Tiger Times


Diet full of sunshine

April 4, 2020

As you drag yourself out of bed, you realize that this is the third day in a row that you have felt down in the dumps. You force your feet to keep moving as you make your way to the kitchen and begin pondering on what to have for breakfast. By adding a few of the following foods to your daily diet, howev...

New kid on the walk

New kid on the walk

March 12, 2020

“Is it any good?”, “How’s the staff?”, “Is it really worth the hype?” These questions and more are asked among every community amidst the opening of any new restaurant, as the establishment is judged like the “new kid” at school. Texarkana especially has a long history of obsessing...

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Are you fueling bad?

March 4, 2020

Grabbing a bag of chips or a scoop of ice cream after school for the sake of “de-stressing” is something any high school student running on little sleep could probably admit to. However, relying on snacks full of sugar to satisfy an appetite is not a sustainable way to source energy to your body i...

Graphic by Makenzie Hofert depicting the insects commonly found in food, unbeknownst to consumers.

What are you really eating?

December 11, 2019

As soon as you get home from school, you go to the kitchen and grab a box of cereal to make an afternoon snack, but what are you really eating? Insect fragments, maggots, rodent hair and possibly fecal matter. Many people are unaware of what accidently gets mixed in with our food in the factories, such...

Sophomore Carrigan Brush dances to a Just Dance video during the Sock Hop. The event was held to raise funds to build a well in Uganda.

Rock your socks off

November 14, 2019

Students hopped out of their regular routine Nov. 5 to enjoy a night of activities, games, food and fun in the name of fundraising and school spirit.  Student Council hosted a Sock Hop to raise money to fund a fourth of a water well in partnership with We Help Two, an organization aimed at further...

Photo illustration. The 2019 fall season sports three specialty drinks, from classics like the Pumpkin Spice Latte to newcomers like the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.  

Seasonal Sips

October 22, 2019

Frost on car windows and the subtle chill in the air can only mean one thing: autumn is upon us. The dawn of fall sends people in droves to Starbucks for a festive drink to spice up their spirit. The 2019 fall season sports three specialty drinks, from classics like the Pumpkin Spice Latte to newcomer...

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Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

October 4, 2019

If there’s one thing that unites all people, it’s food. Everybody likes to eat. However, Texarkana, despite its abundance of American and Mexican options, is deprived of several other cuisines that many cities have the luxury of eating and bonding over. Based on a student poll, our town is in ne...

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Got milk?

September 26, 2019

Milk, that refreshing beverage that reminds you of childhood. The sweet drink usually paired with fresh baked cookies. Nowadays, it seems as if there isn’t just the plain white dairy milk that fills the shelves but a variety of milk that now replace those refrigerated spaces in the store.  Dairy...

The lines continue to grow as students wait to pick their lunch. The students rushed to the lunch line to get first pick of their food.

The long awaited ideal school lunch

September 25, 2019

The students of Texas High have been ready for new changes involving their school lunch since the moment they first stepped foot into the lunch lines. Crowds of starving teens bust through the cafeteria doors, all to have first pick on their ideal school lunch.  Once the lines are filled, there’s a high ...

TISD Executive Chef, Cory House, looks out of the window of his new food truck on August 8, 2019. The former Tigervision vehicle received an overhaul during the summer.

A healthy beginning

August 22, 2019

Texas High’s cafeteria meals will be changing for the better this upcoming school year thanks to culinary arts. On August 8, community and media members got a first look at the new mobile food truck that will be traveling to select schools in the district for breakfast and lunch.  The former Tige...

Graphic by Nathan Morriss

Doorstep donating

December 4, 2018

The thought of the Christmas season approaching can bring either happiness or distress to one, depending on their situation. Although the holidays bring joy to many, others may harbor worries thinking about how to balance buying gifts and paying for basic monthly commodities, especially food. The Boy Scouts...

Taco Tico recently opened a new location on Texas Blvd. in the old Backyard Burger location. Customers ordered over 6,000 taco burgers in the first week of Taco Tico's return to Texarkana.

Taco bout traffic

November 11, 2018

 Taco Tico's line still has cars lining up all the way to State Line. The opening of Taco Tico Texarkana marks the first time the franchise has been open in the Twin City in years. Both long time supporters and newcomers flocked to try the Texican Cuisine. “[Waiting] took about two and a half hours," ...

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