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Sports Year in Review

Sports Year in Review

The 2023-24 season was packed with spectacular moments worth remembering. Athletes’ hardworking, spirited attitudes across sports once again proved what it means to be a bulldog. Fall: Football:...

Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Preventing Crime at Garfield and Beyond

Kian Naeemi (he/him), Business Manager 2:09 pm

After a year of high-profile incidents, including two where students were shot just outside Garfield High School, change to the current crime prevention policy would seem inevitable. Just a few years ago,...

Bussin’ or Nah: T-Mobile Park Edition

1. Garlic fries A staple at Mariners games for the last 20 years, Grounders Garlic Fries are a fan favorite. With chicken tenders or just by themselves, the dish is exactly what it sounds like - simply...

Relax! You’re Too Tents

Addie McLaughlin 12:00 pm

Ohanapecosh (Mount Rainier National Park) Located around 125 miles (a 3-ish hour drive) from Seattle, the Ohanapecosh campground in Mount Rainier National Park is a great choice for campers who want it...

Sex Uneducation

Sex Uneducation

Ibrahim Coker (He/Him) 12:00 pm

Trigger warning: This article discusses sexual assault. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, go to or contact (800) 656-4673 for support from trained staff.   May...

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Small Spaces, Big Communities

Meredith Johnson (she/her), Staff 12:00 pm

On 21st Avenue between East Columbia St and East Marion Street lies the Nickelsville Tiny House village. Only five blocks from Garfield, the village is made up of 16 units on a 10,000-square-foot piece...



Lily Porter (she/her) 12:00 pm

Whether you’re looking to buy your parents a bouquet, try a new hot sauce, or craving a warm loaf of bread, Seattle markets have you covered. The months where spring turns to summer are the months of...

Survival of the Fittest

Senior Assassin has begun once again, and with it comes controversy, betrayal, and stalking. The $600 prize pool has created obsessed, weirdly resourceful, crazed teens who will go to extreme lengths for...

Chasing the Yellow Jersey:

Keegan Averill May 3, 2024

The Tour de France is a 21-day bike race that has been a French tradition since 1903. It features top athletes from around the world who compete over 2,000 miles in various challenges such as time trials...

The City of Lights Shines Again

Sela Harrison (she/her) May 3, 2024

With the summer of 2024 quickly approaching, the city of Paris is bustling with preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games. This global event is expected to draw millions of spectators and athletes from...

Brain, Brawn, and Bed

Silas Collins (he/him) May 3, 2024

Garfield athletes must prioritize injury management, nutrition, and sleep to stay healthy and perform, says Ms. Rachel, Garfield’s resident athletic trainer.  Sleep especially, is paramount, and...

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