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Maysun Dawahare March 22, 2024

April starts in just over a week and it is nationally recognized as Arab American Heritage Month.  Now, more than ever, it is important that April is a time to honor National Arab American Heritage Month...

Girlfield Bulldogs

  As far as resources for women go at Garfield, there are always pads and tampons at the Teen Health Center, as well as many health and wellness services. However, something Garfield has struggled...

Black Lives Matter Week at School

In 2024, Garfield High School was the only high school in the Seattle Public Schools system to plan a week of action honoring the Black Lives Matter movement in its strive towards racial justice and the...

Ramadan at Garfield

In anticipation of Ramadan beginning on March 10, Garfield students share their experiences observing the ninth Islamic month. During Ramadan, people exercise their faith by fasting, reflecting, praying,...

Year of The Dragon

Year of The Dragon

Lunar New Year is a major festival celebrated in several Asian countries and widely celebrated by diaspora in communities worldwide. Though it is commonly perceived that all Asian cultures celebrate this...

An Alternative Education

Al Feigin November 27, 2023

Seattle Public Schools has a student skills center that prepares kids to go straight out of high school into careers such as firefighting, emergency response, nursing, or careers in the maritime field....

A New Look into the Associated Student Body

Violet Pody and Luc Robbins November 17, 2023

During the 2023 Garfield student body elections, poor outreach led to a low voter turnout and a high number of candidates who ran unopposed. A deeper look into ASB and its relationship to the leadership...

Not Just Tacos

Not Just Tacos

Seán Kelleher (He/Him) and Tasman Nunn October 12, 2023

Golden Wheat Bakery Golden Wheat Bakery is a business located close to home, right on E Cherry Street and 29th. They offer dine-in, delivery, and take-out services with a delicious assortment of food...

Garfield Teachers: Who Were They Back in the Day?

Garfield Teachers: Who Were They Back in the Day?

Mr. Saunders’ college experience included a first look into parenthood– starting with a raccoon hit and run. From his off-campus house, he witnessed a raccoon being hit by a car. Thankfully, Mr. Saunders...

More Than a Business

More Than a Business

Tia Lam (she/her), Kelan Sato (he/him), and Leo Carlin October 12, 2023

Introduction:  Seattle’s Asian American restaurants offer much more than just their products and yummy food. Many of them carry a long legacy of resilience through times of racism, Japanese Internment...

We go to Higo

We go to Higo

Kelan Sato (he/him) October 12, 2023

Seattle’s Japantown has a vibrant and storied history, and nothing else tells the story of this history better than the businesses of the Japanese Community. One of the most notable businesses is Higo,...

Your health on your terms

March 10, 2023

Medical care, nutritional services and mental health counseling are just a few things the teen health center provides! The Garfield Teen Health Center (GTHC) is located on the first floor of Garfield to...

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