KHSU Magazine

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KHSU's weekday newsmagazine. Highlighting north coast news, people, places, and events. Hosts include Lorna Bryant, Brian Curtis, Danielle Orr, Claire Reynolds, and Katie Whiteside. 

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Chant'e Catt and Mike Barnes of the HSU Homeless Student Advocate Alliance came by the KHSU studio to talk about the Housing Alternative Insights events November 28-30.


From Buddha to Wotan to Luke Skywalker, the hero’s journey remains remarkably the same across cultures and generations.  This is Joseph Campbell’s thesis in his “Hero With a Thousand Faces”.  Join Mary and Solomon as they discuss Campbell’s “monomyth” which reveals how much we all have in common.

Katie Whiteside

“The more we help and get people employed - that’s when people realize, 'Oh, this is a really high quality employee with really great skills. I just have to get past all those apprehensions and preconceived ideas of people with disabilities and look for the things they can do instead of the things I think they can’t do,'" says James Forbes, Field Service Counselor with the Humboldt County Department of Rehabilitation

Lorna Bryant

The 19th Annual Campus & Community Dialogue on Race (CDOR), " is an annual event at Humboldt State University that invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance." This year's Dialogue continues through November 3, 2017.

Humboldt State University students Kelly Cave, Ava Mark and Matilda Bunchongchitr discuss the remaining events in addition to the upcoming International Cultural Festival and Diwali Prakash.

For more information about HSU's MultiCultural Center, click here or call 707-826-3364.


“If we build this athletic program the right way we will get fantastic leaders coming out of our athletics program that will impact the rest of the campus,” said HSU Athletic Director Duncan Robins in an interview with KHSU’s General Manager Peter Fretwell. Football is in the spotlight as Robins discussed a few approaches to handling this deficit 

"If you have confidence in yourself and your worth in the community, you will succeed." Dr. Manohar Singh is the new Dean of the College of Professional Studies at HSU. He is coming to Humboldt state from Penn State University (Abington) where he served as the Professor of Finance and Head of the Division of Social Sciences and Business. Dr. Singh has also taught in India, Australia, and Singapore and brings with him a background in scholarly research in finance, macroeconomics, management strategy, corporate social responsibility and gender equity in corporate America. 


Run, Serve, Lead comes to McKinleyville

Sep 18, 2017

Tamara McFarland of the North Coast Peoples Alliance and Arcata city Council Member and Vice-Mayor, Sofia Pereira came by the KHSU Magazine to talk about the upcoming “Run, Serve, Lead” seminar taking place on  Friday, Sept. 22, at the Grace Good Shepherd Church in McKinleyville from 6 to 8 p.m.

A black woman and a white woman meet at a racism training class in Humboldt County and they question the presentation. “We were prompted by Josiah Lawson’s tragic murder,” says Zera Starchild about creating an alternative to what they had experienced at the workshop. Jill Larrabee and Starchild designed a discussion titled the Heart of the Matter: Authentic Conversation on Racism which is taking place on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Bayside.


Opera Alley Block Party!

Sep 1, 2017
Ben Brown

Ben Brown, Curator from the Clarke Historical Museum spoke to the KHSU Magazine to announce the Opera Alley Block Party during Arts Alive! in Eureka on Saturday, September 2nd from 6-9 p.m. 

E Street will be closed off between 2nd and 3rd to host art and food and music, this is a fundraiser for the museum!!


Paula Poundstone

“Apparently bacteria jump on board right away,” says comedian, writer and podcast host Paula Poundstone in a conversation with Magazine Host, Claire Reynolds.  She is referring  to a segment in her book “The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happinessand some of the  experiments she just had do try outCenterArts is presenting Paula Poundstone on Saturday at HSU’s Van Duzer Theater.


Locally Grown, America's Food Revolution

Aug 18, 2017

Dr. Jen Maguire, HSU Assistant Professor of Social Work spoke to Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine about the local screening of the documentary film, Locally Grown; America's Food Revolution August 19, 2017 in the Native Forum at 4p.m. on the HSU campus. The film showcases local farmers and food producers http://www.locallygrownthefilm


Celebrate Women of Cannabis

Aug 11, 2017
Danielle Orr

Katie Jones of UpNorth and Naomi Atkinson of the Humboldt Patient Resource Center speak to Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine about the upcoming Celebrate Women of Cannabis Conference.

KHSU's Lorna Bryant, Peter Fretwell and Jessica Eden discuss the Voice of Diversity Initiative.

This program initiative will include oral history and storytelling about the experiences of the diverse residents of the North Coast, based on the belief that human stories build bridges.


Charmaine Lawson, mother of Josiah Lawson, spoke about her son and his legacy. She's joined by David's cousin Keesha Weaver in the studio and her sister Ameera Acuna on the phone.


Lorna Bryant / KHSU

Arcata Branch Library’s Susan Parsons, has introduced some innovative programs to encourage reading for the whole family during the summer months and beyond - what she calls, "multigenerational programming." 

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