The Student Newspaper of Highline College


Here’s the truth: COVID-19 is real, and it’s not over

The COVID-19 vaccine is becoming more accessible, restrictions are starting to be slowly lifted. But that does not mean the virus is gone and we can let our guard down.

When I first was informed I tested positive for COVID-19, I was in genuine shock and did not know what to feel.

Pandemic feels like the end of education

The pandemic took the entire country by storm, and while schools and colleges were quick to reopen online, many of us don’t really feel like we’re back in class.

Don’t get me wrong, the massive workload does bring back a sense of normalcy, but I miss awkward eye contact in the library, having to walk too far too early in the morning, and hanging out in the Student Union.

What it Means to be an Arcturus Editor

I must open with the fact that I do not think there is a better opportunity to understand the students and culture at Highline, than being an Arcturus Editor. And, for the record, I say this as a proud writing center tutor, who loves working with the diverse student body on campus- where we see people every day.

We all need to work together to get through college

My name is Fe H. and I am currently a student at Highline. I want to share a few tips on how to grow and succeed as you attend college here at Highline.

Welcome to Fall Quarter

Welcome to the new academic year, Thunderbirds. I am delighted that you have chosen to begin or continue your education here at Highline during these most interesting of times.

Welcome to Fall Quarter, Thunderbirds

The Associated Students of Highline College (ASHC) team is excited to welcome you all to Fall Quarter.

Coronavirus sprung a few surprises on us all

This was supposed to be my year. I was graduating high school, going to prom, getting my AA ,turning 18 and going to university all in this year.