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Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Kian Naeemi (he/him), Business Manager May 24, 2024

After a year of high-profile incidents, including two where students were shot just outside Garfield High School, change to the current crime prevention policy would seem inevitable. Just a few years ago,...

Relax! You’re Too Tents

Addie McLaughlin May 24, 2024

Ohanapecosh (Mount Rainier National Park) Located around 125 miles (a 3-ish hour drive) from Seattle, the Ohanapecosh campground in Mount Rainier National Park is a great choice for campers who want it...

Sex Uneducation

Sex Uneducation

Ibrahim Coker (He/Him) May 24, 2024

Trigger warning: This article discusses sexual assault. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, go to rainn.org or contact (800) 656-4673 for support from trained staff.   May...

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Meredith Johnson (she/her), Staff May 24, 2024

On 21st Avenue between East Columbia St and East Marion Street lies the Nickelsville Tiny House village. Only five blocks from Garfield, the village is made up of 16 units on a 10,000-square-foot piece...

Market-Mania

Market-Mania

Lily Porter (she/her) May 24, 2024

Whether you’re looking to buy your parents a bouquet, try a new hot sauce, or craving a warm loaf of bread, Seattle markets have you covered. The months where spring turns to summer are the months of...

Are You A Drum? Cuz My Heart Beats for You

Are You A Drum? Cuz My Heart Beats for You

Addie McLaughlin (she/her) May 3, 2024

What makes Garfield Drumline unique? How are you able to win competitions so often? (For context, Garfield won 1st place overall, Best Music, and Best Technique at their most recent performance.) Saunders...

New Hawks on the Block

New Hawks on the Block

Lily Porter (she/her) May 3, 2024

With the conclusion of the 2024 NFL draft, I present to you, the official NFL draft recap, as seen by a less than casual Seahawks fan. I’m about as qualified to write this article as the Falcon’s GM...

I SURVIVED: The Brawldemic

I SURVIVED: The Brawldemic

Ibrahim Coker (He/Him) May 3, 2024

A very specific phenomenon has been sweeping through Garfield: another mobile gaming giant. Whether or not it's a fad, everybody is very much hooked on it: Brawl Stars. Brawl Stars is a multiplayer online...

Brandy Melville Exposed

Brandy Melville Exposed

Joelle Rudolf (she/they) May 3, 2024

The thought process behind a high schooler’s clothing purchases is often relatively superficial. Is this shirt cute? Will it help me fit into the popular crowd? How does wearing this make me feel? In...

A Concert of Connections

In the northwest corner of Seattle Center, nestled in between the Climate Pledge arena and the Bagley Wright Theater, lives a hub of art and music known as the Vera Project. Along with being a venue...

Garfield Weathers District-Wide Cuts

Felix Allor and Kian Naeemi (he/him) May 3, 2024

Garfield High School will be cutting two French classes next year due to funding restrictions. This cut comes one year after the administration decided to cut Garfield’s Spanish Heritage class and AP...

Cult or Impassioned Staff?

April 17, 2024

From pitching tents to ritualistic sacrifices, Post 84 has recently been unveiled as a nonprofit organization harboring cultish activity. Two rehabilitated members came out with information that defames...

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