Lumberjack editors meet with Rossbacher, part II

The Lumberjack editors met with the president of Humboldt State University, Lisa Rossbacher, on March 23. The Q&A was largely centered around budget cuts and social issues that impact the local community, especially HSU students. This is part II of

Women in sports history

Gertrude Ederle, swimming Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926 after just five men had completed the feat. The 19 year old finished the 35-mile swim through frigid waters in 14 and a half

Redwood forests’ response to climate change

Emily Burns discusses redwood trees and the effects of climate change in her lecture, Restoring Redwood Forests in a Changing Climate, as part of The Sustainable Futures Speaker Series hosted in FH 118 at Humboldt State on March 22. Emily

Track and field dominates in Humboldt Invite

The Humboldt State track and field team shined at the annual Humboldt Invite on March 24, despite harsh weather conditions and a day where the seniors were honored in their last home meet at HSU. Six different universities, including Sonoma

She can breastfeed her child and serve the general public

She can run for office, but she can’t breastfeed her child in public without sexualization and aggressive backlash. It’s not a new argument or idea that the stigma behind women breastfeeding in public needs to change. If women are expected

Rowers find success at regatta

The Lumberjacks rowing teams had a successful day at the Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta in Eureka on March 24, despite rainy conditions. The regatta was hosted at Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. It was one of the biggest in decades,

“The Tenth Muse” moves audience to tears

Now playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre, “The Tenth Muse” deals with issues of women’s rights, religion, racism, caste systems and the destruction of art. “This is a very different type of show,” actor Heather Roche-Waldo said. “It really

“Loaded” is packed with a kick

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz breaks down the Second Amendment and white supremacy in her new book “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment.” Dunbar-Ortiz spoke at Humboldt State’s Van Duzer Theatre on March 20 about her recent book “Loaded,” which explores

Redefine the codes

Changing the unspoken rules of human decency. Today’s political and social climate is bringing exposure and discussion to the way that men treat women and even the way that they treat each other. A small and possibly forgotten aspect of