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Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Lily Laesch

January 29, 2018

At the Golden Globes ceremony on January 7th, Oprah Winfrey did what she’s done for decades: deliver inspiring, thoughtful, and powerful words. Her speech, which followed her acceptance of the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, touched on topics including sexual assault, gender inequality,...

The Unspoken Truths

The Unspoken Truths

Cipher Goings

May 24, 2017

Coming soon to Garfield High School’s (GHS) library is an African-American history exhibit for two days on May 31st and June 1st. “The Unspoken Truths” traveling museum is a museum founded and ran by Delbert Richardson, a community scholar and second generational story teller. The museum will be...

“Knowledge is Power”

Ann Shan

January 24, 2017

The first of its kind at Garfield, a luncheon last Monday the 16th featured a presentation by two women from SpaceX who talked about their experiences in the STEM field. Hosted by Garfield’s own Girls Who Code and Women in Technology clubs, the event lasted through lunch and fifth period with an attend...

The Multiracial Student Union

Charlotte Gong

January 17, 2017

The Multiracial Student Union may be new to Garfield this year, but it is already fast tracking progress on many social issues within the Garfield community: and beyond. At Garfield, it can be hard to choose which of the vast array of clubs to make time for each day. For many students, the Multi...

New Directions

Esther Chien

January 3, 2017

Ever since its founding in 1985, the Garfield Orchestra has brought much prestige and honor to Garfield High School. In 1997, twelve years after the program’s beginning, the orchestra claimed second place at the internationally renowned Vienna Youth and Music Festival. After placing multiple times in...

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