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Your health on your terms

The many services of Garfield's Teen Health Center.
March 10, 2023

Medical care, nutritional services and mental health counseling are just a few things the teen health center provides! The Garfield Teen Health Center (GTHC) is located on the first floor of Garfield to...

Dumplings Not Displacement

The fight against Sound Transit's proposed Chinatown Station.
Leo Carlin, Staff March 10, 2023

In the early spring of 2022, Sound Transit, Seattle’s public transport authority, released plans to extend the Link Light Rail system by building a new route from Ballard to West Seattle. These plans...

Fatal Fungi, Ferocious Felines, Fighting Ants

Fatal Fungi, Ferocious Felines, Fighting Ants

The newest in TV and movie releases.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’, released on December 21, 2022, has accrued overwhelming popularity. The Last Wish has a star-studded cast, with Antonio Banderas as Puss,...

Tragedy in Turkey

Earthquake strikes the Turkey Syrian border
Unity Jirkovsky-Gual March 10, 2023

On Monday February 6, 2023, the first of two quakes struck the southeast corner of the Turkey/Syrian border followed by aftershocks on February 20 and 27. With the current death toll at 50,000 and over...

Power-Packed Performance

Power-Packed Performance

How to fuel your body: An Athlete’s Nutrition Guide
Nikhil Choudhury March 10, 2023

For all types of athletes, nutrition is vital for performance and progression. So, what can you do to make sure you have a healthy diet? The number one thing to remember is to eat all your meals. “I...

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Garfield Basketball Program Takes State

Image credit to the Bulldog Sports Journal
Olivia Thompson and S. Avalon Leonard March 10, 2023

Spring it On

Garfield spring sports preview
Kennedy Greenfelder , Eli Silver, and March 10, 2023

 February 27th marked the beginning of the spring sports season, and with five teams running full force on campus, it is Garfield’s busiest sports season of the year. Here’s a look at the teams.   Track:  A...

Harmonious Hounds

Examining the culture and success of Garfield’s Jazz and Orchestra Programs.
Finian Guinney, Jordana King, and Chelsea Li March 10, 2023

Jazz: Garfield High School is historically notorious for its jazz program. Led by Jared Sessink, the band was recently accepted as one of fifteen to compete in debatably the most prestigious highschool...

Art by Kailyn Shaw

How to get the most bulk for your buck

Affordable workout options for high schoolers.
Lea Shaw, Staff March 10, 2023

Exercise is important, but exercising on a budget can be difficult. Here is a list of accessible and affordable workout options for high schoolers: Planet Fitness Planet Fitness is a great gym for people...

Chilly Dawgs

Chilly Dawgs

A plunge into the benefits of cold immersion therapy and how to get started.
Griffin Crabs, Staff March 10, 2023

Imagine: It's a Sunday morning, brain fog is running rampant and you're feeling drained from an exuberant Saturday night. You have a pile of homework waiting to be completed but you’re lacking motivation....

A Lesson In Luxury

A inside look into Seattle’s Private Schools
Lucy Gaines and Mia Andreeva March 10, 2023

About 1 in every 5 Seattle students are enrolled in private school, according to a 2020 report by the Seattle Times. As Seattle Public Schools project a deficit of $190 million dollars in funding, and...

A Step Back in Time

Fiona Real March 10, 2023

A Step Back in Time  By: Fiona Real  Sports section    Although athletic uniforms have changed throughout the years at Garfield, purple and white have always been a constant. Whether...

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