After spending a whole weekend in San Francisco, the Daily Forty-Niner staff’s luggage was a little heavier carrying home 22 awards from CCMA.
Valerie Osier found her love for journalism while at Riverside Community College and graduated from the CSULB journalism program in 2017. She started as a freelancer for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and shortly thereafter became a reporter for the Daily Breeze before joining the Long Beach Post. She loves telling people’s stories, getting out of her comfort zone and experimenting with different ways to tell those stories and engage the community.
For Spill the Tea: OUTober edition, students give their take on untrue perceptions of the LGBTQ+ community and how they fit outside these molds.