Tiger Times

Oppressive work load prevails in new school year

Holly Williams, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

With a year like no other, one thing remains constant: an overwhelming amount of school work.  The hybrid schedule induced strain on teachers and students alike, and with teachers trying to “teach” their entire curriculum...

Standardized testing scams students

Marian Steinmann, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

Nov. 1 is approaching, a date that places immeasurable stress on any senior attending college next fall: it marks the early-action deadline. Although many colleges are going test optional for the class of 2021, and some are...

Wildfires spread in American West at destructive rates

Abi Zajac, Opinion Editor

September 18, 2020

As many know the American West is now “a hellish landscape of smoke and ash,” according to New York Times’ reporters Thomas Fuller and Jack Healy. People across the country are in outrage about the level of detrimental...

Trump Mocks Wounded, Deceased Service Members

Cassi Reaka, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2020

Donald Trump has said hundreds of horrific things during his time as president, all of which should make his chances for re-election slim to none.    It took him calling injured and dead servicemen and women “losers” an...

Latest School Board Decision Sparks Dissonance Amongst Students

Marian Steinmann, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

Students across District 7 waited anxiously Monday, Aug. 24, while the Board of Education discussed whether schools would continue in-person learning. Following guidance from the health department, concerns voiced by parents...

New and (Un)Improved CDC Guidelines

Sarah Fidahussain, Student Life Editor

September 4, 2020

With COVID-19 cases increasing catastrophically in numbers, shouldn’t the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) be getting stricter?  In Madison County alone the positivity rates have gone up to 12.98 percent as...

Test-Optional College Admissions Allow Holistic Review of Students

Cassi Reaka, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2020

During a normal school year, many seniors spend August finishing up essays for college applications, compiling a list of the schools they want to apply to and evaluating if they want to retake the ACT or SAT to improve their cha...

Hobby Lobby’s Initial COVID-19 Response Reveals Company’s True, Terrible Ethics

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2020

From a company that prides itself on its Christian morals, one would expect Hobby Lobby to hold the values that Jesus did—His greatest commandment, of course, was to love. But the way that the company treats its employees...

Can COVID-19 Prevent Trump’s Reelection

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has and will continue to deeply alter the state of the 2020 presidential election.  But is the pandemic a threat to President Donald Trump’s re-election chances? I think so.            The vir...

Gender Reveals Should be Fun, not Dangerous

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

A piece of cake with blue or pink dye, balloons filled with little pieces of blue or pink paper: this is what gender reveal parties are supposed to look like.  Gender reveals have been around for a long time but have gotten ...

Trump’s Severe Mishandling of COVID-19 is Concerning

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Watching Trump talk about the coronavirus in the many press releases that have aired since the virus has hit the U.S. is scarily similar to watching a kid give a book report on a book they have not read: ignorance and limited...

Should Bernie Stay in the Race?

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 26, 2020

Fight to the bitter end. It’s been a rallying cry of political campaigns for generations, and just as we invoked it in 2016, the time has come to ask an important question. Should Bernie drop out of the race? As a long time Sanders su...

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