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Studying dinosaurs is dino-mite

Humans can learn from dinosaurs’ experiences with climate change Humans can learn from dinosaurs’ experience with global warming. Elliot Dabill, president of the board of directors for Friends of the Arcata Marsh, gave a lecture on Friday Feb. 15 on

Black excellence in science

Cellular and molecular biology major, Tanae Nichols, shows other black girls, anything is possible

Meet the professor: David Gwenzi

David Gwenzi is this month’s professor profile. We talk about his culture, his academic achievements and his contribution to HSU.

Astrology versus Astronomy

Similar origin stories don’t change the fact that one tends to be taken more seriously Astrology is the study of how the planet’s movements affect our human sphere. Astronomy is the study of celestial objects and these objects are said

Are birds real?

Investigating and debunking the internet trend claiming birds aren’t real

Snowy plovers fight for protection

Humans act as primary threat to the endangered bird species A snowy plover egg sits in a small burrow on Clam Beach. A raven creeps up on the lonely egg and pecks it in half. The scavenger slurps up the

Virtual reality comes to Humboldt

By James Wilde   Virtual reality has come to Humboldt, with VR headsets available in both the McKinleyville and Humboldt State University libraries. Reporter James Wilde went to both libraries to check out virtual reality… For real.

Science on Tap!

Professor talks about implicit bias over pints

Webcam wary

Computer privacy practices

Farmers hit a rough patch

Fusarium Fungus wipes out majority of Warren Creek Farms sunflower and pumpkin patch

Something’s in the water

Following two other California State Universities, Humboldt State tested water sources on campus

Making black gold

Humboldt State University food waste feeds worm farm Every two and a half weeks when school is in session, HSU sends about 18,000 pounds of food waste to a local worm farmer for composting. According to HSU’s Facilities Management website,

Looking for lichens

Biology student puts classroom lessons to practical use with regular plant ecology forest walks in the Arcata Community Forest.

A Groundtruthing Adventure

Volunteer groundtruthing adventure in the Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park at EPIC’s annual Base Camp examines and documents environmental impacts of Caltrans ‘Last Chance Grade Project.’

Fisheries hatches more than fish

HSU fish hatchery hopes to expand legacy with new projects. OR Hatchery projects seek to cut energy use by half and grow produce using fish waste.

Room for improvement

University sustainability assessments reveal strengths and weaknesses of Humboldt State University’s campus wide environmental impact

Fact and Flattery

Nearly 40 students listen to countless timelines and strategies designed to impress future professors in the position to decide their fate