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:

What One Organization Is Doing To Reduce HIV/AIDS In Long Beach

Jun. 23, 2015 / By
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As National HIV Testing Day approaches on June 27, we spoke to the ADAM Project, one local group that is working to make a difference.

New Waterfront Plans Puts San Pedro’s Historical Red Car in Jeopardy

Jun. 22, 2015 / By
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The Port of LA electric Red Car is expected to transport its last passengers at the Lobster Festival late in September.

Remembering A Local Hero: Stephanie Alys Bussi

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Besides working for disability rights, Bussi was a champion for affordable housing, homeless services, and public transportation.

Meet Long Beach’s Next Pro Football Star

Apr. 28, 2015 / By
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On Thursday, the NFL will begin its' draft season and the most talented young football players will begin to fulfill their dreams. While Iman Marshall, Long Beach's star football player, won't be drafted just yet, the teen is already getting a buzz.

How Uber & Lyft Are Forcing Local Taxi Drivers To Make A Change

Apr. 24, 2015 / By
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As transport apps like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity, they have been giving relentless competition to taxi companies and Long Beach taxi drivers have been feeling the pinch.

Getting Off A Gang Injunction Not As Simple As “Opting-Out”

Apr. 20, 2015 / By
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Heralded by police as the answer to ending crime and vilified by community activists as the new Jim Crow law, gang injunctions have been a controversial issue, no matter how you look at it. Here are four steps to getting off a gang injunction list in Long Beach.

Long Beach Muslims Fear Growing Prejudice

Apr. 6, 2015 / By and
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With heavy media coverage of the rise of ISIS and the recent shooting at the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, many Muslims feel that public and media sentiment against their religion in the U.S. is growing.

Wage Theft Still at Large, Truck Drivers Say

Apr. 1, 2015 / By
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Imagine working long days and not coming home with enough money to support your family. This is the reality for more than 50,000 misclassified port truck drivers nationwide.

Cuban Artist Visits Long Beach as U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw

Mar. 4, 2015 / By and
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With Obama’s move to thaw Cuban relations, experts predict an influx of more Cuban artists may soon hit Long Beach and the U.S.

What It’s Like To Navigate College When You’re Depressed

Jan. 7, 2015 / By
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Over 70 percent of college students admit to having a mental health crisis while in college. Over 30 percent of students did not report their crisis to another person at their college.

Youth Football Coaches Tackle Violence Issue Head On

Dec. 1, 2014 / By
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National athletes have been in the spotlight, igniting conversations across the nation about whether high-contact sports cultivate a culture of violence. In Long Beach, some local football coaches are choosing to address the violence issue directly.

One Long Beach Dreamer’s Success Story

Nov. 21, 2014 / By
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Last night, Pres. Obama announced the steps he is taking under executive action to fix the broken immigration system. While millions of undocumented immigrants will be granted a pathway to citizenship, millions more are still left invisible. Today, VoiceWaves highlights one undocumented success story.