77°
UMass Boston's independent, student-run newspaper

The Mass Media

The Mass Media

The Mass Media

YouTube: So You Want to be a Star?

Phillip+Wong%2C+Ryan+Higa%2C+and+Wesley+Chan%0A+
Phillip Wong, Ryan Higa, and Wesley Chan

On the night of Saturday October 16th, YouTube personalities David Choi, Nigahiga, Wong Fu Productions, Kevjumba, and afterschoolspecial performed at Northeastern University. The event, titled YouTube Yourstory was initiated by Annie Yao and Haylee Thikeo of Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority Inc. and the Asian Student Union in the hopes that it would show you can succeed even if mainstream media doesn’t readily offer chances. Yao explained, “YouTube is a relatively new media and it’s very innovative… YouTube is a new platform for artists who might not have a lot of funds, who might not be already recognized by some of the [bigger]