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HSU takes comments on possible parking lot for Trinity Annex

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Humboldt State is creating an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) required for demolishing the old Trinity Hospital. It would be replaced by an 83-space parking lot with about 13,000 square feet of greenspace along the west and south sides of the parking lot, a bus shelter, benches, bicycle

KHSU staffer alleges abuse by VP, cites racial implications

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – A staff member at Humboldt State University radio station KHSU is alleging inappropriate, possibly race-based abuse by a university vice president. Lorna Bryant, office manager at the station, claims that she “was subjected to abusive behavior” by University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck during a July

‘The Village’ project still alive, pending new conditions

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An initially divided City Council found common ground on some transformative conditions for The Village student housing project Wednesday night, keeping the proposed development alive until at least Aug. 15, when it could be further considered. But that depends on whether the developer thinks he can afford

HSU to discontinue football after 2018 season

HSU Athletics HSU – Humboldt State University will discontinue its football program after the upcoming 2018 season. The move was announced earlier today, after coaches and players were informed. President Lisa Rossbacher described it as an unfortunate, but necessary, step in addressing the University’s structural deficit and protecting HSU’s core academic mission. She also emphasized

Union Editorial: Approve The Village

The current, third version of the massively revised “The Village” student housing project deserves approval by the Arcata City Council. It’s a good project. Recent upgrades to the project have ameliorated its biggest problems – the initially overwhelming scale and the cruel impacts it posed to residents of Maple Lane. Those were genuine dealbreakers that

Susan Ornelas: The Village’s shortcomings and possibilities

Mad River Union ARCATA – Councilmember Susan Ornelas is one of two members of the City Council who have announced opposition to The Village student housing project. Councilmember Brett Watson has stated that he opposes the project because it is not sited within Humboldt State’s campus borders. A four-person council is considering The Village, since

New HSU docs, more back and forth ‘twixt ACRH, Villagers

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing group which opposes construction of The Village student housing project has issued a press release with links to documents it has obtained from Humboldt State University. The Village’s developers have responded with their own statement. **** ACRH press release Public Records Request Reveals Five

Humboldt State reviewing controversial arrest

HSU Press Release Humboldt State University Looking Into Recent Arrest On Saturday, June 16, the Humboldt State University Police Department was working a multi-agency operation targeting alcohol violations. In conjunction with this operation, two arrests were made off campus at 9th and F streets in Arcata. The University is looking into circumstances surrounding these arrests,

ACRH wants to see what HSU blacked out in The Village document dump

Mad River Union ARCATA – They who hold “The Village” student housing project in low esteem and want it replaced with a less dense alternative are asking for more documents detailing Humboldt State University’s involvement with the developers. A Public Records Act request by Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing recently resulted in a 369-page document

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