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This week in news

By | Charlotte Rutigliano World: Pope Francis urged the United States and North Korea on Saturday to defuse their increasingly tense standoff and avert a potentially horrific conflict. (New York Times Update – 4/29/2017)   Nation: A federal judge on

This semester in news

By | Curran Daly Spring term began on January 17. Since the first Lumberjack issue of the semester, we have covered a wide range of topics within HSU and the local community. Here is a look at some of the

Travel Delays traveling to and from Humboldt

By | Andre Hascall It’s common knowledge that traveling outside of Humboldt county is a long trip. Plenty of students are getting ready to scurry down south to begin summer vacation, while families and friends of Humboldt State University graduates

Art by Claire Roth

Claire Roth’s Art for This Week in Science Spring 2017

Tips from backpack seminar for students

Video by | Andre Hascall Senior Outdoor Adventure Recreation Administration major, Dillon Travis knows a thing or two about backpacking. He works with Center Activities at HSU, and on April 4th he ran a backpacking seminar in the Rec and

Letter to the editor: published memes

Dear Editor, As I sat down Sunday to read the latest issue of The Lumberjack, I was dismayed at the end of the paper. The meme on page 11 of the Wednesday March 22 print was demoralizing. It serves as

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

Illustration. | Liam Olson

Review: Time After Time

By | Liam Olson The pilot episode of “Time After Time”, a new show on ABC, is a great introduction to the story of H.G. Wells’ pursuit to stop Jack the Ripper. Filled with lovable and interesting characters along with

The Spring Deal-Breaker: Midterms on the day after break

By | Erin Chessin Earlier this month, HSU students enjoyed a much needed week long spring break, but not everyone was relaxing. While classes may have adjourned for a week, school work continued in motion. Students said they spent the

Humboldt State Students Missing In-N-Out

By | Curran Daly Julia Hunt left for the In-N-Out in Redding, California a little after 8 p.m. one night in September, arriving at the In-N-Out a little before midnight. “My roommates and I were sitting on our couch all

Criminal Justice Dialogue organizers and guest speakers posing for a photo. Photo courtesy of Vanessa Vrtiak.

Criminal Justice Dialogue

By | Iridian Casarez When Vanessa Vrtiak started volunteering at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, she noticed that the inmates didn’t have many resources needed for success after release. Vrtiak is a graduate sociology student at HSU. Vrtiak coordinated and

HSU Students walk-out of class on March 1st to protest tuition hikes. Photo courtesy of Ryan Cantor.

The Vote is In, Tuition Goes Up

By | Maricela Wexler On March 22, the California State University Board of Trustees voted 11-to-8 to increase student tuition for the 2017-18 academic year by $270 for undergraduates.  There are over 100,000 more students enrolled in the CSU system today

Locals, families, and kids take off at the start of the two mile race in Redwood Park. | Erin Chessin

Slippery slopes at the Arcata Community Forest Run

By | Erin Chessin Runners were lucky enough to experience dry conditions and no weather delays at the Arcata Community Forest Run hosted by the Six Rivers Running Club on March 26. Many competed in either a 2-mile race or

Jacks Pass

By | Keaundrey Clark Softball – After five consecutive weeks in the number one spot, Humboldt State softball dropped to No. 4 in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll. The Lumberjacks are 21-4 overall

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

This Week in News (March 22 to March 28)

By | Iridian Casarez Local -House fire in Arcata A father and son managed to escape a fire that quickly engulfed their home on March 24. The fire started in a closet and spread into a bedroom. Both of them

Illustration. | Joe DeVoogd

Trump Watch (March 22 to March 28)

By | Bryan Donoghue According to a review of court cases, government and legal documents, and an interview with a former federal prosecutor, Donald Trump and his company repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians from former Soviet republics. Trump, his company, and