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YouTube is more than just cheap entertainment

YouTube is more than just cheap entertainment

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under Opinion

After being awake since 4 a.m., going through six hours of school, and doing homework till 10 p.m., there’s not much else I want to do at the end of the day apart from curl up with a blanket and watch YouTube. Still, there are people who don't quite understand this because YouTube is a relatively...

YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

YouTube policy limits freedom of speech

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
September 11
Filed under News

YouTube, one of the world's largest entertainment websites, has started censoring videos. In the past five years, YouTube has served as more than just entertainment. It became a career industry. Popular YouTubers were able to make money on advertisements played before their videos. However, many...

The rise of YouTube celebrities

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer
December 17
Filed under A&E

Record, edit, and upload - that is all it takes to become a potential Internet sensation today. The popularity of the video sharing website, YouTube, has created a new medium of entertainment. It has allowed otherwise normal people to "broadcast" themselves to obtain masses of fans and sometimes achieve...

How to become a YouTube celebrity

How to become a YouTube celebrity

April 13
Filed under A&E

With over two billion going to YouTube daily, it's an easy way to get your name out there and become famous. Here are a few steps to get the most views. Step One: Know how to edit a video Just knowing the basics of video editing will get you far. No one wanted to watch someone stumble over their thoug...

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

Students’ reactions to Wallace’s YouTube sensation

March 24
Filed under A&E, Campus

UCLA student, Alexandra Wallace, posted an appalling video on YouTube “Asians in the Library,” a rant about “hordes of Asians” at UCLA.  The video included a tirade of insulting language about their lack of “American” manners around campus and in the library. The video soon became well kn...

“Friday” the latest YouTube sensation

“Friday” the latest YouTube sensation

March 16
Filed under A&E

After having millions of views in just a few days, 13-year-old Rebecca Black’s debt single “Friday” is becoming the newest YouTube sensation for all the wrong reasons. For the past two weeks, Black’s song has been one of the main topics on popular websites Twitter and Tumblr. Her sudden eruption...

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