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The benefits of commercial art

The benefits of commercial art

Zara Iqbal

December 12, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

ommercial art is not just painting or sketching. It’s a tedious process, with intricate planning and designing. The purpose of commercial art is to promote, explain and inform with design. Art teacher Brian Chow has always felt that the design involved with commercial art sets it apart from other art fo...

MIT Launch team plans for the 2017 competition

MIT Launch team plans for the 2017 competition

Maggie McCormick

October 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs

fter struggling to fit their project into the education theme last year, MIT Launch members seniors Hannah Kan and Grace Luo and juniors Karina Wang and Iris Dong are back to make their dream of affordable hydroponic gardening a reality. Hydroponic gardening, the practice of growing plants in water ins...

Design it discusses the importance of fonts

Design it discusses the importance of fonts

Michelle Wong

October 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs

tudents sat around computers in room A103 on Oct. 13, the bright light from the screens illuminating their faces as Design It officers went through a power point describing the do's and dont's of fonts. Building on the skills the officers taught last meeting (using Canva ), club members began to exp...

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

MVHS Construction: Fall 2016-2018

Nathan Stevens

October 16, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS, News Editor's Picks

he cafeteria being built in 2014 was an extensive upgrade to MVHS and largely contributes to its campus environment, but it is only the tip of the renovation iceberg. Principal April Scott explained that MVHS staff have been planning to adding four new rooms to the B building and gym lobby for about...

Diverse opportunities in art world debunk “starving artist’ notion

Diverse opportunities in art world debunk “starving artist’ notion

Neha Patchipala

October 21, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Print entertainment

he “starving artist” is a person who chooses a life of poverty in order to fully devote themselves to their art-related ambitions. Vincent Van Gogh, for example, managed to sell only one painting during his lifetime — to his older brother. And now, Van Gogh is one of today’s most revered artist...