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The College Counselor Question

Violet Pody (she/her) June 14, 2024

College counselors: Everybody’s favorite topic. Well, apparently not. When researching for this article (which essentially consisted of haphazardly reaching out to a bunch of people for interviews),...

The Newest AP Class At Garfield

The Newest AP Class At Garfield

While students wait for the results of their AP exams to roll around, news is being made about a new AP course that will be offered next school year. AP African American Studies, or APAAS, is a course...

KING KIEU

KING KIEU

While Garfield's custodial engineer, Kieu Bui, deals with everything from broken soap dispensers to flooded bathrooms, he’s also responsible for way more than Garfield’s messes. As the first person...

Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Kian Naeemi (he/him), Business Manager May 24, 2024

After a year of high-profile incidents, including two where students were shot just outside Garfield High School, change to the current crime prevention policy would seem inevitable. Just a few years ago,...

Sex Uneducation

Sex Uneducation

Ibrahim Coker (He/Him) May 24, 2024

Trigger warning: This article discusses sexual assault. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, go to rainn.org or contact (800) 656-4673 for support from trained staff.   May...

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Meredith Johnson (she/her), Staff May 24, 2024

On 21st Avenue between East Columbia St and East Marion Street lies the Nickelsville Tiny House village. Only five blocks from Garfield, the village is made up of 16 units on a 10,000-square-foot piece...

Dawgs Bark!

As university protests against U.S. aid to Israel’s invasion of Palestine continue, the history of student protests – particularly in Seattle – can provide crucial context to today’s events. Stretching...

Cult or Impassioned Staff?

April 17, 2024

From pitching tents to ritualistic sacrifices, Post 84 has recently been unveiled as a nonprofit organization harboring cultish activity. Two rehabilitated members came out with information that defames...

Adriana Figueria speaking at the press conference in front of the Garfield Community Tennis Courts.

Asylum Seekers at Garfield Tennis Courts

Tuesday afternoon on April 2nd, over 150 migrants moved into the Garfield Community Tennis courts after payment for their hotels expired, with local religious institutions and shelters in the Puget Sound...

School Scandal Shocks Students!

School Scandal Shocks Students!

Garfield has faced its fair share of turmoil over the years: mysterious bomb threats, roof rescues from the fire department, and all the teachers who bike wearing spandex. However, the student body collectively...

Unveiling the Dark Secrets…

Parkanoia  Out of all the clubs at Garfield, Mock Trial is one of the most heavily advertised. Posters litter the halls with claims that range from “it’ll give you life skills” to “we have...

(Bull)Dog Food

(Bull)Dog Food

Dahlia Huang (She/Her) April 5, 2024

Garfield students have reported 34 unusual items found in their school-provided breakfast and lunches in the last week. The Garfield community is concerned about this developing situation and The Messenger...

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