New president selected for Humboldt State

Freddy Brewster Mad River Union HSU – Humboldt State University has hired its first African American president. Tom Jackson Jr. will be the eighth president of HSU and will take over in July after current HSU President Lisa Rossbacher’s term ends. Jackson is currently serving as the president of Black Hills State University in Spearfish,


The HUM: Mac is big

You probably know Mac’s face, although you may not know who he is. You’ve undoubtedly seen an ad for his concert since there’s a larger-than-life photo of him on a billboard along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 safety corridor outside of Eureka.  It shows Mac Demarco, a 20-something dude in a hoodie with a gap-toothed


Humboldt Outlaw Karts season starts this weekend

Humboldt Outlaw Karts EUREKA – The first of eight scheduled races for the Humboldt Outlaw Karts is set for this weekend Saturday May 4 at Redwood Acres in Eureka. Steve’s Septic Service and Wes Green Landscaping will be presenting the events throughout 2019. The familiar six divisions will take to the track as well as


Arcata Eye, Union columnist Beverly Hale dies

Mad River Union ARCATA – Beverly Hale, the community columnist whose around-town rambles and observations enlivened the pages of the Arcata Eye and Mad River Union for many years, has died. Bev passed away at St. Joseph Hospital Sunday, May 19 following long illness which limited her mobility. Said her son, Alan, “I know that