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Fantastical Racism

How racially diverse casting fueled a culture war
Lillian Small October 21, 2022

With the recent release of the Lord of the Rings prequel ‘Rings of Power’, some fans feel angered by the diverse casting of characters – claiming it’s inaccurate to Tolkien’s original and political...

The Nightmare Before Homecoming

Six scary movies to watch before Halloween.
Michelle Tong, Jada Johnson, and Asmaa Bah October 21, 2022

The Silence of The Lambs (1991) Hailed as a cult-classic, Silence of the Lambs certainly lives up to its iconicity. Although the word horror should be replaced with thriller in the genre, the movie...

To be or not to BeReal

A deep dive into the “real” of BeReal.
Mia Andreeva October 21, 2022

BeReal: the latest and hottest app on the market. Known for its unfiltered posts, BeReal sends out a notification a day, letting everyone know that it is time to take a photo within the span of two minutes....

Playoff Baseball at Garfield

The Mariners are back in the playoffs after 21 years and Garfield is taking it all in.
Jeremy Cogswell October 21, 2022

The 2022 Seattle Mariners historic playoff run has had a pronounced effect on the Garfield community; for many Bulldogs, it is their first-time experiencing post-season baseball in Seattle. The Mariner’s...

Garfield Fantasy Football

America’s favorite spectator sport meets Garfield Highschool. Here are the top performers entering the Bulldogs season finale that need a spot on your roster.
October 21, 2022

 Qb Ej Caminong Position rank- 1    Average Points- 21.31   % Rostered- 100 Season Stats (through week 5): Passing: 1,304 yds 11 TDs 2 INTs Rushing: 171 yds 3 TDs  Total Points: 127.86 Spin:...

Rock On!

Rock On!

The best climbing spots in Washington state
Ali Merz October 21, 2022

Washington’s mountainous and rocky terrain offers some of the best rock climbing in the whole country, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Even for experienced climbers, the sheer number...

Give Me Morgue

Mess Staff Take on the Georgetown Morgue
Griffin Crabs and Finian Guinney, Staff October 21, 2022

  The Georgetown Morgue is a popular haunted house experience in SODO that thousands in the Seattle area flock to each Fall. This year, we at the Mess decided to experience it for ourselves...

Bounce back Bulldog!

Imbie Jones October 21, 2022

Injures. The overlooked part of sports, all the excitement, fun, praise and reward turned upside down. The dark, long, and lonely path of recovery. Being an athlete is an integral part of so many students’...

Garfield Goes LOCO for HOCO

Garfield Goes LOCO for HOCO

Unorganized Garfield Homecoming planning causes chaos days before dance.
Lea Shaw and Jessica Onochie October 21, 2022

On Friday, October 21st, Garfield High is holding its Homecoming dance, the first dance for almost all current students, but the dysfunction leading up to the dance has set everyone on edge. This year’s...

FALL In Love

FALL In Love

5 Fun Fall Dates
Kennedy Greenfelder, Staff October 21, 2022

Maybe it’s the weather, maybe it’s school starting back up, or maybe pumpkins are an aphrodisiac. Whatever the reason, as the leaves begin to fall everyone seems to be coupling up. There are a variety...

Midterms Aren’t Mid!

Just because the election isn’t presidential, doesn’t mean it isn't influential
Leo Carlin and S. Avalon Leonard October 21, 2022

The 2022 midterm election is almost upon us which means many among Garfield’s senior class are preparing to vote in their first election. This November 8th, Washington voters will cast their ballots...

Varsity Girls Golf Comes Out Swinging

Varsity Girls Golf Comes Out Swinging

How girls in golf overcome discouragement.
Havana Hakala and Chelsea Li October 21, 2022

98.2% of professional golf players are male. However, women have been establishing themselves in the game, both in Garfield and worldwide. Garfield’s own girls’ varsity team has been climbing to the...

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