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Bill Wurtz Takes Online Creators by Storm

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...

YouTube Expanding to Television

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...

YouTube vs Television

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...

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.”
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...

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia
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...

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

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

Young videographers hit record

Young videographers hit record
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,...

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