CSULB Enterprise Reporters

CSULB Enterprise Reporters VoiceWaves partners with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) each semester to mentor students' community reporting. The Journalism 495 Enterprise Reporting in Diverse Communities course challenges students to build on their journalism skills covering various neighborhoods throughout Long Beach, including North Long Beach, Central Long Beach, Downtown, and the Westside.

Posts by CSULB Enterprise Reporters:

Dirt, Sweat, and Kickball — Long Beach’s Queer League is Tough

May. 20, 2017 / By
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The league’s not only competitive. It’s bringing all sexualities together.

For Riders, Blue Line Policing Brings New Relief, Old Concerns

May. 19, 2017 / By and
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LBPD officers will begin patrols on the Metro Blue Line this summer. Many riders welcome it as needed security, but some have questions.

Finally — Wilson High Will Get Upgraded Facilities for its ‘Olympian’ Athletes

May. 12, 2017 / By
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Wilson High School athletes have been using deteriorating facilities for years. That might change this summer thanks to Measure E.

Under Shadow of Trump, Long Beach Rallies for Workers and Immigrants

May. 2, 2017 / By
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“No ban! No wall! Sanctuary for all!” chanted marchers through downtown Long Beach on May Day.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools

Apr. 28, 2017 / By
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More than 30,000 Long Beach households don't have internet access. What does it mean for students in digitizing classrooms?

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.