The Viking Vanguard

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Daffodil Tradition Continues

Daffodil Tradition Continues

October 25, 2018

Another year, another Daffodil selection night. This year, eight senior girls and their escorts took the stage, doing a walk down to the stage called the “promenade,”  giving one-minute speeches...

Memes find new meanings

Memes find new meanings

May 29, 2018

In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins described a meme as a “self-reproducing” cultural idea shared between organisms. Today, the word meme has transcended its...

Activism Goes Viral

Activism Goes Viral

April 6, 2018

To step into the public sphere in this day and age is to step into an ocean of technology. The American public is awash in smartphones, smartwatches, tablets; in blogs, posts, online forums. The tide of...

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

April 6, 2018

Two likes. Refresh. Eight likes. Refresh. 16 likes. Pause. Refresh. 27 likes. And so the process goes. Studies show that people can get addicted to social media in a similar way they can...

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Netflix: She-Ra and the Princess of Power Review

February 13, 2019

Netflix’s has recently released a new TV series, She-Ra and the Princess of Power.  She-Ra is based on the original She-Ra TV show that came out in 1985. It takes place...

Koffee with Kenna: Vanilla Latte

Koffee with Kenna: Vanilla Latte

February 5, 2019

  Koffee with Kenna is a series that explores the best places to get a specific drink near Puyallup. For the second installment, I went to three coffee places around the...

Why You Should Start Listening to Podcast in 2019

February 1, 2019

I am the type of person that always needs to be doing something. I am constantly multitasking. I do laundry while watching TV, listen to audio books while getting ready for school and...

Who Watches the ‘Watchmen’?

Who Watches the ‘Watchmen’?

January 31, 2019

I recently read Alan Moore’s graphic novel, Watchmen. I was thoroughly impressed and enthralled by the story and how relevant it still feels 30 years later. Knowing this, I had the...

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Why 2018 has been so long
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Days for Girls Interview

February 26, 2019

Understand Minimum Wage in Washington State

January 22, 2019

Why Die Hard is a Christmas movie

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for family, friends and taking time to be grateful for what you have. All of these things are represented in popular Christmas movies such as Elf,...

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

December 17, 2018

Exchange Students Adjust

December 17, 2018

Foreign exchange students have added to the diversity and culture here at Puyallup High School. Six seniors and two juniors joining PHS from Spain, France, Japan and Italy...

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