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Hammer Time

Hammer Time

Garfield's Matilda the Musical opens in one week, and preparations are in full swing.
Mairead Averill May 26, 2023

Garfield Theatre is kicking into high gear for its biggest show of the year, Matilda the Musical. Since January, Garfield Theatre’s various departments have been hard at work constructing the world of...

Cinematic Sensations

Cinematic Sensations

The most anticipated movie releases still to come this year.
Nikhil Choudhury April 28, 2023

2023 has been filled with exciting releases from Cocaine Bear to The Super Mario Bros, but we have yet to see some of the best movies that 2023 has to offer. As we move deeper into the year the world of...

No More Ugly Clothes!

No More Ugly Clothes!

Forecasting hot new fashion trends at Garfield.
Olivia Thompson and Sly Gross-Hamburger April 7, 2023

Collars The perfect accessory for TRUE dawgs. Whether it has spikes or hearts on it, it’s the perfect piece of jewelry for purple and white outfits this spring. Since everyone thinks their pet is...

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Marisa Valenzano, Staff April 7, 2023

Graphics by Michelle Tong and Mia Andreeva

Not Too Sweet

Reviewing Asian grocery store snacks to determine which snacks deserve the quintessential Asian dessert compliment.
Michelle Tong, Mia Andreeva, and Leo Carlin March 24, 2023

All items were obtained at Uwajimaya in the Chinatown/International District (CID) unless otherwise noted.   Pineapple cakes are a Taiwanese dessert consisting of buttery shortbread pastry...

Art by Kailyn Shaw

Tv to Text

Book recommendations based on you favorite tv shows.
Lea Shaw and Lillian Small March 23, 2023

When the world falls to ruin, will humanity prevail? Reading about surviving the apocalypse is just as captivating as Pedro Pascal. If you liked Last of Us try out: Parable of the Sower (Parable series)...

Fatal Fungi, Ferocious Felines, Fighting Ants

Fatal Fungi, Ferocious Felines, Fighting Ants

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...

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