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:Jessica Cuevas
Managing editor:Now hiring
News editor:Now hiring
Web designers:John Kim, Akshay Rabadia
Graphic designers:Akshay Rabadia, Sondury Rodriguez
Social media editor:Jessica Cuevas
Photo editor:Melany Velasco
Sports editor:Nicolas Cardenas
Arts editor:Patrick Pugh
Business manager:Now hiring
Opinion editor:Now hiring
Advisor:Kara Stuart
Reporters:Jeremy Beckwith, Nicolas Cardenas, Jessica Cuevas, Fia Fischbach, Solana Jackson, Khushdeep Kaur, Kunika, Giang Pham, Patrick Pugh, Selene Rodriguez, Ariani Sandoval Castellano, Lily Shelton, Melany Velasco
Photographers:Jamie Dueck, Tuan Fernando, Solana Jackson, Teyah Lopez, Jocelynn Nguyen

The official student newspaper of Highline College since 1961.