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Tiger Times

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Tiger Times

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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 of your favorite store or just...

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 fill the screen while surprised...

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Music Mania

Story by Blaise Larry-Cox, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Music has been an integral part of human culture for centuries, serving as a means of expression, emotional release and cultural identity. With the advent of technology, the music industry has undergone...

People play instruments in order to express themselves. Music can be created by anyone for a million different reasons.

Why instruments makes a difference

Story by Joseph Haynes-Stewart, Editor in Chief January 11, 2023

For as long as my memory serves, the note of a piano was a soliloquy in itself, regardless of whatever musical piece it was presented in. I had always desired to learn the facets of the piano, and in mid-November...

Forgive and forget?

Forgive and forget?

Story by Kamryn Jean, Opinion Editor September 26, 2022

It happens all too often. Whether it be a defamatory video or a resurfaced tweet from 2014, an artist who has easily risen to fame has become lost in the sea of controversy we call “Cancel Culture.”  As...

Senior Madelyn Snow rehearses in her choir class. Snow hopes to pursue music therapy after high school.

Tunes with a twist

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-In-Chief February 24, 2022

The notes flow out of her mouth one by one, the beat of the song resonating as if it’s her own heartbeat. Students’ voices melt into one as the music progresses. Each frequency echoes into the audience's...

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A resounding impact

Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

The music industry is going crazy over new songs and albums dropped by Drake, Kanye, Taylor Swift and other various artists across the board. Everyone is either listening or talking about one of these...

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Is the ‘SOUR’ album overhyped?

Story by Melissa Singleton, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

If you have TikTok, you know that Olivia Rodrigo’s songs were being used all over the social media platform from dances to singing about an old ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. Everyone has heard snippets...

Music is considered to be a universal language. Different genres appeal to different people, but whether they realize it or not, most people have a song that’s important to them.

An important playlist

Story by Emma Allen, staff writer December 28, 2020

Music is considered to be a universal language. Different genres appeal to different people, but whether they realize it or not, most people have a song that’s important to them. Be it attached to a...

My top 50

My top 50

Story by Makenzie Hofert, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

Music tends to always have a push towards the mood we are feeling so I decided to give a list of my favorite music and the mood it coordinates with. Relaxing - these songs tend to have calming riffs...

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Evolution of artists and fans

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer February 26, 2020

Every move, decision or mistake that a celebrity makes the world knows about or discovers within seconds. Many fans have slowly but surely developed an unhealthy obsession with the pop culture world, wanting...

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TikTok tunes

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer February 26, 2020

“Hot Girl Bummer.” “Sweet But Psycho.” “GOMF.” Three songs part of an ever growing category the internet has claimed as its own. These titles might not ring a bell, but each tune is recognizable...

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