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“The monarchs in my neighborhood:” A poem about moving to a new city

Oct. 5, 2021 / By
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In this poem, VoiceWaves reporter Rachel Livinal writes about her transition from a small city to the much larger city of Long Beach, and how she's learned to move through it all.
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Isolated: A poem about one Long Beach student’s senior year during quarantine

Jun. 9, 2021 / By
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In this poem, Cal State Long Beach alum Tiffany Rawls writes about what it was like to experience her senior year during quarantine.

Opinion: Young people are the present and the future, so stand with me and Vote Yes on Prop 15 and Yes On US!

Oct. 26, 2020 / By
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In this opinion piece, Pouelinna Po writes about how they think Measure US and Prop 15 can benefit Long Beach youth.

If an Earthquake Merged our Mexican Culture

Oct. 15, 2019 / By
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In honor of Latino Heritage month, we honor our culture and the powerful synergies it has created with other cultures.

Join The Global Strike Bixby Park @ The Bluff 9/27/19

Sep. 23, 2019 / By
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Global Climate Strike at Bixby Park at the Bluff on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

The Guidance Center Launches Mental Health Campaign with Local Trainings for May

May. 8, 2019 / By

The Guidance Center will host an online campaign, dubbed “Let Courage Rise," with local events throughout the month to raise awareness on mental health.