Defeating deficits and defunding students

By | The Lumberjack Editorial Board When the word deficit gets tossed about in a college environment, you already know that the students are going to get the raw end of the deal once it’s time to make up for losses.

Shelling out extra cash for shoes

By Chelsea Medlock Broke college student are three words that comfortably go together. However, students still spend money they do not have on things they do not need. Sometimes these items are expensive, making students have to work hard in

Student Strategies: Research

By Liam Olson Research is necessary for almost any academic thing you do. Whether it is a research paper, project, or sometimes even a forum post, they all require some sort of background information. For junior psychology major Liz Espinoza,

Floating Into a New Reality

Q&A with author Jai Garbutt By Bryan Donoghue HSU student Jai R. Garbutt is a business major from Palmdale, California who uses part of his free time to explore his imagination in the form of writing. A fan of fantasy with

No car, no problem

HSU’s JackPass offers students unlimited city bus access By Alexandria Hasenstab Humboldt State student Miami Liscano was having an enjoyable spring break until their car broke down. They knew they would need to find a new means of transportation. Luckily,

The personality behind Burger Records

Co-founder of Burger Records visits HSU By Sarahi Apaez The man behind Burger Records, Sean Bohrman, co-founded a record label and built a scene from the ground up. Bohrman graduated from HSU in 2004 with a minor in graphic design

Catching senioritis

A disease afflicting 90 percent of seniors By|Chelsea Medlock After midterms are submitted, seniors at universities and colleges may suffer from senioritis. Symptoms of senioritis include laziness, short temper, irritation, and high stress rates. Senioritis is so important to discuss

This week in science (April 5 – April 12)

By Claire Roth Technology – Samsung steps up In the age of technological personal helpers, such as the voice-controlled Alexa and the iPhone-dwelling Siri, the electronic appliance and smart technology company Samsung has stepped up to the plate with their

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

Trump watch (April 5 to April 11)

President Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian government air base on Friday in response to the chemical weapons attack that killed dozens last week. Six people were killed in the airstrike. Trump offered a traditional Hebrew Passover greeting to

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

This week in news (April 5 to April 11)

Local -Baywood Country Club The Baywood country club is broke and is soon planning a golf course timber harvest. The country club is going to file a Timber Harvest plan that looks to lodge roughly 73 forested acres in and

Athletics department faces deficit growth

By | Andrew George Butler and Keaundrey Clark Humboldt State University’s athletics department will face a budget deficit as the fiscal year comes to a close on June 30, 2017 for the second consecutive year. The athletic department is expected

The translators of Humboldt County

By Sarahi Apaez During the spring preview introduction in the Lumberjack Arena, Rosamel Benavides-Garb watched and listened through his headset as his students translated for the parents of incoming HSU freshmen. Benavides-Garb, the chair of the department of world languages

KHSU public radio faces possible defunding

By Curran Daly Humboldt State’s radio station, KHSU, is facing a 16 percent funding decrease under Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 Budget Outline. KHSU has an annual operating budget of just over a million dollars. In 2016, KHSU received $175,061 in

Q & A with new dean Lisa Bond-Maupin

By Iridian Casarez HSU will soon welcome its new dean of the College of the Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Lisa Bond-Maupin. Bond-Maupin is starting as the new position in July. She is coming from the University of Arkansas. Q:

Photo by Andre Hascall

Jacks Pass

By Keaundrey Clark No.1 HSU Softball Splits  first 2 games of 4 game Series with No.13 Chico State   No.1 Humboldt State Softball returned home for a four game series against No.13 Chico State. Postponed earlier in the season due

HSU takes back the night

By Charlotte Rutigliano Students, faculty and members of the community came out to the Kate Buchanan Room this past Friday to show their support for survivors of sexualized violence. One student who came out to show support was graduate student

Remembering the 2014 Spring Preview bus crash

By Iridian Casarez An HSU student assembled a candle lit vigil to remember the 2014 Spring Preview bus crash. Yulisa Salas, a second year English and critical race and gender studies major, put together a vigil to honor the victims

The hunt for bacteria is on

By Onaja Waki Resistance to antibiotics is becoming stronger. In other words, our current antibiotics are not working as efficiently as they used to. To tackle this potential public health issue, various universities around the globe, including HSU, are participating