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TikTok is an app that skyrocketed in popularity in 2020. Flash forward to 2022, and the app is still the number one most downloaded in the U.S. Photo by: Kendall Garcia

TikTok is still at the top of the social media hierarchy, even in 2022

Kendall Garcia January 6, 2023

TikTok has been the most downloaded app for the past three years, but why has the app become so popular? TikTok is a short-form video sharing app that came from Musical.ly. In 2018, all users’ Musical.ly...

Chavez gave tips for beginner artists, she said, Draw what YOU like and not what you think others will like. I found I made more progress when I let my mind take over in the direction it wants when i’m making my pieces. another strong suggestion is definitely using references, a lot of artist have mixed emotions when it comes to them but you cannot draw something you’ve never seen/have full comprehension of how it looks or works. Art by: Paola Chavez. Graphic by: Rachel Gonzalez

Art brings Paola Chavez internet fame

Rachel Gonzalez February 23, 2022

VHS senior obtains over 4 million likes on Tik Tok Senior Paola Chavez has been an artist her whole life. She said, “I learned how to draw because I've always been pretty creative so when I was a kid...

Kadie Karen Diekmeyer, or @thatveganteacher, on TikTok. She describes herself as an animal rights activist and is a former teacher. Photo by: Rowan Munoz

Opinion: That Vegan Teacher’s Swan Song

Rowan Muñoz September 30, 2021

 TikTok’s siren for vegans, homophobes and racists On TikTok’s For You Page, there are a plethora of educational videos swimming about the algorithm, but one channel sticks out from the rest: That...

A sneak peek of the tik tok musically was previewed on the official ratatouille tik tok account, featuring Tituss Burgess as Remi the rat and backup dancers Joy Woods J.J. Niemann. Screenshot from the official Ratatouille tik tok account. @Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical
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Ratatouille: The Tik Tok Musical

Livia Vertucci February 12, 2021

VHS’ opinions on the ragtag Tik Tok musical. For a moment, the whole world shut down. Production of new films and TV shows stopped, the entertainment business went dark. But, as we slowly came back...

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