in your earbuds and check what's topping the charts. You pick a song, press play and right before that first verse begins you stop and think,...

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Netflix shows have hold on productions
Story by Haley Waddell, Staff Writer • October 4, 2023

No shows, no movies, nothing new. Students will aimlessly scroll through a plethora of streaming services after school only to soon find that there’s virtually nothing to...

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Taylor Swift performs at Soldier Field on June 2, 2023, in Chicago. (Shanna Madison/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Taylor on top
Story by Lyric Curtis, Staff Writer • September 25, 2023

On September 12th, the annual VMA awards ceremony returned to the stage, and by no surprise, Taylor Swift swept her competition. Winning a total of 9 awards, Swift won in...

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Pizza in hand, senior Nevar McCoy walks through the pizza line in the cafeteria on Sep 20, 2023. The pizza line is the newest addition to the variety of food offered at Texas High.
Pizza pandemonium
Story by Haley Waddell, Staff Writer • September 21, 2023

Students run from their classrooms as the lunch bell rings, eager to be the first in line. Many students tend to go crazy over the new pizza line.  This new lunch option...

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The lead single vampire for Olivia Rodrigos new album GUTS plays on a phone.
Spill your GUTS
Story by Kateleigh Crowson, Staff Writer • September 12, 2023

On Sept. 8 2023, Olivia Rodrigo’s second album was released, and fans are already loving it. Rodrigo’s new album, “Guts'', is rapidly climbing up the charts and has...

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The new King and Queen reign
Story by Gracie Tucker, Culture Editor • May 8, 2023

On Sat.May 6, 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London, the coronation of the newly crowned King and Queen of England took place. The event had a lot of side notes not relating...

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Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld  attend the British Fashion Awards 2015 at London Coliseum on Nov. 23, 2015, in London. Lagerfeld was  one of many inspirations for the 2023 Met Gala. (Anthony Harvey/Getty Images/TNS)
'A line of beauty'
Story by Gracie Tucker, Culture Editor • May 1, 2023

“Fashion’s biggest night out,” was held May 1, 2023 in New York, and the outfits did not disappoint. The top eight jaw-dropping outfits to be are listed below--jaw-dropping...

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