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A Week in the Life

by Bubba Murray

In Film Theory class we took an in depth look at John Carpenter’s Halloween. Every time I saw young Jamie Lee Curtis I couldn’t help but hum the Activia theme song.

A Week in the Life

In Film Theory class we took an in depth look at John Carpenter’s Halloween. Every time I saw young Jamie Lee Curtis I couldn’t help but hum the Activia theme song.

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

FAQS: What do you read in your program?

by Chris Terry

At Columbia College Chicago, not only did I learn a lot about how to write, I also learned how to read. Well, I already knew how to read, but I …

FAQS: What do you read in your program?

At Columbia College Chicago, not only did I learn a lot about how to write, I also learned how to read. Well, I already knew how to read, but I …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Chris Terry, chrislterry@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Summer Bridge Semester

by Stephanie Ewing

So you’re looking forward to starting your journalism studies at Columbia, and you’ve probably read or heard someone talk about “Summer Bridge Semester.” Hopefully, you’re not shaking in your boots. …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Summer Bridge Semester

So you’re looking forward to starting your journalism studies at Columbia, and you’ve probably read or heard someone talk about “Summer Bridge Semester.” Hopefully, you’re not shaking in your boots. …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hall Chat: Oh That’s Me! I’m Reading at the Dollhouse Series

by Jenn Tatum

I’ve blogged a few times about The Dollhouse Reading Series and, as I have mentioned before, it is my very favorite reading series. Dolly Lemke‘s apartment. Drinks. Floor-sitting. Cats crawling. …

Hall Chat: Oh That’s Me! I’m Reading at the Dollhouse Series

I’ve blogged a few times about The Dollhouse Reading Series and, as I have mentioned before, it is my very favorite reading series. Dolly Lemke‘s apartment. Drinks. Floor-sitting. Cats crawling. …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Finding Bob Boilen

by Nikki Hartel

This semester, I have a unique final project in my Managing and Licensing Intellectual property. I have to find the producer of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series, Bob Boilen, and interview him about his methods in selecting artists to be on the show.

Finding Bob Boilen

This semester, I have a unique final project in my Managing and Licensing Intellectual property. I have to find the producer of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series, Bob Boilen, and interview him about his methods in selecting artists to be on the show.

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Nikki Hartel, aemm.mam@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Flip Flops in the Windy City: Chicago Recording Company

by Mason Kaye

We have three recording sessions this semester at the Chicago Recording Company.  These guys are the real deal– with industry standard equipment, facilities, and engineers.  We learn a tremendous amount …

Flip Flops in the Windy City: Chicago Recording Company

We have three recording sessions this semester at the Chicago Recording Company.  These guys are the real deal– with industry standard equipment, facilities, and engineers.  We learn a tremendous amount …

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

Manifest 2012: Rehearsing “Down the Rabbit Hole”

by Emily D’Annunzio

As the close of the spring semester nears, so does the end of the year celebration, Manifest.  Manifest is Columbia College Chicago’s urban arts festival that celebrates the work of graduating …

Manifest 2012: Rehearsing “Down the Rabbit Hole”

As the close of the spring semester nears, so does the end of the year celebration, Manifest.  Manifest is Columbia College Chicago’s urban arts festival that celebrates the work of graduating …

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

Great Fun had at RFK’s Gallery Gala Event

by Nikki Hartel

Rock For Kids (RFK) Shifting Focus fundraising event at Hinge Gallery was fun-fabulous. Throughout the night there were around 100 people that came to support. I was totally amazed by the support our sponsor, Audiotree, family, friends, fellow students, RFK supporters and others who came to check out the exhibit.

Great Fun had at RFK’s Gallery Gala Event

Rock For Kids (RFK) Shifting Focus fundraising event at Hinge Gallery was fun-fabulous. Throughout the night there were around 100 people that came to support. I was totally amazed by the support our sponsor, Audiotree, family, friends, fellow students, RFK supporters and others who came to check out the exhibit.

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Nikki Hartel, aemm.mam@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Big Show (Part 1): Thesis Prep

by Mike St. John

We knew this day would come. The InterArts Thesis class enters the Book & Paper Gallery at 1104 South Wabash this week. There are long hours and dozens of cups …

The Big Show (Part 1): Thesis Prep

We knew this day would come. The InterArts Thesis class enters the Book & Paper Gallery at 1104 South Wabash this week. There are long hours and dozens of cups …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Mike St. John, chadrikosuave@aol.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Side Projects

by Evan Baden

As I have mentioned in previous posts, the way I like to work has some downsides to it. Part of the problem with working like I do in a grad …

Side Projects

As I have mentioned in previous posts, the way I like to work has some downsides to it. Part of the problem with working like I do in a grad …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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