This term at PNCA I'm taking Intro to Graphic Design and Typography II. The first in class assignment in Type II was a design speed round. It involved choosing a wikipedia article and making a layout with it. The allotted time, so I was a little frazzled. Plus I working on a computer that didn't have my personal settings. Needles to say my first go at it was somewhat of a mess.
Our homework was to refine the layout, using type differences to create hierarchy.