The Viking Longboat

Life Lessons from Green

March 4, 2019

Formal presentations. Those two words tend to get people's hearts racing and palms sweaty. The average person does not enjoy presenting in front of an audience. It’s awkward, uncomfortable and can be very stressful. Even...

Thanks to Mr. Bushy

Story: Alyse Green

January 7, 2019

A tribute to Mr. Bushey. My initial reaction to choir director Adam Boyce taking a leave of absence was, “What?! We’re stuck with some old fart for two months?” But that reaction quickly changed on Mr. Bushey’s fir...

Sexual assault epidemic must end

Story: Grace Campbell & Madeline Warren, Staff Writers

November 27, 2018

Sexual assault is an epidemic. And it’s become a hot topic in today’s society. But teaching girls to protect themselves isn’t enough, boys need to learn how to act like decent human beings. Lots of information is available...

Victim statements heart breaking but empowering

Story: Bayelee Hodge, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

The past month and a half has been a crazy experience as a beginning writer. I am a stronger person emotionally and physically and have learned much from the experience of writing about a survivor and her family’s journey...

What technology has done to us

Story: Timothy Hamilton, Outside Writer

May 26, 2017

Phones. The pinnacle of human communication. You can talk anytime, anywhere, to anyone, except in person. Phones have allowed us to have the world at our fingertips, but they cause us to forget about the world around us. We h...

He was She

Story: Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

“You might want to take your shirt off,” I said, pulling away the measuring tape to allow him to take it off. Once it was off, I measured four different parts of his body, his shoulders from point to point, around his chest...

Stand up for girls sports

Story: Annisa Whims, Copy Editor

December 16, 2016

Women can’t play sports. They are fragile. We couldn’t possibly let them sweat, it’s unlady like. Statements like these from men limited the opportunities for women who could, indeed play sports. For decades, regulations a...

We need out of the shadows

Story: Domion Tijerina, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

While there are 18 sports for students to choose from, majority of them get shut out and overshadowed by the the basketball and football teams. Sports like gymnastics, wrestling and robotics often go unnoticed in the eyes of t...

The student news site of Haslett High School