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Hopped Off The Plane At LAX

Hopped Off The Plane At LAX

Seán Kelleher (He/Him) February 16, 2024

Boys lacrosse is a great opportunity for bulldogs looking for a varsity sport that’s fun to learn and comes with minimal competitive pressure. The club, which represents both Garfield and Franklin, is...

Mastermind Macdonald

Mastermind Macdonald

Luc Robbins (he/him), Staff February 16, 2024

This NFL offseason marks the end of an era as long-time Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has agreed to step down from his coaching duties. While this may be a sad fact for many Seattle fans, it provides...

Pinning Down State

Pinning Down State

Felix Allor and Arush Talasila (He/Him) February 16, 2024

As the wrestling season comes to a close, several Garfield wrestlers are preparing to compete in the state tournament. One of those wrestlers is senior captain Lily Collet. This year, she placed 1st in...

Dominating the Lanes

Dominating the Lanes

Bowling: As one of Garfield’s newest sports, bowling has picked up momentum in the last few years, with bowlers thrice consecutively qualifying for state championships. However, it’s not just these...

Downward (Bull)dawgs

Addie McLaughlin (she/her) February 16, 2024

Looking to find a new yoga studio or pick up a new hobby? If so, you’re in the right place! As a fairly experienced yoga practitioner, here are my thoughts on some local options. MOST BEGINNER-FRIENDLY:...

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Pay to Play

Violet Pody (she/her) and Kian Naeemi (he/him) February 16, 2024

Costs associated with sports can create barriers to some Garfield athletes’ success. While all sports require a $50 ASB activity fee, expensive high-quality equipment and club team memberships often...

Capture the Flag (Football)

Capture the Flag (Football)

Tia Lam (she/her) January 19, 2024

As temperatures fall, a small but determined group of  bulldogs are braving the cold to participate in Garfield’s second flag football season. Garfield had its inaugural  season last year, playing...

Y-E-L-L Bulldogs Yell!

Y-E-L-L Bulldogs Yell!

Addie McLaughlin January 19, 2024

When most people think of cheerleaders, they think of the ditzy, cliquey, over-sexualized girls that are often portrayed in popular media. They’re usually supporting characters or show up in the background...

By Maeve McArdle

Leagues of Their Own

Jordana King (she/her), writer January 19, 2024

The first women’s professional sports league was founded in 1943. For the next eighty years female athletes fought to be equally represented in the male-dominated sports industry until in 2023, the world...

Wok Dont Run

Wok Don’t Run

Seán Kelleher (He/Him) January 19, 2024

  Wok Racing Some winter sports have to be seen to be believed. Such is the case with Wok Racing. Every year, athletes, TV personalities, and other minor celebrities meet in Germany at the annual...

The Pointe to Prix

The Pointe to Prix

Olivia Thompson (she/her) January 19, 2024

At the end of this month, 88 dancers from around the world will compete at the prestigious 52nd annual Prix De Lausanne for a chance to win scholarships and contracts with some of the biggest names in...

A Slippery Slope

Al Feigin December 15, 2023

Ski season is incoming and hopes for fresh powder and endless runs are rapidly increasing, but if the last few years tell us anything, you may be in for a lack of snow, rising prices, and lines that seem...

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