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Best Brew on the Block

A guide to GHS neighborhood coffee shops.
Lillian Small November 4, 2022

In the Central District, you can find a high quality coffee shop without walking more than five minutes. Coffee shops are an integral part of a community, providing drinks and goods that fuel our day,...

Dawgs From Abroad

A surge of international students have joined Garfield this year as we rise back from Covid. In addition to diversifying our student body, these students bring interesting stories and a new perspective...

Dawgs Who Design

Garfield students take the fashion world by storm.
Maile Quenzer November 4, 2022

With the internet being more accessible than ever, the teens of today have a unique capability to see styles from all areas of the globe. But the world of youth fashion doesn’t just end with outfit experimentation;...

Breaking Down Dahmer

Netflix’s DAHMER has gripped the country, but what are its deeper effects?
Imbie Jones and Eli Silver November 4, 2022

The Jeffery Dahmer series by Ryan Murphy has taken Netflix by storm. Released on September 21, 2022, it reached 196.2 million hours watched in its first week, with views still continuing to trend upwards....

Fantastical Racism

How racially diverse casting fueled a culture war
Lillian Small October 21, 2022

With the recent release of the Lord of the Rings prequel ‘Rings of Power’, some fans feel angered by the diverse casting of characters – claiming it’s inaccurate to Tolkien’s original and political...

The Nightmare Before Homecoming

Six scary movies to watch before Halloween.
Michelle Tong, Jada Johnson, and Asmaa Bah October 21, 2022

The Silence of The Lambs (1991) Hailed as a cult-classic, Silence of the Lambs certainly lives up to its iconicity. Although the word horror should be replaced with thriller in the genre, the movie...

FALL In Love

FALL In Love

5 Fun Fall Dates
Kennedy Greenfelder, Staff October 21, 2022

Maybe it’s the weather, maybe it’s school starting back up, or maybe pumpkins are an aphrodisiac. Whatever the reason, as the leaves begin to fall everyone seems to be coupling up. There are a variety...

Photo courtesy of Dain Hudson

Facing the music

What punk was, is, and represents in Seattle’s culture.
S. Avalon Leonard, Staff May 27, 2022

To say that Seattle would be Seattle without its prolific alternative scene, would be an oversight at best and at worst, simply false. The punk scene in the greater Seattle area has been the catalyst of...

Source: Pitchfork

Laurel Hell: Of Music and Mitski

After announcing a hiatus in 2019, Laurel Hell marks Mitski’s first album in four years.
Michelle Tong, Staff April 1, 2022

In September of 2019, Mitski announced her intention to quit music at her Central Park tour stop for Be the Cowboy, stating that this show would be her last. However, she reneged on this statement with...

By Ava Fimmano

Rundown of the Runway

New York Fashion Week 2022 round-up.
Taylor Gale , Staff April 1, 2022

New York Fashion Week is a major stretch of fashion shows that make their appearance twice a year: once in February, and once in September. Its purpose is for designers to reveal their seasonal collections,...

By Maile Quenzer

The Intoxicating Fashion of Euphoria

A guide to the style of the shows sophomore season.
Peja Harding April 1, 2022

It goes without saying that a large demographic of viewers tune into Euphoria Sunday’s solely for the style, finding the “glitz and the glamor” amongst the jarring storyline. Many indulged in the...

By Nike Adejumobi

The Winter Waltz

Garfield's chance to dance the night away.
Layth Stauffer, Staff April 1, 2022

“Lights. Camera. Whimsy,” said Alice Berliant, Winter Waltz veteran, performer, and longtime fan. The Winter Waltz, A.K.A the Spring Waltz, is an annual themed dance, usually hosted at Benaroya Hall...

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