Tag Archives: Humboldt State University

Supervisors voice support for saving HSU football

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  Community rallying in support of Humboldt State University’s football program now includes a resolution from the county’s Board of Supervisors, one of whose members has described athletics as a means of promoting racial diversity. Approved at the Oct. 10 supervisors meeting, the resolution states that HSU is “annually

UPDATE: Additional showing added! ‘Locally Grown’ shows how it’s done

  Note: The Minor Theatre’s Saturday showing of Locally Grown is now sold out. However, it will be re-shown in one of the Minor’s small theatres on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.  Reserve now at: http://cineticketing.com/websales/sales/Main/MINARC/actual_book?perfcode=43162 – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Movies are becoming a favored medium for

Uncertainty for HSU’s student Dreamers in the era of Trump

Andrew George Butler Mad River Union HSU – Nearly 100 “Dreamers” enrolled at Humboldt State University could face deportation after President Donald’s Trump’s decision to end the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Trump is phasing out the Obama-era program and has given Congress six months to pass new legislation to replace it.

Arcata, HSU team up to hold meetings on racism, public safety

Humboldt State University HSU – In an effort to address diversity and inclusion in the community, City of Arcata officials, Humboldt State community members, and representatives of local businesses and nonprofits have come together to develop concrete plans for making Arcata a safer and more welcoming environment. Invited by Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher and

Obituary: Carla (Petersen) Powell

Carla Gudrun (Petersen) Powell died May 12, 2017. She was the daughter of Johannes and Marie Petersen, born August 16, 1916 on the family farm at Coffee Creek, east of Ferndale. She had three siblings, Aage Petersen, Ellen Calder and Eline (Babe) Townson, all deceased. Carla is survived by Aage’s daughters, Greta Hockaday and Carol

Good will not enough in refugee crisis

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Refugee activists from the Greek island of Lesbos say strong management is imperative to avoid derailing volunteer and donor efforts. Father Christoforos Schuff and Lesbos fisherman Valamios Eustratios, experienced volunteers on the island, say that the flood of international good will in response to the West’s greatest refugee

Colleagues, friends mourn loss of Lowell Diller

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Humboldt State University Wildlife professor Lowell Diller has passed away at age 69. Diller was a 27-year member of Arcata’s Forest Management Committee. A scholarship is being established in his name at HSU. Environmental Services Director Mark Andre said Diller had “a passion for all things living,”

Jacoby Creek Forest expanding, Humboldt State getting own forest

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union JACOBY CREEK FOREST – Arcata’s “other” municipally-owned woodland, the 1,340-acre Jacoby Creek Forest, is about to expand by 80 acres thanks to a $1,754,000 grant from the California Dept. of Fish & Wildlife. The grant also helps make possible the acquisition of 887 acres for a new Humboldt State

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