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:Now hiring
Managing editor:That would be nice
News editors:As if
Web editors:Catherine Rasgaitis, Ashvir Guptar
Graphics editors:Brianna Badley, Anna Aleshchenko
Social media editor:Rebecca Zenger
Photo editor:Rika Deveney
Sports editor:Danny Elmoussa
Arts editor:Patrick Pugh
Opinion editor:Now hiring
Adviser:Dr. T.M. Sell
Reporters:Faith Chao, Khang Bao, Mark Wilkins
Photographer:Always room for more

The official student newspaper of Highline College since 1961.