Freshman Forums and Day of Silence
GSA promotes acceptance at Garfield.
By Celina Jackson
In the past few years, with the growth of Garfield’s Gay Straight Alliance club, the school’s climate has become increasingly accepting, notes Garfield senior and GSA member Emily Long. She largely accredits this change to the club’s campaigns for tolerance, including the Freshmen Forums and Day of Silence.
Goin' Out the Country
Andrew and Gus have your tickets to the gun show.
By Andrew Schwartz & Gus Rasch
There’s a table and strewn across it are bumper stickers, mostly red and blue. They say things like “Global Warming: it’s the Sun Stupid,” and “I won’t ask, so please don’t tell,” and “Don’t Feed The Mooches!- It Will Only Encourage Their Laziness!,” and ”I don’t call 911” with the image of a pistol placed behind the numerals.
Periods are Normal
My grandmother fell off the roof.
By Claire Baker
Every month, I am a victim to the cruel curse of menstrual cycles. Without much notice, my normally sunny disposition is dragged down by excruciating cramps, back pain, and endless discomfort. Even though all I want to do is curl up in a nest of blankets and rot my brain with movies, I come to school and listen to teachers while sitting in ridiculously uncomfortable chairs for six hours.
Fiddle-Drive Indie Folk
By Izzi Olive
The Onlies, a band comprised of three goofy, giggling Garfield freshmen, seems an unlikely candidate to be one of Seattle’s big-time music groups. But, according to freshman Sivan Tratt, among the folk music scene they are well-respected and are “kind of a big deal.”
march madness recap
High Price takes the title.
By Caleb Stocker
After two weeks of ugly and hard-to-watch basketball from the majority of the teams, High Price was able to use actual skill to claim the revered title of March Madness champion.
March Madness 2013
By Calvin Foucault
Let the games begin!