Katie Whiteside

Program Director & Operations Director, KHSU Magazine Producer



Ways to Connect

Kym Kemp

Keith Slauson, Science Coordinator with the Humboldt Marten Conservation Group, talks with Danielle Orr about his presentation through The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series. His talk takes place on Wednesday, December 14th at the Flamingo Room. 

Katie Whiteside

 Wendy Crisp Lestina has been called a born brinkswoman. She's been a magazine editor, newspaper columnist, speaker, and is a great cook. Crisp Lastina's latest book, A BIT OF EARTH is a compilation of her weekly columns in the Ferndale Enterprise. A columnist for 15 years, her stories share her hard  and happy times with readers. 


Theodore James Clemens

Hupa Tribal member Nah-Tes Jackson  and  Klamath Riverkeeper Konrad Fisher talk to KHSU from Standing Rock about water rights and the water protectors.

Arcata Veterans website

The Arcata Veterans Hall is holding its Harvest Feast on Thanksgiving. Doors open at 3 p.m. and dinner starts at 4 p.m. Jeffrey Sterling and Sophia Bogner talked with KHSU about the upgrades they are creating at the Vets Hall and express the need for help from the community.

Sandy Factor

Local Author Bryan Radzin stopped by KHSU's Homepage to talk about his latest book in the "Search for Truth" series. Today he discusses Journey into the abyss which has themes of truth, accountability and humanism. Radzin will be reading from his book this evening at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates beginning at 7 p.m. 


HSU Associated History Professor Dr. Leena Dallasheh is presenting a series of films  - "Let's Talk about the Middle East".

Tonight: West Beirut (1998)  7 p.m.,  Richard's Goat Miniplex in Arcata.

"The event seeks to bring the university and town communities together to further a conversation about an important and highly relevant topic, and it would be great to reach as wide of an audience as possible," explains Dallasheh. 

Society for the Blind in Sacramento

Executive Director of Reading Service of the Redwoods Joan Sikkens along with Executive Director Shari Roeseler of Society for the Blind in Sacramento stopped by the KHSU studio to give an update about their partnership. At the beginning of the year folks who are visually impaired or blind will be able to access publications using their cell phones.

HSU Multicultural Center

HSU's Campus Dialogue on Race presents Dr. Benjamin Madley  the author of "An American Genocide: The United State and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873" to speak about his book and the extensive research he conducted to bring readers the truth. You can attend the lecture Thursday from 11a.m.-1p.m. at the HSU Library Authors Hall.

HSU Multicultural Center

The Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR) is taking place this week at Humboldt State University and everyone is invited to participate in the workshops and lectures. The programs relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.

Amy Salinas Westmorland, coordinator of HSU's Multicultural Center and Malcom Chanaiwa with the the African American Center for Academic Excellence and CDOR planning committee, discuss the importance of having these workshops and encourage community members to come to HSU.

Dr. Herbrechtsmeire discusses the lecture on "Understanding Islam: A Community Conversation" that is taking place on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.

The League of Women Voters of Humboldt County joins the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Humboldt County to present a series of forums on the intersection of mental illness and the criminal justice system. The first forum will take place in Eureka on Wednesday, November 2 at  the United Congregational Christian Church beginning at 7 p.m. Tim Ash and Mary Louise Lowry talk with Danielle Orr on the KHSU Homepage.  https://www.facebook.com/events/598789020300794/

Humboldt Folk Dancers

Humboldt Folk Dancers present  The Bulgarian Folk Music Ensemble Bulgarika in Arcata. The group will be giving lessons on the kaval, tambura, tupan, and gadulka. Their performance is tonight at Redwood Raks World Dance Studio beginning at 7:30.

Darcy Brown and Lin Glen

It's always good to be prepared for an earthquake and your children can help. "Sofie and Daniel Get Ready for Earthquakes" is a picture book created by author Lin Glen and illustrator Darcy Brown. This book was written for parents to read to their children to help them understand earthquake and perhaps ease their fears. There will be a book signing on Friday, October 14 at Northtown Books beginning at 7 p.m.

A mother pulled a man off a 12 year old child who was on her way to school another neighbor called police. Community members are asking for folks to come together to create a plan to keep walking routes safe for all. Melissa Lazan discusses with KHSU the reason for a Community Safety Meeting.


CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives is a library-based publishing journal and includes the creative writing of students in classes offered by the Department of Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies. The works published in the journal are by students in the Ethnic Studies 107: Chican@/Latin@ Lives class. They wanted to make their stories, their counter narratives, available to their families, their communities, and any other students who could relate to their stories. 

Mary Wykstra

Mary Wykstra has worked in Kenya since 2001 and will be the guest lecture at Sequoia Park Zoo’s Conservation Lecture: Cheetahs – It’s All in the Genes! on Wednesday, October 12th from 6:30-8 p.m.. Wykstra founded Carnivores, Livelihoods and Landscapes in 2009 and coordinates Action for Cheetahs in Kenya(ACK).