Friendship is integral to mental health

If there’s one concept children have a stronger grasp on than adults, it’s friendship. Before puberty, when the biggest problems in our lives were a dead Gameboy and the brussels sprouts we’d have to eat for dinner that night, friendship

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Slick Vic and the Basketball Chronicles

Humboldt State University’s men’s basketball guard Victor Mijas, who some may know as Slick Vic, took on his senior year facing the challenges of COVID-19. The pandemic swept the nation by storm in 2019, leaving athletes across the world questioning

4 Easy Places to go Bird Watching in Humboldt County

1. The Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary The Arcata Marsh is one of the easiest places to walk around and see staggering amounts of birds. Birders have spotted over 300 species of birds in the Arcata Marsh. You’ll see geese,

Finding a trace in whales

Welcome to the Humboldt Coast, home of nudibranchs, crabs, and of course, whales. The water we know to be so cold is actually a large reason why the whales are here in the first place. Claire Till from Humboldt State

Bigfoot is a criminal

Hulu’s latest true crime documentary series, Sasquatch, was quite fittingly released April 20. The crime was a triple homicide in mid-1990s Laytonville. The victims? Three employees on a cannabis farm. The lead suspect? Bigfoot. The mysterious ape committing a gruesome

Shave your head

We’ve all had a troubling year, that’s for sure. Probably so much so that you’d want to rip your hair out or better yet, shave it all off. I believe that everyone should shave their head at least once in

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Making a New Year’s Eve resolution

By Domanique Crawford This sounds familiar, right? You wake up and smell the fresh air. It’s a new day, a new year, and there’s definitely going to be a new you. You whip out a pen and paper to jot

Q&A with fencing master Antone Blair

By: Andrew Butler Q: Where did you get your start in fencing? A: I joined a college club at Beloit college in Wisconsin. I started it as a hobby; I had no intention of making a career out of it.

Word on the street

Photos & Story by: Alex Hasenstab Going home for the holidays is a nice break after a long semester. There is no school, we get time off and we get to be around our families. Still, as nice as it

A good start to “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

By: Liam Olson “A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Bad Beginning: Parts 1 and 2” are definitely a good start to the new Netflix series. From the wide variety of different characters to the beautiful sets of these episodes, “The

High school friendships can change and that’s okay

By Ashley Groze It seems when I was in high school I never did find my place. Of course I had tons of “friends” whom I would see on campus or at games that I would say hey to. But

A taste of Bim – Review

By: Bryan Donoghue Picture yourself reclined in a lounge chair on a beach in Barbados. Directly above you, coconut trees lightly sway in the wind, as the sun breaches between leaves and streams of light shine through. Many can imagine

Healthy back to school habits

By: Claire Roth Pulling yourself out from your winter pile of blankets with the words back to school ringing in your ears can be difficult. The vision of the never-ending staircase of Founders Hall you’ll have to climb to get to class

HSU’s Basketball standings

By: Keaundrey Clark CCAA – Men’s Basketball Standings CONF. OVERALL STREAK UC San Diego 9-1 14-3 L1 Chico State 8-1 15-2 W9 San Francisco State 7-2 14-2 W1 Sonoma State 7-2 11-4 W5 Cal State San Marcos 7-3 12-5 W5

NFL Playoffs

By: Keaundrey Clark The National Football League divisional round has passed and gone. We learned a few things this past weekend. You need an elite quarterback to get this far in the season. The four remaining quarterbacks, Matt Ryan, Aaron Rodgers,

President-Elect Trump’s appointees

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to be sworn into office as the president of the United States, he nominates candidates for his cabinet.  The president’s cabinet consists of the vice president and the heads of 15 executive departments that include

Day of solidarity for the greater HSU community

Staff and students invited to a day of healing By: Andrew George Butler Waking up on the first day of the semester with a hundred tasks and no answers, many miles from home in small town Arcata, can make the

The Trump Presidency – KHSU town hall meeting

By: Iridian Casarez Thursday Night Talk, a weekly KHSU radio program, is set to hold an open town hall style forum Jan. 19 in HSU’s Kate Buchanan room. The event will feature local law enforcement members, educational administrators and advocates,

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This week in news

By: Iridian Casarez Local News  Coastal National Monuments in Humboldt  Obama expanded the California Coastal National Monuments in Humboldt county. Trinidad Head, Walumph Lighthouse Ranch and the Lost Coast Headlands were officially designated as California Coastal National  Monuments.  Women will

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