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Bulldogs Who Bike

Bulldogs Who Bike

Silas Collins (he/him) March 27, 2024

Through rain, snow, ice, and gnarly crashes, a contingent of Garfield students and teachers persevere, united under a common mission: biking to school. Only a small minority choose this mode of transportation...

Fin-gerlickin’ Good

Fin-gerlickin’ Good

Kelan Sato (he/him) March 22, 2024

Since 1984, Catfish Corner has remained a soul food spot selling creole-spiced catfish, homemade tartar sauce, hush puppies, and sweet tea while the Central District changed around it. Unfortunately due...

Language Barrier

Language Barrier

Garfield hosts a world language program that offers both French and Spanish to students from freshman through senior year, teaching them useful language skills. However, teaching and maintaining the program...

Graphic by Maysun Dawahare


Maysun Dawahare March 22, 2024

April starts in just over a week and it is nationally recognized as Arab American Heritage Month.  Now, more than ever, it is important that April is a time to honor National Arab American Heritage Month...

The Big Dogs

Seán Kelleher (He/Him) March 22, 2024

Without school teams, adults have fewer opportunities to play organized sports. For social studies teacher Nathan King, that opportunity comes from pickleball, a Puget Sound original sport played in parks...

Graphic by Violet Pody

Beach Please

Violet Pody (she/her) March 22, 2024

Too many soccer games end with one, maybe two goals scored. Sometimes it’s even worse: zero goals in the 90 minutes of total play-time. All of that watching, eyes frantically scanning across the field,...

Sports for Everyone

Sylvester Gross-Hamburger March 22, 2024

As the weather warms up, many find themselves wanting to get outside and moving. Organized sports are a great way to do that, but for many queer people the prospects can be intimidating. As manufactured...

We’re Kind of a Big Dill…

Salem Bill (he/him) and Taz Nunn (she/her) March 22, 2024

With the return of the sun in the last few weeks, many have felt inclined to begin some springtime festivities. Most have the same few activities they come back every year, maybe it's time to add something...

The Lineup Lowdown

The Lineup Lowdown

Sela Harrison (she/her) March 22, 2024

THING Seattle Theatre Group’s (STG) THING festival will take place August 9 through 11 at Remlinger Farms in Carnation, Washington. THING has quickly become an established and highly anticipated festival...

Kids Who Wear Khakis

Kids Who Wear Khakis

Dahlia Huang (She/Her) March 22, 2024

Trigger Warning: Article mentions child sexual abuse The Boy and Girl Scouts are known for their delicious cookies and outdoor education. Boy Scouts of America (BSA) was founded in 1910 in Silver Bay,...

Girlfield Bulldogs

  As far as resources for women go at Garfield, there are always pads and tampons at the Teen Health Center, as well as many health and wellness services. However, something Garfield has struggled...

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