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Rue Bennett stares forward.

COMMENTARY: How Euphoria is an example of the anti-romanticization of mental health and trauma

Jun. 17, 2021 / By
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In this piece, our reporter discusses why they believe “Euphoria” has set a good example of how to portray living with mental illnesses.
From left to right are photos of three artists: King Gandara, Angel Aura, and Angela Jane Bachmann.

“A totally different experience”: Long Beach musicians speak on how the pandemic has changed how they work

Feb. 17, 2021 / By
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Three musicians speak on how the pandemic has made them have to find new ways to work, reach listeners and stay creative.
Youth Reporter and poet Snigdha Barua shows how one can learn to speak “Benglish” and be both Bengali and American at LBUSD schools.

How I Overcame Language Barriers in Long Beach Unified – Student Narrative

Apr. 1, 2020 / By
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Youth Reporter and poet Snigdha Barua shows how one can learn to speak “Benglish” and be both Bengali and American.