Tiger Times

Student body officers, senior Will Carter, Ethan Power and Helen Clark Hays, read names of those who battled cancer during the playoff pep rally at Tiger Stadium Nov. 9.

Third time’s a charm

Story by Nashita Kalam, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

The stadium lights shone brightly as students, parents and teachers listened to the student body officers read the names, one by one, of those who battled cancer.  On Nov. 9 during the playoff pep...

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Shutting the door on carcinogens

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer November 16, 2018

Cancer is a predator to which the human race is exposed. The first silver bullet for eradication was aimed at smallpox in 1798, followed by the demolition of poliomyelitis (polio) in the 1950s. Even then,...

The 20th anniversary of Race for the Cure occurred this morning. Thousands of participants came out to show support for breast cancer research.

Positively pink

Story by Kate Morgan and Peyton Sims, staff writers October 20, 2018

The annual Susan G. Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure took place on Oct. 20 from 7 -10:30 a.m.. The event consisted of people of all ages running and a community of people working together to raise funding...

graphic by Victoria Van

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Story by Joseph Rodgers and Victoria Van May 25, 2018

You huff. And you puff. And you blow a fat cloud. But unlike asthma, there is no medicine for vaping. Ever since Americans realized the consequences of smoking cigarettes, the tobacco industry has developed...

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Hold them tight

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief October 26, 2017

She jumps out of the water, and wraps a towel around her shivering body. Looking around, she can see the rest of the competitors, and she can see them beaming at their parents. She starts walking toward...

Sophomore Kyzia Johnson writes her name on the board during class. I really dont feel like the word disabled, Johnson said. I feel its not a very nice word to label someone or yourself.

Can’t slow her down

Story by Langley Leverett, staff writer December 25, 2015

A simple decision. A complicated outcome. One internal struggle between pride and life. The knowledge that time is irreversible weighs ominously on the girl’s mind. Once a formative has been determined...

Senior Kaylyn Coleman proudly displays her green shirt. Coleman wears green to support her father, who is a lymphoma survivor.

A green light in a sea of pink

Story by Tyler Snell, print co-editor-in-chief October 20, 2015

Each row of bleachers contains its fair share of pink shirts. Here and there, some hair is colored pink, while others wear bracelets or headbands to support breast cancer. The volunteers line up to support...

Living another day to see the world Pink Out

Living another day to see the world Pink Out

Story by Tyler Snell, co-news editor October 30, 2014

The doctor enters the room with a solemn face, sets his clipboard down, faces the patient and explains the situation as the patient begins to lose her emotions and tears stream down her face. The doctor...

How to reduce your risk of breast cancer

How to reduce your risk of breast cancer

Story by Lauren Potter, staff writer October 21, 2014

Breast cancer has become the most feared cancer for women. With the Race for the Cure and other fundraising organizations, breast cancer has become a worldwide issue and something even as teenagers you...

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