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History In The Making

History In The Making

Boys & Girls Basketball Season Recap.
Sav'ell Smalls March 26, 2018

Thirty one years. Thirty one long years filled with generations and generations of dawgs. Thirty one years since both Garfield boys and girls basketball went to the state championship in the same season....

Check Mate

Check Mate

GHS chess team wins Metros, ties for state title.
John Volk March 26, 2018

If you’re wondering what a chess article is doing in the sports section, Garfield Junior Roland Feng, the reigning Supernationals champion of chess, would like a word with you. “With chess, like any...

News Briefs

News Briefs

Sara Javkhlan March 23, 2018

Potential NHL Team in Seattle Back in February, a private group formally filed an application with the NHL for an expansion team in Seattle. If approved, Seattle could see its first professional ice hockey...

A Robotics Rampage

A Robotics Rampage

Sophomore Hazel Pearson leads Garfield Robotics to the World Championship.
Carlin Bills March 23, 2018

Ten-year-olds often spend their time playing tag at recess or trying to learn their multiplication tables. However, when Garfield sophomore Hazel Pearson was ten she was learning Scratch, a beginning programming...

Photo by Toby Tran

A Mid-March Miracle

“JVC 16” takes the teachers to school
Patrick Walsh March 21, 2018

  This Tuesday, Garfield basketball crowned a new champion.  In a captivating finale to March Madness, JVC ‘16 knocked out You Got Schooled with a score of 12 to 11. The historically dominant...

Writing Submissions

Writing Submissions

Various Authors March 8, 2018

An Interview with Mr. Acox By Zuberi Wilson, BSU Treasurer How long have you been teaching at Garfield? “A very long time. Let’s just say that I did have your father as a student” What has...

Open Letters

Open Letters

Various Authors March 8, 2018

Dear Garfield, My name is Khabirah Weddington, I am seventeen, and I am currently a junior at Garfield. I’m originally from Kansas City, Missouri but moved to the Central District at a young age....

Student Writing

Student Writing

Various Authors March 8, 2018

Untitled by Jamaica Aytch 1 through 43 hung my ancestors from trees Then came 44 that’s the change that we need Brothers in the White House? Brother that’s the right house But then came 45 how...

Art by Ariel Cook

Black Excellence

Denaijah Kennedy-Smith March 8, 2018

Although the 400-year span of slavery ended in the late 1800s, African Americans have still faced systems of oppression in their everyday lives by institutionalized racism. Ruby Bridges was a young girl...

By Jazz Klyne

Student Art

March 8, 2018

Central District 1961

History of the Central District

Hailey Gray and Amari Garret March 8, 2018

History of Redlining by Hailey Gray The Central District (C.D.) has a history rooted deeply in a plethora of cultures and social classes. Throughout the years, the C.D. has been home to Jewish Americans...

Winter Box Scores

January 29, 2018

Boys Basketball GHS vs Cleveland (W) 81-65 GHS vs Bainbridge (W) 85-32 GHS @ Lakeside (W) 64-54 GHS @ Seattle Prep (W) 83-77 OT GHS vs Ballard (W) 65-16 GHS vs Valencia (W) 97-57 GHS vs Folsom...

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