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Matt Knight fired from KHSU over ‘stick it to them’ email

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Matt Knight, host of KHSU’s Alternative Therapy show since February 2000 has been fired from the station. Knight, whose radio name is “Mad Doctor Matt,” is one of the members of the station’s volunteer community who have been unhappy with General Manager Peter Fretwell and Vice President for

Minimal attendance at KHSU’s monthly CAB meeting

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – If the Humboldt State University administration’s strategy is to wait out, wear down and scare off the resistance to its policies regarding radio station KHSU, the plan may be working. After three well-attended and often clamorous monthly meetings of the station’s Community Advisory Board (CAB), the fourth,

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

HSU President Rossbacher responds to the KHSU Community Advisory Board

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher has provided the following response to a letter from KHSU’s Community Advisory Board. The response: **** From: lisaann.rossbacher <[email protected]> To: Tom Hinz Cc: Barbara Boerger Benjamin Winker Geraldine Goldberg Helene Rouvier Jana Kirk-Levine  Jeff Russell  Samuel Dorsey Scott Harris Susie and John Jennings Yadao Inong

KHSU’s community advisors: ‘no confidence’ in station manager

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – It’s hard to tell which emotion the KHSU staff and volunteer community feels more strongly – love for dismissed Operations Director Katie Whiteside or loathing for the man who fired her, General Manager Peter Fretwell. The station has been in severe turmoil ever since Whiteside’s May

KHSU Advisory Board: ‘No confidence’ in KHSU GM Fretwell

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – In its monthly meeting last Wednesday, June 27, the Community Advisory Board for KHSU 90.5 passed a “No Confidence” vote regarding the station’s General Manager Peter Fretwell. [Clarification: the initial motion and second was for the CAB to vote “no confidence” in Fretwell. The CAB member

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