The Lens of Experience

The Lens of Experience

How our lives shape the way we see the Lawson killing

(May 18, 2017) It's been with great sadness and a lingering sense of hope that I've watched news of David Josiah Lawson's killing and its aftermath reverberate through Humboldt County. No matter...

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The Week in Weed

Battle Cry

(May 18, 2017) In a May 11 press release, the newly assembled Humboldt County Growers Alliance announced its mission as a trade association of local cannabis farmers and business owners who have pledged...

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Puff, Puff, Savings?

(May 11, 2017) If Congress really wants to reduce Medicaid costs, there could be a pretty simple solution: Legalize marijuana. A new study out of the University of Georgia investigating the association between...

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Rules, Sessions and Stinky Weed

(May 4, 2017) The three state agencies tasked with regulating California's medical cannabis industry released 114 pages of draft rules that are designed to make the industry cleaner and safer, if a bit...

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Editor

Let's Talk About Rex

(April 13, 2017) Humboldt County First District Supervisor Rex Bohn just really doesn't seem to get it. Now, I qualify that claim since we haven't had a chance to have a good,...

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Media Maven

Land of the Free and Uncomfortable

(May 4, 2017) If you can't say something nice don't say anything at all. That's the maxim my parents and teachers taught me. Somewhere along the line, that turned into this: If someone...

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Views

Same Team

How someone can be racist and not know it

(May 11, 2017) Many painful questions will be asked after the killing of black Humboldt State University student leader David Josiah Lawson. Was the killing motivated by racism? Were the responses of first...

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Mailbox

Monopolized

(May 18, 2017) Editor: The institution of Humboldt State, particularly the University Center Board of Directors, needs to be held accountable for the decisions they've made on behalf of the student body (NCJ...

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'A Punishing Experience'

(May 18, 2017) Editor: Having lived in Honeydew for 37 years, I have travelled the route of the May 20 Tour of the Unknown Coast bicycle race innumerable times in my vehicle. Never...

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Restoration

(May 18, 2017) Editor: Regarding the North Coast Journal's May 4 article, "The Butterfly Effect," describing Daniel Veillieux and Joseph Ferber's inspiring vision to transform Arcata into a wildlife habitat: Why must all...

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Choices in Sum

(May 18, 2017) Editor: The tragedy of the young men at an all-night, drunken party started long before one of them was stabbed. Choices were made that had absolutely nothing to do with...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: The Lens of Experience

    • Hi Thadeus, Thank you for your thoughtful piece on the lens of experience. My own…

    • on May 21, 2017
  • Re: Battle Cry

    • Jennifer, if you're going to bother to respond to a comment, at least address the…

    • on May 19, 2017
  • Re: The Lens of Experience

    • I know what happened to Lawson that night. The dumbass got in a fight at…

    • on May 19, 2017
  • Re: The Lens of Experience

    • Thank you for this excellent article Mr. Greenson. You are so right about the importance…

    • on May 18, 2017
  • Re: Battle Cry

    • Thanks for reading and responding. I strongly encourage you to write a letter and share…

    • on May 18, 2017
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