Hills Stairs Umbrellas

You probably still carry around steep, damp memories of HSU, which for years has been unofficially dubbed Hills Stairs Umbrellas. Being a Humboldt State student means breathtaking, rainy trips across campus.

WE ASKED THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS—one professor, one student, and one alumnus—for their interpretations of these inescapable Humboldt features.

Evan's Hills
Evan's Stairs
Evan's Umbrella

The Alumnus
Evan Wisheropp (’13, Environmental Management & Protection)

The Professor
Nicole Jean Hill, Art

Nicole's Hills
Nicole's Stairs
Nicole's Umbrella

The Student
Elijah Howe (’19, Art)

Elijah's Stairs
Elijah's Hills
Elijah's Umbrella