Nicole Bonham, a sophomore communication major at Southern Utah State, is the new editor of the college newspaper, The Thunderbird.

Bonham began her one-year editorship at the beginning of winter quarter. Previously she had served as a staff writer and senior staff writer for the award-winning newspaper.Bonham is a 1986 graduate of Kanab High School, where she was active in student government and in the Spanish club. She is a regional Sterling Scholar in languages.

The Thunderbird editor is the daughter of Alex and Sally Bonham, Kanab. She is combining her communication major, journalism emphasis, with minors in Spanish and computer science.