Michelle Siebert

Michelle Siebert is a senior at California State University, Long Beach majoring in Journalism. She has experience as a multimedia assistant and writer for the Daily 49er newspaper at CSULB. She has also written for Dig Magazine and Random Lengths News

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CSULB Canoe Project Revives Indigenous Traditions

Nov. 30, 2016 / By and
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The ti'at project combined modern science with ancient techniques that go back thousands of years.

Op-Ed: Culture Should Not Be a Barrier in Adoption

Feb. 3, 2016 / By
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"What the experience of my family shows is that familial bonds do not depend on a shared race or culture, and that they can in fact be enriched by ethnic or cultural differences."

Cambodian Voices On The Local Impact Of Deportation

Dec. 22, 2015 / By
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The Khmer Girls in Action event 'Not Home for the Holidays' took place at McBride Park that day and held a discussion on the local impact of deportation. They shared ideas on how to keep families united.

Iraq Talks Back In Long Beach: Scholars Talk Popular Movements In Iraq

Dec. 9, 2015 / By
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The violence of war and its consequences in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq have caused thousands of refugees to leave their home, but it all started in Iraq.

Mayor Garcia’s Economic Roundtable Draws Diverse Audience

Nov. 22, 2015 / By
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Low-wage restaurant workers to nonprofits, from small business owners to city officials were present to discuss raising the minimum wage to $15, enforcement, and sick day benefits.

Hotel Workers Demand More Protections

Nov. 18, 2015 / By
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Long Beach hotel workers led a candlelight march Thursday at the local Renaissance Hotel Promenade, asking city leaders to pass legislation to protect hotel workers from excessive workloads and sexual harassment.

Long Beach Women Discuss Sexual Harassment & Pay Gap In The Service Industry

Oct. 27, 2015 / By
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Sexual assault, pay gap, and heavy workloads were all topics of discussion last Tuesday at a film screening and panel discussion entitled, “Rape on the Night Shift” at CSULB.

More Than 100 Films Screened At LB Indie Film, Media & Music Fest

Oct. 14, 2015 / By

“It’s about celebrating global diversity through film,” said Daniel Walker, the Founding Director of Long Beach Indie Film, Media, and Music Festival said.

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Oct. 5, 2015 / By

“You feel empty without it. You feel like you’re kind of blocked from your friends and everything... I didn’t really like it so I always have my phone with me,” said 20-year-old Sandra Ramirez, a self-described phone addict.

NAACP Leaders Open Freedom Park In Long Beach

Oct. 5, 2015 / By

“NAACP has a long history in the city and country so it’s a very fitting tribute to name this park after the organization,” Robert Garcia, the Mayor of Long Beach said.

Community Gathers To Pray For Healing Of Local Dishwasher

Sep. 30, 2015 / By
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Claudia was struggling in her abusive and stressful working conditions as she overworked and had an overwhelming load of dishes, as she wasn’t receiving support.