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Three Recipes from TV Shows We Need to Remember
November 30, 2016

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...

How to Get Swole

How to Get Swole
Yes, keep reading freshmen boys
November 30, 2016

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...

Food Photography

Food Photography
Tips and Tricks on taking pics with your handheld device
November 30, 2016

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...

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...

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