The Garfield Messenger

Winter Box Scores

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Boys Basketball GHS vs Cleveland (W) 81-65 GHS vs Bainbridge (W) 85-32 GHS @ Lakeside (W) 64-54 GHS @ Seattle Prep (W) 83-77 OT GHS vs Ballard (W) 65-16 GHS vs Valencia (W) 97-57 GHS vs Folsom (W) 61-53 GHS vs Bellevue (W) 77-55 GHS vs Capital Christian (W) 85-53 GHS @ Roosevelt (W) 86-60 ...

Dried Up

Dried Up

John Volk

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

When Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals heaved a 49 yard touchdown pass to Tyler Boyd to win in the closing moments of a week 17 game against the Baltimore Ravens, shockwaves were sent rippling through the world of American sports. 275 miles away from the stadium in Baltimore, the city of Buffalo...

Dominate No More

Dominate No More

Sav'ell Smalls

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Ever since Pete Carroll took over as the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in 2010, the 12th man has been accustomed to winning. Five seasons with ten or more wins, Four divisional titles, two NFC championships, two super bowl appearances, and the only Lombardi trophy in franchise history. It was a...

I’m So Glad

I’m So Glad

Peter Kubiniec

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

A beloved feature of Garfield sports games is the performance of the thundering marching band. Basketball and football games are punctuated throughout by blasts of traditional and modernized music played by more than 120 members of the historic, renowned marching band. Win or lose, as players leave the...

Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

John Volk

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Black bow ties and flowing gowns crowd together in a fancy hotel conference room downtown. Men and women hold martini glasses in one hand and a paddle in the other. From the front of the room a man reads off the next item up for auction and the paddles shoot into the air, bids climbing higher and higher...

News Briefs

News Briefs

Claire Boudour

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Washington State Legislature Considers Conversion Therapy Ban A new bill has been introduced in the Washington State House of Representatives that would prevent licensed healthcare providers from performing conversion therapy on any minors in Washington State. Conversion therapy is any program that inten...

ASBeat

ASBeat

Sav'ell Smalls

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Movie Month Every week during one month a movie will be shown. How much will a movie cost? Movies during movie month will cost 2 or 3 dollars. Where will the money go to? The money will go towards the rest of the events for the class of 2018. Is there a set month? Still waiting for a date...

Coco Exceeds Expectations

Coco Exceeds Expectations

Ula Jones

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Pixar’s 19th film, Coco, premiered in the U.S. on November 22nd against a backdrop of racially and culturally sensitive politics. Told from the perspective of a young Mexican boy who wants nothing more than to be a guitarist despite his family’s abhorrence of music, Coco travels from a small, quintessential...

Special Ed @ Garfield

Special Ed @ Garfield

Carlin Bills and Abby Cooper-Drake

January 29, 2018


Filed under Features

“She loves bracelets. She has an obsession with bracelets - she’ll put them on her nose or balance them on her head.” Senior Josie Barker said of her younger sister, Therese. This year is the first time they’ve gone to the same school together, and Barker said they used to hang out a lot, often...

Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Lily Laesch

January 29, 2018


Filed under Archives, Opinion

At the Golden Globes ceremony on January 7th, Oprah Winfrey did what she’s done for decades: deliver inspiring, thoughtful, and powerful words. Her speech, which followed her acceptance of the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, touched on topics including sexual assault, gender inequality,...

An Intersectional Insight

An Intersectional Insight

Hailey Gray

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Last week, the United States celebrated the first birthday of the nationwide gathering of pink pussy hats, cogent and commanding cries, and powerful protests signs. On January 21st, 2017, between 3.3 and 5.2 million people gathered at the Women’s March in protest after Donald Trump’s inauguration....

An Overview of Net Neutrality

An Overview of Net Neutrality

Ula Jones

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

On December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed one of the year’s most publicized and controversial votes in its effort to overturn several lasting regulations imposed on Internet Service Providers, or ISPs. Now, there’s a chance cable companies will be able to exploit certain...

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