The Garfield Messenger

Art by Izzy Wang

The Internalized Divide

AP classes are divisive and exclusionary.
Izzy Lamola May 8, 2021

Ask yourself: what is your classroom really like? Is it a welcoming environment that encourages peer support and vulnerability? Or is it full of judgment and hostility towards making mistakes? For students...

Black and Blue

There is no free America where Police exist.
Simone Cielos May 7, 2021

Years of oppression do not lie to the face of the oppressed, nor does the memory fade from a traumatized mind. The police are not just a weapon of the government, knocking any heads that rise up. They...

Art by Ilah Walker

The College Board Apologizes

Is this a publicity stunt?
Alwin Ma, Staff April 9, 2021

Disclaimer: This is a satirical opinion article, and the sentiments within this piece do not necessarily reflect the Messenger's views as an organization. The College Board. The non-profit organization...

Art by Ria Maisano-Torres

Mad Libs: Easter

Autumn Henson, Staff April 9, 2021

Disclaimer: This is a satirical opinion article, and the sentiments within this piece do not necessarily reflect the Messenger's views as an organization. Easter is like many other holidays. It...

Garfield Staff Superlatives

A toast to roasts.

In honor of April Fools and our upcoming return to in-person learning, the 2021 Messenger staff reached out to some of our most beloved teachers to create a Teacher's Superlative. Though we all enjoy poking...

Art by Kien-Binh Vo

nomadland review

the movie nomadnland, i reiview it
Nat Beaumon April 9, 2021

Disclaimer: This is a satirical opinion article, and the sentiments within this piece do not necessarily reflect the Messenger's views as an organization. nomadland. it really makes you think about...

A derivative by Nhu Tat of

2021 Grammys Fails

Highlighting some of the more disappointing and cringe-worthy moments of music’s biggest night.
Nikita Landfield, Staff April 9, 2021

Disclaimer: This is a satirical opinion article, and the sentiments within this piece do not necessarily reflect the Messenger's views as an organization. On March 14th, viewers tuned in to watch...

Art by Molly Chapin

Rant & Rave: Spring

March 18, 2021

  Rant Spring means allergies Walk outside and face your doom All hail Claritin! -GC   Spring is stupid if you’re an athiest who hates the rain. If you don’t celebrate Easter...

Art by Izzy Wang

Mask Misrepresentation

All college athletes should be required to mask-up.
Autumn Henson, Staff March 18, 2021

Over a year after Washington State’s COVID-19 lockdown, WIAA high school athletics have resumed for the first season. Seattle Public Schools has taken on the safety recommendations of both Governor Inslee...

Author: Nabeel Syed

Political Humor

Does Generation Z take politics as seriously as we should?
Autumn Henson, Staff January 21, 2021

People between the ages of six and twenty-four–also referred to as Generation Z–were born into an unprecedented time: the Century of Conflict had all but ended, the Internet established itself as a...

Editorial: A (Very Broad) Year of Reflection

2020 requires processing.
Grace Chinowsky and Annabelle Frockt December 11, 2020

A bizarre, uncertain, and in many ways, hellish year will come to an end in a matter of weeks. Many have already begun to celebrate, eagerly shoving behind them the “2020 vision” that was promoted...

Art by Molly Chapin

Rant and…Rant

Gripes about the holiday season.
Autumn Henson and Matt Lord December 11, 2020

My family is gathered around the television in my living room, deciding what holiday movie to watch as the rain pours against our windows. Our choice: The Polar Express. There is nothing at all wrong with...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The student news source of Garfield High School
Opinion