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:Rebecca Zenger
Managing editor:Severiano Garcia
News editors:Now hiring
Web designers:Catherine Rasgaitis, Ashvir Guptar
Graphics editor:Akshay Rabadia
Social media editor:Rebecca Zenger
Photo editor:Rika Deveney
Sports editor:Danny Elmoussa
Arts editor:Patrick Pugh
Business manager:Severiano Garcia
Opinion editor:Now hiring
Advisor:Dr. T.M. Sell
Reporters:Faith Chao, Kelsey Ahlf, Jessica Cuevas, Cassidy Kannin, Kaili Nakaya, Melany Velasco
Photographers:Ava Weiler, Steven Glover

The official student newspaper of Highline College since 1961.