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:

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


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


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.


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...

LBCC Recording Program in Jeopardy

Oct. 16, 2012 / By
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By Betty Villalobos

As budget cuts threaten Long Beach City College academic programs, students in the music department link arms and stand ground against the menacing boulder heading directly towards the Recording Engineering and Record Producer programs...

CSULB Journalism Project: West Long Beach

May. 22, 2012 / By
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Students from the Journalism and Mass Communications Department at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) partnered with New America Media’s youth-led Voicewaves this semester to cover issues in some of the city’s most diverse and economically disadvantaged communities...