Posts Tagged as "California"

Report from the Dream Brave Summit

Feb. 3, 2013 / By
Tags: , , , ,

I didn’t really know what to expect when I met with other young people from Long Beach to go to the Dream Brave Summit...

Education Proposition: What LB Educators Think

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
Tags: , , ,

Over the last 25 years California has continued to face an education crisis, and more recently, schools have not only seen continuous hikes in tuition rates, but drastic cuts in classes and teachers...

Legalize It: The Economic Debate in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
Tags: , , ,

By VoiceWaves Youth Reporter Abbey Rhodes

This month Colorado and Washington State legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational use...

Think Outside the Box: Adalhi and Christian

Nov. 15, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

Just like you, I was born in a corrupt world and just like you, I didn’t choose the time nor the place or the problems before I came into this life...

Think Outside the Box: Justine and Alyson

Nov. 7, 2012 / By and
Tags: , , , ,

By Justine Calma

When I see an Asian man in the media I am usually confronted with one of two stereotypes...

Think Outside the Box: Jesus and Diana

Nov. 1, 2012 / By and
Tags: , , , ,

By Jesus Almaraz

This chance to decide where this money will be spent it is a great honor...

Making the Case for Voting in Long Beach

Oct. 31, 2012 / By
Tags: , , ,

By VoiceWaves Guest Writer Tonia Reyes Uranga

I want to stress the importance of voting in this very important election this November 6th...

California’s Pickiest Eaters Grade New School Lunches

Oct. 23, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , ,

News Report by Jacob Simas / NAM Youth Wire reporters

Two months into a new school year that saw stricter federal nutrition guidelines go into effect for school meals, youth reporters from New America Media fanned out in high schools across California to interview their peers and check out the view from the lunch line...

Think Outside the Box: Josh & Angela

Oct. 23, 2012 / By and
Tags: , , ,

Every tax dollar funneled into jails and prisons takes funding away from other services and needs, including K-12 and higher education...

A Sense of “Despair” Hangs Over Community College Campus

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , ,

Amigos 805, Commentary, David Magallanes , Posted: Apr 08, 2012

As I walk across campus at the community college where I teach, I sometimes get the impression that I can almost hear my own footsteps as I walk toward my classroom or to an office I need to visit...

The Challenge for Kids’ Health Insurance – Keeping Them Enrolled

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , ,

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 14, 2012

When the breadwinner of a Hmong family in Merced, Calif.,..

College Students Protest Cuts to Higher Education

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
Tags: , , ,


By Tony Aguilar
Coachella Unincorporated

Sacramento, Calif. — According to the California Governor’s budget summary for 2012-2013, higher education in the state of California has been cut by more than $2.65