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The Garfield Messenger


April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“Last year I remember we were learning about world religions so we watched a bunch of videos about Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism, and everyone that was interviewed as a historian or academic was white and a male, and when I brought it up to [the teacher] , he just ignored me.” -Jaya...

A Citizen’s Duty

A Citizen’s Duty

Charlotte Gong
March 14, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion

In our current political climate, it’s easy to feel like the country is turning upside down and that the gap between Americans is wider than ever. In response to many of the actions of the current administration, people are taking to the streets. The day after Inauguration Day, more than four million...

Where’d You Hear That?

Elena Orlando
March 3, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion

With politics as divisive as they are right now, separating fact from fiction has become more difficult, but also more important. In the mass quantity of information and viewpoints that the internet allows to be shared, fake news has become a political weapon that people often do not know they are encountering....

Two Halves Make a Whole

Guest Writer Gabriel True
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The presidential election hit hard, and the failure of Washington State’s carbon tax really packed the punch. At a critical point in international efforts to combat global warming, we have deepened our problems. Initiative 732 proposed the first carbon tax in our nation’s history. However, this...

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