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Web combats global isolation during pandemic

Anjali Noel Ramesh December 28, 2020

By April 8, 2020, 92% of countries around the world had executed some type of quarantine strategy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to National Geographic. Since this date, national and local...

Art by Maleah Gagliardi

Play that pays the bills: Child social media stars subject to exploitation, harm

Allison Kim December 14, 2020

On the 2020 YouTube League list, three of the top five channels with the most total estimated earnings were channels like Kids Diana Show with videos centered around children. Through advertisement revenue...

Day 111

Day 111

Bailey Stover July 6, 2020

Time is a strange concept. Today is July 6. Maybe a more sane person would think staying up until 3 a.m. to finish the second season of Quantico is crazy, but I’m always up for a challenge. I wasn’t...

Day 26

Day 26

Bailey Stover April 12, 2020

Happy Easter! Today is April 12. The cat is officially out of the bag when it comes to my super top-secret video project. I woke up at 8:05 this morning and (after tossing on casually nice clothes for...

Day 25

Day 25

Bailey Stover April 11, 2020

YouTube and I are about to come to blows. Today is April 11. Following a strange dream involving a red and yellow bicycle, two strangers who might have been superheroes and an unexpected trip to Canada,...

How to make 4 DIY masks from household items

How to make 4 DIY masks from household items

Maddie Marrero April 5, 2020

Senior Maddie Marrero demonstrates how to make four different do-it-yourself (DIY) masks from household items such as elastic bands, paper towels, headbands and bandanas. Watch as we walk you through...

Creations under quarantine

Creations under quarantine

Snowy Li March 24, 2020

Spring break means people wish to go hang out with friends and family; however, under the quarantine and travel bans because of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control and the president urge citizens...

Forum 8 movie theater in Columbia, Missouri

Movie theaters lack compared to their competition

Jared Geyer October 26, 2018

ovie theaters define themselves by the amount of complications people experience while there. There is always something to criticize, whether it be the prices of tickets and the atmosphere or the movies...

Break up with YouTube romances

Break up with YouTube romances

Atiyah Lane October 2, 2018

People find kids today different from those of the ‘90s and early 2000s. Weird Internet challenges such as eating Tide Pods, lighting themselves on fire or popping Xanax, as well as the strange famous...

Too much too soon? Social media affects beauty trends

Too much too soon? Social media affects beauty trends

Ann Fitzmaurice February 25, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nside the YouTube search bar lies an endless selection of videos ranging from movie reviews all the way to controversial challenges. Among these genres stands a constant that outstands...

Pimple popping videos rise on YouTube

Pimple popping videos rise on YouTube

Jacob Sykuta January 12, 2018

YouTube has more than 1.5 billion users, making it  one of the most successful social media platforms, as reported by TechCrunch. There are close to 100 million combined views, not of music videos, cats...

Logan Paul video highlights major YouTube issue

Logan Paul video highlights major YouTube issue

Cam Fuller January 9, 2018

On New Year’s Eve, a great disturbance rippled through the Internet. Well, a certain part of the Internet: the section that pays attention to the exploits of brash YouTube celebrities like Logan Paul,...

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