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The battle against English ivy

By Kelly Bessem HSU student Tim Scully pulls ivy from the ground near HSU’s Natural Resources Building while waiting for other HSU Natural Resources Club members to gather for Saturday volunteering events. The area around the building was restored with

Voices of student science

By Bryan Donoghue ____________________________________________________ Voices of student science aims to highlight individual Humboldt State students majoring within the widespread realm of the sciences. ____________________________________________________________ Thomas McBrinn is a junior fisheries biology major with an emphasis on freshwater fish. McBrinn grew

This week in science (Feb. 15 – Feb. 22)

By Claire Roth Astronomy – Deep space beats Today’s music seems to be getting more and more space-age, but scientists recently came across the cause of a sound that really is out of this world. Around 10 years ago, astronomers

Recyclemania at HSU

By Molly Gilmore As of Feb. 6, HSU has taken part in a recycling and composting challenge known as Recyclemania. It is an eight-week long tournament involving hundreds of schools in the United States and Canada and the goal is to

Editorial: Freezing tuition fee increase

By | The Lumberjack Editorial Board At the end of January, the University of California Board of Regents approved a 2.5 percent tuition fee increase to take place in the 2017-2018 academic year. Though the University of California system said that

Consider this: Unblock your haters and block the hate

My path to internet zen and how to be a better Facebook friend. By | Ali Osgood It’s Thursday night in Maui and a warm tropical breeze is fanning the tops of the palm trees. My phone beeps. A notification

Keeping Corporation Businesses Limited

By | Onaja Waki You just moved to Arcata, from some big city like San Francisco, or Los Angeles. New to town you start to acquaint yourself with local residents and stores. However, you begin to notice how places like

Grace Hall, HSU sprinter, running her hardest on her second lap during the women's 800 meter race on Saturday Feb. 18, 2017. | Juan Herrera

Green and Gold Open Kicks Off Track Season

By Keaundrey Clark Humboldt State’s track and field began the 2017 season with the annual Green and Gold Open Saturday at the Redwood Bowl. The intrasquad scrimmage, which hosts visitors from College of the Redwoods and local participants, gave the

Queer Student Union vogues the night away

Humboldt’s QSU hosts a ball and cabaret paying homage to the transgender community. By | Alexandria Hasenstab A person wearing a grey fitted suit complete with a bowtie and five inch heels steps onto the runway. With their hair slicked back

HSU peace pole re-dedicated in memory of former AS president

By Morgan Brizee The peace pole that sits in front of the HSU Student Health Center has a strong history. Alistair McCrone, retired HSU president, placed the pole in memory of Al Elpusan who was a past HSU Associated Students

Winning in Intramurals takes friends

By Curran Daly If you grew up playing sports then you might find it difficult to give them up once you start college. Intramural sports offer a way to keep playing sports and meet new people. Logan Ashdale, a junior

“Legion” review

By | Liam Olson “Legion”, “Chapter 1” brilliantly introduces audiences to the world and mind of David Haller, one of the most powerful mutants in existence. With interesting and in depth characters, great acting to bring these characters to life,

Freshmen Tyler Green getting ready to go up for his lay up against Cal State LA in the Jack's Arena. Green ended the game with 5 points that day. | Juan Herrera

Jacks Pass

By Keaundrey Clark Jacks Pass Men’s Basketball Humboldt State men’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak snapped this past weekend as they lost 88-67 to UC San Diego Saturday Night. Sophomore Nikhil Lizotte led the Jacks in scoring. He

Humboldt State Football Recruiting

By Danny Dunn Humboldt State’s head football Coach Rob Smith understands that there is a stigma that comes with recruiting at Humboldt. “We address the marijuana reputation head on and say yes that element exists here, but we think it

Photo Illustration | Curran Daly

Pokémon GO is still around trying to bring back users

Niantic releases 80 new Pokémon in attempt to bring users back By | Curran Daly Niantic released 80 new Pokémon into the popular Pokémon GO game on Feb. 16, adding 80 new cute reasons to get out and explore the

NBA Trade Deadline

By Danny Dunn With All-Star weekend in the rearview mirror, NBA teams can now focus on the trade deadline. Unlike other sports, a decent amount of trades actually get made in the NBA. There have already been several trades throughout

Word on the Street: Pokemon GO

Why do you think Pokemon GO is losing popularity? By Domanique Crawford Kairos Pacheco, Ecological restoration- “I already realize that when I am texting on my phone I am zoned in and not paying attention to the world around me.

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

This week in news (Feb. 15 to Feb. 22)

By | Iridian Casarez Local Arcata looks at rising sea levels -The Arcata city council strategized a future plan for when rising sea levels take the low-lying side of Arcata.  Arcata will protect and accommodate the encroaching waters where necessary.

HSU students react to new abortion law passed in Arkansas

By Erin Chessin A new Arkansas law will allow the father of a pregnant woman’s child to sue her if she gets an abortion. There are no exceptions that prevent the father from suing, even in instances of rape and incest.

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

Trump watch (Feb. 15 to Feb. 21)

By | Iridian Casarez According to the Washington Post, President Trump made comments about Sweden in a rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, Feb. 18. “You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?” Trump

Tuition increase could be stopped by new bill

By Morgan Brizee On Feb. 21 California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva held a press conference at Sacramento State University’s campus library to talk about a new bill that she has written. Silva is the assemblywoman for the 65 th District of

Housing sees more open beds

By Charlotte Rutigliano Because enrollment decreased this past term, less students struggled to find openings in campus housing. Senior psychology major Victor Perez was able to change dorms from the campus apartments to the College Creek complex because there was

KHSU must find a new temporary home

By Geneva Peppars Local radio station KHSU is set to temporarily relocate from its broadcasting station in the Theatre Arts Building. The building is undergoing construction to make sure it is fit to stand an earthquake. A staggering $7.6 million