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What’s up with Wes Anderson?

S. Avalon Leonard, Staff November 30, 2021

Wes Anderson is an iconic director who has amassed notable recognition for a wide variety of films from serious commentaries on family and mortality such as Fantastic Mr. Fox to tempestuous action and...

A Musical Memoir

Lakelle Bridges, Staff November 29, 2021

The history of the Garfield band is a story about dedication and commitment, but it’s also about struggles and uncertainty which needed to be overcome. It all began with Parker Cook, the music educator...

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Shredgar Evars

Taylor Gale, Staff November 29, 2021

The skateboard community at Garfield fosters the individuality and expression of the people that form it. Garfield’s skateboarders are lucky enough to go to the one school in all of Seattle that has...

Faculty Fashion Guide

Peja Harding, Staff November 29, 2021

Amongst the many show-stopping student outfits walking through Garfield's halls five days a week, most turn a blind eye to the equally stellar faculty fits. While some teachers have signature outfits,...

Art by Lucy Gaines

2.0 or Bust

Evelyn Bartlett, Staff November 29, 2021

There are many rules and regulations for playing sports in high school. ASB fees and attendance regulations both play a part in allowing a student-athlete to be eligible to participate. But there’s also...

Art by Judas Knox

Garfield Has Improv? Yes, and…….

Ellen Taylor, Staff November 29, 2021

The arts program is a major part of Garfield culture, and the theater program is known across the city. However, not many people know of Improv Club, a hidden gem of the school which allows students to...

Art by Eva Hightower

Generational Table Tennis

Eva Hightower, Staff November 29, 2021

Table tennis, or ping pong, is a sport that's been played since 1890, and just like other sports, has world-level championships. In Seattle, there are several major table tennis locations including the...

Art by Nike Adejumobi

Messenger University

Layth Stauffer and Lucy Gaines November 29, 2021

Early Action: Typically Nov 1                    Early Action 2: Typically Nov 15 You apply earlier and hear back from the college earlier than you normally would. It doesn’t lock you...

Art by Audrey Abrahams

Space Oddity

Ellie Wakefield, Staff November 29, 2021

Rocketry is a relatively new club at Garfield, but it has already sparked interest in the community. Not only is it an opportunity to build and launch rockets--obviously tasks that are enticing enough--but...

Art by Mairead Averill

Leveling The Playing Field

Zac Meyer, Staff November 29, 2021

High school sports have been a staple in American culture for as long as anyone can remember. From rural towns to big cities, high school sporting events bring communities together for a celebration of...

Art by Nia Dozier

“The book is always better”… or is it?

Amritha Dewan, Staff November 29, 2021

For years, the common stereotype has been that : “The book is always better than the movie.” Occasionally the opposite happens, and the quality of the movie ends up exceeding that of the book. Some...

Art by Tess Wahl

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Tess Wahl, Staff November 29, 2021

Since 1985, Mount Baker Junior Crew (MBC) has motivated 8th-12th graders to challenge their physical and mental limits; teaching team camaraderie, dedication, and grit. Through bitter rain and wind, Baker...

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