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APD Request Black Student Club Rosters In Lawson Investigation

Arcata, CA–Wednesday will mark 16-months since David Josiah Lawson was killed at a house party in Arcata. Lawson, a 19-year-old sophomore at Humboldt State University, was stabbed multiple times and died from his injuries. Lawson’s death has seemingly divided the small college town due to a lack of justice and the fact that the suspect who was arrested at the scene …

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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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Where Is The Justice? Ten Month Vigil Held For David Josiah Lawson

Arcata, Ca. — As the months fly by, the commitment of holding vigils every month for Humboldt State University Student David Josiah Lawson, has remained. These vigils are a way to remember the life of Lawson that was ended way too soon by an act of violence. They also serve the purpose of keeping light on the fact that his case …

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