Tiger Times

Putting in the work

So who gets the axe?

August 25, 2020

Year after year, decade after decade, almost an entire century later, and one event has continued to bring together the alumni and fans of both Arkansas High School and Texas High School. The Battle of the Axe, as it’s commonly known, has seen the many triumphs and defeats of the two schools, dating...

Sophomore Madisyn Givens spray paints the pit. Givens is continuing a Texas vs Arkansas tradition.

Painting history

September 4, 2018

Sophomores continued the long-held tradition of painting the pit on August 25. Members of the sophomore Student Council gathered at 11:30 a.m. and spent the next few hours in the heat completing the rivalry-themed design for the pit. The design for this year was a giant Texas flag with a spirited ...

Hope Chests, which are usually used for marriage preparation, are becoming increasingly more popular for a variety of uses.

A hopeful tradition

September 2, 2018

She opens the lid delicately, admiring the craftsmanship of the chest. The hinges are a brassy color, the dark cedar nice and glossy. She starts pulling out everything in it; the yellowed pages of recipes from before her time, the crinkled and torn photographs, the delicate china. This is her hope chest, ...

Charli Hüter and her family pose in front of her grandparents home in Hessen, Germany. Charli visited her family this past summer.

Uniting cultures one goal at a time

August 20, 2018

“Goal!” My cousin, Erich Hüter, was elated. His bright, blue eyes glittered. Not a soul in the cozy Hüter household in Frankfurt, Hessen could deny the anxious rhythm of his pitter-patter breath. My grandfather poked his thinning, cotton ball head into the room for a rare break from his daily maintena...

New age wave

New age wave

February 8, 2018

What was once Vietnam is now the Middle East. What was equality for women is now equality for same-sex couples. Although much has changed since the years of Woodstock, much has stayed the same. The hippie movement has begun again. American culture showed a great rift in the conformity of society in...

Junior Grace Hickey enjoys Thanksgiving in San Francisco, CA.

Gobble on the go

November 26, 2015

When confronted with the topic of Thanksgiving, most people nostalgically tell the tales of memorable family football games and Grandma’s turkey stuffing that is just to die for. It seems that everyone treats this food filled holiday as an annual family reunion where the only abnormality experienced...

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