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Taste-O-Vision

Elena Orlando

November 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Yellow Jello from The Office One box of yellow jello 1 cup cold water 1 cup boiling water 1 stapler While its last episode aired almost four years ago, The Office and the jello prank Jim pulls on Dwight will never be forgotten. This recipe is very simple. Prepare some yellow jello, stick a stapler in ...

How to Get Swole

How to Get Swole

Alex Ferry

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Praying it goes to your a*s a lot lately? Instead, start praying it goes to your guns. Gain season is year long for many of our fellow bulldogs. Whether it’s for sports, just to stay fit, or for good looks, many people are looking for a strong build. People think that making it to the big lea...

Food Photography

Food Photography

November 30, 2016


Filed under News

Whether it be the half-eaten banana we consumed for breakfast or the Buffalo Wild Wings we ate during dinner, we’ve all taken some sort of food picture in our lives. Among other things on Instagram and Facebook, food photography has been one of the reigning trends. Although we all don’t have $500 camera...

Debunking the Myths of Sports Supplements

Josh Chestnut, Delphi Drake-Muedede, and Claire Boudour

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 first created when David Douglas, an assistant football coach at the University of Florida, noticed...

Tribes on Turkey Traditions

Julia Lin

November 30, 2016


Filed under Features

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. However, many Native Americans say that this image of harmony is far from accurate. The Ma...

A Taste of the Past

Claire Boudour and Delphi Drake-Muedede

November 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 of nostalgia. We taste tested six of our favorite kids foods in order to see if their flavor can meet...

Seven Guys, Frisbee and Skies

Bella Rowland-Reid

November 29, 2016


Filed under Articles, Sports

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 high-profile tournament, went 10-0 in the regular season and tied for third place in the Washingt...

“Love Trumps Hate”

“Love Trumps Hate”

Bella Rowland-Reid

November 16, 2016


Filed under Articles, News

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 of the 2016 Presidential Election. Just before midnight the night before, Republican Nominee Donald...

What’s at Stake on November 8th

Lily Laesch

November 9, 2016


Filed under News

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 in any presidential election. Historically, voting has occurred in person on election day, the Tuesday...

Creating Community in Classrooms

Creating Community in Classrooms

Julia Lin

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features

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 that started this year, puts all freshman in honors humanities classes and aims to give all students...

Unsung Heroes

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features

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 by hundreds of substitutes across the district. These men and women work tirelessly to make sure that...

Welcome to the THC

Cipher Goings

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features

“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 from experienced adults, the THC (Teen Health Center) can provide for all of your adolescent needs. The...

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