The Garfield Messenger

Prom’s Pricey, Princess!

Joelle Rudolf (she/they) May 24, 2024

Prom, while arguably the most anticipated high school event, is sure to drain one’s bank account. With a multiple hundred dollar investment in just the outfit alone, not to mention a multitude of additional...



Lily Porter (she/her) May 24, 2024

Whether you’re looking to buy your parents a bouquet, try a new hot sauce, or craving a warm loaf of bread, Seattle markets have you covered. The months where spring turns to summer are the months of...

Survival of the Fittest

Senior Assassin has begun once again, and with it comes controversy, betrayal, and stalking. The $600 prize pool has created obsessed, weirdly resourceful, crazed teens who will go to extreme lengths for...

A Look Into the Woods

A Look Into the Woods

Salem Bill (he/him) May 3, 2024

The Garfield Theater Department is doing its adaptation of Into the Woods premiering May 10 with more shows on May 11, May 12 and May 17 and 18.    Into the Woods is a musical that combines...

Modern May Media

Modern May Media

Dahlia Huang (She/Her) May 3, 2024

Media engulfs us all, whether or not you choose to pay attention to it. It’s everywhere, yet not all of us are reflected; it is important to feature underrepresented people such as AAPI. One article...

I SURVIVED: The Brawldemic

I SURVIVED: The Brawldemic

Ibrahim Coker (He/Him) May 3, 2024

A very specific phenomenon has been sweeping through Garfield: another mobile gaming giant. Whether or not it's a fad, everybody is very much hooked on it: Brawl Stars. Brawl Stars is a multiplayer online...

Brandy Melville Exposed

Brandy Melville Exposed

Joelle Rudolf (she/they) May 3, 2024

The thought process behind a high schooler’s clothing purchases is often relatively superficial. Is this shirt cute? Will it help me fit into the popular crowd? How does wearing this make me feel? In...

A Concert of Connections

In the northwest corner of Seattle Center, nestled in between the Climate Pledge arena and the Bagley Wright Theater, lives a hub of art and music known as the Vera Project. Along with being a venue...


Tia Lam (she/her) May 3, 2024

Over 10,000 years, humans have relied on rice for food, and cultures around the world have developed their own unique adaptations to the practical grain. From jollof rice from West Africa to paella from...

What To Do!

Unity Jirkovsky-Gual (she/her) April 5, 2024

Dear Maya Normousbutt,  I’m a sophomore registering for classes and  I don't particularly like school. I need a  class schedule with a preschool, crayon  drawing and naptime vibe. I'm...


Tia Lam (she/her) April 5, 2024

The overhead announcements have garnered tremendous support and admiration from the student body. Due to the uptick in approval and praise, The Messenger received an anonymous tip that featured the script...

The Stars Have Spoken

The Universe, Staff April 5, 2024

Aries: Uh oh, did you have another tantrum and slap the bosom off the youth pastor again?! Silly you, though it’s to be expected with your cray cray temper. You should never be held accountable for...

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