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Scandals highlight Youtube beauty guru community

Jeffree Star is a popular beauty guru on YouTube with 10 million subscribers and also created his own line of cosmetics. A few years ago, racist videos from Star’s past were released to the public, causing him to lose subscribers and business. He has since made a video apologizing for his actions, but still remains controversial in the beauty community.

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor

October 2, 2018

Whether it be for a night out or just laying in bed with nothing to do, people turn to YouTube beauty gurus for product  reviews, makeup tutorials, lifestyle videos and even comedy. The beauty community is dominated by the same, well-known YouTubers for years. However, with racist tweets resurfacing ...

Teach girls to value brains, not just beauty

Barbie is a renowned symbol of beauty that little girls look up to from a young age.

By Jenna Greenzaid, Features Editor

October 5, 2017

For as long as humans have existed on earth, they have always instinctively emphasized the importance of physical beauty. With that beauty comes societal standards, one of them being the idea that beauty is more important than brains. In society, women are held to the standard and expectation that...

‘Most attractive’ is least attractive superlative

Seniors celebrate at the Senior Banquet April 22.

By Ana Faguy, Senior Writer

April 29, 2015

Second semester senior year is filled with fun events centered around class bonding and bringing the students together for a final hurrah before they graduate and move onto the next stage of life. One of these events is the senior banquet, consisting of dinner, pictures, friends and the ever-popular...

Internet not for self-esteem boost

By Jessica Gold, Production Editor

May 25, 2012

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the prettiest of them all? "Not you, you’re so ugly. Get off the Internet, you attention seeker." With the simple click of a button, a video is sent spiraling into the hands of opinionated strangers. Naïve teenage girls with low self-esteem post videos on YouTube in ...

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