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All journalists go to hell

It’s 9 a.m. outside Gist Hall, the mecca for journalism activities at Humboldt State. All the students that typically fill the hallways are still in bed, unable to be bothered until at least 11 a.m. Meanwhile, the only ones awake

Swipe right on self-love

Don’t cheat yourself, treat yourself. Whether you’re dating or single, you should actively practice self-love for healthy relationships and interaction with others. Dating is complicated. If you’re swiping, texting, snapping or sliding into the DMs, navigating the dating culture requires

Art for students’ sake

Humboldt State University must not pull funding and close the Third Street Gallery in Old Town Eureka, which has provided local art to the community for 20 years. As reported in the Lumberjack, by Ahmed Al-Sakkaf on Jan. 16, Humboldt

Justice isn’t complete with Nassar

The Michigan State University board of trustees must follow suit of the USA Gymnastics Board and all resign. Investigations into how Larry Nassar was allowed to prey on women at MSU for so long are being discussed. In an epic

Alternative road to recovery

Humboldt County should reconsider establishing supervised injection facilities (SIFs). The subject matter is polarizing. The simplified idea of a SIF is to administer drugs with clean needles and controlled dosages. Counseling and other services are offered throughout the process. The

Letter to the editor from the family of Erin Henry

To the people of Humboldt County, The family of Erin Henry would like to relay our thanks to all who assisted in the search for Erin. To the Arcata Police Department and all assisting law enforcement agencies, the faculty and

Talking about my snowflake generation

Right wingers love to call liberals “snowflakes,” a popular slang used to describe self-absorbed, thin-skinned millennials. For instance, you might be labeled a snowflake if you are easily offended by someone calling another person “gay” or “retarded.” This is true

Big Brother is still watching you

Personalized ads, location tracking services and obsessive use of social media. Technology is on track to outgrow human intelligence as it continues to ingrain and spread itself throughout our increasingly globalized society. In recent years, George Orwell’s “1984” about a

Universities should model accountability

The sudden retirement of HSU Athletics Director Daniel Collen raises unanswered questions of accountability. How did administrative oversight fail to anticipate and mitigate Athletics’ budget crisis threatening the football program? Did Mr. Collen’s political campaign and election to the Northern

Don’t go missing

By | Reza Sadeghzadeh Humboldt County reported 352 people missing in 2015, and according to ABC News, “That’s more people missing per capita than any other county in California.” It would be fair to say that the black market of

Hit the road, Jacks

Finals are upon us, but so is winter break. It’s time to make travel plans again. Some people huff at the thought of making travel arrangements, especially since many of us just got back from a long-awaited and well-deserved Thanksgiving