The student news site of Edwardsville High School

Tiger Times

The student news site of Edwardsville High School

Tiger Times

The student news site of Edwardsville High School

Tiger Times

How to Stimulate Your Brain With The Sims4

Julia Towell, A&E Editor May 10, 2024

After a late night Youtube spiral led to the discovery of the channel Caryn and Connie, my most recent hyperfixation has emerged: The Sims4. And with my love for the game being roughly a month old,...

The premiere of West Side Story (2021)

Top 10 Movie Musicals According to Experts

Sydney Andrews and Owen Anderson May 10, 2024

Dazzling images on a silver screen. Movie musicals transport us to another world; the world of Broadway. From Madonna in Argentina to street cats brawling it out, anything can happen in the land of musicals....

Hozier performs on day two of Sound on Sound Music Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.

Indie Music Connects with Young People, Makes Stand in Charts

Sami McKenney, Opinion Editor April 19, 2024

Hozier, Noah Kahan and Chappell Roan each have one song sitting comfortably in the Billboard Hot 100’s top 50 this week. Their respective tracks, “Too Sweet,” “Stick Season” and “Good Luck,...

Olive Gardens crispy chicken fettucini, one of their most popular pasta dishes.

I Might Be Olive Garden’s Worst Nightmare

Georgia Gaughan, Student Life Editor April 19, 2024

Late in my junior year, in the review unit of Journalism 1, I took a trip to the Fairview Heights Olive Garden, where I’d face (and appropriately trash in my writing) one of the worst restaurant experiences...

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‘Immaculate:’ Sydney Sweeney’s Magnum Opus

Julia Towell, A&E Editor April 12, 2024

After hearing the story of how Sydney Sweeney came about this movie, I was intrigued.  Sweeney auditioned for a movie with this plot several years ago, but it was never turned into a movie. The plot...

A blackbird flies onto a branch.

Beyoncé’s ‘BLACKBIIRD’ Sings in the Dead of Night

Zach Kennett, Sports Editor April 12, 2024

The blackbird sang in the dead of night, and morons whined online. In her new album Cowboy Carter, Beyoncé covered The Beatles’ “Blackbird,” renaming it “BLACKBIIRD,” adding delicate harmonies...

Elle Woods celebrates her internship with the intimidating Callahan.

‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’ Is a Smash Hit

Owen Anderson, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Don't judge a book by its cover. It's a lazy message that is sloppily integrated in countless films. The message can, very easily, become a cliche-ridden predictable snoozefest when lazily smacked on...

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‘Young Royals’ Finalizes Story with Mature, Moving New Season

Pera Onal, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2024

The Netflix original series “Young Royals” came to an end on March 18 with the release of an emotional third season. The show follows Willhelm, the youngest son of the Swedish royal family, and...

Actor Adam Sandler poses at a photo-call for the movie Spaceman during a film festival in Berlin, Feb. 21, 2024.

Sandler’s Humor, Depth Earned his Seat at Big Kid’s Table

Zach Kennett, Sports Editor March 15, 2024

Spoiler alert for: “Punch-Drunk Love,” “The Meyerowitz Stories” and “Uncut Gems” In the middle of the 2019 awards season and all the “for your consideration” campaigns that came with...

Trader Joes releases new, creative snacks for every holiday and season. For Valentines Day, Ive tried four of the sweets they have to offer this year.

Valentine’s Day Strikes at Trader Joe’s

Pera Onal, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2024

New seasons mark new opportunities for Trader Joe’s to release themed treats. No matter the holiday, this grocery store never fails to come up with creative snacks. With Valentine’s Day creeping up,...

A heart with lights hangs in the front door of Sam Chiricos home in East Palestine, Ohio, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, as a train passes behind the homes across the street. Daily life largely returned to normal for residents of East Palestine, Ohio, months after a Norfolk Southern train derailed and spilled a cocktail of hazardous chemicals that caught fire a year ago, but the worries and fears are always there.

5 Romantic Movies to Watch Valentine’s Day Weekend

Colleen Moore, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Chocolates and flowers line the aisles of every store in town. Pink and red heart decorations are littered everywhere, leaving some feeling like love is in the air, and others feeling isolated. It’s...

Funny Girl being performed at the 2023 Tony Awards.

‘Funny Girl’ Lights Up St. Louis Stage

Sydney Andrews, Staff Writer February 5, 2024

Anyone versed in the realm of musical theater knows about the musical “Funny Girl.” The story revolves around a homely girl named Fanny Brice, who believes, contrary to the feelings at the time,...

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