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Current and retired North Coast legislators send strong rebuke on KHSU dismantling

Current and retired North Coast legislators send strong rebuke on KHSU dismantling

April 16, 2019 Chancellor Timothy P. White California State University Office of the Chancellor 401 Golden Shore Long Beach, CA 90802 Re: KHSU Shut Down Dear Chancellor White, We are writing today out of grave concern for the way our local community radio station, KHSU, was shut down and abandoned by Humboldt State’s executive leadership.

‘Radiocide’ by James Floss

Mad River Union HUMBOLDTSTATE – This poem was recited before Humboldt State’s University Senate at its Tuesday, April 16 meeting. RADIOCIDE by James Floss Unspeakable violence Occurred yesterday as A culture was snuffed Roots rich it had, a Rhizome Rhapsody, a Convivial confluence Unspeakable harm Was done to our home Voices familiar silenced A culture

KHSU 90.5 FM gutted, silenced

Citing costs, HSU Admin purges most staff, the rest resign; Chico feed takes over; station community livid, organizing; sponsors quit, donors claim fraud, demand refunds; future plans vague, uncertain Public radio station’s airwaves go dead on Sunday as outrage mounts  Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The biggest mediaquake to hit Humboldt in

University Senate passes resolution condemning KHSU closure

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – By a 75 percent majority, HSU’s University Senate Tuesday afternoon passed a “sense of the Senate Resolution” rejecting and condemning the administration’s action to eliminate KHSU’s staff and local programming. Seven percent of the senate opposed the resolution; 18 percent abstained. A draft resolution, which was amended, asks California

An inside account of the final KHSU staff meeting – ‘no one noticed I was there’

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Last week’s historic purge and effective closure of Humboldt State’s public radio station, KHSU 90.5 FM, took place behind locked doors at the Feuerwerker Building on campus. However, station volunteer Ryan Lee happened to be in the building, and listened in on what transpired. Using a station production studio,

Memo to KHSU staff from Peter Fretwell

Mad River Union This memorandum was posted on KHSU’s listserv this morning by former General Manager Peter Fretwell, who was also dismissed as part of the station overhaul. —– Forwarded Message —– From: Peter M Fretwell <[email protected]> To: khsu-allstaff <[email protected]> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9:33:36 AM PDT Subject: [khsu-allstaff] KHSU Reorganization Dear KHSU Volunteers,