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An Escalating Affair

After returning to in-person school once again, the audience chose to confront James' enemy Zeke and possibly escalate their feud.
Riley Perteet-Cantu May 8, 2021

“I’ll catch you later, James,” Sophie said as she departed, “I hope you get a class with that old friend of yours!” she chided sarcastically. James waved and feigned throwing up at the sheer...

By Nhu Tat

The Objectified History of the Female Pop Industry

The ongoing actions of sexist record labels have ruthlessly stereotyped female artists.
Liana Moore May 7, 2021

Discussing the disparities between men and women in the music industry are a priority in today's society. More specifically, talking about the degradation of women in the industry. Often their music references...

Art by Ilah Walker

America’s Boba Shortage

Your favorite drink is in danger!
Tyrail Minor, Staff May 7, 2021

 Tapioca pearls in milk tea have become a fan favorite for adults and young people alike. First developed in Taiwan by Liu Han-Chien in the 1980’s and becoming popularized in the 2000's in the United...

Art by Ria Maisano-Torres

New Marvel Universe

Changes in the MCU and what Marvel fans can look forward to in the upcoming years.
Mika Ichikawa, Staff May 6, 2021

Phase four, the newest cycle of films and shows in the Marvel Universe, is an exciting time for fans and is already proving to bring huge changes to the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). Each Marvel movie...

Murals Around Town

A spotlight on a few of the many murals that adorn our city’s buildings.
Maya Shelton May 6, 2021

Hundreds of murals decorate buildings and walls throughout the city of Seattle. Some spotlight important historical figures, and others focus on current icons. Some raise awareness about pressing issues,...

Art by Ria Maisano-Torres

Spring into Summer!

Food, drinks, and outdoor activities for changing seasons.
Adam Friesz and Lakelle Bridges May 6, 2021

Outdoor Activities Spring, the season of transitions. From jacket to t-shirt weather and from school to summer. Spring’s arrival always presents an urge to get outside and experience some of the great...

Art by Izzy Wang

(Taylor’s Version)

A break down of the purpose behind Taylor Swifts latest album, Fearless (Taylor's Version).
Julia Wartman May 6, 2021

After dropping two surprise albums in the span of five months, fans expected Taylor Swift to go on a music hiatus… until she announced Fearless (Taylor’s Version) would be coming on April 9th (announced...

Garfield Crossword

Garfield Crossword

Test your knowledge of school trivia.
Benjamin Thomas April 9, 2021

Complete this crossword to test your knowledge of Garfield trivia! Note: spaces between words count as "letters."

Horoscopes: A Little Too Toxic

All of us have a little venom in our blood...
Izzy Lamola, Staff April 9, 2021

Aries: WAA WAA Aries grow up. Not everything is about you and your 7 year old emotional intelligence. I’ll shut up now before you throw a temper tantrum but seriously GET A GRIP. Taurus: C’mon...

Love Potion Playlist

Love Potion Playlist

Want to hypnotize your crush into falling for you? Romantically offer them an earbud and play these songs…
Izzy Lamola, Staff April 9, 2021

        Say It Ain’t So by Weezer Gangnam Style by PSY Bad Day by Alvin & The Chipmunks Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus  It’s a Small World...

Art by Ria Maisano-Torres

Vaccine Phase Finder

You may be eligible sooner than you think.
Audrey Abrahams April 9, 2021

Garfield is thrilled to announce that we are in the process of illegally obtaining COVID-19 vaccines to give to students. As it may take time to obtain enough vaccines for every student at Garfield, students...

By Izzy W.

Which Iconic Children’s Book Are You?

We all have little Corduroy in us.
Lizzie Carroll April 9, 2021

Count up how many A's, B's, etc. you get! Are you introverted or extroverted?  a. Introverted! b. Mostly introverted but I like a good party c. Mostly extroverted but I can hit my boundaries...

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