Yesenia Pacheco

Yesenia Pacheco Yesenia is a Polytechnic High School student who is also in the journalism club. She enjoys listening to Michael Jackson.

Posts by Yesenia Pacheco:

Sorry, Dad, But No Golden Robe This Graduation

Mar. 12, 2019 / By
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The pressure to meet society’s expectations is a lifelong struggle.

Youth Q&A with Jeannine Pearce: Reflections on Overcoming Trauma, a Recall Effort, and Sexism at Work

Mar. 11, 2019 / By and
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Pearce gives her most personal interview yet, telling how she got back on track to pursue her progressive vision for Long Beach.

Youth Q&A: Mayor Garcia Talks Identity, Housing, Criminal Justice & Pollution in Long Beach

Jan. 3, 2019 / By , and
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Youth Reporters get the chance to interview the city’s first Latino mayor on his plans for Long Beach’s most pressing issues.

For Students, Summer’s Internet Isolation can Cause Anxiety in the Fall

Sep. 11, 2018 / By
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At school, people I enjoy spending time with began hugging me and trying to catch up through casual conversation. I couldn’t breathe and got a really bad headache from all the commotion.

If Elected, What Will They Do for Children? California Gubernatorial Candidates Explain.

May. 25, 2018 / By , , and
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VoiceWaves reporters interviewed gubernatorial candidates John Chiang, Delaine Eastin and Antonio Villaraigosa.

LONG BEACH YOUTH PODCAST: Where are you from?

Apr. 30, 2018 / By , , and
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You'll be surprised to hear from how far and wide our Youth Reporters come! Hosted by Lead Podcast Producer M. Smith and featuring special guests.

Long Beach Poly Teacher: District Woefully Unprepared for School Shootings

Apr. 19, 2018 / By
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“I was told to throw a stapler at the shooter.”