CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters

CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters New America Media’s youth-led VoiceWaves has partnered with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to produce content for VoiceWaves.org. The Journalism Senior Seminar challenges students to build on their journalism skills covering diverse neighborhoods throughout Long Beach. The CSULB students will report and produce stories that raise awareness of neighborhood issues and concerns in four Long Beach communities: North Long Beach, Central Long Beach, Downtown, and the Westside.

Posts by CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters:

Según estudio, eliminar DACA dejaría un hueco en la economía

Feb. 10, 2017 / By
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Los Dreamers están preocupados de que el presidente Trump cumpla su promesa de eliminar DACA. Esto, no solo afectaría a inmigrantes pero también a la economía del país.

Eliminating DACA Would Leave Hole in Economy, Study Says

Feb. 2, 2017 / By
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Immigrant families worry Trump may repeal a protective policy. But the economy may be at stake, too.

Center Helps Local Seniors Cope with Isolation

Dec. 8, 2016 / By
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A growing number of seniors are living alone and in isolation. The Expo Arts Center is trying to change that.

CSULB Canoe Project Revives Indigenous Traditions

Nov. 30, 2016 / By and
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The ti'at project combined modern science with ancient techniques that go back thousands of years.

Election Uncertainty Raising Questions About Healthcare in Long Beach

Nov. 6, 2016 / By
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Thanks to Obamacare, 80 percent of Long Beach residents were able to enroll in health coverage. But the reform's fate lies in the hands of the next president.

Urban Farms Stretched Thin as Demand for Locally Sourced Spikes in LB

Jun. 23, 2016 / By and
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Long Beach residents want more of their food from hyperlocal sources. Here's how new policies might create more farms and jobs in the city.

Is Social Media Bringing Young People Down?

May. 26, 2016 / By
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A link between social media and mental health problems has been emerging more and more. In this audio slideshow, a youth discusses her mental distress with social media as experts chime in.

In LB, a Home for the Faithful and Progressive

May. 26, 2016 / By
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Believers at Holy Ground, Long Beach’s self-affirmed “progressive Christian church,” reflect a tendency among religious youth to shun mainstream dogma in favor of another worldview.

Gabriel Green: CSULB Student by Day, MMA Fighter by Night

May. 14, 2016 / By
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Gabriel Green is a senior at Cal State Long Beach and is also one of the top-ranked amateur mixed martial artists in the country. How does he do it?

Social Media Helps Save Long Beach Animals’ Lives

Apr. 27, 2016 / By
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Long Beach's animal shelter has cut its dog and cat euthanasia rate in half and most animals are now finding new homes. At the crux is the shelter’s social media effort.

Healthcare for Undocumented Youth is Coming. Is LB Ready?

Apr. 22, 2016 / By
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Undocumented youth may no longer have to pay out of pocket for doctor visits. The Health for All Kids Act launches next month.

Long Beach Nutritionists Link ‘Clean Eating’ to Disordered Eating in Young Women

Apr. 14, 2016 / By
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Long Beach nutritionists say more and more young women they see are suffering from orthorexia, a condition in which the sufferer obsessively avoids foods they view as unhealthy or impure.