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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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Centro Del Pueblo Announce Immigration Sanctuary Ordinance At Eureka Courthouse

Centro Del Pueblo, their supporters and Humboldt State University’s student club M.E.C.H.A, gathered at Eureka’s courthouse yesterday to announce a sanctuary ordinance measure. Humboldt County’s Immigration Sanctuary Ordinance, is a measure to ensure that local resources and funds as well as ‘voluntary joint task forces,’ will not be used to assist in ICE raids and that local communities will not …

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Recap: Martin Luther King Day in Humboldt 2018

Various Martin Luther King Day celebrations were held Monday Jan. 15, 2018 throughout Humboldt County with events in Arcata, Eureka and even Crescent City. At Noon last Monday, the NAACP held their annual MLK day celebration at the Adorni Center in Eureka. There were musical performances of the Black National Anthem and a poetry and interpretive dance performance by two …

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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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Protestors Occupy Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Mid Construction

Day 1 About 25 protestors stood in front of the lighthouse along the street with signs. Although they did not organize the protest themselves, the Lindgren family were among the protestors. The Lindgren’s are descendants of the Tsurai village and have been a major force in preserving the Tsurai ancestral lands–battles with the city spanning over a decade as well …

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Historic Preservation: The Struggle of A Yurok Tribe

“The Civic Club built their replica lighthouse inside our village. Our cemetery is still located nearby. Please take a moment to think about this fact. The Civic Club built a memorial on top of a Yurok cemetery. They sold spaces on the retaining wall they built, so people could put their names up when they are buried at sea. They …

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