Future site of Maryland Park School

News for April 25th, 2019

New K-8 School

Premier Brian Pallister is following up on a promise to build a school in the Wheat City.

Premier Brian Pallister

Courtesy of gov.mb.ca – Premier Brian Pallister

The new school – named Maryland Park – is scheduled to be open in the Fall of 2020.

Brian Pallister was quoted today saying that the new school was to accommodate the growth of Brandon during the last twenty years.  He also thanked the City of Brandon and the Brandon School Division for their involvement.

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Billie Eilish: When we all fall asleep, Where do we Go? Album Review

 

After releasing her EP don’t smile at me, March 29, 2019; Billie Eilish released multiple singles separate from this project.

My first impression to her music was that it was a breath of fresh air for the pop genre, the broodiness of the lyrical content doesn’t get in the way of the fun of listening to it while Billie’s performance, personality, and  execution shine through.

The advertising of the album was rather intrusive much like drake’s 2018 release Scorpion, and the social media presence she has had the past year has stirred the topic that she could be an industry plant.

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Why Building From Scratch is Better Than Not!

“Calling All Gamers, I Repeat, Calling All Gamers”! I’m here to inform you guys and gals why you should look into building your own gaming pc instead of buying store bought products. Some reasons that I will let you guys in on will be Price, Performance, and Components to have a stellar, yet powerful pc for any types of games or videos that you are about to delve into.

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Why Adobe Creative Cloud is so great

Are you tired of having to pay for individual Adobe Programs because of how expensive each application is? Do you ever think, “I wish there was a way to get more out of my money by just spending a bit more money for something bigger and better?” Well I have a solution for you! Adobe Creative Cloud. Adobe Creative Cloud is an application which everyone in the Interactive Media Arts program whether Interactive or Media all have and all need to purchase in the beginning of the program in the first semester. This application has all of your graphic designer, video editing, web design and many other needs along with mobile applications.

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Animation in Movies

Who doesn’t love animated movies? I know I do. Animated movies were a big part of my childhood. My sister and I would sit around all day watching them. Being the younger sibling, I was usually forced to watch; The Little Mermaid and The Beauty and The Beast. I mean they are not great movies, but I wouldn’t say that I dislike them. That’s because after the 2nd time watching you had all the songs memorized.

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What to expect from Digital Design in Interactive Media Arts.

One of the first courses you will take when you start the Interactive Media Arts (IMA) program will be Digital Design, and to many this is considered the “Adobe Creative Cloud Beginner” class. One of the first things you’ll learn is that the class will be the teaching you all the basics of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. Thankfully, if you already have previous experience with some of the software, there are opportunities to take some projects further and expand your knowledge even more.

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The IMA (Interactive Media Arts) Program and Why I Love it.

The IMA program is a very comprehensive and fun course to take, I’ve been in the program for over half a year at this point and I’ve gone from knowing nothing about graphical and sound designing to video editing before I had even came here and from the courses here I’ve learned so much about them and I still continue to learn more and find new tricks to help me work on and do my assignments.

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Parallax Scrolling

Parallax Scrolling is becoming more common in website designs. It can be implemented through HTML and CSS, and can become more complex with the addition of JavaScript and other coding languages.

Websites that have parallax scrolling can be created to look clean and simple or more detailed and complex.

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The Big Decision

For first year students, deciding what field you want to specialize in can be a difficult decision.  For Interactive Media Arts students, prior to registering for the program, there were two different sides: Interactive and Media.  Now that we’re in the month of April, both the Media and Interactive students have another decision to make.

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A Call to Action

So, imagine this: we are at the start of the second year, life is good. But you feel like you want to get more experience. Of course, you have the opportunity at WCGTV. But maybe that isn’t your speed, well look no further I have a solution. We have a hidden gem nobody seems to talk about, our sports programs. You often see the sports at ACC are so underwhelmingly covered.

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