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California Cap and Trade: Climate Problems Solved?

By | Ciara Emery As hundreds of bills sit on Governor Jerry Brown’s Desk for signature at the end of this legislative session, a cap and trade extension prevails as a win…for some. A ten-year extension to California’s landmark carbon…

Not going down without a fight!

I hope that this letter reaches all of my former Humboldt State teammates, former Jacks that have worn the Green and Gold and all of the Lumberjack supporters out there. I will be sending this letter on to Dr. Lisa…

Don’t be a creep

Grabbing or groping a person without their consent are desperate acts of perversion. The same goes for ogling at someone’s body for too long or texting unsolicited photos. While they may not seem like a big deal, you’re ruining someone’s…

Use it or lose it

By | Reza Sadeghzadeh Why do people have a love and hate relationship with freedom of speech? Well, first of all, everyone enjoys the privilege to express themselves freely. On the other hand, you might come across some “legally hateful”…

The fight must continue

We need to continue to fight for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. We need to continue to fight for the hundreds of thousands of young people whose lives are in jeopardy. Young people who were brought to this country…

Frustration is not hostility

By | Reza Sadeghzadeh It has been almost five months since the death of David Josiah Lawson. Yet, there are still some controversial questions lingering in the minds of students regarding Arcata’s first responders that handled the emergency call on…

Take a Hike

By | Matthew Hable Humboldt County has a reputation for its incredible amount of towering redwood trees and rugged coastal beauty, but these are far from the only nature sights in the county. Many newcomers also discover that Humboldt has…