The Viking Vanguard

Technology: the craving, the cure

Sky Kim, Staff // June 20, 2018

It is safe to say that the influence of technology on society is rapidly growing and it plays a big part in our daily lives; especially that of teenagers. When you go anywhere, you can easily see teens...

Movie speaks to staffer

Hannah Palmer, Multimedia // June 4, 2018

Coming out. Telling just one person the truth about who you are can be extremely scary. While watching the movie “Love, Simon” there were a lot of things that spoke to me. “Love, Simon” follows...

 Ben Rodriguez, Carisa Steimle, Dharma Shah and Toren Herrick pose in front of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium at the national DECA competition in Atlanta, GA.

DECA Competes Nationally

Natalie Eychaner, A&E // May 30, 2018

Puyallup High School has a long history of competing and succeeding at high levels. This year’s DECA students Carisa Steimle and Dharma Shah, both juniors, did not disappoint. Distributive Education...

Infinity War wows

‘Infinity War’ wows

McKenna Zacher, Managing // May 30, 2018

  Infinity War. Ten years, 19 films, countless characters — all building to one movie. Excitement has been building toward the April 27 release of “Avengers: Infinity War” for a long time...

Married to Music: May Edition

Married to Music: May Edition

McKenna Zacher, Managing // May 30, 2018

Married to Music is a series that takes the wedding tradition of something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue and gives it a musical flair. Something Old: As...

Memes find new meanings

Memes find new meanings

McKenna Zacher, Managing // 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...

Fallin In Love With One Kiss

Fallin’ In Love With ‘One Kiss’

Megan Lynn, Chief // May 29, 2018

“One Kiss” by Calvin Harris featuring Dua Lipa is a must listen to for any electronic music lover. The Scottish DJ has returned to his original style of deep house, jazz music mixed in with techno,...

Student Talent On Display

Student Talent On Display

Andrew Flury, Staff // May 29, 2018

From music to athletics to the alphabet soup of clubs--DECA, HOSA, FCCLA--PHS is full of passionate students with a wide range of skills. The Viking Varieties talent show, held March 22, exemplifies this....

Johnson Heads into Track Season

Johnson Heads into Track Season

Ana Myers, Staff // April 12, 2018

Edgemont Junior High freshman Meiko Johnson is running and jumping his way to the Olympics in his future. Johnson is a member of the PHS track and field team, he runs hurdles and has been racing since...

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