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Soar

Nicole Wang

April 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Build an armor around your heart, Cause even in the best days, There will always be a darkness lingering in the shadows. Don’t get your hopes up. The higher they are, The quicker and harder they fall. Don’t let your emotions take over your logic, Your past actions may never be outlived D...

All About US

Jaya Duckworth

April 23, 2019


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When the trailer for Jordan Peele’s Us was released last December, the song “I got 5 on it” was tainted forever. The ominous remix of this classic song in the trailer is a perfect example of what the movie does best: seamlessly blends pop culture with hair-raising suspense and a warped sense of reality...

They’ve Got the Beat

Mena Bova

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you walk into Room 118, you’ll be transported into a mini-world within Garfield. In one corner, students listen to music and analyze the lyrics; in another, students huddle together over computers, taking their headphones off just long enough to discuss a possible change before turning their attenti...

Forward March

Millan Philipose

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On January 18th, the Garfield Band program was thrown off its beat. Forced to leave due to a family emergency, former Band Director Tomisha Price-Brock became the second Garfield band leader to resign in under twelve months. While administrators scrambled to secure a long-term substitute, band members we...

Student Submissions

Josephine Nguyen

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It was my first day of school, I was nervous and excited at the same time! When my alarm went off, I turned it off and got out of bed. I did my usual morning routine for school, and then I chose my outfit for the first day. My outfit was this beautiful, red dress that had spaghetti straps. Since it was ...

Treat’s Eats

Treat’s Eats

Sam Treat

April 2, 2019


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Fish Guys 411 23rd Ave S Fish Guys is located very conveniently, kitty-corner from the Starbucks on Jackson. While poké is not for everyone, those who do enjoy the raw fish dish will love Fish Guys. As you enter the restaurant (and fish market), the smell of the ocean greets your nostrils. The ...

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Tova Gaster

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Trigger warning: mental illness, sexual assault The play Spring Awakening was banned on the first night of its original run in 1891. It was put on again, and banned again, in the 1960s. Then it was rebooted into a rock musical. Now, it’s coming to the Quincy Jones Auditorium. For this year’s musical, Ga...

Bathroom Juulers

Peter Kubiniec

April 1, 2019


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Characterized by a herd of jittery sophomores sporting Bape hoodies and a strong odor of Mango, Mint, or Cucumber, a wild pack of bathroom juulers can be easily identified.  Yet this new phenomenon is anything but innocent.  Urgent bathroom-goers can expect to be delayed by hoards of vaping underclassmen—often as ...

You Don’t Even Know Me

Hawi Kadir

April 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

You see me in class, Of course, you notice me because I’m the main one talking. I play past the rules I’m young I’m pretty I’m African American So, of course you Think I don’t care about my grades. I’m black so of course you think I’m stupid EXCLUSIVE. My grades are the random, P...

Artist Alumni of GHS

Artist Alumni of GHS

Arlo Van Liew

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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The Oscars are No Stranger to Controversy

The Oscars are No Stranger to Controversy

Ava Klubberud

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Next month, celebrities, creators, technicians, and many more from across the globe will gather together in the City of Angels to celebrate the many films and projects from this past year. The Academy Awards, no matter the prestige or credibility, remains a source of controversy and outcry due to its r...

Jeffy’s Photo Tricks

Jeffy’s Photo Tricks

Jefferson Ashby

December 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Here are two photo tricks to easily improve your shots.                                   1. Macro lens -You will need: A camera with interchangeable lenses -Something s...

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