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The State of Arcata is Different For Students of Color

Yesterday morning at 8:30 a.m the Arcata Chamber of Commerce hosted an event about the state of the city. A representative from Senator Mike McGuire’s office, Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer, Humboldt County Supervisor Mike Wilson and Arcata Mayor Sofia Pereira, each gave a 10-minute presentation on the state of the city (Arcata). The state of the city presentation was …

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Adesina: (in)Visible Documents

“For Adesina, clay sculpture is a metaphor for life. Inner struggles become concept sculptures which become symbols– coded messages that personify strength. Clay is unpredictable and unapologetic. It doesn’t forget its folds, it explodes, cracks, and morphs under fire. It survives this process and emerges resilient. Its imperfect nicks and scars are markers of a unique journey from mold to set. …

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Humboldt State University: Famous Lies And Unpopular Truths

There is an advertisement floating around Facebook paid for by Humboldt State University, where HSU is claiming to be a “top school for social justice.” However, students in the comments are saying otherwise. HSU unfortunately, is my alma mater. I do say unfortunately because here I am a little over a year after I graduated, still beating myself up over …

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The City of Arcata Chooses New Mayor & Vice Mayor

Thursday at 8:00 a.m. the Arcata City Council chose Sofia Pereira as Arcata’s new Mayor and Brett Watson as Vice-Mayor. Susan Ornelas, Arcata’s current Mayor and Pereira literally switched seats–Ornelas will still serve on the city council although she is no longer mayor. As established in Arcata’s municipal code, each city council member is required to campaign to be elected to …

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