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Meet The Humboldt State Graduate Students Behind ‘We Are Your Community’

Arcata, CA–Erin Youngblood-Smith and Amy Mathieson met in the Graduate Social Work program at Humboldt State University. These women are from two completely different backgrounds, who formed a friendship through their love of social work and advocacy. Amy Mathieson grew up in Montana, CA and moved to Humboldt County when she was 16. She completed undergrad at HSU, graduating with a …

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#JusticeForJosiah HSU Students Stage ‘Die In’ During Spring Preview

Arcata, CA–Today students at Humboldt State University staged a “die in” outside of HSU’s main dining hall. Students laid on the ground with makeup resembling blood and wounds on their faces, while others stood near their bodies with signs that read, “protect your children, this is what happens to POC’s at HSU.”   April 15, 2018, will mark one-year since …

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#JusticeForJosiah: The Eureka NAACP Send Open Letter In Solidarity With HSU Students

Arcata, CA–The Eureka chapter of the NAACP recently sent an open letter of support, stating that the organization stands in solidarity with Humboldt State University students who are collectively organizing #12DaysofAction, a positive and peaceful demonstration formed with the intent of garnering national attention to unsolved student-murders. Dear Humboldt State University, the City of Arcata and Community Members, The Eureka …

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Students Protest At HSU Demanding ‘Justice For Josiah’

Arcata, CA–Students at Humboldt State University held a rally and walkout today for HSU student David Josiah Lawson, who died after suffering multiple stab wounds at an off-campus party last year in April. April 15, 2018, will mark one-year since Lawson was killed. Currently, no one is in custody for his death. Although a suspect who admitted to being in …

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Press Release: Student Coalition for Organizing and Direct Action (SCODA)

Contact: Student Coalition for Organizing and Direct Action Email: hsustudentcoalition@gmail.com Date: 03/19/2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Humboldt State University: Student Walk Out “HSU Students Will Walk Out to Protest Budget Cuts On Wednesday, March 21st at 1:10pm, HSU students are walking out to protest budget cuts. Organized students have strategically planned this walkout during the Accreditation Review, which will evaluate HSU’s …

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