“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.
That night was unconventional, refreshing, and impactful.
Instead of spreading the word about having a new campus through official statements both in print and online, the school instead decided to host an indoor live concert last February 22.
MINT College is undeniably thriving this year.
A new campus, back-to-back wins in business competitions, major art projects fulfilled, and flourishing careers for our resident artists have filled the first half of this school year.
These young people have spent a large chunk of their waking hours in school. This is why teachers have a crucial role in guiding them as much as their own parents. With this in mind, last February 21, MINT's Guidance Office, led by Professor Ruth Garcia, conducted a seminar for the faculty to help them accommodate students who might have been diagnosed with clinical behavioral or learning problems.
As for advice, Chong shared that “learning doesn’t stop inside the classroom.” She emphasized the importance of meeting different people and interacting with them, because they can teach you new things. She also added that “failure is good,” as it allows ideas to improve and bring them closer to their goal.