VIDEO: Thursday Night Talk - Music and Talk

Local vocalist Paula Jones and pianist Lettie Dyer joined host Lorna Bryant, in celebration of Black History Month, with a discussion about Black music - the significance of call and response; the hidden messages in songs during slavery; the progression of spirituals, to gospel, to jazz, to blues and more.

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Several studies have found lower rates of opioid-related overdoses in states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes.

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This segment of Sound Ecology shares remarkable facts about the ubiquitous coastal resident, the harbor seal.


Katada Lab

Kamaishi junior high students saved themselves and many others during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Geologist Lori Dengler highlights the students and preparedness drills that saved many lives.


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Esch is an electronic music producer and DJ based in Arcata, California. His work features eclectic, molding bass-heavy hip-hop beats with experimental and ethereal synths. He was joined in the KHSU studio by DJ Marjo Lak.

Esch is appearing at "Cupids Arrow", a Deities & Divas Ball on Valentines Day, which will raise funds for Humboldt Wildlife Care Center and Bird Ally X

Lisa Rossbacher

Dr. Lisa Rossbacher shares an excellent expression of Humboldt State University's graduation pledge through an HSU graduate and his sister's efforts with Klean Kanteen. 


Russ Cole

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KHSU listeners first heard young Russ Cole in the pre-dawn haze of Nov. 11 1976 as a studio guest. Few have a longer relationship with KHSU than Russ Cole, now known on-air as Gus Mozart. 

He celebrated his 40th anniversary of his own KHSU airshift on Monday's Music Box featuring vintage recordings (listen below) and songs from his first years on KHSU.  

Redwood Region Audobon Society Banquet and Auction

Feb 9, 2018
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Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for its annual banquet and auction! Doug Forsell, retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will give a fascinating presentation entitled “Howland, Baker, and Jarvis Islands: Our Most Remote National Wildlife Refuges." Harriet Hill joined Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine to invite the community.

This week's Food For Thought, features a discussion about healthy food systems for healthy communities. Jennifer Bell talks with Rachael Patton from Food Is Love, Love Is Food.


This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on issues of immigration and governance. Plus, the Charlando crew introduces us to HSU student, Jonathan Pena.

Conocemos a Jonathan y discusion de gobernancia:

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Immigrant Voices: Yolonda

Feb 8, 2018

Immigrant Voices is a new program facilitated by James Floss documenting the undocumented members of our Northcoast community. Real names are not used. Some stories will be narrated by proxy vocal talent.

Yolonda (not her real name) shares her experiences as a 3-year HSU student and a "Dreamer". 

If you are undocumented and want to tell your story, email voces@khsu.org. 


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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Her murder triggered rioting in Pakistan and rippled the world-over, and on Saturday the man convicted in 7-year-old Zainab Ansari's death was sentenced to die four times over.

Mohammad Imran, a local man who knew Zainab's family, pleaded guilty to raping and killing the little girl, reports The Associated Press.

Her body was found on a trash heap on Jan. 9 in the city of Kasur near Lahore, four days after she was reported missing.

Prosecutors say Imran, 24, is a serial killer who has also admitted to killing several other children.

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In the brave new world of synthetic biology, scientists can now brew up viruses from scratch using the tools of DNA technology.

The latest such feat, published last month, involves horsepox, a cousin of the feared virus that causes smallpox in people. Critics charge that making horsepox in the lab has endangered the public by basically revealing the recipe for how any lab could manufacture smallpox to use as a bioweapon.

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