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Bolman claims discrimination, files suit against HSU

Bolman claims discrimination, files suit against HSU

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The case of Jacquelyn Bolman vs. Humboldt State still reverberates through the university’s politics and culture, and as of May 7, it has entered the legal arena. Bolman has filed suit against the California State University Board of Trustees, HSU president Lisa Rossbacher, Interim Provost Jenny Zorn,

HSU Native Students claim first round progress

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Unified Students of Humboldt issued a terse statement Tuesday night, reporting its first round of talks yesterday with the Rossbacher Administration dealt with “the appropriate and respectful use of the Bolman Forum” at Humboldt State University. The statement carried no specifics, but claimed that the initial discussion was

Students end demonstration at Native Forum

United Students of Humboldt ARCATA,CA — In October of last year, HSU’s controversial firing of INRSEP (Indian Natural Resources Science and Engineering Program) director Dr. Jacquelyn Bolman inspired students, faculty, staff and Tribal members to participate in the largest demonstrations on HSU campus since the Vietnam War Era. At the end of the Native American

HSU protesters set agenda

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Unified Students of Humboldt, the Native American-led reform movement, is near completion of a 35-point platform to present to Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher when negotiations begin, tentatively the first week of March. The draft platform melds two components, nine “demands” and 26 “points.” The top

HSU denies report on Bolman firing, others confirm it

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Faculty and Native American students have refuted an administration official’s denial of a Mad River Union report that Humboldt State University fired a Native American educator, Jacquelyn Bolman, for criticizing the school’s handling of under-represented student programs. Faculty and student insiders are adamant that campus officials sacked Bolman

UIHS supports protesting Indian students; talks continue

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The board of directors of United Indian Health Services, Inc. (UIHS) has sent an official resolution to the Rossbacher Administration in support of sweeping reforms of Humboldt State University’s Native American programs and urging the reinstatement of an Indian science educator the administration fired last October. Signed by

Alleging intimidation, challenge to academic freedom, HSU bans classes in Native American Forum

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE –  The Rossbacher administration has ordered a ban on all classes in Humboldt State University’s contested Native American Forum until the wrangle over minority student rights is resolved. The Unified Students of Humboldt, standard-bearer for the reformers,  immediately condemned the ban. Interim Provost Jenny Zorn, acting vice president