Campus Life

The Current

The Student Newspaper of Green River College

The Current is the award-winning student news organization at Green River College. Serving as both a forum for student expression and a learning laboratory, The Current offers staff members experience in digital journalism, writing, editing and design.

The publication provides news and views to readers both online and in print. Participation is open to all students, regardless of their experience level or career interests. Students serve as editors, reporters, photographers, columnists and advertising managers. Alumni of The Current have gone on to pursue journalism careers in the Pacific Northwest and across the country. 


Get Involved

The Current

The Current
has been the student voice at Green River College since 1965, appearing in print and online. For the latest, check out

Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in JOURN 100.1, Newspaper Laboratory, as they begin to write for The Current. Students receive hands-on journalism training and academic credit for their work. However, all students are welcome to get involved. Please contact the editor or adviser, or stop by the newsroom in OEB 17 to learn more.


The Current accepts display advertising for the print editions of the newspaper and the website. Please contact us for current rates and additional information.

Advertising Manager 
(253) 833-9111, ext. 2376
Office: OEB 17

Contact Us

Please contact us with story tips, letter to the editor or general questions:

(253) 288-3457
On campus: ext. 2375
Office: OEB 17

John Knowlton 
Newspaper Adviser 
(253) 833-9111, ext. 4201

Mailing Address: 
The Current (Mail Stop: SC) 
12401 SE 320th Street 
Auburn, WA 98092