The Garfield Messenger

Why Are You Here?

Why Are You Here?
May 22, 2018
I’m an honest to God Seattle Native. I was born at Swedish before they started taking over the world

News Briefs

News Briefs
The biggest stories of May explained.
May 22, 2018

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...

Lime Time

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The new bikes take on Seattle.
May 22, 2018

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...

Problematic Portable

Problematic Portable
Garfield fights against the district’s Portable Plan.
May 22, 2018

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...

New Generation

Photo by Freya Weidemann
Young Black activist group from Seattle.
May 22, 2018

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...

Leland Adams

Leland Adams
What does it take to be successful at Garfield?
May 22, 2018

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...

APart of the Class Culture

Art by Arlo Van Liew
How ap classes can be more welcoming to poc.
May 22, 2018

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...

#Activism

#Activism
The importance of social media as a tool for student politics.
May 22, 2018

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...

A Look Inside GSA

Photo by Tea Fortune
What you need to know about GSA.
May 22, 2018

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...

Senior Advice

Senior Advice
The ultimate guide to surviving Garfield.
May 21, 2018

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...

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy

Doughnut Worry, Be Happy
There’s a new doughnut shop opening near Garfield.
May 21, 2018

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...

Student Submissions.

Student Submissions.
Showcasing the talent of Garfield students.
May 21, 2018
Showcasing the talent of Garfield students.
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