YouTuber of the Week: Miranda Sings 12

Gavin Mercado

With YouTube and Netflix becoming the top two things on the internet, we here at Journalism are starting a new series called, “YouTuber of the Week.”

Here we will choose a YouTuber by popularity and fame school-wide. The YouTubers on this series are ones that you should definitely check out! So let’s get into our first YouTuber, Miranda Sings!

Miranda Sings has been on YouTube just about since YouTube started in 2004. Her real name is Colleen Ballinger. Colleen also has two other YouTube channels titled PsychoSoprano and Colleen Vlogs. Both popular. More…

Returning to Netflix 2018 Reply

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Ashley Wolf and Gwyndalynn Kent

If you don’t know what Netflix is, it is a sort of company that has an app and website where you pay for a membership, and they let you watch many different shows and Movies, some of which that they made. Netflix is known by people almost all over the world. The only downside is that sometimes they don’t tell you what shows and movies are going to be coming soon, you actually have to google it, so while you’re scrolling around on the Cougar Chronicle, if you want to know, you should read the rest of this article.

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Will We Make It To The Wizard? Reply

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Avalyn Walton

Almost everyone has seen The Wizard of Oz at some point in their life; it’s a classic after all. The fantastic story of a young girl who travels into a distant and wondrous world is timeless. How could you not enjoy being able to see a girl’s ordinary life be turned extraordinary so quickly?

This timeless story might just be in trouble, though. As many already know, West Arts Productions is hosting the show The Wizard of Oz this February 1st, 2nd, 8th, and 9th. Unfortunately, though things haven’t been smooth sailing. More…

C’ya Screamin! Hey Incredicoaster! 1

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Gavin Mercado

5, 4, 3, 2, 1, SCREAMMM! Oh, I’m supposed to write, sorry. Anyways, on January 8th, California Screamin had it´s very last screamers scream for one final time. Wow, that was a tongue twister. It was a sad day for many.

The reason why this attraction closed is because of the previously mentioned Incredicoaster that will be opening in Summer 2018. Very soon.

Recently, Disney released a wooden model of the inside of the tunnels (shown above), and I´ve gotta say, this is going to be so much better than California Screamin. Nobody really ever liked the boardwalk theme anyway. More…

Musical.ly Ending? Reply

Mia Grasse

It’s unbelievable, but Musical.ly may soon be coming to an end. There have been many petitions and websites displaying the thought of permanently dismantling Musical.ly.

For example, www.ipetitions.com has a petition with over 330 signatures. The creator of the petition says, “Sign this to raise awareness about how Musical.ly is a horrible, cancerous application, and sooner, hopefully, end it for good.” Taylor Mayfield, from Somerset says, “this app is horrible and kids get on there and are exposed to bad songs.”

There are many comments on these petitions shaming Musical.ly for its inappropriate nature, but others say it’s a harmless way to have fun with friends. What are your thoughts on Musical.ly possibly ending?

 

She’s So Done With Playing Piggyback 1

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Gavin Mercado

Have you listened to any Melanie Martinez songs? Yes? No? If you have, however, you know how original, creative, intelligent, witty, and different she is. Her music is very unique. In her one and only album Crybaby, she sings metaphorically through songs about love, murder, and being crazy or insane.

Recently, her former friend, Timothy Heller, posted some unbelievable things about Melanie, accusing her of assault. Melanie later denied the accusations. Fans exploded. Some sticking with Melanie, and some moving to Timothy´s side.

There were horrible videos uploaded to YouTube of people burning and throwing out their Crybaby merchandise. With some saying ¨In this house, we don´t support assaulters¨ as they burned their Crybaby items. More…

Oprah’s Amazing Speech Reply

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Avalyn Walton

The Golden Globes have passed, and there has been a surprising amount of buzz around Oprah’s speech, as you may expect since Oprah is the first black woman to accept the Cecil B. DeMille award in the history of the Golden Globes. Men and women of all colors were moved by what she said during her acceptance speech, and some have surprisingly gone far enough to say she should run for president.

It is only natural to be curious what exactly she said that got her this much attention. To see for yourself, you can watch it in its entirety here; Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech.

Oprah used her speech as an opportunity to speak out about the rights of women, and about how the sexual abuse and harassment not only in Hollywood but in the world, is beyond toxic. She obviously believes that the harassment and assault discussed lately is disgusting, and a lot of people are happy to hear someone finally talking about it. More…

Recap of 2017 3

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Ashley Wolf and Gwyndalynn Kent

2017 was a great year with tons to look back someday in the future. Here are some of the most memorable events, posts, and other moments of 2017.

Music

Music of 2017 was pretty great. Just wait 50 years from now, people born in this generation will be telling their grandchildren “Back in my day we all listened to Ed Sheeran songs and Despacito.” Speaking of Ed Sheeran and Despacito, Ed Sheeran’s song “Shape of You” was the most streamed song of 2017 with Despacito as a close second.

Social Media and YouTube

Social Media and YouTube had some ups and downs in 2017, here are some of the most liked and disliked posts on these platforms in 2017. More…

Guaca-What? 6

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Gavin Mercado

It seems like we’re moving on from the memes and internet trends of 2017 and moving on to new ones. It’s kind of sad to get rid of some of the greatest ones. Internet memes have taken a huge rise in the past few years, as well as fidget spinners, slime, and so many more trendy teen toys.

One of these huge internet memes of 2017 was a vine. Yes, we all know that Vine died a long time ago. However, one of these vines, “Guacamole” seems to be carrying on in its popularity and becoming more and more popular by the weeks.

What is it? Well, it is kinda strange. All it is is an old woman singing a song about guacamole. Obviously, Vines are short so it’s only about five seconds long. If you want to watch it, here you go..

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Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo Switch? 1

Kevin Luu

Nintendo has made two consoles of the twenty-first century that exploded the stores with people rushing in to buy them. One of the consoles is from June 2010, while the other was released in March 2017. What is it? The Nintendo 3DS and the Switch of course! Lots of people say one is better, but others disagree. So which one is better: the Switch or the 3DS?

The 3DS is smaller than the Switch. Its ability to change to the third dimension is what really makes the 3DS enjoyable for all ages.

The Nintendo 3DS was first introduced in February 2011, and it was a successor after Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo 3DS XL. There are some accessories people can use to help visual gameplay or to have a bigger memory to store more games. More…