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Q-Fest celebrates queer and trans people of color in the arts

Humboldt State senior Jonathan Salinas is no stranger to discrimination in this community. Salinas was even told once to move out of Humboldt by a community member. Though moments like this dishearten Salinas, helping organize events like Q-Fest inspires him.

HSU professor Christopher Dugaw is honored for daring rescue efforts

The story of how two men risked their own lives to save a lost girl. Humboldt State mathematics professor, Christopher Dugaw, Ph.D., received a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Medal earlier this month for his assistance in the dangerous rescue

“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

HSU Library expands special collections

Humboldt State students now have access to more research materials than ever before. On Feb. 27, the HSU library hosted the grand opening of the new special collections section, previously contained to a tiny room on the third floor. “It’s

Housing and international program directors lose jobs

The reality of Humboldt State budget cuts sets in as three departments recently lost employees. The positions of Associate Director of Housing Facilities, Steve McKenzie, Director of Center for International Programs, Ge-Yao Liu, and Associate Vice President for College of

McKinley statue is no more

The Arcata City Council votes to remove the McKinley statue on Feb 23. amid strong support from the community. Footage by Stephanie McGeary and Garrett Goodnight. Edited by Stephanie McGeary. “Hey! Ho! McKinley’s got to go!” Humboldt State students shouted

Local taxicabs welcome Uber challenge

Since its recent availability in Humboldt County, Uber has become an increasingly popular alternative to taking taxis. Although the San Francisco based company may provide some serious competition, the local cab companies don’t seem worried about it yet. William Startare,

Inked Hearts leaves mark

Tattoo artists and enthusiasts looking for a good time flocked to the Blue Lake Casino last weekend for the ninth annual Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo. Hosted by Amy and Ted Marks from NorCal Tattoo in Arcata, the event featured multiple

Student bands rock The Jam

Downtown Arcata music venue The Jam was filled with energy and excitement on Feb. 1. Two bands, Dimboi and NASA, both made up of Humboldt State students, performed at a free show for the community. Local residents and students crammed