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The Blame Game

by Bubba Murray

Suppose you find yourself standing on the train because some guy refused to move his bag from the empty seat. That’s the time to get the old brain cage working.

The Blame Game

Suppose you find yourself standing on the train because some guy refused to move his bag from the empty seat. That’s the time to get the old brain cage working.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Becoming a Producer

by Dan Mollison

[flickr id=”6774576148″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] As I started at Columbia last semester, I wrote in this blog quite honestly (and quite often) about the challenges I faced.  I …

Becoming a Producer

[flickr id=”6774576148″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] As I started at Columbia last semester, I wrote in this blog quite honestly (and quite often) about the challenges I faced.  I …

Film & Video - Creative Producing MFA Dan Mollison, dmollison@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Profiles in Gradliness: Kevin Kane

by Chris Terry

Kevin Kane has done a lot for Chicago writers, on-campus and off-, so interviewing him was a no-brainer. The fact that he’s a great guy, a master homebrewer, and the …

Profiles in Gradliness: Kevin Kane

Kevin Kane has done a lot for Chicago writers, on-campus and off-, so interviewing him was a no-brainer. The fact that he’s a great guy, a master homebrewer, and the …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Chris Terry, chrislterry@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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How to prepare for the movement interview.

by Emily D’Annunzio

If you’ve applied to any of the three movement-oriented graduate programs offered by Columbia College Chicago (Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling, GL-CMA, MPACC), you have heard back by now whether or …

How to prepare for the movement interview.

If you’ve applied to any of the three movement-oriented graduate programs offered by Columbia College Chicago (Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling, GL-CMA, MPACC), you have heard back by now whether or …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Emily D’Annunzio, emilyadannunzio@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Elementary Education: On The Hunger Games

by Danielle Holtz

[flickr id=”6904525311″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Our most recent assignment for our Methods and Materials for Social Studies course was to complete a book review in order to determine …

Elementary Education: On The Hunger Games

[flickr id=”6904525311″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Our most recent assignment for our Methods and Materials for Social Studies course was to complete a book review in order to determine …

Elementary Education MAT Danielle Holtz, danielle.holtz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Just a Year Away: Journalism Jobs, Real and Hoped For

by Stephanie Ewing

[flickr id=”6912636075″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] For many would-be grad students, February is the month that brings an end to their long wait for admissions decisions from their most-wanted …

Just a Year Away: Journalism Jobs, Real and Hoped For

[flickr id=”6912636075″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] For many would-be grad students, February is the month that brings an end to their long wait for admissions decisions from their most-wanted …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Flip Flops in the Windy City: One of Many Reasons Why Chicago is Awesome

by Mason Kaye

I grew up in Portland, Oregon.  It is the greatest city ever [fact].  I had extremely high expectations when I moved to Chicago, and I am pleased to say they …

Flip Flops in the Windy City: One of Many Reasons Why Chicago is Awesome

I grew up in Portland, Oregon.  It is the greatest city ever [fact].  I had extremely high expectations when I moved to Chicago, and I am pleased to say they …

Music Composition for the Screen MFA Mason Kaye, mason.kaye@yahoo.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

An Interview with MFA Candidate Joshua Young About His Book When the Wolves Quit

by Brian Miles

I recently sat down with MFA Candidate Joshua Young to talk about his new book, When the Wolves Quit: A Play-In-Verse, out from Gold Wake Press. We met at The …

An Interview with MFA Candidate Joshua Young About His Book When the Wolves Quit

I recently sat down with MFA Candidate Joshua Young to talk about his new book, When the Wolves Quit: A Play-In-Verse, out from Gold Wake Press. We met at The …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Brian Miles, brian.c.miles@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Elementary Education: On Curriculum Slams

by Danielle Holtz

[flickr id=”6873586285″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] A few weeks ago, I received an email from the Manager of Teacher Programs at the MCA Chicago inviting me to attend their …

Elementary Education: On Curriculum Slams

[flickr id=”6873586285″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] A few weeks ago, I received an email from the Manager of Teacher Programs at the MCA Chicago inviting me to attend their …

Elementary Education MAT Danielle Holtz, danielle.holtz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Working and Being a Full-Time Grad Student

by Emily D’Annunzio

[flickr id=”6857820317″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] One of the most common questions I receive from prospective dance/movement therapy and counseling students is, “Do you work?”  Although the answer to …

Working and Being a Full-Time Grad Student

[flickr id=”6857820317″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] One of the most common questions I receive from prospective dance/movement therapy and counseling students is, “Do you work?”  Although the answer to …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Emily D’Annunzio, emilyadannunzio@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605