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Breaking: Kyle Zoellner to be released following Pre-trial hearings

By Curran Daly 23-year-old Kyle Zoellner will be released following the week long pre-trial hearing that took place this week. Judge Dale Reinholtsen decided after hearing four and a half days of testimony that the prosecution did not have sufficient

Letters from Pelican Bay

When I first got interested in the criminal justice system, I began following community leaders throughout the nation who were involved in the reform movement. One person I began following was Glenn E. Martin, founder and president of JustLeadershipUSA and

Editorial: Promising free education

By | The Lumberjack Editorial Board Hope is in sight. Despite the new Presidential administration’s barrage of legislation that raises the cost of higher education, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt). re-introduced the College for All Act. Sanders’ 2015 dream of tuition-free education

An HSU student’s seizure survival story

By Erin Chessin Senior recreation major Ryanne Bailey was 17 years old when she woke up and could not recognize anyone, even her own parents. “That’s when they told me I had a seizure,” Bailey said. One minute Bailey was

I like my water with barley and hops

HSU alums sustainable farmhouse brewery By Carlos Olloqui The tap tilts forward. Fresh alcoholic refreshment begins to flow out. Twelve ounces later, you have yourself a glass of Humboldt Regeneration’s Red Jay craft beer. Pressey is the owner and brewmaster

Writer Chris Abani visits HSU

Humboldt State University hosted radical author and poet Chris Abani for our Visiting Writer series on March 29. He visited a couple of writing-based classes and talked with students. He also held a reading and talk in the Kate Buchanan

Spam Fried Rice

By Curran Daly Inspiration from Michael Francisco Ingredients: 2 cups uncooked rice 2 1/4 cups water 1 can spam 1 whole sweet onion 3 cloves garlic 1 bottle soy sauce ½ of a stick of butter 4 eggs Step One:

“Iron Fist” Review

By Danny Dunn “Iron Fist” is a good show with interesting plotlines and characters throughout the season, but does suffer from some pacing and visual issues. “Iron Fist” is the latest Marvel show on Netflix, following the character Danny Rand

HSU’s head is in the clouds

By Charlotte Rutigliano HSU has been discussing making the switch to the cloud network over the last year, in hopes to improve file access for students and increase storage space. Anna Kircher, who is the chief information officer for Information

Photo | Stella Stokes.

Celebrating Culture and Success at the HSU Big Time

The HSU Big Time, presented by the Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program, is a social gathering with dancing and cultural sharing events. What makes this event unique from other gatherings, is that it takes advantage of the campus to

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

This week in news (March 29 to April 4)

Local  -Political detox shelter A new sanctuary shelter is available for those being affected by the political storms set off by the statements of President Trump. The shelter is called Extreme Bullshit Shelter (EBS), operated by the Arcata Shelter Collective.

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

Trump watch (March 29 to April 4)

President Donald Trump has donated all of his earnings as President of the United States to the National Park Service. Trump donated $78,333, his first salary installment which covers the first 10 weeks he’s been in office. $78,333 is 0.005%

Joshua Tree National Park looks to grow

By Tyler Boydstun Joshua Tree National Park is known for its breathtaking rock piles, rugged landscape, and its unique inhabitant the Joshua tree. However, the park has experienced a surge of visitation increasing by a half million visitors every year for

HSU graduate making a name for himself

By Morgan Brizee At just 2 years old Eddie Medrano and his four siblings were forced into the foster care system. Medrano is now a 22-year-old Humboldt State graduate, and soon to be USC masters graduate, who created and owns

This week in science (March 29 – April 5)

By Claire Roth Astronomy – Electric sands Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology conducted experiments to come to the conclusion that the windy conditions of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, have the ability to electrically charge the sands covering the

Attempted murder on the plaza

On April 3, at approximately 5:30 p.m. a man attacked another man in the Arcata Plaza. The attacker, Nicholas Inskip Kistler, ran up and hit another man over the head with a hammer. The attacker was caught on camera running

Animal of the week

By Ali Osgood The coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a native species to Humboldt County and is certainly a critter to keep an eye out for. Growing up to 13 inches in length, this salamander is the largest terrestrial

Voices of student science

By Claire Roth Tarah Moleski is originally from Sacramento and is an environmental management and protection major in the environmental planning option. Moleski’s choice of major stems from her interest in multiple fields of study. “I chose my major because

Illustration. | Claire Roth

This week in science (March 22 – March 28)

By Claire Roth Paleontology – Dino origins Take everything you may (or may not) know about where dinosaurs originated and tell it to hit the road. Through the reexamination of dinosaur fossils, scientists from the University of Cambridge in England

My Jeff Corwin Experience

By | Ali Osgood Super-star naturalist Jeff Corwin walked out onto the stage at HSU’s Van Duzer Theatre to a cheering and excited crowd. Immediately, the child in me bubbled over and I was thrown back to my younger years

Illustration. | Liam Olson

Student Strategies: Office Hours

By | Onaja Waki There may be times when students need that extra one on one time with their professor for things like making up assignments and exams, discussing grades or getting clarity on homework or a project. These are

This week in entertainment

By | Liam Olson Movies and Television “Venom” possibly to be a Horror/Sci-fi Film Sony Pictures is currently planning to film a new movie centered around one of the most famous villains in the Spiderman universe, Venom. Not much is