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Recap: Diversity Day At Arcata’s Farmers Market

Arcata’s Farmers Market had an interesting spin last weekend due to the work of two passionate and creative Social Work graduate students at Humboldt State University. Face-painting, books, and representation from various organizations in the local community was mixed in within Arcata’s weekly farmers market for ‘Diversity Day’ on the plaza, hosted by Amy Mathieson and Erin Youngblood-Smith. “I liked …

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Audio: Most of Humboldt State’s Cultural Centers Lacked Funding & Staff For the Academic Year

In February 2017, Humboldt State University’s bilingual newspaper El Lenador, published an article about HSU being unable to retain staff for their cultural centers. “A year and a half later, the centers have seen low staff retention with all three new coordinators of the AACAE (African-American Center), LCAE (Latinx Center), and the MCC (Multi-Cultural Center) having left to pursue other career opportunities. …

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Eureka NAACP To HSU: Cease Recruitment in Minority Majority Neighborhoods Until Substantial Support is Implemented

The Eureka chapter of the National Advancement For Colored People (NAACP) has sent out a press release regarding Humboldt State University’s recruitment efforts in minority-majority neighborhoods–telling HSU to forgo the revenue these prospective students offer, until they implement substantial support for students of color. PRESS RELEASE Eureka, CA (April 25th, 2018) Eureka-NAACP requests HSU cease recruitment in Minority-Majority Populations The …

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HSU Alumna’s Ceramics Displayed At The Carnegie Braddock Library in Pittsburgh

Artist Statement The remains of this piece demonstrate the tension I feel amidst my attempts to stand strong and stay focused as a woman while navigating the peculiar ways of the opposite sex–although the shattered remains of men in my life still surround and affect me. Forgiveness, loyalty, and accountability build a strong foundation but what happens when the foundation …

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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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What It’s Like To Be Black In Humboldt County: How An Article Request Turned Into A Journalist’s Resignation

  Zera Starchild would never have imagined that accepting a request from a local journalist, to write about her experiences as a Black woman living in Humboldt County, would lead to such controversy. Starchild has lived in Humboldt County for almost 20 years and has raised two daughters of half German descent in the area. She is not an activist, …

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Former Black Panther Ericka Huggins Encourages Action On Campus

(Originally published 2015 in Humboldt State University’s newspaper, The Lumberjack) In honor of Black Liberation and Heritage month, former Black Panther Party member Ericka Huggins spoke at Humboldt State University on Feb. 17, 2015 and challenged students to find solutions to problems in their community. The event, hosted by HSU’s Black Student Union, acknowledged the generations of revolutionary political activism …

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