“This is a great way to get some volunteer time in, this is a great way to do something for our community,” explains mail lady Suzanne Stafford about her role in the food drive. This Saturday you will see blue bags full of food in or near mailboxes as the community makes donations to our local Food For People during the 26th Annual Letter Carrier Food Drive. Anne Holcomb from Food For People and Suzanne Stafford aka Bones stop by the KHSU Magazine to give details.
"You know there is mental illness and then there is mental injury. There is the trauma that makes people get PTSD and makes them have difficult and hard times in social situations," explains storyteller Ali Freedlund in her conversation with a homeless woman.
Civil Liberties Lawyer Lauren Regan with the Civil Liberties Defense Center will be presenting workshops at HSU, starting tonight. This training and education will take place over several days throughout Humboldt County.
Know Your Rights will take place from 6-8 p.m., tonight at HSU in Goodwin Forum.
Digital Security for Activiststraining will be held in Founders Hall room 166, Friday at noon.
Know Your Rights for Undocumented Community will take place in Founders Hall room 118, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
HSU’s 5th Annual IdeaFest is Thursday, April 19 at HSU’s Library from noon to 5 p.m. For one afternoon, more than 350 HSU students, staff, and faculty will present what they have been working on, the answers they’re seeking and what they’ve uncovered.
Kacie Flynn of HSU Sponsored Programs, HSU Graduate students Stephanie Byers-Castaneda and Sally Hang stopped by the KHSU Magazine to talk with Brian Curtis about IdeaFest.
KHSU Magazine: IdeaFest with Kacie Flynn, Stephanie Byers-Castaneda and Sally Hang
Ganion and Lehman discuss the process they went through to make this microgrid work for the Blue Lake Rancheria on the KHSU Magazine .
“Microgrids are in vogue now. A lot of people are interested in exploring them for the resilience for the emergency power they can provide, but also a way to rapidly infuse the grid with greener forms of energy,” explains Ganion.
The lecture takes place tonight at 5:30 in Founders Hall room 118.
KHSU Magazine: Peter Leman and Jana Ganion discuss BLR Microgrid
“It’s a real mix of linguists and community activists, scholars and academics and community folks coming together to talk about issues that are important to us," explains Paula Tripp-Allen with the Native American Center For Academic Excellence (ITEPP). The California Indian Conference and California Big Time & Social Gathering takes place in the HSU Forbes Complex on April 7th.
The North Coast's own National Fiddle Champion Clarridge siblings return with hammer dulcimer wizard Simon Chrisman. The Bee Eaters weave a tapestry of sound all their own, drawing on roots in bluegrass, Celtic, jazz and old-time traditions.
See the slideshow above or the video below for more from their performance.
“This show is a ridiculous show but it’s funny, it’s a satire and it touches on issues most people step over or ignore in our society,” says Holly James of Arcata Arts Institute. AAI students Holly James , Zoey Clark and Jenna Furtado stop by the KHSU Magazine to talk with Brian Curtis about the production of Urinetown The Musical which is opening on Thursday, March 29th at Arcata High School beginning at 7 p.m.
"Japanese stories and Japanese tales are very simple. To make it entertaining we have to have stunts and puppets and costumes," explains Japanese storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto during her interview about her performance on the KHSU Magazine. Yamamoto's performance, Magical Mask, Mime and Music of Japan is the first in the 2018 Arcata Playhouse Family Fun Series which begins on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m.
Kuniko Yamamoto and Brian Curtis on the KHSU Magazine
"As an anthropologist, service means seeing the whole world as your backyard," says Dr. Jennifer Cavalari. "You see this kind of faulty distribution of resources." Calivari says service is one way to remedy this imbalance. The HSU alumna is co-founder and director of Sustainable Empowerment Leadership Organization, an international non-profit that collaborates with community members in Honduras to create sustainable initiatives for local challenges.
Cavalari spoke with KHSU's Brian Curtis about the different opportunities for students and community members to learn about anthropology in action, global medicine and how folks can participate in international service in Honduras.
HSU’s Department of Anthropology presents a talk by Cavalari on Monday, March 19 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Kate Buchanan Room.
Tera Spohr from Mad River Brewery and Jen McFerrin from Six Rivers Brewery stop by the KHSU studio to talk about the local chapter of the Pink Boots Society, a organization for women in the craft beer industry. "Women have a more complex palate so women are moving into sensory panels and quality control in some areas of brewing," explains Spohr of the expanding roles for women in a male dominated industry. Pink Boots brings women together to share their knowledge and skills.
The local chapter of the Pink Boots Society is taking part on the Pink Boots "Collaboration Brew Day" in March, coinciding with International Women's Day.
Tera Spohr from Mad River Brewery and Jen McFerrin from Six Rivers Brewery discuss the Pink Boots Society.
Two volunteers who have devoted much time, energy, enthusiasm and a love of music to KHSU listeners are retiring at the end of 2017. Felicia Oldfather from Classical Corner on Monday mornings and Gregg “Vinny” DeVaney from Fogou on Wednesday afternoons are hanging up their headphones and moving on to do other things with their time.
“We want to know if people support on-site consumption of cannabis and whether they want to see that in the downtown Arcata area,” explains Jeanette Todd of Arcata Main Street. Todd and Brian Curtis discuss a survey Arcata Main Street is distributing to businesses on the Arcata Plaza to determine if recreational cannabis shops will be welcomed on the Plaza.
Jeanette Todd of Arcata Main Street on KHSU Magazine
California State Water Board is holding a workshop in Eureka today at 10 a.m.in the Adorni Center for those involved in cannabis cultivation. Daniel Schultz, Environmental Program Manager in the Cannabis Section, spoke with Brian Curtis on the KHSU Magazine about various new regulations that will begin on January 1, 2018. The workshop is free and all are encouraged to attend.
Daniel Schultz with California Water Board talks about water and cannabis with and Brian Curtis
Today we learned of the loss of Humboldt State student Erin Henry. We want to express our deepest sympathies to her family, friends, colleagues, and the faculty and staff who knew her. We ask you to keep her loved ones in your thoughts and comfort each other during this time.
The Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are partying with a purpose this Saturday. “This year, we’re focusing on the theme Getting to Zero. What that means is, we want zero new infections, zero deaths from HIV related illnesses, and zero discrimination,” explains Sister Mary Poppin Bottoms.