The Student Newspaper of Highline College


Highline College’s weekly student newspaper.

The Thunderword is published Thursdays during fall, winter, and spring quarters (September through June). It is produced by Highline students and supported by student S&A fees. The print edition has a circulation of 2,000 and is widely read by the campus and local communities.

Write to Us: The Thunderword invites letters and guest commentary from members of the campus community. Email your submission to Please limit your submission to no more than 400 words, and provide contact information for confirmation purposes.

Advertising: Phone: (206) 878-3710 ext. 3291 FAX: (206) 870-3771


Deadlines: News: Mondays. Advertising: Tuesdays.


Editor:Izzy Anderson
Managing editor:Eddie Mabanglo
News editors:Jonah Mizrahi, Samuel Watson
Web editor:Mario Vidal, Catherine Rasgaitis
Graphics editor:Samuel Hernandez
Social media editor:Rebecca Zenger
Photo editor:Wayne Bergman
Sports editor:Now hiring
Arts editor:Faith Chao
Opinion editor:Now hiring
Adviser:Dr. T.M. Sell
Reporters:Patrick Pugh, Keslee Schenk, T. Walker
Photographers:Pardeep Singh, Sofia Correa, April Talaiga, Jose Villa Jacobo

The official student newspaper of Highline College since 1961.