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Week of: Mar 20, 2016

Psych Talks Psychology

There is a new colloquium in the psychology department called Psych Talks. Our second talk is Wednesday (3/23) at 4pm in BSS 166. This week’s talk will be given by Dr. Reynolds (the chair of the psychology department) and will be about his research on the association between bullying and depression, self-injury, and suicidality in middle school students. Results suggest important distinctions when addressing bullying as a risk factor in suicide prevention programs.

California Big Time & Social Gathering MultiCultural Center

The MultiCultural center hosts the California Big Time & Social Gathering on Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the HSU West Gym. The Big Time helps strengthen and reinforce indigenous tribal identity among our students, our youth, and our communities. Learn about ceremonial dances, regalia, songs, history and traditions. HSU campus tours, youth basketball tournament, and traditional Indian card game tournament.

There will also be Indian card tournament and demonstrations.

The Big Time will feature the following dance groups:
Tolowa Nation Dancers
Maidu Traditionalists
Red Cedar Drum/Pow-Wow & Social Dances
Santa Ynez Chumash
California Bird Singers
Northern California Traditional Singers
Tuolumne Mewuk Dance Group

Additional Public Info: No photography, please. This is a drug & alcohol-free event. We prohibit the sale & distribution of single-use, plastic water bottles.


Paula Tripp-Allen
(707) 826.5197

Submit Your Presentation to IdeaFest 2016 Office of Research, Economic and Community Development

Calling for everyone’s ideas! The deadline to register for IdeaFest is Monday, March 28. HSU’s three colleges are hosting the 3rd annual IdeaFest on April 22. Join students and faculty in showcasing research, performances, digital projects and more. New or previously presented professional posters or multimedia presentations are welcome. If you are interested in publishing your research, you may also exhibit their poster online in Humboldt Digital Scholar, or be included in the inaugural issue of “HSU ideaFest,” an annual journal for student research to be started this year. If needed, Marketing & Communications is able to reprint posters free of charge prior to the event. The deadline to register for ideaFest is Monday, March 28. Learn more online at

Week of: Feb 28, 2016

English Department hosts ‘Toyon’ Release Party English

The Multilingual Journal of Literature and Art, “Toyon,” is hosting a release party for their 62nd issue on March 24. The reception will take place in the Great Hall at 5:30 p.m. Copies of this year’s issue will be distributed at the release party and contributors will perform a reading of their work. All students, faculty, and community members are highly encouraged to be a part of this celebration as an opportunity to hear new emerging writers and artists.

Week of: Feb 21, 2016

Kinesiology Club Hosts Bigfoot 5K Kinesiology & Recreation Administration

The HSU Bigfoot 5K fun run/walk takes place Saturday, March 6 at 10 a.m. in the HSU Redwood Bowl. Registration is open to the public. HSU staff, faculty, and students can pre-register for $10 and members of the general public can secure a spot for $20.

The race is a fundraiser for the Humboldt State Kinesiology Club. “Our main goals are to provide an experience that facilitates a bridge between the HSU community and the local community, and a fun time for everyone who participates,” says Ashley Alunan, a Kinesiology senior from Hayward, Calif.

Each participant will receive a t-shirt, and the first 3 finishers will receive a prize. Register at the Jogg’n Shop at 1090 G St., Arcata and on the 3rd floor of the Kinesiology & Athletics Building.

Preregistration ends Feb 26th. Cash and checks to HSU Kinesiology Club.

Lecturer and Rabbi Naomi Steinberg Religious Studies

Lecturer and Rabbi Naomi Steinberg will be giving a presentation on Jewish spirituality and mysticism at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in Siemens Hall 108. This is a good opportunity to learn more about how religion is passed on through oral traditions such as storytelling and song. Food and drinks will be provided by the Religious Studies Club.

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