By James Wilde
Virtual reality has come to Humboldt, with VR headsets available in both the McKinleyville and Humboldt State University libraries.
Reporter James Wilde went to both libraries to check out virtual reality… For real.
By James Wilde
Virtual reality has come to Humboldt, with VR headsets available in both the McKinleyville and Humboldt State University libraries.
Reporter James Wilde went to both libraries to check out virtual reality… For real.
USA TODAY released an investigative expose on a professor accused of sexual assault and how the school has continued to employ him for years.
A check-up about the hype over Animal Crossing then and now
COVID-19, Equity Arcata and Polytechnic Self-Study
There are many new COVID vaccines in development all over the world, but what do they do?
A quick run down of current COVID health options
HSU students weigh in with strong opinions
Rising Concerns From Trans HSU Students Inspires Creation of New Organization
HSU prepares to test hundreds of returning students
What a new presidency plans to help the fight against climate change
Incoming Students Learn the Ins and Outs of College Life
Therapy changed my life
Effective ways to speak with climate change deniers
Reflecting back on Alex Cappa’s many achievements
How a former LJ reporter unraveled at the seams while writing about HSU admin
The AACAE has set up a month of speakers
The newest tea about the slug world
Over the course of Feb. 1- Feb. 5 HSU held open forums for final candidates
COVID-19 has proven especially deadly to local businesses
What Netflix is doing right in true crime docuseries
The Schatz Energy Research Center proves that 100% renewable energy operations are an attainable goal for California
People across Humboldt County are preparing to combat a novel coronavirus variant
As HSU remains in the purple tier and vaccinations continue to be distributed, we must continue to do our part to stop the spread
During the virtual comedy event held by the SDRC, Nina Ghiselli tells her story and emphasizes the importance of student disability resources within schools.
The former Humboldt State goalkeeper starts the preseason with the NWSL’s OL Reign
Current and former HSU students reflect on the Biden administration’s student loan relief plans.
A small-town treasure’s legacy lives on
This program received funds through a grant that has been successful in the turnover for teachers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over
The world remembers a legend
As the world watched from their televisions on January 6, we witnessed scenes unfold before our eyes that were, to many, unimaginable: supporters of President Trump swarmed the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building, then proceeded to break in and
Annual MLK events and workshops were hosted via Zoom early Monday morning
HSU continues to take climate action and sustainability seriously
On a day’s notice from administration, the SJSU football team spends a week and a half in Humboldt practicing because their county did not allow it. Students react to their presence on campus in the midst of a pandemic. Directed
This is the first trailer of a homeless documentary created by HSU students. We have spent months filming and will continue to film throughout the next year. Follow the heartbreaking stories of the homeless community around Humboldt county and the
Taking a tour of the local thrift shops in Arcata during the COVID-19 pandemic. Directed and produced by Skylar Gaven.
Three different people with the same love for plants! House plants have become quite popular these days especially since we’re all basically stuck inside during the pandemic. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but these beautiful green oxygen-makers provide more
Students with science and nature-based majors are motivated to make change
Local destinations around HSU to get your adventure on during the pandemic
The unprecedented and life-altering pandemic is affecting our dream state
As a part of the Food For People food drive the volunteers trotted through Old Town Eureka All photos by Thomas Lal
Coach Sarchett and players reflect on their most memorable memories with Evelyn Andrews
McKinleyville plans its first Christmas lights, house decorations and door decorating contest.
HSU students continue to pursue a zero waste lifestyle despite the additional obstacles presented by COVID-19
Vice Mayor alerts City Council to Arcata Bay Shoreline dioxin threat
Students living on-campus concerned as Humboldt County enters the red COVID-19 tier
Limited fact-to-face interaction challenges elementary education majors and K-8 students
With Humboldt’s Lumberjack football gone rugby can take the spotlight.
Unable to practice as a team, athletes practice one-on-one.
California’s passing of proposition 22 on Nov. 5 represents a frustrating history of workers’ rights being trampled by the overwhelming influence of greed in politics. This proposition forces app-based workers to be classified as independent contractors, rather than employees. This
Students from different CSU locations demanded changes and ideas on how to accomplish them
Part of a statewide effort to slow COVID-19 cases, Humboldt county enters a heavily restrictive tier.
The club’s GoFundme is near its deadline
The team practices with approval of HSU president and CSU system while adhering to state and local public health policies
By Katelyn Dendas It has been 10 months since my friend, teammate and freshman year dorm mate, Evelyn Andrews, passed away. I don’t remember what the grief counselor said or what transpired after that Monday, but I do remember arriving
There’s a massive difference between affirmative action and quotas
The election may be over but the emotional aftereffects can be difficult to manage
A look at the spring semester schedule for online and in-person classes
RN-BSN nursing program for incoming or working nurses to continue their education
The University Center continues to work toward resolving President’s termination notice
Two local, activist organizations work together to stage a sit-in against Humboldt State’s police department.
Writer Anthony Aragon details his experience of accidentally joining a pro-Trump car rally.
Students show up to work despite stress, non-payment and fear of unsafety
How superheroes and hip-hop go hand-in-hand
Justin Turner didn’t need to be the story in the wake of the Dodgers’ first World Series victory in 32 years. Instead here we are, wondering what sort of, if any, punishment Major League Baseball will decide to hand down
HSU exclusively reverts back to online instruction on Nov. 9 and students aren’t happy
News Editor Carlos Holguin explains why he is worried about the next four years.
Annual Humboldt International Film Festival proceeds without a budget
Post election assistance for those that feel anxious about the future of the country
Hall of Fame nominees for class of 2020 and class of 2021 announced
Club baseball organizations from the CSU system discuss COVID-19 obstacles
The Lumberjack editorial staff comments on America’s flawed electoral system As the world watches the United States 2020 election results, waiting for our pseudodemocratic process to churn out a new president, historically unprecedented voting methods misrepresents the reported Election Day
Students look toward an uncertain future while factoring in the past four years.
When I was a child, the first video game system I owned was a Nintendo 64. Among the games I played was Super Mario 64. I played it all the time and when I wasn’t playing it, I was lying
Band, symphony and orchestras proceed with in-person instruction this semester
Greta Roberts, president and player of Humboldt State University’s women’s lacrosse team, made the decision with her coach and teammates to cancel the upcoming spring season. The team decided that not being able to recruit in the fall would be
With public gatherings limited, Oktoberfest celebrations are confined to the crib this year
GoFundMe saves The Minor Theater thanks to community support.
5K race to protest social and racial injustices while raising money for AACAE
Haven’t voted yet? Well, you’re running out of time. Here’s a quick rundown of California’s propositions on the ballot this year
In a series of general and misleading advertisements, corporate backers of Propositions 22 and 23 show their grubby hands
Project Rebound, seeks to help students on campus who have experienced incarceration
Exclusive interview between reporter Jazmin Pacheco and Tae Norwood
Local owner of Sweet Mama Janisse, Marie Janisse-Wilkins struggles to make up losses
Seniors surrender to an unexpected finish to their college career
Due to the transition to online, campus life is lonelier than ever this semester
Arcata plaza adjusts to a new, safe way for families to trick or treat on Halloween.
The Campus and Community Dialogue On Race returns covering global justice for Black Lives.
Humboldt State students with children carry the weight of multiple educations this semester
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Local food management practices of the Tolowa Dee-ni, Yurok and other indigenous peoples.
***A Lumberjack editorial represents both the majority opinion of the student newspaper’s editorial board, nine editors, as well as the overwhelming majority of Humboldt State University’s student body. Collectively, an editorial echos, embodies and advocates for community beliefs.*** Insensitive communications
Life and Arts editor, Dakota Cox, speaks on his shifting perspective towards technology.
Columnist Dobby Morse shares their take on the presidential candidates
Athletes speak out against the uncertainty surrounding rec sports and the playing season
Increased periods of isolation can lead to depression, and how to combat it
The library undergoes seismic retrofit construction
At-home teaching sacrifices the quality of education for dance majors
If you needed a sign to tell you to take a break, this is that sign
Jane Teixeira addresses student concern over football program’s stay on campus
A bilingual HSU program encourages students to pursue the STEM field
HSU’s eco awareness program continues providing support to campus during the pandemic
Proposal to move spring break to a later date generates controversy
University Center Board Members address Humboldt State University President’s notice of termination
proceeds go to the African American Center of Academic Excellence
The best game about gaslighting your friends on a spaceship
Firefighters who test positive for COVID-19 will be housed on campus to complete their quarantine period.
21 Savage and Metro Boomin drop a classic with “Savage Mode II”
Online learning amplifies student stress
Science behind social bubbling casts doubt on the security behind implemented safety practices
Students majoring in music suffer from education standards
Humboldt State University students unsure how to feel about visiting football team
San Jose State’s football team steals on-campus resources from student body
Club sports member expresses disappointment in administration inviting SJSU to campus
Disagreements between the UC Board and HSU administration reaches a new point of contention
***Editor’s note: SJSU football program was tested in congruence with Mountain West conference guidelines*** The Spartans have arrived and this time they’re not carrying spears or shields. Instead the San Jose State football team stepped onto the Humboldt State campus
After shooting Megan Thee Stallion, Tory Lanez cancels himself
Opinion Editor Mikayla Moore-Bastide speaks on nationwide injustice
News Editor, Carlos Holguin recounts his experience at the Breonna Taylor protest in Eureka on Sept. 24.
Despite an uncertain future, athletes continue to train for their next season
Goodbye, Cruel World
Artists at HSU are experiencing somewhat smooth sailing this semester
In order to keep up community involvement, Eureka and Arcata city councils go online.
King Salmon Power Plant promotes grid stability
COVID-19 hampered the communication of logging plans between the city of Arcata and new members of the community
Experienced ceramics students are back in the lab this semester
Captain of the University of Oregon police department, Jason Wade, puts his hat in the ring for UPD chief at HSU.
Comparisons between episodes of the classic TV show The Twilight Zone and our own dismal reality
YoungBoy Never Broke Again dodges the sophomore slump with his new album “Top.”
The Redwood Forest Defenders demand Yurok tribal land be returned
While the rest of the planet suffers, what will become of the Redwood Forests?
Asynchronous classes allow students flexibility at the cost of self-discipline.
A quick and easy breakdown of how the university was impacted by budget cuts.
HSU student shares their experience of sexual assault from a non-student member within their club.
Elise Fero recounts her experiences after 10 days of isolating in her dorm
The Lumberjack guide to fantasy football
Journalism student looking to study abroad is questioning her decision
What life is like as climate change begins to worsen
Not the senior year I anticipated or signed up for.
Housing struggles at Humboldt State continue to be a problem for students
Students survive COVID-19 by cooking for themselves and avoiding college cafeteria
Changing your hair to change your life
COVID-19 is not an excuse to stop sweating.
Awaiting approval from President Jackson, the food sovereignty lab is the first of its kind
The first commercially-approved seaweed farm in California will be on the map.
Dr. Teresa Frankovich resigns after 8 months
Students and faculty voice discontent with treatment of Aquatic Center
For better or worse, Big Sean is likely gone for good.
An inside look at how Humboldt State students’ are staying busy with pandemic hobbies.
Humboldt State demands double masking on campus, does more layers equal more protection?
Ethnic Studies will thankfully become mandatory for all California State University students – as it should be.
How fire suppression is a mixed bag in Humboldt County Every fire season, blankets of smoke roll over Humboldt County. Here on the coast, that’s as close to wildfires as some of us get. But our practice of fire suppression
Incidents of racism from the former UPD Chief, past examples of excessive force from current officers and a shrinking university budget.
Please prepare to be prey Congratulations, a baby feline has recently come into your life. If they’re anywhere from 2-18 months, they bite. They see you as prey. Because you are prey. You always have been. You always will be.
Students come forth after witnessing and experiencing racial typecasting within Humboldt State’s Theater Department.
HSU graduates attempt to navigate a world turned upside-down by COVID-19 In May, Humboldt State University graduated hundreds of students, as it does every year. Unlike past years, graduates didn’t get to shake hands with their respective dean and receive
The long awaited return of God’s son, Nas.
A tense emergency Board of Directors reveals conflict between faculty and Administration.
Kris Nagel captures chaotic social demonstrations with photojournalist and professor Mark Mckenna
Humboldt State University taking necessary first step by requiring students and faculty to wear face coverings on campus.
Humboldt State University reopens campus and student housing for new incoming students.
Students stay home this semester with concerns of health and quality of education.
Associated Students leaves student body devastated after significant reductions in cultural center’s budget.
The Heart Bead store and corner of Cafe Brio hit with racist graffiti
Unprecedented times are met with normalized behavior, HSU puts students and community members at higher risk after reopening campus and student housing.
Protestors injured by non-lethal weapons in Eureka following protests against police brutality.
The hip-hop community rallies behind the Black Lives Matter Movement
Wearing a mask correctly shouldn’t be a hassle or the worst part of your day.
With President Jackson and Dr. Frankovich at opposite ends of agreement on in person classes, students caught in the middle feel COVID-19 is inevitable.
HSU Freshman’s experience catching coronavirus.
Actions are being taken to bring about change in a country dominated by racism and police brutality
Two Humboldt State University Students are Suspended from Campus Organizations
Humboldt State will hold limited in-person instruction this fall; here are the details
A photo essay of the Arcata protests: fists high and voices raised
Protesters gathered at Arcata City Hall and the plaza to speak out against police brutality and racism
Eureka protesters gathered in front of the Humboldt County Courthouse
The reality of ‘going through it’ during a time of a pandemic
With the pressures of the pandemic mounting, people are stuck with an impossible choice
President Jackson speaks with Faculty Senate over virtual teaching
Most classes to be held entirely online
Drake drops surprise project, “Dark Lane Demo Tapes”
Faults give clues to the history of the earth’s crust and how it impacts our future
The Student-Run Radio Programs Remain on Air
The pandemic forces people to re-imagine their birthday plans.
The CSU Travel Suspension has just been extended until July 31
NFL Green Bay Packers pick up Eureka standout in the 2020 Draft
Deposits to students from CARES Act are on the way
Newly Elected Associated Student Board prepares from the 2020-21 school year
Justin Everett continues his basketball career in the Republic of Georgia
Based on projected enrollment, the Associated Students budget is expected to decrease 20% each year, for the next five years
Humboldt State Athletics is making plans for an upcoming reduced budget
A reflection from a former Lumberjack news editor
Where we were, what went wrong & how we build a brighter future
A recipe for when you have too many bananas and don’t know what to do with them
There’s no time like the pandemic to get a start on a starter
DaBaby releases his third album in 13 months, “BLAME IT ON BABY”
A note from a local bus driver longing for a crowded bus again
On-campus food pantry provides for students in need
Pasta, the go-to, easy-to-do meal, but with avocado
No one person is to blame when millions of people are at risk
Ask Evergreen signing off
The U.S. healthcare system isn’t built to handle a pandemic because it’s not built to help everyone
Giovanni Guerrero makes his case for the Associated Students presidency
Associated Students Legislative Vice President Jeremiah Finley runs for the presidency
Quarantine shelter-in-place offers escape for some and anxiety for others—both are damaging
Pretty flowers offer a punch packed with nutrition
20 years later and Resident Evil 3 still feels just as good
How the body uses multiple levels of defense against foreign intruders
Arcata High School’s computer science teacher creates community for videogamers
COVID-19 rages through US as students struggle with online schoolwork
Four things you or your relatives might misunderstand about COVID-19
Faculty member no longer employed by HSU
Despite Humboldt State University going digital, campus housing remains open
What are rent strikes and why are they building during a pandemic?
With life disrupted, lecturer Kerri Malloy perseveres with flexibility and humor
Social distancing has strained my relationship, so be grateful if you’re still with your partner
An account of one HSU surfer’s last breath of clean, fresh air
Everything you might want to know about the 2020 census
Student resources for school, finances, food, housing and counseling
Jane Teixeira begins new position as head of Humboldt State athletics
A letter from HSU’s vice president of Enrollment Management
HSU freshmen got the short end of the stick after facing blackouts and the COVID-19 pandemic
Humboldt State faces enrollment drop, budget cuts and academic department reorganizations
How and when to watch HSU administrators make big decisions
Half-Life: Alyx is the first properly high budget virtual reality effort from a major studio
Associated Students prepare for massive budget cuts
Students on campus can still reach out to medical services
HSU briefly required registration for two public webinars as a security measure
California houses, shelters and aids homeless as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
Telehealth has a chance to make a name for itself in the US
APD asks witnesses to come forward on third anniversary of David Josiah Lawson’s death
An account from an HSU senior living on campus
Lizbeth Cano-Sanchez steps up to the Associated Students presidency
Here’s how HSU received the trees and where you can find them
Looking to the past to learn about the present pandemic
With labs, classrooms and most facilities on campus closed, what is being done with student tuition?
A conversation with a CR student at Pelican Bay State Prison
Some unedited recommendations and brief reviews from some of our staff
There’s never been a better time to start reading books
Everything you need to know to forage for mussels
Grammy-nominated rapper Joyner Lucas shares his debut album, “ADHD,” with the world
While sports may be at a standstill, you can still relish and relive your favorite game moments
HSU, like all colleges, prepares for tough times amid COVID-19 pandemic
Freshman class projected to shrink, number of academic departments to be reduced
HSU student athletes share grief at abrupt endings
Childish Gambino releases fourth and final album
A reminder of the few things we know that help prevent the spread of COVID-19
Alpha Psi Omega attempts a comeback with new students and adviser
Online classes don’t feel like real learning and stifle student motivation
A moderate rainstorm will make its way through Humboldt County
HSU students are under-informed and unprepared for the beast that is mold
Since March 15 HSU has sent out over a dozen emails on their response to COVID-19
A step-by-step guide to making face masks
A photo series from the end of spring break
Associated Students Board of Directors redesigns spring elections
Refunds for various fees are available for Humboldt State students in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak
Locals react to HSU students bused back to Humboldt from coronavirus-afflicted areas
The Weeknd’s fourth album, “After Hours,” has arrived
More Humboldt State students are electing to stick around, but there’s still work to be done
I wasn’t prepared for the school year to end so abruptly
Humboldt State student newspaper wins four first place 2020 California College Media Association awards
Mirage of safety causes mask supply to plummet and xenophobia to reemerge
Lock yourself indoors and pretend these films are strictly fiction
All classes to go online for the rest of the semester and other plans, plus a translation
How to live through a pandemic
Students react to in-person class cancellations due to global pandemic
Businesses capitalize on gender-based price discrimination
How to be productive while procrastinating
Verbal harassment toward women is about control and the assertion of gender discrimination
Arcata High CyberTigers face off against the Novato High Hornets
Inoue confronts the supremacist ideas within American academia
More trouble at the student radio station, this time with the adviser
Classes will be taught remotely starting March 26
Campus discussion touches on importance of traditional knowledge
First-hand account from Humboldt State distance runner Elliott Portillo
Associated Students takes over remains of the clubs budget
Rains look to rush in this upcoming weekend
Claire Till of HSU receives lucrative award to aid her research and academics
Personal accountability paves way for future of transformative justice
With COVID-19 spreading, HSU plans post-spring break response