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Understanding the Importance of Creativity

Understanding the Importance of Creativity

Kate Lychik, Staff

November 29, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

“Think outside the box.” A common saying. Perhaps common enough to have lost some meaning by now. How often do we really “think outside the box,” extend beyond the barriers barring away our active imagination? How often do we think creatively and how often should we? I suppose the overall ...

Vegas Shooting Brings Back Debate

Raquel Amato, Opinion

November 6, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

According to the FBI, an event is considered a mass shooting if four or more people are killed due to gun violence. In the past decade there has been a number of mass shooting all across the United States, the most recent being in Las Vegas, Nev. Of course, this has brought the debate on gun control...

Massacre Breaks Silence

McKenna Zacher, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Opinion

On October 2, 2017, I woke up to the dreadful wailing of my alarm, just as any other day. I turned off the alarm and started to scroll through the uncharacteristically abundant news alerts I received during the night. “At least 20 people are dead and more than 100 injured in a shooting on the Las Vega...

Graffiti: To be made legal or to remain unlawful?

Graffiti: To be made legal or to remain unlawful?

Kate Lychik, A&E Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  Walking around the Hilltop area in Tacoma, my eyes are drawn to splashes of color around the drab and otherwise poverty-stricken neighborhood. Murals. Beauty. Art. Graffiti. When graffiti is mentioned, minds may wander to the stereotypically ugly words scrawled over some ...

Controversy surrounds NFL players kneeling

Controversy surrounds NFL players kneeling

Jacob Wyatt, Sport staff

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

NFL players have recently been protesting by sitting or kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner” and tensions have been rising between players, fans and even the Donald Trump. This has now brought on the debate of, should NFL players be allowed to sit and kneel or stand? I believe that NFL pla...

First-time Fair experience does not disappoint

Taylor Frey, Staff

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Being new to Puyallup has left me with many different things to explore but the Fair has been at Fair has been at the top of my list for things to experience. I went for the first time this last Wednesday evening, Sept. 13. I have recently moved from a very small mountain town of in central Oregon...

Las Vegas shooting podcast seeks to analyze event

Kayla Morris, A&E/Op Ed Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Audio, Opinion, Viking Student Media

https://youtu.be/Q6gHmyXgfZA...

Students are affected by dismissal of DACA

Jory Duvall, Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Imagine living in the same place for your entire life. You have called this place home forever. You have strong relationships built, you are attending school, you are even beginning your career. Then, try to imagine being forced to leave this place and going somewhere you have no reason to call home...

Confessions of a Camp Counselor

Confessions of a Camp Counselor

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

Ever wonder what is like to work at a camp all summer long? Let's dive into the minds of the camp counselor. For this episode meet Jackie Stenberg, a student majoring in biology at Pacific Lutheran University. She loves hiking, biking, skiing, rafting and dogs. Learn more about her camp counselor...

Confessions of a Camp Counselor Ep. 1

Confessions of a Camp Counselor Ep. 1

Bailee Doman, Multimedia Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Opinion

Ever wonder what is like to work at a camp all summer long? Let's dive into the minds of the camp counselor. For this episode meet Jackie Stenberg, a student majoring in biology at Pacific Lutheran University. She loves hiking, biking, skiing, rafting and dogs. Learn more about her camp counselor...

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