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College Life Today: Don’t be afraid – walk in and make new friends

College Life Today: Don’t be afraid – walk in and make new friends

Maria Overton Special to the Union COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS – College was pretty lonely and boring until I walked into the MCDC, the Multi-Cultural & Diversity Center at College of the Redwoods. Before that day, I just didn’t have many friends and I didn’t really feel like I belonged.  But it didn’t take long

College Life Today: Being a student and an immigrant

Sarai Escalante Special to the Union HUMBOLDT STATE – I grew up in Tijuana, Mexico. No matter where you come from, you belong in college and you deserve an education. This is something that I have learned throughout the years of being in college and something I believe we all deserve. Thanks to a lot

College Life Today: A learning disability didn’t make me ineducable. It made me unstoppable

Max Schmidtbauer Special to the Union HUMBOLDT – Being a freshman in college is not easy, to say the least. Once you tack on the fact that I have a diagnosed learning disability, it seems like college is not an option at all. At least, this is what I was told.  Little did I know

College Life Today: the community keeps me marching

Martin Monjaraz Special to the Union HUMBOLDT STATE, ARCATA – Being active in college culture and finding community through the Marching Lumberjacks and Entrepreneurs Club keeps me excited and engaged in school. At the start of my college experience, I felt like a plethora of other college freshmen did. While I was excited to start

Get Ready Humboldt: Creating a culture of college attendance and accomplishment

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A cross-section of local industry leaders and employers gathered at Eureka’s Ingomar Club last week to unveil a new campaign which, if effective, will both ensure a new generation of achievers and build college attendance in the region. Dubbed Get Ready Humboldt – with a GetReadyHumboldt.com website

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