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Students ready to face charges

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Students occupying Humboldt State University’s Native American Forum say they are entirely willing to be arrested in their bid to force President Lisa Rossbacher to reinstate the Native American director of an Indian science program, Jacquelyn Bolman, who was fired last semester. The students are also demanding the

Bolman fired after criticism of HSU

Editor’s note: Headline on article has been changed to reflect uncertainty over the exact cause of Bolman’s firing.  Edits shown in story below. Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Native American science educator Jacquelyn Bolman was fired last fall by Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher for  after allegedly discrediting one of the

Native Americans reflect on HSU’s troubled past

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – For intimate reasons of history and geography, Humboldt State University ought to be in the vanguard of Native American studies, a beacon to American Indian students across the country, say campus advocates. Instead, they rue, for want of an activist administration and a single-minded institutional commitment, Humboldt State’s

Bolman fired for criticism

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Native American science educator Jacquelyn Bolman was fired last fall by Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher for allegedly discrediting one of the university’s minority support programs. HSU officials considered Bolman’s criticism a serious threat to the university’s future grant funding and hastened to expel her. Internal

Native students disrupt classes to force Rossbacher’s hand

Previously: HSU statement on Native Forum occupation, Native American students order occupation of Indian Forum Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Student protestors are blocking classes in Humboldt State University’s Native Forum in a calculated strategy to force President Lisa Rossbacher to reinstate the head of a prominent Native American science and engineering program who

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