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Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young people have taken to a new platform for self-expression: YouTube. Included in this group are students, even here at school. ...

Opinion: Steve1989MREInfo is the best

Opinion: Steve1989MREInfo is the best

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

October 29, 2018

Joseph Gomez ran out of ideas and was too exhausted to do a scandalous video on politics or social issues. So, he decided to give attention to something that legitimately makes him happy...for some reason. Introducing Steve1989MREInfo, the second best channel on YouTube. Praise be.

YouTube is more than just cheap entertainment

YouTube is more than just cheap entertainment

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

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, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

September 11, 2016

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, ScotCenter Segment Editor

December 17, 2013

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, 2011

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, 2011

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, 2011

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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