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:

A graphic shows a student seated at a desk, with their hands on their head, as if struggling to concentrate. Around them are numerous children and adults, implying the student is in a crowded room.

Children’s education in Long Beach, nationwide may suffer in crowded living

Sep. 23, 2020 / By
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Cramped homes often disrupt learning and can lead to lower graduation rates, studies show.
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy, DeJuan Campbell couldn't play on the field, but he's had an unwavering love for football since age 4. Today, he mentors athletes at Millikan high school to "impact the game in some way."

At Millikan, Cerebral Palsy Doesn’t Stop Football Coach from Winning

Jan. 17, 2020 / By
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Millikan football coach DeJuan Campbell proves that disability is no barrier to success.

Audio Diary: How This Long Beach Woman Survived the Khmer Rouge

Jan. 15, 2019 / By
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In this audio diary, local Lean Taing shares her incredible journey of survival and finding happiness in Cambodia Town, Long Beach.

Long Beach’s Bollywood Dance Duo

Jul. 24, 2018 / By
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From Mumbai to Long Beach, these twins get down with their culture and aren't afraid to mix it up.

After Deportation, How do Families Cope?

Jun. 22, 2018 / By
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ICE deportations cast a wider net, catching families off guard.

Long Beach Poly Teens Vie to Build a Future with Robotics

Jun. 15, 2018 / By
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The ‘Poly Rabbotics’ team members spend about 20-25 hours each week to help build, design and program their robot.

What Will it Take to Quench Long Beach’s Food Desert, Food Insecurity?

May. 29, 2018 / By and
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Urban farmers, city leaders, and activists are all in to solve a hunger problem much bigger than themselves. No one said it was going to be easy.

Análisis: Más Jóvenes Latinos Están Olvidando Cómo Hablar Español

May. 7, 2018 / By
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Los latinos de tercera generación en EE.UU. se les dificulta a hablar con sus abuelos, según un análisis de Pew, y estos jóvenes de Long Beach están de acuerdo.

Finding Long Beach’s Ska Paradise

Apr. 17, 2018 / By
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Bands like War, No Doubt, Sublime, Reel Big Fish, Rx Bandits and Long Beach Dub Allstars are just some of the few Ska bands which have left an imprint in the city.

College Stress: Are You Overworked?

Jan. 23, 2018 / By
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From a scale between 1 and 10, how stressed are you?

Latino Firefighters’ Double Duty: Fighting Race and Fire

Dec. 11, 2017 / By
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As fires continue to engulf California, Latino firefighters say they face racial isolation and continued harassment.

LGBT Hate Crime in Queer-Friendly Long Beach?

Aug. 18, 2017 / By
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“I never thought it would happen here in Long Beach.”