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A Growing Issue

A Growing Issue
Seattle's human trafficking problem.
March 13, 2017

Human trafficking is a worldwide illegal industry, in which people are sold for domestic agricultural, and industrial labor as well as sex work, that creates up to 150 billion dollars in revenue every...

A Long Season

A Long Season
Seasonal depression hits hard in Seattle.
March 13, 2017

In the throes of winter here in Seattle, it can be hard to catch a glimpse of blue skies and sunshine. While the gray rainy days may leave some with the urge to head over to their local coffee shop with...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All

Gotta Catch 'Em All
Inside the world of competitive Pokemon.
March 12, 2017

If you had a television or Nintendo system growing up, chances are you wanted to be a Pokémon trainer at one point or another. For competitive Pokémon players around the world, and in Seattle, this childhood...

She’s a Shooting Star

She's a Shooting Star
Meet freshman athlete Sah'cari David.
March 10, 2017

Most freshmen are shy when surrounded by upperclassmen on a varsity team, but that doens’t come as a  challenge for Sah’Cari Davis. Most of her stats are already higher than the national average,...

Where’d You Hear That?

Where’d You Hear That?
How to get reliable news.
March 3, 2017

With politics as divisive as they are right now, separating fact from fiction has become more difficult, but also more important. In the mass quantity of information and viewpoints that the internet allows...

News Briefs

News Briefs
March 3, 2017

Cats! Declaw or Nah?  While declawing feline nails may seem like a easy way to keep a pet from ruining furniture, most people do not understand the painful effects it has on cats. Because cat nails...

Get To Know

Get To Know
Andres Godinez
March 3, 2017

Andres Godinez moved to Seattle last year, and is known as the new kid from Chicago and his skills on the lacrosse field. Being the humble guy he is, most are unaware of his unique skills in aviation. “I...

Play On!

Play On!
Garfield alum creates futsal organization.
February 27, 2017

Garfield alum Gabe Rapier is working relentlessly to bring the unique culture of futsal to the United States, starting here in the Central District. Futsal, which originated between Uruguay and Brazil...

Pinning Down the Basics

Pinning Down the Basics
A peek into high school wrestling.
February 13, 2017

There is not a wrestler out there who would tell you that wrestling is a comfortable sport. It is both physically intense and mentally exhausting; warm ups begin with a mile run, and can take an hour or...

Alternative Athletics

Alternative Athletics
A look outside of Garfield’s sports program.
February 13, 2017

"My deadlift single is around 24o pounds.”  Known for her integral position in the midfield of Garfield’s girls soccer team, Junior Carlin Bills’ newest sporting venture involves a stylish singlet...

RECAP: Nathan Hale v. Garfield Basketball

RECAP: Nathan Hale v. Garfield Basketball
A close look at the even closer games.
February 10, 2017

  Garfield boys take a break on the bench. Photo by Toby Tran On Friday night, January 27th, Nathan Hale visited Garfield for a girls varsity and a boys varsity game.  GIRLS - Final Score: Garfield...

A Shift in the Spotlight

Diversity issues in acting.
February 8, 2017

Among the numerous dilemmas Hollywood is notorious for, its issue of having not diverse casts is one that has been under much public scrutiny. In the early stages of its establishment, Hollywood would...

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