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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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