The Garfield Messenger

Why Are You Here?

Why Are You Here?

Ana Matsubara and Ruby Seiwerath

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

I’m an honest to God Seattle Native. I was born at Swedish before they started taking over the world

News Briefs

News Briefs

Patrick Walsh

May 22, 2018


Filed under News

Donald Glover’s America Donald Glover, otherwise known as Childish Gambino, has had a record breaking, culture defining month. The actor/rapper/singer/writer did double duty on SNL, hosting then performing two new songs. The next day he released the video for his song This Is America, which has rece...

Lime Time

Lime Time

Sophie Reichert

May 22, 2018


Filed under News

Neon green bikes, toting the lime logo, are a common sight on Seattle streets as the weather begins to warm up. The California based bike-sharing company, Lime Bike, was founded in January of 2017 by Toby Sun and Brad Bao. The brand was one of the first to utilize a dockless system, allowing the bikes...

Problematic Portable

Problematic Portable

Patrick Walsh

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Portables rarely cause controversy or fury. As a result, the district probably didn’t expect a rebellion when they announced that Garfield would get additional portables for the 2018-19 school year to accommodate the school’s growing population. Whatever their expectations, the District surely underestimated...

New Generation

New Generation

Tsion Belgu

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

On the morning of June 18th, 2017 Charleena Lyles, a pregnant African-American woman with 3 kids was shot and killed by A Seattle Police officer. The news quickly spread with the feeling of devastation and disappointment in the choices made by police. In response, Janelle Gary and six other students...

Leland Adams

Leland Adams

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Leland Adams is a prime example of a bulldog who was able to pave his way to success. Even though success is defined in different ways, for many students being successful in high school means getting into the college they want. College is a common goal, but getting there is tough. It takes hard...

APart of the Class Culture

APart of the Class Culture

Kevon Avery

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Disclaimer: . This is a critique of the AP program here at Garfield. I understand that improvements are being made to the program, and while this may make you uncomfortable please acknowledge how students of color feel every day. Keep the conversation going to change the dynamic of the AP system.   It...

#Activism

#Activism

Susana Davidson and Hailey Gray

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Type. Click. Post. In a society fueled by technology, it’s no surprise as to why social media has grown in popularity during the 21st century. Aside from its traditional use of communication, sharing posts, photos and crafting witty tweets, social media has become a platform for online activism. Used...

A Look Inside GSA

A Look Inside GSA

Tea Fortune

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The gay straight alliance also known as GSA is a group of people inside and outside the LGBTQ+ community that meet every Wednesday during lunch to talk about LGBTQ+ topics, issues, and have bagels. “GSA is all about the political aspects of the LGBTQ+ community” Sam Sheckler said, a GSA officer...

Senior Advice

Senior Advice

Your favorite seniors, Josh and Syd

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Photos by Toby Tran After four slappin’ years of high school, we are ready to pass the torch of knowledge to the future: you. As varsity captains of Garfield teams and editors of the Messenger, we have experienced and lived through every possible scenario that could occur: failed tests, skipped...

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy

Sara Javkhlan

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Maple bars, raspberry doughnut holes, apple fritters, and mochi doughnuts. If any of these sound delicious, lucky for Garfield students and staff, there is a new doughnut shop opening up just several blocks away from Garfield. Raised Doughnuts is an innovative yet simplistic shop which has been widely...

Student Submissions.

Student Submissions.

Various Authors

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Showcasing the talent of Garfield students.

The student news source of Garfield High School