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Winter Box Scores

January 29, 2018

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...

Dried Up

Dried Up

Playoff droughts hit close to home.
John Volk January 29, 2018

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...

Dominate No More

Dominate No More

Why the Seattle Seahawks won’t be the same.
Sav'ell Smalls January 29, 2018

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,...

I'm So Glad

I’m So Glad

A glance into the world of GHS marching band.
Peter Kubiniec January 29, 2018

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...

Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

Parent-led project takes on inequity in SPS.
John Volk January 29, 2018

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...

News Briefs

News Briefs

Claire Boudour January 29, 2018

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...

ASBeat

ASBeat

Stay in the loop with ASB news.
Sav'ell Smalls January 29, 2018

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...

Coco Exceeds Expectations

Coco Exceeds Expectations

Pixar’s newest film has been a major success in Latino representation.
Ula Jones January 29, 2018

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...

Special Ed @ Garfield

Special Ed @ Garfield

A look into special ed at Garfield.
Carlin Bills and Abby Cooper-Drake January 29, 2018

“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...

Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Oprah, Please Don’t Run

Why President Oprah isn’t such a great idea.
Lily Laesch January 29, 2018

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...

An Intersectional Insight

An Intersectional Insight

The issues of inclusivity and intersectionality at the Women’s Marches.
Hailey Gray January 29, 2018

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...

An Overview of Net Neutrality

An Overview of Net Neutrality

In the past few months, controversy has wracked the FCC’s policy making.
Ula Jones January 29, 2018

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...

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