This week in science (Feb. 1 – Feb. 8)

  Wildlife – A batty welcome At the San Diego Zoo, a critically endangered species of bat known as the Rodrigues fruit bat was the first of his species to be brought into the world via cesarean section. The emergency

Voices of student science

By | Kelly Bessem Voices of student science aims to highlight individual Humboldt State students majoring within the widespread realm of the sciences. ____________________________________________________________ Isabella Knori is a senior geography major with a minor in geospatial analysis. Knori is originally

Mellow out with meditation

By  Morgan Brizee Learn to de-stress with the One Breath meditation group class A long light grey table split the Recreation and Wellness Center room in half. Students and a staff member were on one side and the facilitator on

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

This week in news (Feb. 1 to Feb. 7)

By | Iridian Casarez Local Arcata playhouse turns ten! -The Arcata playhouse celebrated its tenth birthday with a two day celebration this past weekend. Arcata police department has a crime website -The Arcata police department now has a website that

Word on the Street: Valentine’s Day

By | Liam Olson Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your significant other how much you love them. You can get them chocolates, watch their favorite movie, or make them a nice dinner. However, there are some people

Announcing the 89th Academy Awards

The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards have been released. There are nine titles nominated for the Best Picture category. The Best Picture nominees are strong this year, including “Hacksaw Ridge”, a movie about a WWII US army medic, and

Joe Elliot, from Tattoo Joe's in Vacaville, California working on a client's thigh piece. Photo by Carlos Olloqui.

 Inked Hearts 8th Annual Tattoo Expo

By|Carlos Olloqui The hum of tattoo guns buzzing in unison, human canvases waiting to get ink, and tattoo lovers browsing through binders full of artwork. Add stale casino smoke to that and you have a tattoo expo. The eighth annual

Jacks Pass

By Keaundrey Clark Jacks Pass Men’s Basketball Malik Morgan his 1,000th point as a Lumberjack  as Humboldt State men’s basketball lost to Cal State Dominguez Hills, 66-64 Saturday in Lumberjack Arena. Morgan accounted for nine of the Jacks’ last 11

Editorial: Securing sanctuary for our undocumented students

By The Lumberjack Editorial Board Undocumented students have a right to an education and a safe place to foster that education. Students shouldn’t have to worry about being prejudicially profiled and deported. The new Trump administration’s policy on immigration is threatening

LeDesma twins strive for greatness

By Keaundrey Clark We all know about sibling rivalries. We’ve all felt like we had to compete with our brothers or sisters. It’s apart of life. Juniors Catie and Andie LeDesma are twin long distance runners for the Humboldt State’s

Albert Bernales in the studio to record a Bread Talk.

Q&A with “Bread Talk’s” Sandwich Kid

By|Bryan Donoghue Sandwiched between school and life, Albert Bernales makes time to record podcast’s on his talk show called “Bread Talk”. Topics range anywhere from  food to money, encompassing the word “bread”. Before the interview, Bernales, the host of Bread

Missing Uber in Arcata

By|Onaja Waki The Uber ride sharing app has been around for six years now, providing rides to cities around the globe. Here in California, an Uber ride is accessible nearly everywhere. However, as we get further up north to Humboldt

A review on “Tickled”

When I first read about “Tickled” on a random online movie list, it sounded so unusual that I knew I had to see it. What I didn’t know when I bought my tickets at the Richard’s Goat Tavern’s Miniplex was

Who Knew? At HSU: OhSnap!

In this installment of Who Knew? At HSU, we take a look at OhSnap!. This program offers free food and cooking classes to students as well as other services. Find out about all the hidden gems Humboldt State has offer

Small time work turns into full time closure

By | Charlotte Rutigliano The closure on the state route 299 Mother Nature works against the California Department of Transportation making roads a little less traveled. Since January 2016 the California Department of Transportation, known as Caltrans, has been doing

The Moodle to Canvas switch

By | Sarahi Apaez Humboldt State University’s 11 year long relationship with Moodle is coming to a close with the introduction of a new learning management system. During the past few years issues have arisen with Moodle and Canvas is

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

Trump watch (Feb. 1 to Feb. 7)

By Iridian Casarez Tuesday 2/7: Betsy DeVos needed an historic tie-breaking vote cast by Vice President Mike Pence to become the Secretary of Education. The 51-50 vote saw two senate republicans vote against DeVos, possibly foreshadowing a fracture within party

A master plan for free tuition

By Charlotte Rutigliano Can California follow in the footsteps of many European countries and offer free tuition for students? While CSU students across the state are currently protesting a 5 percent tuition hike, in Sacramento  Governor Brown reaffirms his commitment