Tiger Times

Many students struggle balancing the necessity of sleep with the concerns of the waking world.

In the need of ‘Z’s

Story by Stephanie Jumper, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

Darkness is filled with nothing but the glow of flickering street lights and the occasional owl or squirrel soaking in the silence. Stores are spotless and closed until sunset. Most people should have...

Senior Joli Icenhower stands in front of the class to give a presentation in Mrs. Mooneyhams Composition class.

The stress of presentations

Story by Gabbie DuBey, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

In seventh grade, sophomore Chloe Mooneyham felt the pressure of the dreadful day approaching. Throughout the night, Chloe became increasingly nervous every hour waiting for the sun to shine to introduce...

Photo Illustration by Bailey Groom

Self-taught stress relief

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer March 17, 2020

 A feeling of accomplishment rushes over her body as she finishes the last stitch. Thinking back to when she could barely finish one design, she stares at the embroidery she just completed in awe. Teaching...


Psychology of the teenage mind

Story by Makenzie Hofert, staff writer January 17, 2020

The teenage brain undergoes many stressful situations throughout short periods of time, causing  most teens to hide their emotions and have difficulty openly talking about their problems. The teenage...

Baking away the stress

Baking away the stress

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer January 24, 2018

She whisks the yolks as she hums a soft melody, flour covering her shirt. Her mind is calm for the first time in weeks, her only worry being if she remembered to spray cooking oil in the bundt pan. My...

A soothing melody

A soothing melody

Story by Amanda Garmon , staff writer December 11, 2017

It’s December. Not only does this mean Christmas is right around the corner, but it also means that end-of-semester exam time is approaching us, stomping toward us like a big scary giant that’s teasing...

Sophomore Grace Hickey sits flustered in the mounds of boxes and stress that come with moving.

Cardboard anxiety

Story by Grace Hickey, staff writer March 19, 2015

It seems that sometime in everyone’s life, they will be required to move. Whether it’s to a new house, new city or even that small cubicle of freedom one would call a college dorm, odds are you will...

Junior Logan Smith feels the world revolving, spinning out of control as she bares the stress of school and grades.

Academic anxiety

Story by Bethany Dowd, staff writer December 18, 2014

The clock reads 1:43 a.m. as she flips yet another history page, trying to finish the chapter in time to begin another English paper and maybe get an early start on her physics homework that never ceases...

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