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:

When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...

Spotlighting Local Business: Dong Mai Cambodian Market

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Chie Uraki, Katrina Guevara and Brianda Sanchez

In July of 2007, the mile-long area along Anaheim Street and between Junipero Avenue and Atlantic Avenue was appointed, Cambodia Town.  ..

Jordan High Waits For New Science Building

Feb. 16, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Mitch Atkinson, Audrey La Benz, Grace Orozco, Eddie Perez, Shima Razipour and Daniel Van Hoosier

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...

Long Beach Residents Reflect on Biking and the Blue Line

Jan. 16, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Kellie Reince, Kendra Ablaza, Eddie Kelly, Elisabeth Manville and Kyle Moothart

The following media pieces focused around transportation trends and issues within Central Long Beach...

North Long Beach Residents Struggle to Find Healthy Food

Jan. 10, 2013 / By
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Text By CSULB Reporter Candace Manriquez, Video by CSULB Reporters Kim Norlund and Julian Cabrera

In any given direction from where Griselda Florinda Gomez lives on the west side of North Long Beach, there is a major grocery store within two miles...

City Lags on Much Needed Park Improvements

Dec. 21, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Katrina Guevara, Chie Uraki and Eric Bryan.

Central Long Beach has the lowest number of park space for the highest percentage of families in unemployment and with children in poverty as compared to the other parts of the city, according to Best Start L.A...

Long Beach to Ban Pay Day Loans

Nov. 24, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Student Reporter Mitch Atkinson..

Holiday Food Drives Helps Hungry in Long Beach

Nov. 20, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Student Reporter Natasha Hunkins

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Educated Men with Meaningful Messages

Nov. 14, 2012 / By
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EM3 Program: Educated Men with Meaningful Messages (EM3) works to reduce teenage pregnancy by involving young Southeast Asian, men in health education, training, outreach, and advocacy among their peers and community...

The NIMBY Controversy on Mental Health

Nov. 12, 2012 / By
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By Nicolis Freeman, CSULB Journalism Senior Seminar

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LGBT anti-bullying efforts may ‘fall through the cracks’ due to budget cuts

Oct. 30, 2012 / By
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By Sonia Guillen

For three years, Lakewood High School students have harassed Alyssa Mullenix emotionally and physically for being a lesbian, according to the Press-Telegram.

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Litter: The Ecological Degradation of North Long Beach

Oct. 25, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Candace Marquez

Once a white working-class neighborhood, North Long Beach is now home to many ethnicities including African-Americans, Latinos, Samoans, and Tongans...