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Scandals highlight Youtube beauty guru community

Scandals highlight Youtube beauty guru community

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions

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 ...

YouTube launches Youtube Red

YouTube launches Youtube Red

By Becky Wolfson, Production Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Arts

YouTube announced their plans on Oct. 21 for a new paid video subscription service, YouTube Red, on the premise that it will provide an upgraded viewing experience of YouTube. In exchange $9.99 a month, viewers have the ability to watch ad-free videos, save and watch videos offline, and play videos...

YouTube star gives new meaning to ‘Black Friday’

By Meghna Balakumar, Online Observations Editor By Justine Stayman, Circulation Manager

April 12, 2011


Filed under Arts

Forget Bieber fever, a new musical pandemic recently swept the globe in a testament to both the power of the Internet and the public’s hunger for Charlie Sheen-esque feats of failure. This new sensation has had many singing its catchy chorus as they wait with friends by the bus stop, enlighten others...

“Epic Mealtime” parodies modern eating culture

By By Kyle Edwards, New Production Editor By Alec Fanaroff, Online Opinions Editor

March 21, 2011


Filed under Arts

Mixing the overindulgence of the food industry, heavy imagination and a carnivorous obsession of all things red and juicy, YouTube’s newest phenomenon is the Epic Mealtime series. Since September, millions of people around the world have been captivated by an anonymous group of Canadian men and women...

Musicians take their talent to the Internet

By Maddy Jacobs, Fact Checker

March 1, 2010


Filed under Features

Ah, YouTube. A place of wonder and procrastination. A place where you go to laugh at crazy cat antics and scoff at Kanye West’s disgrace of Taylor Swift. A place where recently, musically talented CHS students have begun to gather. Junior Nikki Fraser is a talented vocalist and musician who posts...

YouTube is a staple of teachers’ lesson plans

By Donald Kim, Staff Writer

March 1, 2010


Filed under Features

Though YouTube has long been seen as a medium to share images, words, and music for entertainment purposes, the site has become an essential tool in education. YouTube is commonly used by teachers to include videos of certain topics as part of their lessons. For many teachers, this has become...

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