“What about it?”
This is Angelo Ramirez’s guiding principle as MEGA magazine’s associate editor when he decides what stories to put out for a certain issue. “When you’re young, you’ll think that the pretty things about this job are it. But as you grow older, you’ll start to ask, ‘what now?’ ‘Is there something else?’,” he said, explaining how the allure of fashion sometimes overpowers a magazine’s role as a publication.
The baro’t saya, or if worn by affluent women, the traje de mestiza, consisted of the camison or inner blouse as first layer of cover, topped with baro or the blouse with long and billowy sleeves, and then covered with a panuelo or a starched cloth acting as a shawl to fully cover their once-bare bosoms. They also started to wear ankle-length skirts.
To play is to engage, to create, to interact. MINT students are undoubtedly a creative bunch. In a school that encourages freedom to push past limitations of making things happen, the students learned to create amazing works that does not only catch attention but keeps them.
With this enthusiasm, a YouTube channel is created to become their “playground” where they can try out new ways to make. This is a platform where MINT students can fully express themselves and find people who can relate to them.
Listen to the featured songs by OPM artists Syd Hartha, Clara Benin, Fern., EJ De Perio, and Elise Huang as we wait.
For now, enjoy!
“What do you mean this isn’t meat?!”
A MINT student had just tried fried “chick-un” (pun intended) balls served from VegetaBowl, one of the attractions during the recently concluded MINT Multimedia Arts (MMA) Week last January 22-24. Aia Arkoncel, MINT MMA senior, is the founder of this vegan food business that had sold out on all three days.
In this weave Profile, Gino expressed how MINT instilled the value of collaboration in him, and how the school helped him develop the skills he needed to push the startup company to new heights.