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Sledding Into Winter

Sledding Into Winter

Best sledding locations this winter season.
Griffin Crabs and Chelsea Li December 9, 2022

As Seattle's temperatures begin to drop and winter takes hold, exciting seasonal activities are coming around the corner. Snowy weather gives the opportunity for sledding enthusiasts to have a round of...

Live Like Theres Snow Tomorrow

Live Like There’s Snow Tomorrow

2022-2023 Ski Season Preview
Jeremy Cogswell and Eli Silver December 9, 2022

Skiing (and snowboarding) is back and this year’s conditions look more promising than ever. Scientists are predicting a 76 percent chance of a La Niña Winter, which means more cold weather systems and...

Art by Ali Merz and Coco Palmer

Foul Figure Skating Fits

Figure skating fits that belong in the hall of shame.
Michelle Tong, Staff December 9, 2022

Figure skating is a sport that values aesthetics as much as dexterity. While a botched lutz can tank a skater’s score, so too can a garish costume.  The rules of figure skating fashion are as follows:...

Issue 4 Backpage

Issue 4 Backpage

December 9, 2022

Winner Takes All

Winner Takes All

Garfield girls' basketball looks for another slam dunk season.
Ali Merz December 9, 2022

Last year, the Garfield Girls’ basketball team was at the top of their game. They easily took the Metro League in a clean sweep, moving on to the 3A Washington State Championships with high hopes. They...

Fashion Forward Fall

Kennedy Greenfelder and Fiona Real December 9, 2022

Comfort outfit: Comfort never goes out of style. Wowing the crowds with an outfit always feels nice, but with the weather getting colder and school getting harder, it’s not always the most reasonable...

Tis The Season

Three holidays celebrated by Garfield students during the winter season.
Asmaa Bah, Kennedy Greenfelder, and Jada Johnson December 9, 2022

St. Lucia: Dec. 13 Darkness surrounds the room where girls wear white dresses, a red ribbon tied around their waists, and a candle-lit wreath on their heads. Boys are adorned with a long cone-shaped...

Art by Lillian Small and Leo Carlin

COP27 Breakdown

Loss and damage take center stage in this year’s UN climate conference.
Lea Shaw and Lillian Small December 9, 2022

This year COP27 was located in the Egyptian city Sharm el-Sheikh, hosting representatives from over 190 countries to deliberate on world climate policy. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

Giving our two (s)cents

Fiona Real and S. Avalon Leonard December 9, 2022

As the season of winter wonderlands and cozy nights spent with friends and family approaches, many are looking to make their rooms the ultimate cabin getaway. Regardless of which holiday you are celebrating...

Short King Advice

For short kings, by a short king.
Griffin Crabs, Staff December 9, 2022

Q- Do you sit in a booster seat?- A- Most of the time, but on occasion I like to live a LITTLE wild and not sit on one. I can see enough, but don’t tell anyone! Q- Do you use pedal extensions?- A-...

Art by Lillian Small and Leo Carlin

Music Monopoly Master

Ticketmaster’s monopoly enables it to have awful service - and get away with it.
Leo Carlin, Staff December 9, 2022

Taylor Swift announced her upcoming concert tour, the Eras Tour, on November 1, including a concert in Seattle at Lumen Field. Fans all across the U.S. rushed to buy tickets from Ticketmaster –the platform...

Photo by Mia Andreeva

Your Gift to Mother Earth

A guide to sustainable gift giving.
Mia Andreeva, Staff December 9, 2022

Tis’ the season of holiday cheer and of course, presents. As the holidays approach many are out and about shopping for the perfect gift for loved ones. While the winter festivities bring joy to us, they...

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