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Viking Tries: Pro Bowl Skills Showdown

Viking Tries: Pro Bowl Skills Showdown

Justin Byer, Sam Cleasby, and Sofie Vogel

February 20, 2020

Since 1951, the best of the best from the NFL have come together in a classic all-star game known as the Pro Bowl. Players from the AFC and NFC go head to head in a highly contested match with an emphasis on entertainment value. The unique draw of the Pro Bowl does not come solely from the match itself, howeve...

Dear Kobe

Dear Kobe

Ya'el Sarig, Editor in Chief

February 20, 2020

Dear Kobe: Even as I begin writing this, it’s hard to know what to say. It would be a disservice to you – to your legacy – to pretend I’m the person best equipped to write a tribute to you. How do I properly do justice to a player who was past his prime when I became fully involved in the...

Deception on the Diamond

Deception on the Diamond

Vijay Homan and James Fetter

February 20, 2020

White Sox pitcher Danny Farquar looks down at his catcher’s signs to receive the call for the 2-2 pitch. A change-up. It was perfect — the contrast in speed from the previous fastballs would surely get the batter, Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis, to mistime his swing and strike out. Two loud...

Barbell Hell

Barbell Hell

Kevin Cullen and Sam Cleasby

January 9, 2020

If you have never witnessed Paly’s weight room during tutorial, then allow me to describe what it is like for you. More than enough kids to surpass fire department safety standards crammed into a space with several tools and machines that could cause injury to oneself or others if misused. Now add u...

At What Cost?

At What Cost?

Matthew Marzano, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

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Transfixed by Politics

Transfixed by Politics

Sam Cleasby and Kevin Cullen

November 14, 2019

The year is 1936. The world is in political turmoil and the Summer Olympics are being held in Nazi Germany. Jesse Owens stands poised on the highest pedestal, four medals around his neck, accompanying the national anthem with a solute. His performance was a direct affront to Hitler’s attempt to have a...

Film Favorites

Film Favorites

Kevin Cullen, Elif Turgut, and Sofie Vogel

November 12, 2019

Remember the Titans (2000) This movie is based on a true story of how Coach Herman Boone, the football coach of Williams High School in Virginia, tries to integrate a racially divided team. In Virginia, high school football is a way of life. The closer the team gets toward playoffs, the more int...

Broken Superstar

Broken Superstar

Ya'el Sarig and Vijay Homan

September 30, 2019

When Antonio Brown went on live TV to show off the damage from his cryotherapy-session-from-hell – his feet were blistered, peeling and frostbitten, an utterly unappealing sight for unsuspecting HBO viewers — it would have been fair to assume that that would have been the lowlight of his month. N...

Behind-the-Scenes: Viking Tries Slip n Slide Kickball

Behind-the-Scenes: Viking Tries Slip n Slide Kickball

Sam Cleasby, Kevin Cullen

September 30, 2019

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