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Making Garfield classes more trauma-friendly.

Making Garfield classes more trauma-friendly.

Abby Cooper-Drake

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

“I feel like my lungs are closing, like I’m in this tight space, and I start to sweat and shake.” It sounds like one of those night- mares you get during finals week, the kind that you can’t forget even when you wake up. But for senior Jane Smith (name changed for privacy), this was ...

Top Dawgs

Carlin Bills

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Lily Baumgart: While many high school seniors are spend- ing hours writing and rewriting their personal statements, fellow senior Lily Baumgart is spending her time getting ready for her book release this May. She has been writing since she was a young kid, starting o with short storie...

Saying Another Goodbye

Saying Another Goodbye

Tsion Belgu

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

As the bell rings for lunch, students disperse and go eat where they please, and one of those places happens to be Lotus. Lotus Thai Cuisine is a Thai restaurant located on E Cherry Street, right behind Garfield’s Playfield. Walking down the halls of Garfield you can sometimes smell the...

Analyzing Alice

Analyzing Alice

Ula Jones

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

In light of recent violence in America, many facilities around the country are looking into alternate responses to security threats. One of the most popular plans is a program called ALICE, which is inherently more complicated and situational than a traditional lockdown. Currently, Seatt...

Election Wrap Up

December 6, 2017


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Durkan is Seattle’s Next Mayor Former U.S attorney Jenny Durkan beat out urban planner Cary Moon in the Seattle mayoral election to become the city’s first female mayor since 1926. Durkan led by 61% of the vote in Tuesday night returns. Moon did not immediately concede, as she be...

In The News

Lily Laesch

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Sutherland Springs Church Shooting On Sunday November 5th, a shooter opened re at First Baptist Church, a small community church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Twenty six people were killed and twenty others suffered non-fatal injuries. The gun- man was Devin Kelley, who was prohibited from ...

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