Thursday, October 17th

Time Event Title
10:17 am-10:18 am

Great California ShakeOut

HSU Campus
The entire campus community is encouraged to particpate in the largest Earthquake Drill yet. Join millions of Californians on October 17th at 10:17 a.m., and Drop, Cover and Hold On for sixty seconds.

Be an ambassador for earthquake preparedness by reminding others to join in by setting your watch or cell phones to remind you to practice earthquake safety!
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Associated Students/College of Professional Studies Social Mixer

University Center South Lounge
Please join Associated Students and the faculty and staff of the College of Professional Studies for the annual Fall Social Mixer. This is a great opportunity to get to know other students in your college, mix and mingle with the faculty and staff of the college in a relaxed and informal atmosphere and learn about what is happening in Associated Students and the Colleges.

There will be free food and raffles.
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium

Science B Building
Mathematical Modeling with Stochastic Processes by Dr. Chris Dugaw of HSU's Mathematics Department
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Degree vs. Debt

Native American Forum
The impact of rising student loans on the lifetime economic value of a college degree will be examined by a student-led panel hosted by Humboldt State University economics majors on Thursday, October 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Native American Forum (Room 162), opposite the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.
Led by HSU undergraduates Elica Aramesh and Jeff Grabinski, the panel of higher education leaders and local economic analysts will measure the impact of high indebtedness on current students who face an uncertain job market. The panel also will gauge the longer-term affordability and sustainability of the nation’s existing post-secondary education system.
Speakers will include Humboldt State President Rollin Richmond, College of the Redwoods President Kathryn Smith, Humboldt County Director of Economic Development Jacqueline Debets, Edward Jones Financial Advisor and Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board member Bryan Plumley and HSU Career Center Development Coordinator Joy Soll.
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

History Club Film Thursday Nights

Founders Hall
Joins us for Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory."
7:15 pm-9:00 pm

Marine Mammal Stranding Talk

HSU Campus
Please join us for a talk given by Misty Niemeyer this Thursday, October 17th at 7:15 p.m. in Gist Hall room 218. The talk is entitled, "The Marine Mammal Stranding Network in Cape Cod - Necropsies, Stranding Response and Cool Cases"

Misty is a HSU alumna who worked extensively with the Marine Mammal Education and Research Program at Humboldt State from 1998-2002. She went on to work with monk seals in the Hawaiian Islands and with NOAA studying right whales from the air and sea. Misty is currently the marine mammal necropsy coordinator for the IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Team in Cape Cod. She is visiting Arcata and has agreed to give a talk that highlights her work at IFAW and the research experiences she has had after leaving HSU.
7:30 pm

Young Frankenstein Musical

Gist Hall Theater
It’s alive! And it dances! Get ready for Halloween with the HSU production of the scary, sexy and very silly Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein, based on the classic movie but with more singing mad scientists and dancing monsters.

It’s a timeless story about a man, his monster and the women who loved them, presented up close and personal in Gist Hall Theatre, with two added Saturday matinees. Stage director: Rae Robison. Musical director: Elisabeth Harrington. A co-production of HSU Music and HSU Theatre, Film & Dance departments. Starring Erik Standifird, Anna Duchi, Ashley Adams, Christopher Moreno, Sasha Shay, Keith Brown and a surprise guest actor as the Monster.

Parental advisory for sexual humor and situations.
8:00 pm

Reggie Watts

Van Duzer Theater
Spectacularly original comedian/musician/performance artist Reggie Watts spins out riotous, stream of consciousness monologues laced with improvised songs he creates on-the-spot, using only his voice and a looping machine. Blending and blurring the lines between comedy and music with his unique lyrical style, LA Weekly calls Reggie “the most wildly inventive new talent of the past five years.”

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Sep 3rd-Oct 29th

Campus Dialogue on Race Planning Committee

Library Fishbowl
Sep 27th-Nov 30th

HSU Clarke Museum Centennial Exhibit

Clarke Historical Museum
Oct 4th-Nov 3rd

A Moment in Time: Eight Photographers from California’s North Coast

First Street Gallery
Oct 4th-Nov 3rd

Forest Invisible: Photographs by Young Suh

First Street Gallery
Oct 11th-Oct 18th

Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW)

HSU Campus
Oct 14th-Oct 18th

College of Natural Resources & Sciences Student Research Exhibit and Reception

Karshner Lounge
Oct 15th-Oct 17th

ITEPP Coordinator Candidates Open Forum

University Center Banquet Room
Oct 15th-Oct 22nd

Selling a House Seminar

Science A Building

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