Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
Aug 26th

HOP - Backpacking Adventure

Recreation & Wellness Center
(This outing is for HOP Students only.)

The North Coast of California is well known for its abundance of accessible areas. This backpacking trip will take place in either the Marble Mountains or Trinity Alps. These unique mountain ranges will expose any level backpacker to the landscapes that paint a mirage of absolute beauty. Imagine rugged mountain peaks, pristine lakes, grassy meadows and amazing sunsets and you have a picture of what this trip has to offer. This weekend trip will consist of a moderate hike into base camp and plenty of time for day hiking, sunbathing, socializing, fishing and/or just contemplating.

Register today by phone by calling Center Activities at 707-826-3357 to pay by credit card, or mail in a completed HOP registration form to Center Activities, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521.
3:00 pm Aug 26th

The Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence Welcome Home Party

MultiCultural Center Parking Lot
Welcome to the Fall semester! The Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence - African American Center for Academic Excellence (AACAE), Latin@ Center for Academic Excellence (LCAE), Native American Center for Academic Excellence (ITEPP), and the MultiCultural Center are hosting a welcome party for students, and want to invite you to join us! This year’s Welcome Home Party will be on Friday, August 26 from 3-5pm at the MultiCultural Center.

This event offers new students the opportunity to learn about the Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence, and to meet staff, faculty, administrators, and other students on campus. This event also allows for students to learn more about supportive campus programs and organizations. There will be free food, music, tours of the Cultural Centers for Academic Excellence, prizes, and tabling!

Please contact Amy Salinas Westmoreland at amy.westmoreland@humboldt.edu if you have any questions.

Hope to see you there!
6:00 pm Aug 26th

HSU Department of Theatre, Film & Dance 2016-17 Auditions

Van Duzer Theater
Don't miss out on our season auditions this Friday (Aug. 26) at 6pm in the Van Duzer Theatre on the HSU campus. Have a one-minute monologue prepared to audition for Peter and the Starcatcher, Columbinus, Julius Caesar, and Real Women Have Curves. There is also a sign-up sheet outside the department office if you'd like to have a specific audition time.
Aug 27th

HOP - Stone Lagoon Canoe & Campout

Recreation & Wellness Center
This weekend trip will take place at one of Humboldt Lagoon State Park’s lagoons. We will spend the day paddling across the lagoon in canoes and sea kayaks. The rest of the trip will consist of hiking to the beach, paddling around the lagoon or swimming. The evening will consist of preparing dinner, watching the sunset, socializing at the campfire and sleeping outdoors with the waves crashing in the background. This is truly a unique way of spending the weekend with a new group of people in a beautiful and majestic environment.

Register today by phone by calling Center Activities at 707-826-3357 to pay by credit card, or mail in a completed HOP registration form to Center Activities, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521.
12:30 pm Aug 27th

Women on the Water

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
We create a welcoming environment for all women to come together to learn the neccessary skills, gain confidence, and sink your fears in a fun, safe, and supportive all-female environment. This small group paddle will prepare you for the wonderful world of kayaking and introduce you to the kayaking community. Brief on-land instruction will be followed by getting out on the water.
7:00 pm Aug 27th

Kathy Griffin

Van Duzer Theater
Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing. She breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy.

From penning New York Times best-selling books to filling the country’s biggest concert halls on her comedy tours, Griffin has cemented herself as one of the most powerful figures in comedy. Unfiltered, unafraid, and utterly hilarious - she is a must-see for any stand-up fan.

“Kathy Griffin is in wickedly funny form…for an immersion into something truly wild, there’s nothing like experiencing Kathy Griffin live.” – The Los Angeles Times

“Kathy Griffin doesn’t hold back….” - The Village Voice
9:30 am Aug 28th

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Introduction

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
Get a great workout while having fun! Join the growing world of Stand up paddling – it’s easy and adventurous! Designed to acquaint you with the sport of stand up paddle boarding in a calm, enjoyable, flat water setting. Instructors cover equipment, board handling, proper body mechanics, paddle strokes, maneuvering and water safety.
11:00 am Aug 28th

Family Fun Day

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
Get the family together and get out on Humboldt Bay! Our aquatic staff will outfit you with an appropriate craft, give a brief paddle and safety talk as well as introduce you to the boats, then you and your family can launch off the dock to lead your own adventure!
11:00 am Aug 30th

SkillShops: Discussing White Privilege

Library Fishbowl
This is the beginning of an ongoing conversation about whiteness and white privilege at HSU and in our communities which began over the summer. These discussions are intended to inform people about the issues surrounding whiteness (white privilege, white fragility, white spaces, etc.) and to bring up questions and challenge us about our role in our communities and in our day-to-day lives.

These discussions are uncomfortable and challenging by design- beware of triggers and emotionally-charged content. However, you are encouraged to get uncomfortable. By engaging in these honest discussions you will exercise your 'racial stamina' and become more comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Each discussion is focused around a set of readings, videos and/or audio. Please come to the session prepared to discuss the issues as presented in the assigned resources. This week's resources:
Watch: What does white privilege mean to you? (http://projects.seattletimes.com/2016/under-our-skin/#white_privilege) (7m segment of the Seattle Times' Under Our Skin interview series)

Read:

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack (the often-cited 4p article from Peggy McIntosh - 1989) - http://nationalseedproject.org/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack
What is White Privilege? (15p chapter from Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building by Donna Bivens, and Barbara Major) - http://nationalseedproject.org/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack

Space limited! Pre-register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event.php?id=1153858
2:00 pm Aug 30th

YES House Open House

YES House
Swing by the YES House to learn about our student-led programs and to enjoy some light refreshments. If you're interested in connecting with other students who have a passion for volunteering and community engagement this is the place for you! Come meet the awesome student staff and get the information you need to get involved with us!

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