Viking Call

Upper Merion High's Student Newspaper



Josh Shapiro Takes Action on the East Palestine Train Derailment

East Palestine is a small town of about 5,000 people along the Eastern border of Ohio. It was relatively quiet until February 3rd, 2023, when a Norfolk Southern Railway train derailed at a train station near the center of town….


Filibuster: Tyranny of the Minority

The 70% must guard against the 30% (West Wing).   The Tyranny of the Minority!  It seems to be overshadowed and forgotten. Yet it remains so dangerous and destructive, with the current filibuster system being the main tool that threatens our…

Promoting Progressive Conversations This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, it is traditional that families gather and spend time together. This season, while it is one of joy and celebration, it is also a time of awkward and difficult confrontations with families of different political ideologies….


Speaker Pelosi Steps Down as Party Leader

On Thursday, November 17, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she would be stepping down and no longer leading the House Democrats. After gaveling the house into session, Pelosi made the announcement and received a standing ovation from her colleagues. No….