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:

Male Academy In Schools Foster Relationships & Improve Grad Rates

May. 3, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Joshua Esqueda

In his first couple years of high school, James Eastland was involved in a gang...

Local Dancer Fuses East & West Traditions, Sparks Conversations

May. 2, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Elizabeth Schmidt

Shyamala Moorty extends her arms in the air with closed fists, while using her voice to deliver explicit messages...

Profile: Local “Seafood for the Future” Brings Sustainable, Clean Fish Awareness to Long Beach

Apr. 18, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Cole Hughey

It’s not everyday you get to eat fresh seafood caught along the coast...

For Years, LBUSD Students Found School Lunch Unhealthy & Unappetizing

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Evan Cornutt

Cal State Long Beach student Blake Dempsey remembers one thing more than any other about his time growing up in the Long Beach Unified School District: the food...

Seniors Struggle Finding Adequate Housing & Many Wait Up To 5 Years

Apr. 15, 2014 / By

Sixty-one year old Robert Woods continues to wait for adequate and affordable senior housing in the city...

Overcrowded Housing Leads to Mental Health Issues & Decreased Life Expectancy, Says Local Nonprofit

Apr. 9, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Rabiya Hussain

Every morning before Evangelina Ramirez leaves for work, she cleans the house in a meticulous manner so that everything is where it belongs...

LB Youth Connect with Their Cambodian Roots

Apr. 3, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Vivian Gatica; Photo courtesy of Chad Sammeth

Emily Ngov’s grandmother had always liked watching the little girls perform Cambodian dances and wanted her granddaughter to do the same...

Residents, Community Leaders Speak Out Against Human Trafficking

Feb. 6, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Scott Bosco, Clea Kim and Danube Ramirez Hermosillo
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Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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North Long Beach Library Gets a Makeover This Spring

Jan. 9, 2014 / By

By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jazmin Arreola, Lucas McMaster and Manuel Frausto

[Ed. Note] After years of delay, the new North Long Beach Library is scheduled to start construction in spring of this year...

Local Fisherman Eat Contaminated Fish Despite Warnings

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Lauren Harvey, Ashley Ryan, Jessica Mendoza, Taylor Bell and Haley Adams

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Beyond This Moment: North LB Tackles Teen Problems

May. 31, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Travis Gilmore, Jaime Varela, Michelle Navarro, Ariella Rams and Jasmine Hamilton

Last month, students and administrators at Jordan High School in North Long Beach came together for a Youth Empowerment Conference...