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Unsung Heroes

November 9, 2016


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What would you do if you walked into a classroom full of 20 to 30 high schoolers who you didn’t know and who certainly didn’t know you? Run? Scream? Cry? This daunting job is done nearly every day by hundreds of substitutes across the district. These men and women work tirelessly to make sure that...

Welcome to the THC

Cipher Goings

November 9, 2016


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“I think I got something from him Friday night,” said the concerned teenager. If you relate, the Teen Health Center may be the place for you. Filled to the brim with contraceptives and friendly wisdom from experienced adults, the THC (Teen Health Center) can provide for all of your adolescent needs. The...

News Briefs

Esther Chien

November 9, 2016


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Trump or Clinton? With the general election less than two weeks away, most Americans are very anxious to see which presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, will make it to victory. A recent CNN/ORC poll on 916 registered voters shows that almost 7 in 10 voters think that Clin...

Fall Sports Update

Messenger's Sports Staff

November 2, 2016


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Cross Country Girls Date Opponents Place Metro League Meet (9/15) Ballard, Eastside Catholic, Chief Sealth 1 (Lily Hayes 1) Metro League Meet (9/22) Eastside Catholic, Cleveland, Chief Sealth 1 (Isabel Schmidt 1, Lena Stern 2) Metro League Meet (9/29) Seattle Prep, East...

Running with the Big Dogs

Running with the Big Dogs

Claire Boudour

November 2, 2016


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  Garfield has a history of churning out amazing female runners. In recent years, the team has had girls recruited to Ivy League schools for cross country, like Emma Lower who is competing for Yale, and Izzi Olive who started running at Brown this fall. Sophomore Isabel Schmidt is the latest...

Treat or Treat, Eat My Beet!

Paulette Argeres and Claire Boudour

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

SINGLE Juju on that beet: Are you in with the cool kids?  Do you know what’s hip?  If so, this fun number is the look for you! All you need is a t-shirt, a marker, and a delicious ruby red beet. Math textbook model: Have you always aspired to reach SMG modelling fame, but never thought yo...

A&E Calender

Elena Orlando

October 28, 2016


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GHS - DRAMA: AUTUMN SHOW Date and Time Nov 3 2016 7:00 PM -- Nov 5 2016 9:00 PM Location Quincy Jones Auditorium 2020 ASB (STUDENT GOVERNMENT) APPLICATIONS DUE EXPORT EVENT Date and Time Nov 7 2016 3:45 PM -- 3:...

Viewer Discretion Advised

Alex Ferry

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Steps to Hell, Maltby Washington At the Maltby Cemetery in Washington, a 16 year old boy and his friends decided they could handle the fright of the steps to hell. The steps descend underground from the cemetery, and supposedly lead to what was once the tomb of a local family. Witnesses have claimed th...

Red Card

Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

If you’ve ever attended a sporting event, chances are you’ve heard -- or even participated -- some trash talk. Jabs from fans are said to be part of the game, another way to support the home team. However, a string of sexist and racist remarks directed to the Garfield soccer  players by anothe...

How to Get a Free Fireman Suit

Sydney Santos

October 28, 2016


Filed under Features

Do you ever spend your first period with your eyes half-open and a small droplet of drool dangling from your mouth? Do you ever look out the window and wish you weren't learning for the thousandth time how to construct a thesis? Does the thought occasionally pass through your mind that school might be ...

Winning Streaks to Championships

Emma Cooper and Bella Rowland-Reid

October 28, 2016


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This year is an awesome time to be alive for Garfield football fans. The Bulldogs are 8-0 for the first time in living memory, the University of Washington is ranked #4 in the country, and the Seahawks, well, are the Seahawks. Both the Bulldogs and Huskies emerged as unlikely champions, yet the question is ...

Fashion Passion

Fashion Passion

Flora Taagen

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Not many people can make bright florals, strong stripes, and acute polka dots work harmoniously. That’s what makes Garfield senior Rheana Dale so unique. Pairing bright graphic tees with citrus-shaped earrings, Dale manages to mix these seemingly contrasting items in an effortless fashion, creating a ...

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