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Accreditation Team To Humboldt State: Do More To Serve Your Diverse Student Body

Arcata, CA–The WASC Senior College and University Commission which is Humboldt State University’s accrediting organization, visited HSU two weeks ago. Students organized a walk out and held a protest during the accreditation team’s visit to illustrate their concerns and frustrations over recent budget cuts. Press Release: HSU Students Will Walk Out to Protest Budget Cuts On Wednesday, March 21st at …

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HSU STUDENT BILINGUAL NEWSPAPER CELEBRATES 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY APRIL 19

HSU STUDENT BILINGUAL NEWSPAPER CELEBRATES 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY APRIL 19 Arcata, CA, April 2, 2018—Humboldt State’s student-run bilingual newspaper El Leñador will be celebrating its 5-year anniversary on Thursday, April 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kate Buchanan Room (KBR) at Humboldt State University. The free event is open to the campus and community. El Leñador is a monthly …

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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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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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Press Release: Student Coalition for Organizing and Direct Action (SCODA)

Contact: Student Coalition for Organizing and Direct Action Email: hsustudentcoalition@gmail.com Date: 03/19/2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Humboldt State University: Student Walk Out “HSU Students Will Walk Out to Protest Budget Cuts On Wednesday, March 21st at 1:10pm, HSU students are walking out to protest budget cuts. Organized students have strategically planned this walkout during the Accreditation Review, which will evaluate HSU’s …

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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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Podcast: HSU From Two POC’s Who Made It Through

“During spring semester 1994, the California State University (CSU) system administered the Student Needs and Priorities Survey (SNAPS) on its (then) twenty campuses, which included questions regarding the campus climate. Although the results revealed that there was good news concerning Humboldt’s students, Dr. Paul Crosbie did find some cause for concern when comparing the responses of White students to the …

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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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