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“Bon Appétit” serves traditional and modern cooking content

A fanart drawing lays out all of the members of the Bon Appétit test kitchen staff. This mix of personalities and editors appear in and produce the videos that the Bon Appétit Youtube channel features.

By Quinn Cook, News Editor

May 29, 2020

Out of all the new trends and entertainment taking off because of pandemic induced free time, the Bon Appétit (or BA) Test Kitchen Youtube channel stands as the grand winner. The channel seamlessly combines the class and tradition of a decades old food magazine with the exciting, yet addicting taste o...

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 ...

YouTube launches Youtube Red

YouTube Red will offer features such ad-free videos, exclusive show content and the ability to save videos.

By Becky Wolfson, Production Editor

November 19, 2015

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

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

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

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

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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