Katie Whiteside

Program Director & Operations Director, KHSU Magazine Producer



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"There is always going to be a future in restoring the earth," says keynote speaker Thomas Dunklin.  He's presenting a “Restoration Retrospective,” a story of restoration on the north coast with an eye toward the future recovery of salmon and steelhead populations. 

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Local media maker Eileen McGee stopped by the KHSU studio to talk about Local Filmmakers Night and some of her documentaries. McGee's films will be shown on Wednesday, February 1  at the Eureka High School Lecture Hall beginning at 7 p.m.

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Northcoast Preparatory Academy students Cairo Aguilar, Rachel Post and Mattea Denney stop by KHSU to talk about their Junior/Senior show Wilde Ghosts & Coward Spirits, a spooky musical comedy, featuring song and dance, unique costumes and rollicking humor. Director Gretha Omey Stenger adapted the story of a wealthy American family that buys an English estate only to discover how Old World superstitions become a modern-day nuisance. Performances are at HSU's Gist Hall, Jan. 19-21, 7 pm, matinees Jan. 21 and 22, 2 pm.

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 Dick LaForge and Jeannine Kaprielian stopped by the KHSU studio to talk about bees. 

"When you go into a happy thriving hive in the Spring, the smells and the sounds - they just make you feel really good," explains  beekeeper Jeannine Kaprielian.

HSU's Extended Education is offering Practical Beekeeping beginning February 13 to May 1, 2017. 

Sound Opinion

This is a Christmas special like none other. Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan scours record stores, dustbins and basements to find the best and most unique tunes for the season. And each year he treats Sound Opinions listeners to a much-anticipated hour of music and a free mix to download. This year’s compilation is called Warblings from the Enchanted Forest – rare pop, psychedelic, and soul Christmas recordings. Tune in Christmas Eve beginning at 7.

Michael Kauffmann

Local Author and owner of Back Country Press, Michael Kauffmann, stops by KHSU to talk about getting outside during the winter and taking a hike in Humboldt County. 

Be a Champion For The Arts

The Arts Now Humboldt Summit is a region-wide conference that will offer strategies and resources for bringing creative education to rural school districts. 

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. 

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 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.