HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY

Arcata's McKinley Statue Faces More Removal Efforts

Nov 9, 2017
Natalya Estrada/KHSU

The question of whether or not the statue of former U.S. President William McKinley in the center of the Arcata plaza has divided a community. 

Lisa Rossbacher

Dr. Lisa Rossbacher discusses the wonderful undergraduate research opportunities at Humboldt State and highlights HSU student research presentations at national conferences.


Dell'Arte

This week on Artwaves,: preview The Macabre Cabaret at Dell'Arte, and Humboldt State's production of Avenue Q. Both shows open this week. 


Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat presents a special program in honor of  Humboldt State University's 24th Annual Indigenous Peoples' Week. The Indigenous Voices Forum offered a discussion about Christopher Columbus, the Doctrine of Discovery and Indigenous Peoples Rights. HSU professor, Cutcha Risling Baldy and KHSU's Lorna Bryant hosted the forum held in HSU's Kate Buchanan Room Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

Panelists included professors Marlon Sherman and Kayla Begay of Humboldt State's Native American Studies Department; Tia Oros Peters and Chris Peters of Seventh Generation Fund of Indigenous Peoples, Inc.; and Cynthia Boshell, former HSU lecturer. 

Click here for more information about Indigenous Peoples Week events.

 What is your earliest memory of money?  What did you learn about money from your parents? Why is it easier to talk about sex than money in our culture?  

These are some of the questions that have lived in the back of my mind for a long time.  Kimberley Pittman-Schulz has had a long career in helping people from all walks of life donate to charities that reflect their personal values.  

"Money gets tied up with a sense of self-esteem," she says.

Thursday Night Talk: HSU's Cultural Centers

Sep 21, 2017

On Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat, Lorna Bryant introduces us to HSU's Cultural Centers: Humboldt State University MultiCultural Center (Carlos Sanchez, coordinator), African-American Center for Academic Excellence (Kenya U. James Nunley, coordinator - not present), Latinx Center for Academic Excellence (Fernando Paz, coordinator and Victoria Navario, Student Community Liaison), Native American Center for Academic Excellence/ITEPP (Adrienne Colegrove Raymond, coordinator), and Asian Desi Pacific Island Collective (Roger Wang, adviser).


"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. 


Natalya Estrada

The Arcata City Council was met with a full house this Wednesday as Humboldt State Students, Arcata residents and Charmaine Lawson, mother of David Josiah Lawson who was killed at a party in April, filled the council chambers asking for more answers to a case that has lasted close to five months.  Charmaine Lawson was accompanied by friends and family as she presented a petition with a thousand signatures from students and community members from Humboldt County and Lawson’s hometown in Southern California’s Inland Empire.

DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a program for students who were brought to this country as children–the Dreamers–who in most cases don’t know anywhere else as home.  HSU President Lisa Rossbacher is committed to all student success and says the university will continue doing all it can to help Dreamers succeed in school and become Humboldt alumni.  

Jessica Eden

Dr. Cheryl Johnson - the newly appointed executive director of The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) at Humboldt State University, spoke with KHSU about her new job and the road ahead. 

On this episode of Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat host Lorna Bryant discussed cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. The discussion centered around how it's defined and, once identified, how to move to cultural sensitivity and humility - by all people. 


“MPAs are one part of the management tool box….they serve as an insurance policy for fisheries, potentially enhancing some reproductive output, but also giving us an idea of what does an un-fished system look like so we can better ground truth our management models,” Eric Bjorkstedt, NMFS Fisheries Oceanographer and Adjunct Dept. of Fisheries Biology at HSU told the EcoNew’s Reports Delia Bense-Kang.

Bense-Kang talks with researchers Ian Kelmartin, Katherin Osborn, and Eric Bjorkstedt, about their MPA Baseline Monitoring projects.  

KHSU

Family and friends of Josiah Lawson announced a reward for information leading to Lawson's killer at a press conference today. 

Charmaine Lawson, Josiah's mother, said "There is a reward of $10,000. If anyone knows anything that would lead to an arrest ... and conviction for my son's murder, I am pleading that you come forward."

HSU

Humboldt State's academic year has come to a close. In this segment of Campus Connections, President Rossbacher reflects on the graduating class of 2017.


Lorna Bryant hosted a special Race Beat Radio town hall.

Local officials, Humboldt State representatives and spokesmen from the HSU organization, Brothers United, provided official statements related to the David Josiah Lawson murder case to quell fears, rumors and misinformation. 


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