The Viking Vanguard

Kavanaugh VS Ford

Sophia Spoja, Parker Rosdahl, Staff, Staff

November 1, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, News

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Brett Kavanaugh served as a federal judge since 2006. His nominee was sent the to Senate July 10 and his induction was confirmed Oct. 6  before the Senate Judiciary Committee as a Supreme Court Justice. He went to Georgetown Preparatory and Yale Law School. Who is Dr...

Tsunami hits Indonesia

Sophia Spoja, Staff

November 1, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, News

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi Sept. 28, followed by a deadly tsunami. The official death toll has hit 1,753 people and authorities have just confirmed that there could be more than 5,000 people missing from the island. Mass graves have been dug all over the island. ...

Police investigate hostage situation

Police investigate hostage situation

Sophia Spoja, Staff

September 23, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, News, Photo, Showcase

Early Afternoon of Sept. 23 in Oakbrook, WA, Police Units, SWAT Units and K-9 Units from different counties were lined down the block outside of Oak Ridge Apartments off of 83 Street.  Lakewood Police had responded to a call at 7 A.M. regarding a Domestic Violence situation that had escalated into a fu...

Teachers Strike for Raise

Teachers Strike for Raise

Mason Giustino and McKenna Zacher

September 6, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, News, Video, Viking Student Media

Wednesday, on what was supposed to be the first day of school, teachers had their first day of striking in response to their pay raises. While teachers picketed outside of their respective schools, members of the district, the Puyallup Educators Association and a mediator began the bargaining process to...

Puyallup Educators Association Addresses School Board

Puyallup Educators Association Addresses School Board

Mason Giustino and McKenna Zacher

August 20, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, News, Showcase, Video, Viking Student Media

This morning, teachers, students and community members gathered at the Puyallup School District office for the school board meeting addressing the pay raise percentage and budget resolutions of the upcoming fiscal year. Karen McNamara, president of the Puyallup Educators Association, explained why ...

Colleges offer perspective at Future Fair

Colleges offer perspective at Future Fair

Ben Schumock, Staff

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At the Future Fair April 4, several college representatives had a lot to say about their college. PLU commented on their local ties to Puyallup and Pierce County. One unique aspect to their school is their global education. “We are the only school in the U.S to have students and professors ...

Stephen Hawking passes away at 76

Megan Lynn, News Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, News

Dr. Stephen Hawking, best selling author and physicist, did not let his physical limitations hinder his abilities to change the universe around him. Hawking passed away at 76, March 14 at his home in Cambridge, England. He was able to widen the imagination of many people around the world and othe...

Teachers carrying guns survey results released

Lexis Holme, Multimedia Assistant Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, News, Uncategorized

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