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Bill Wurtz Takes Online Creators by Storm

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

October 18, 2017

With YouTube’s creative populace skyrocketing in recent years, it’s no surprise that audiences are unearthing hidden gems from the platform’s woodworks. Among these gems lies Bill Wurtz, the creator accredited with nearly 400 videos including history of japan and history of the entire world, i guess. Recently...

YouTube Expanding to Television

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

April 5, 2017

  On Feb. 28, Google revealed the newest addition to its expanding service: YouTube TV, a digital streaming service that is offered at $35 a month and will offer 40 channels at launch. This service is expected to release in the upcoming months in major cities although no plans have been revealed to ...

YouTube vs Television

James Torrico, Writer

November 18, 2016

The world we know is slowly evolving. Many inventions of the 20th century, for example CDs, cassettes, pagers, records, etc are now becoming obsolete. From the past decades there are two inventions which appear to be extremely relevant which are television and the internet, but the internet looks to be ta...

Video girl

On Wed., Nov. 12, Kyle Lucena, 11, demonstrates her love for music with instruments like the ukulele, which drives her to create videos of herself performing music on YouTube. “When I perform a song, I honestly feel shy and I get these weird butterflies when people are watching me,” Lucena said. “I love singing and preforming for people.”

Sophie Prettyman, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

Among numerous people hoping to put a spotlight on their talents is Downey High School junior, Kyle Lucena, a young musician and YouTuber who posts videos of herself performing songs. She has been posting covers of songs such as “Team” by Lorde and “Pretty Hurts” by Beyonce on her YouTube channel...

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

May 22, 2012

Q1: What is video production? A1: In a sense it’s like yearbook in videos because we attend a lot of school events and cover a lot of highlight videos for sports and dances. It gives those who were not able to attend a chance to see what they missed by going on to our DHS YouTube account.   Q2:...

YouTube no longer available at D.U.S.D.

YouTube no longer available at D.U.S.D.

Irene Luna, Co-Editor and Chief

April 4, 2011

An e-mail was sent out to all faculty within the Downey Unified School District on March 21, notifying everyone that YouTube has been blocked from D.U.S.D. and took effect on March 31 at 3:00 p.m.  This action affected not only the students of Downey schools but also the teachers. “I would like...

Young videographers hit record

Young videographers hit record

Thomas Beltran, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2011

Since its creation the internet has become a second form of television with sites such as Hit Record or Vimeo. Recently, recording sketch comedy has been a passion for freshman Juan “Go-Go” Nunez, and his band of actors. The group has recently just made a new page for their Youtube channel and set...

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