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Dia de los Muertos

Lea Shaw (done), Violet Pody, and Sela Harrison October 27, 2023

A Word from Razas Unidas Razas Unidas, Garfield’s Latinx affinity club, serves as a place for students to connect and learn about Latinx culture. The club meets every Wednesday during lunch and welcomes...

The Tea On Teas

The Tea On Teas

Kelan Sato (he/him) October 27, 2023

Tea: A hot drink made by infusing the dried crushed leaves of the tea plant in boiling water. Legend goes that in 2737 BC, Chinese emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled...

This’ll Keep You Up at Night…

Addie McLaughlin, staff October 27, 2023

Home to Starbucks, the Seahawks, the Space Needle, scrumptious seafood…Seattle has it all; including some pretty sinister tales. Various buildings in Seattle have chilling histories and are known to...

Hanging Up Her Cleats

Hanging Up Her Cleats

Taz Nunn October 27, 2023

After a 14 year, action packed and widely revered soccer career, Megan Rapinoe announced her official retirement from the sport in July of 2023. Passing her captain's band to Lindsay Horan, she subbed...

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Paraphernalia

Olivia Thompson October 27, 2023

Trader Joe’s grocery store offers a wide selection of pumpkin flavored foods and apparently skincare! The Messenger tried a random assortment of items with no prior Trader Joe’s knowledge. Some purchases...

Can You Find the Wolves in this Picture?

Felix Allor October 27, 2023

Less than a month away from his 81st birthday, Martin Scorsese has released his 27th feature film: Killers of the Flower Moon. If you haven’t heard of Scorsese, I can almost guarantee you have heard...

Fencing Finalist

Fencing Finalist

Luc Robbins (he/him) October 27, 2023

The vast majority of Garfield students play a sport, and in most cases they play for Garfield. For Arush Talasila, however, it’s much different. Arush Talasila trains across the city and frequently travels...

Bloodcurdling Basement

Bloodcurdling Basement

Jordana King (she/her) and Maeve McArdle October 27, 2023

Years of anguish and secrecy are behind us. Finally, disturbing truths are coming to light as members of the staff have stepped forward to share their recollection of the infamous Garfield basement. Rumors...

Team Witherspoon

Meredith Johnson and Tia Lam (she/her) October 27, 2023

The talented Witherspoon family have held a pivotal role in Garfield football for the past four years. Starting with head coach Reggie Witherspoon Jr, his sons, Reggie Witherspoon III and Reylen Witherspoon...

The Messenger Makes its Mark

Established in 1922, The Garfield Messenger has hosted generations of Bulldog writers, many of whom have gone on to successful careers in the field. Ann Dornfeld, Eli Sanders, and Pauls Toutonghi are professional...

Breaking News

Breaking News

Lily Porter October 27, 2023

The next few Summer Olympics will see a handful of sports either leaving, joining, or returning. While the world mourns the possible loss of weightlifting and boxing, it celebrates the return of baseball,...

Easy Listening at Easy Street

Easy Listening at Easy Street

Salem Bill (he/him) October 27, 2023

  Easy Street is a West Seattle record store located in ‘The Junction’. The store sells records, CDs, posters, and pretty much anything else music related. They have a stage, café and bar...

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