EcoNews Report: Moving toward Zero Waste

Zero Waste is a goal and a plan. Locally, Zero Waste Humboldt (ZWH) takes on challenges in progressing toward a Zero Waste future. Alec Howard, ZWH board member, discusses the Zero Waste Action Plan Draft, peddle powered composting, and how to live a zero waste lifestyle. Hosted by Delia Bense-Kang, MPA Coordinator for the Northcoast Environmental Center and Director of Humboldt Surfrider.

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Food For Thought

Community Sustainability Organizer, Jeanine Cava, joins Jennifer Bell to talk about food systems, politics, community resilience and a new course offered through extended education at HSU: Hungry For Change: Toward a Just & Restorative Food System

http://www2.humboldt.edu/extended/xspring/index.html#hungry


Did you know the second fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. are those who claim two or more races – when it was just 40 years ago laws prohibited interracial marriage. The Loving v. Virginia case is a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court that overturned those laws. 


Co-hosts Ann Diver-Stamnes and Pam Brown summarize what they've learned from their guests on losing a parent in later life.  Pam notes, "(Our parents) are always with us.  They're in us.  They're so much a part of us."  As Annie puts it, "When our parents die later in our lives, we bring our life experience to bear on the loss.  We’ve grieved other losses...We learn from each of these experiences, seeing first-hand what incredibly difficult work grief is and how irrevocable is this parting."   


EcoNews Report: Science under attack in D.C.

Feb 16, 2017

Science is under attack in Washington, D.C. Here in Arcata, we value science, facts, and science-based evidence. Whether you value health and medicine, public safety in tsunami zones, or protecting endangered species, science is critical in developing public policy. Geologist and HSU Lecturer Jay Patton talks with Humboldt Baykeeper Director Jennifer Kalt about science, facts, how to recognize pseudoscience or “alt-facts,” and why science is a cornerstone of public policy.


Food For Thought

Jennifer Bell continues her discussion on healthy and fun food creations with food author and enthusiast Karen Solomon.

  https://myfoodforthought.wordpress.com/

Katie Whiteside

Artistic Director for the Humboldt Music Academy Gregg Moore and family members Ben, Joshua and Eli Smith talk with Brian Curtis on the KHSU Magazine. Registration for the Spring semester  takes place Saturday Feb. 18 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. in the foyer of the Fulkerson Recital Hall.  Classes start Saturday, March 11.  

Portrait of Émilie du Châtelet by Maurice Quentin de La Tour

A new play examines one of the most underappreciated women in physics and isn't afraid of Newtonian mechanics. "It gets real math-y in there," says actor Alexandra Blouin. 

Blouin, fellow actor Charlie Heinberg and director Catherine L. Brown discuss Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight, a new show at Redwood Curtain Theater about theoretical physicist Emilie du Châtelet

Lupe Gutierrez, Jan Moorehose, and Susan Andrews report on Del Norte county news: local food in school lunches and Klamath's fourth-highest watermark in recorded history.
 


Ideas Without Borders

Feb 14, 2017
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HSU is participating in International Education Week, celebrating the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  Keynote speaker Dr. Marga Gual Soler will conduct a presentation on, “Training the Global Leaders of the Future With Science Diplomacy”. Dorothy Ngutter, a Diplomat in Residence will be discussing Peace Corps opportunities followed by many more. 

 Breastfeeding should come naturally and easily.  That’s what many new moms think when they first put their newborn to their breast.  


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From NPR

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:

12:54 p.m. ET: South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has dropped out of the DNC chair race, even before the first round of voting began. He is still speaking and hasn't said who or if he will be endorsing.

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