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HSU Host 11th Annual California Native American Social Gathering

Arcata, CA–Humboldt State University hosted its 11th Annual California Big Time & Social Gathering today on campus. This free event is a public celebration of Indigenous culture and art. Humboldt State University sits on Wiyot land and the Native People’s of this region were one of the last areas to have contact with settlers–a history not that far in the …

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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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Reflection: Fighting For Justice is Exhausting But Black Lives Matter Too

Arcata, CA–April 15th will mark one year since Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson was stabbed to death in Arcata. Four months after I graduated from HSU, Lawson was killed. His case remains unsolved and his mother travels from southern California to Arcata every month seeking justice for her son–while city officials accused of incompetence climb the ranks and receive …

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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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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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Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Hold Benefit Concert in Honor of David Josiah Lawson

Today at 2:00 p.m the Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir held a benefit show in honor of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson. The proceeds of the event would go towards Brothers United, the student-club that Lawson was president of. Dr.Corliss Bennett-McBride,the advisor to Brothers United who is also the Director of HSU’s Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence, coordinated the event. …

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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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