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March, 2018

  • 22 March

    Students Hold Protest During Accreditation Review of Humboldt State

    Arcata, CA–Students at Humboldt State University held protest during an interesting time yesterday–when WASC representatives would be visiting to assess HSU for accreditation. “WSCUC” (the WASC Senior College and University Commission, formerly known as simply WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges) is a regional accrediting organization. WSUSC requires HSU to demonstrate “they are taking real steps to fulfill …

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  • 21 March

    Students Create Social Media Campaign To Draw National Attention To Unsolved Murders

    Arcata, CA–College students in Humboldt County are trying to draw national attention to the unsolved murder of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson. Lawson was just 19-years-old when he was stabbed multiple times at an off-campus party last year in April. Although a suspect was arrested at the scene, he was released three weeks later. Eureka Judge Dale Reinholtsen …

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  • 18 March

    Episode 1: The Transient Diaries

    Arcata, CA–I’ve always wanted to get to know the transient community in Humboldt County and create a mini docuseries called the Transient Diaries…well here is Episode 1. Don’t mind long-time homeless Arcata resident Sunflower, she stays out of it and talking in circles. LOL.

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  • 17 March

    The Arcata City Council Voted To Remove The McKinley Statue…What Happened?

    Arcata, CA–It has now been over three weeks since Arcata’s City Council voted to remove the statue of former President William McKinley from Arcata’s Plaza. Last year in December, the Arcata City Council held a public forum for community members to voice their feelings on the statue. Just like the most recent city council meeting there were a few people …

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  • 17 March

    City of Arcata To Resume Forums on Racism in Arcata

    Arcata, CA–Next week Thursday Mar. 22 2018, the City of Arcata will hold a public forum to address concerns of racism and safety for people of color in Arcata’s community. These forums were asked for by the mother of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson, who was killed at a house party last year April 2017. Although a suspect …

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  • 14 March

    11 Month Vigil Will Be Held Tomorrow For David Josiah Lawson

    Tomorrow March 15, 2018 a vigil will be held at Arcata City Hall for David Josiah Lawson starting at 6:00 p.m. It will mark 11 months since Lawson was killed at a house party in Arcata and there is currently no one in custody for his death. There has been little to no progress made in his investigation other than …

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  • 12 March

    Netflix: Seven Seconds

    After seeing people post about it on my timeline, I decided to check out Seven Seconds on Netflix and I ended up binge watching the whole 10 episodes. The show is executive produced by Toronto born Veena Sud, whose parents are from India. The series is based upon a Russian film with a similar plot but a different criminal court …

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  • 8 March

    Eureka NAACP Take 50 HSU Students To See Black Panther For Black History Month

    For Black History Month this year the Eureka chapter of the NAACP hosted various events as a chance to engage with and educate the local community of Arcata and Eureka on the Black experience. The NAACP worked with the Minor Theater in Arcata to get 50 discounted tickets so students from HSU could see Marvel’s Black Panther for free. Book …

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