The Viking Magazine

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

Willy Yang, Guest Writer

March 13, 2014

Literature of Comedy student and guest writer Willy Yang ('14) writes a satirical piece based off the college football fan base: Across the country there are all sorts of crazy college sports fans. From USC’s cries for victory to Florida State’s tomahawk chop to Michigan State’s “Go Green, Go ...

And we’re off: College football kick-off

The Stanford Cardinal football team started the season ranked at No. 4 in the country and beat San Jose State 34-13 in its home opener.

Zach Rizk, Columnist

September 8, 2013

There really aren’t many things that I love as much as college football. Questionably better than my prized Chick-Fil-A, it's easy for me to acknowledge the month of September, of college football, as the most wonderful time of year. This year, it didn't take long for the action to get rolling. Wi...

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Chryst picks Stanford over USC, Alabama

Zach Rizk, Columnist

June 29, 2013

Palo Alto high school’s standout quarterback Keller Chryst (‘14) decided to stay in his hometown, Palo Alto, after committing to the Stanford Cardinal, Thursday. Chryst picked Stanford over offers from Alabama, Arizona, USC and Pitt. "I just felt it was the best for me overall," Chryst said to...

Numbers don’t lie: How the Paly Sports Boosters distributes its funding

Boosters spent approximately $260,000 on funding Paly’s sports teams during the 2011-12 school year.  Of the money spent, over half was spent on transportation, equipment and uniforms.

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

University of Alabama table tennis. USC bowling. Ohio State badminton. Heard of any of these teams? Probably not. Heard of their football teams? Probably a different story. Since football’s popularity took off in the first half of the 20th century, schools in the United States have often seemed...

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