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Tiger Times

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Tiger Times

With the constant pressure that society puts on the Black community, individuals start to embrace their natural hair.

Naturally not acceptable

Story by Margaret Mutoke, staff writer January 2, 2021

In the Black community, hair has always been a staple of our culture. As children, we were taught by society that our natural hair was not good, that it was some type of curse bestowed on us.  In elementary...

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It’s a good day to dye

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer April 26, 2020

Whether it’s the fact that salons and barbershops have shut their doors, the immense boredom of staying at home or the anxiety of a pandemic driving these decisions, a new set of hair trends have emerged....

Up in the hair

Up in the hair

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor March 14, 2020

Pollen has started to fall, the little flowers that sprinkle the ground are sprouting and afternoon thunderstorms are beginning to roll in. It’s early spring, and with the cold weather rolling out,...

Because he has no pigmentation that gives his hair color, Holts hair is white. Despite this difference, he chooses to move forward.

I am not my hair

Story by Misty Lopez, feature editor December 29, 2017

It had changed. It wasn’t some typical decision like wanting a new look or making a statement. It just simply changed on it’s own, and there was nothing he could do to reverse it.  Around the...

A cut above the rest

October 9, 2015

Embracing my roots

Embracing my roots

Story by Ali Richter, staff writer September 14, 2015

“Hey Ali, how does a blonde try to kill a bird?” someone calls out to me. “They throw if off a cliff.” My eyes roll into the back of my head as I ignore the lame joke. Now someone else has joined...

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