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Veganism can present many advantages to those who decide to commit to the no animal products diet.

Fulfilling way of life

Story by Gracie Tucker, staff writer September 21, 2021

“You could never do it!” my mom said when we were talking about being vegan. Immediately something did not sit right with me. I have never really been a competitive person, yet my mom saying that,...

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Mental health resources

Story by Macy Maynard, staff writer May 14, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Mental health affects many teens and young adults. One in six people aged from 6-17 are diagnosed with a mental health disorder each year in the U.S. according to...

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Are you fueling bad?

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor 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...

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Adverse childhood experiences

Story by Lindsey Egger, editor in chief March 5, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences are traumatic or stressful events that occur before the age of 18. ACEs include abuse, neglect or household dysfunction. An ACE could be identified as a multitude of events,...

Households with pets are typically more active. Dogs are known to be the main motivators behind many healthy habits.

A helping paw

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer January 25, 2019

It is two in the morning. Deep within the comfort of your dreams, you are awakened by the sound of heavy breathing. A cold tongue meets the warmth of your nose, and all hopes of returning to sleep flee...

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“Hi, how are you?”

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor January 21, 2019

Start the conversation. In participation with the “Hi, How Are You?” project, students are encouraged to wear green on Jan. 22 in support of Mental Health Awareness. “Texas High [faculty] attempt...

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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...

Helping others through surgery

Helping others through surgery

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer May 24, 2018

A long list of names. Names of people who are nearing death, their only hope is in the millions of people in the world, people who have the very thing that will allow them to continue the journey of life....

The basis of the ketogenic food diet consists of high fat intake and low carbs. This diet has been popularized by many Americans.

The ke-to losing weight

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor May 17, 2018

The word "diet" can contain a positive or negative connotation depending on who you are. On one hand, you have people who diet in order to keep their bodies in shape and maintain their health. On...

Food without the fuel

Food without the fuel

Story by Anna Graves, print co-editor-in-chief April 19, 2016

He looks in the mirror. He’s hungry, but you couldn’t tell. Though the number on the scale continues to rise and it looks as if he has enough in his belly to sustain himself for decades, he needs nutrients....

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Tigervision places third with PSA

Story by Kristin McCasland, viewpoint editor March 18, 2015

Tigervision recently placed third out of 16 schools in a regional competition hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation. Seniors Austin Ryden and Matthew Crawford and junior Connor Williams created...

Senior Katie Johnston watches the United Blood Services technician guid the needle into her arm during the Blood Drive held in the Texas High School Tiger Center.

The beautiful bloody cause

Story by Naveen Malik, staff writer January 15, 2015

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion. Every few months, Texas High hosts a Lifeshare blood drive. Approximately 38 percent of the population is capable of donating blood,...

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