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Keeping Corporation Businesses Limited

By | Onaja Waki You just moved to Arcata, from some big city like San Francisco, or Los Angeles. New to town you start to acquaint yourself with local residents and stores. However, you begin to notice how places like

Letters from Pelican Bay

By| Tania Mejia By now, most of us know there are 2.3 million people behind bars, and that the U.S. makes up 5% of the world’s population while housing 25% of the world’s prison population. Unlike other political topics, there

Editorial: Betsy Devos: Public School’s Enemy Number One

Warfare on Educational Welfare The war on our public education system is on. Betsy DeVos’s appointment as the Secretary of Education is the first indication that our education system is in trouble. DeVos’s devastating record of promoting the deregulation and

Ben Affleck steps down as director of The Batman

Batfleck, out By | Danny Dunn Ben Affleck has decided not to direct the new Batman solo film that is set to release sometime in 2018. There have been multiple rumors of script issues and the possibility that the movie

Editorial: Securing sanctuary for our undocumented students

By The Lumberjack Editorial Board Undocumented students have a right to an education and a safe place to foster that education. Students shouldn’t have to worry about being prejudicially profiled and deported. The new Trump administration’s policy on immigration is threatening

Missing Uber in Arcata

By|Onaja Waki The Uber ride sharing app has been around for six years now, providing rides to cities around the globe. Here in California, an Uber ride is accessible nearly everywhere. However, as we get further up north to Humboldt

Editorial: Politically vocal on the local level

By | The Lumberjack Editorial Board Civic engagement doesn’t just end with the presidential election. ‘We the people’ have a duty to stay engaged in politics year round. The beautiful thing about a democracy is the citizens somewhat have a voice.

Letters from Pelican Bay

By | Tania Mejia Last week, Humboldt County joined the Women’s March movement and marched in solidarity for women’s rights and related causes at the largest protest in our nation’s history. Not only was this a historical day for our country,

What is ‘Greatness’ Measured in?

In Defense of Resistance By | Joe DeVoogd It was a bleak and cold morning in Washington DC on January 21st, 2017.  The world watched the day before in trepidation as the US swore in a brash billionaire to the highest

Increasing fees and increasing fears

By: Domanique Crawford As Humboldt State students struggle with affording available housing and hot meals, we can now add the extra burdens of the proposed tuition fee increase to our list of troubles for the 2017-18 academic school year. Students

Editorial: HSU’s Responsibilities beyond academic achievement

By: The Lumberjack Editorial Board This spring 2017 semester, the Lumberjack staff requests that Humboldt State administration take more responsibility for student welfare, beyond just recruiting students to HSU. The Lumberjack asks that HSU not only consider a student’s academic

Traversing Hills and Stairs University

By: Domanique Crawford My heart is beating too fast and as I stop to rest and catch the breath that stutters out of my lungs in heaving gasps, sweat trickles down my face in never ending rivulets. A slight musk

Letter to the editor: Welcome from the Mayor of Arcata

By: Mayor Michael Winkler Welcome back to Arcata! And welcome to winter weather. I know many of you are from the south, and less comfortable with frost and rain — but I hope you embrace the nature of the North