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Legendary singer-songwiter Graham Nash is performing at the Van Duzer Theater, March 24th at 8pm. This Grammy award-winning musician is a two-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Graham Nash's passionate voice continues to be heard in support of peace, social and environmental justice. 

Russ Cole spoke with Graham Nash ahead of his Humboldt performance.


17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival

Mar 14, 2017

Festival founder and "Grand Daddy," Walter Beals returned to his alma mater for the 17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival taking place March 17-19 at the HSU West Gym. Tricia "the dish" Riel joined Walter to pass along the details of the event.


KHSU spoke with 2016 Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein. Dr. Stein will give a lecture about grassroots organizing on the Humboldt State University campus on March 8th. The lecture is free, but tickets are required.  Call: 707.826.3928

Lecture: Wednesday , March 8th, 7pm

HSU Kate Buchanan Room, Doors at 6pm

 


Hip Hop First Principles with The Last Artful Dodgr

Feb 27, 2017

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HSU President Dr. Rossbacher discusses our values - as individuals, in the context of Humboldt State University and in our broader community.

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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses a recent study completed by Instructor Lonny Grafman and his engineering students. They examined the relative environmental and economic benefits of using mason jars in place of plastic and paper cups. 

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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses the positive impact university faculty have on the lives of students - and reflects on her own college experience and the professor that helped shape the course of her career.


In light of recent elections, Dr. Rossbacher reflects on the impact federal funds have on numerous programs and initiatives at Humboldt State University - including the benefits of federal funding to student grants and financial aid.

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 The Theatre, Film and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents columbinus,” a play that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was inspired by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.

 The Theatre, Film and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents columbinus,” a play that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was inspired by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.

Director Troy Lescher and two actors discuss their theatrical response to one of America's most notorious shootings with Wendy Butler.


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"If we look at what makes up the universe, it's a little disturbing," Humboldt State University physicist CD Hoyle told the standing-room-only audience in Arcata. "It turns that most of the universe is dark energy." And we don't know what that is. "And that's a problem." 

Physics has problems, and nature is hinting at mysteries as big as the universe itself.  There are contradictions among major models of nature that are, in Hoyle's opinion, downright embarrassing.

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What motivates political protest? One researcher attended the RNC and another attended the DNC. On the next Thursday Night Talk, they swap notes, share their findings, and take your questions. 

Brenda Starr is joined by Dr. Amber Gaffney and two students who surveyed demonstrators at both the Republican and Democrat National Conventions this summer. Populism, Collective Action, Identity Politics and more starting at 7 September 22. Your calls are welcome.

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Dr. Rossbacher highlights the demographics of the more than 1,300 first-year students entering Humboldt State this fall. The 8.600+ students at HSU are a reflection of the changing demographics of our region and our state.

  

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Dr. Rossbacher highlights Clara Bingham's book, "Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul" and the author's first-person reflection of the period between August 1969 and September 1970. Bingham creates a musical playlist for each chapter to reflect the time period and the activism of that era.

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Dr. Rossbacher highlights the book "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the book's illustration of the connections among history, race, ethnicity and protest in the United States.

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