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Hollingsworth vs Hudson

Hollingsworth vs Hudson

Seven of Seattle’s nine city council members are up for reelection on November 7, less than two weeks away. Garfield is located in City Council District three, which covers the Central District and Capitol...

An Alternative Education

Al Feigin November 27, 2023

Seattle Public Schools has a student skills center that prepares kids to go straight out of high school into careers such as firefighting, emergency response, nursing, or careers in the maritime field....

Teenage Insecurities

Kennedy Greenfelder (She/Her), Managing Editor November 21, 2023

On October 4, Garfield was put into a shelter-in-place after a shooting near school property, sparking conversation about safety at school. Students recall the numerous security threats Garfield has experienced...

The (Thanks)Giving Tree

The (Thanks)Giving Tree

Joelle Rudolf (she/they) and Al Feigin November 20, 2023

How to give:   On a holiday all about giving thanks, community service volunteering is appealing to many. The trouble is, with so many well-meaning folks jumping on the bandwagon, volunteer...

A New Look

A New Look

Seán Kelleher (He/Him), Staff November 20, 2023

Garfield had a Fashion Design club last year, but “it was run by seniors and they didn’t leave much behind,” Zakariya Mukhtar explained. That’s why he’s starting the brand new Garfield Fashion...

A Review of One of Your Girls

A Review of “One of Your Girls”

Salem Bill (he/him) November 20, 2023

On October 13, 2023, Troye Sivan released his album “Something to Give Each Other.” The Album contains ten songs, with “One of Your Girls” being the most popular, gaining 42 million streams on...

Transferring Courts

Meredith Johnson November 17, 2023

Both basketball teams and their numerous state championships are sacred at Garfield. But what does it take to stay at that elite level? Last year, the varsity boys’ basketball team had 10 seniors. This...

The Most Valuable Position in Sports

Felix Allor November 17, 2023

Throughout NFL history, teams that don’t have top quarterbacks seldom win the Super Bowl. That is why so many teams take huge swings on unproven QBs in the draft, often giving up large numbers of draft...

Are There Solutions to Vaping? It’s Up in the Air.

Addie McLaughlin and Keegan Averill November 17, 2023

Current situation at Garfield It’s no secret that many Garfield students vape. English and AP Human Geography teacher Mr. Firman reported seeing “10 or more” students vaping together in the bathroom...

Ethiopian Agglomeration

Located a mere eight-minute walk from Garfield, Seattle’s Cherry Street cluster of Ethiopian cuisine is home to five authentic Ethiopian restaurants. All spaced within a mile of one another, restaurants...

Teeny Tiny Ticket Prices

Teeny Tiny Ticket Prices

Olivia Thompson November 17, 2023

For just five dollars anyone from ages 13 to 19 can get into a vast variety of art events around Seattle (and newly Los Angeles) with a free TeenTix account. From Bumbershoot to the Museum of Flight, TeenTix’s...

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