The Viking Magazine

Milestones of Change

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Josephine Andersen, Eunice Cho, Anya Lassila, and Rachael Vonderhaar

May 21, 2020

Pre-1900s Sports were considered “unladylike” and there were widespread, irrational fears about how too much exercise would cause women to go infertile. Certain sports like tennis and croquet were acceptable for elite women because they were considered more leisurely and also require...

Where are the Women?

Where are the Women?

Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa and Hana Erickson

May 18, 2020

Weird Sports!

Weird Sports!

Tina Lagerblad, Will DeAndre, and Jack Elarde

March 27, 2020

Cheese Rolling Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake is an event held on Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire England. Cheese rolling is a sport that has been enjoyed by locals far prior to its first documentation in 1826. The competition was originally held on Whit Monday which is at the beginning of...

Ski Season

Ski Season

Lincoln Bloom, Hayden Jung-Goldberg, and Joey Passarello

February 20, 2020

Best Destination Resorts 1. Alta (Utah) Priding itself on a “skier only” atmosphere, Alta is a superb location due to its long runs and advanced terrain. A famous run, the “High Rustler,” is considered to be one of the hardest runs in North America. “I’ve had many funny moments off the ...

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...

Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

January 9, 2020

Betting can give someone a huge rush of adrenaline, especially when there is a lot on the line. These individuals pushed their wagers to the extreme for the ultimate win-or-go-home scenario. Go Big: Accumulator Record An accumulator is a bet that involves four or more different selections for one wager t...

Viking’s NFL Honors

Viking's NFL Honors

Lincoln Bloom, Jackson Bundy, and Jack Elarde

January 9, 2020

Most Hated: Miles Garrett Myles Garrett might have done one of the most egregious acts in recent NFL history. At the end of the Brown and Steelers game, Myles Garrett ripped off the helmet of Steelers quarterback, Mason Rudolf, and proceeded to slam it down into his head. Not many people have take...

Family Ties

Paly graduates Mark and Dave Schultz are regarded as some of the best wrestlers of all time.

Jackson Bundy, Will DeAndre, and Matthew Marzano

November 12, 2019

Pac-12 Mascot Fight Bracket

Pac-12 Mascot Fight Bracket

Jack Elarde, Griffin Kemp, and Josh Lai

November 12, 2019

After Washington State football coach Mike Leach gave his iconic answer to which Pac-12 mascot would win in a theoretical fight to the death, we decided to simulate it for him in a tournament-style bracket, including several upsets and a surprise winner. Pac-12 Mascot Fight Bracket...

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...

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