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Debunking the Myths of Sports Supplements

November 30, 2016

Gatorade The myth of whether gatorade enhances performance has been debated since its creation, but despite this negative doubt surrounding the drink it has been incredibly successful. The drink was...

Tribes on Turkey Traditions

A different perspective on Thanksgiving
November 30, 2016

Remember in elementary school when your class dressed up like pilgrims and reenacted the first Thanksgiving dinner? You painted a picture of unity and peace between the European pilgrims and Native Americans....

A Taste of the Past

A review of all the best foods from your childhood
November 30, 2016

alking down the aisles of a grocery store, something catches your eye. Its bright yellow and red packaging decorated with cartoon penguins and trolls draws you towards it, and you’re hit with a wave...

Seven Guys, Frisbee and Skies

Boys ultimate Frisbee team accepts bid to national tournament.
November 29, 2016

On Tuesday, November 28th, the Garfield Boys Ultimate Frisbee team, Purple Haze, officially accepted a bid to the 2017 High School National Invite. The team, only the second to be offered a place in the...

“Love Trumps Hate”

“Love Trumps Hate”
Garfield students take a stand against Donald Trump.
November 16, 2016

Amidst the fog and rain that plagued the morning of November 9th, an estimated 200+ Garfield students stood on the school’s front steps in a demonstration of unity and solidarity in the wake of the results...

What’s at Stake on November 8th

A breakdown of the presidential election
November 9, 2016

Throughout the history of the United States, people have fought and suffered to be able to vote. Nevertheless, in the last twenty years, no more than sixty-five percent of eligible voters cast a ballot...

Creating Community in Classrooms

Creating Community in Classrooms
A student led movement
November 9, 2016

It’s no secret that, while Garfield is known throughout the city as being the “diverse” school, many classrooms in the school fail to demonstrate our varied demographics. Honors For All, a program...

Unsung Heroes

Garfield Teachers on their Substitute Pasts
November 9, 2016

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...

Welcome to the THC

The Teen Health Center, not the other thing
November 9, 2016

“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...

News Briefs

November 9, 2016

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....

Fall Sports Update

November 2, 2016

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,...

Running with the Big Dogs

Running with the Big Dogs
Isabel Schmidt's race for glory
November 2, 2016

  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...

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