Jessica Salgado

Jessica Salgado was born and raised in Long Beach. She is currently a journalism student at California State University, Long Beach.

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Black Women Breaking Barriers in Medicine

Nov. 15, 2016 / By
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Did you know only 2 percent of all physicians are black women? See how they are breaking barriers in the medical field.

Conflicted Feelings: Visiting the White House as a Latina

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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South By South Lawn has shown me the beauty within myself and my community. It demonstrated that even though I am one, I can make a difference - that I matter.

Governor Jerry Brown v. Women’s Menstrual Cycle — The Tampon Tax Continues

Oct. 5, 2016 / By
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Governor Jerry Brown chose to continue taxing tampons last month. Here's how women in Long Beach and elsewhere responded.

On Anniversary, CSULB Students Remember Missing 43 Mexican Students

Oct. 4, 2016 / By
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Students commemorated the second anniversary of the kidnapping of 43 students in Mexico with a rally coinciding with actions worldwide.

With DACA, CSULB Dreamer Returns from Mexico and with More Doors Open

Sep. 22, 2016 / By
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We update our profile of Jose Salazar, a former CSULB student body president and Dreamer who just returned from an emotional trip back home to Mexico.

DACA Opens Doors for Former Student Body Prez at CSULB

Jul. 25, 2016 / By
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As CSULB's first undocumented student body president, Jose Salazar was never paid for his work. But DACA is getting him better jobs and a chance to reunite with family in Mexico.

This Is Not A Drill: An Account Of A School Shooting Scare In Long Beach

Jan. 12, 2016 / By
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"To me, this experience was traumatizing and if real, could have had even longer-lasting effects to my personal well-being."

Concert Review: Azealia Banks: She’s Back…

Jul. 6, 2015 / By
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The musician has shown that despite the odds stacked against her, including public spats with her record label and other famous artists, her creativity speaks for itself.

Latina Conference Focuses On Leadership & Education

May. 7, 2015 / By
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Many women at the conference voiced their struggles as working mothers and their fears about going back to school or starting their own businesses.

Is Long Beach Segregated?

Oct. 17, 2014 / By

Everyone knows Long Beach has a rich diversity, but is it segregated?

Are Students Being Prepared Properly For College & Career?

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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Growing up, school felt like a chore: I woke up, ate breakfast, went to school, headed back home, did homework, ate dinner, went to bed, and repeat...