Posts Tagged as "COVID-19 pandemic"

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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.
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COVID-18 PODCAST: Unusual remote relaxation in Long Beach

Jun. 8, 2021 / By
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In this episode, local youth Nereida Nieto about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her relationships, education, and family.
A sign at Poly High School welcomes students back and says in-person instruction will continue until June 16.

LBUSD schools with more students of color had less students return to in-person learning

May. 24, 2021 / By
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Less students at schools with higher student of color populations returned to in-person learning for the close of this school year. Students discuss why they are or aren't returning.
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For Long Beach grocery workers, soon to expire hero pay has helped with necessities and mental health during the pandemic

May. 12, 2021 / By
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Stores have been hesitant to embrace hero pay ordinances, but the additional dollars per hour have been beneficial for grocery workers.
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COVID-18 PODCAST: A young man’s experience with protests and safety precautions in Long Beach

Apr. 20, 2021 / By
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This episode documents how one young man studying at Long Beach City College has dealt with protests, safety precautions, and school during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A man with a mask over his mouth poses in front of a tree and holds a sign saying "Food 4 Less enforce mask use."

Long Beach residents continue protesting Kroger as closure of two local stores nears

Apr. 9, 2021 / By
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Both the Food 4 Less in North Long Beach and a Ralphs near the Traffic Circle are set to close April 17.
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Young adult expansion of Medi-Cal benefits many, but also highlights other age groups’ healthcare benefits needs

Mar. 30, 2021 / By
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The expansion has benefited many young adults throughout the state, but organizers say it has also shown how there continues to be a need for further expansions of benefits.
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PODCAST: How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed one Long Beach local’s employment

Mar. 30, 2021 / By
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In this podcast, a Long Beach local shares how the pandemic has changed their career path multiple times.
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CSULB students upset by proposed change to current grading policy

Mar. 19, 2021 / By
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The proposed change could lead to the integration of pluses and minuses into grades, impacting GPAs and decisions based on them like academic probation and financial aid.
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Explaining California’s expansion of full scope Medi-Cal for undocumented youth ages 19 to 25

Mar. 16, 2021 / By
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Full scope Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented youth ages 19 to 25 first began in January 2020. This guide answers some questions you may have about these benefits.
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Long Beach youth share how they’ve coped with pandemic-related anxieties

Feb. 25, 2021 / By
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Long Beach youth tell us about the hobbies they've picked up to deal with anxieties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“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.