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Fatal Fungi, Ferocious Felines, Fighting Ants

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The newest in TV and movie releases.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’, released on December 21, 2022, has accrued overwhelming popularity. The Last Wish has a star-studded cast, with Antonio Banderas as Puss,...

Harmonious Hounds

Examining the culture and success of Garfield’s Jazz and Orchestra Programs.
Finian Guinney, Jordana King, and Chelsea Li March 10, 2023

Jazz: Garfield High School is historically notorious for its jazz program. Led by Jared Sessink, the band was recently accepted as one of fifteen to compete in debatably the most prestigious highschool...

Chilly Dawgs

Chilly Dawgs

A plunge into the benefits of cold immersion therapy and how to get started.
Griffin Crabs, Staff March 10, 2023

Imagine: It's a Sunday morning, brain fog is running rampant and you're feeling drained from an exuberant Saturday night. You have a pile of homework waiting to be completed but you’re lacking motivation....

Putting the Art in Artificial

The debate on artificial intelligence in the arts.
Havana Hakala, Staff March 10, 2023

Artificial intelligence has become increasingly accessible, from text generators online to filters on TikTok. What AI generators do is mass search online for images that fit a selected prompt, then combine...

Avatar: Way Of Appropriation

Avatar: Way Of Appropriation

Why director James Cameron is in hot water.
Kennedy Greenfelder, Staff January 23, 2023

Fans have long awaited the second installment of the Avatar franchise, Avatar: Way of The Water, after the first was released 13 years ago and was the highest grossing film in history; But its release...

Art By Lea Shaw

Farewell Grey’s Anatomy

Ellen Pompeo quits Grey’s Anatomy after 17 years - mild spoiler alert!
Lea Shaw, Staff January 20, 2023

After 17 years, 19 seasons, and over 400 episodes, Ellen Pompeo, the star of the show, quit, bringing Grey's Anatomy to an end in February 2023. As one of three remaining original major cast members, Pompeo...

Art by Leo Carlin

Year of the Dawg

Actually, it’s the Year of the Rabbit, but come celebrate Lunar New Year with Garfield!
Michelle Tong and Griffin Crabs January 20, 2023

Tết in Vietnamese. Chūnjié in Mandarin. Seollal in Korean. Medyanotse in Tagalog. These are all different names for Lunar New Year (LNY). Although it originated in China some 3,500 years ago, LNY is...

Sledding Into Winter

Sledding Into Winter

Best sledding locations this winter season.
Griffin Crabs and Chelsea Li December 9, 2022

As Seattle's temperatures begin to drop and winter takes hold, exciting seasonal activities are coming around the corner. Snowy weather gives the opportunity for sledding enthusiasts to have a round of...

Fashion Forward Fall

Kennedy Greenfelder and Fiona Real December 9, 2022

Comfort outfit: Comfort never goes out of style. Wowing the crowds with an outfit always feels nice, but with the weather getting colder and school getting harder, it’s not always the most reasonable...

Giving our two (s)cents

Fiona Real and S. Avalon Leonard December 9, 2022

As the season of winter wonderlands and cozy nights spent with friends and family approaches, many are looking to make their rooms the ultimate cabin getaway. Regardless of which holiday you are celebrating...

Short King Advice

For short kings, by a short king.
Griffin Crabs, Staff December 9, 2022

Q- Do you sit in a booster seat?- A- Most of the time, but on occasion I like to live a LITTLE wild and not sit on one. I can see enough, but don’t tell anyone! Q- Do you use pedal extensions?- A-...

Photo by Mia Andreeva

Your Gift to Mother Earth

A guide to sustainable gift giving.
Mia Andreeva, Staff December 9, 2022

Tis’ the season of holiday cheer and of course, presents. As the holidays approach many are out and about shopping for the perfect gift for loved ones. While the winter festivities bring joy to us, they...

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