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Bittersweet Endings and Hopeful beginnings

Lake Huron

Lake Huron

It’s crazy to believe that an entire year has gone by. Having just recently completed our summer semester, it was a bittersweet ending to our first official year at Columbia College Chicago. Our lives have been filled with so many endings this semester, but with endings comes very hopeful beginnings. I can’t wait to see what my second year in the Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling program has in store for me!

Bittersweet Endings and Hopeful beginnings

It’s crazy to believe that an entire year has gone by. Having just recently completed our summer semester, it was a bittersweet ending to our first official year at Columbia …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Kaity Sinke, kaitysinke@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Columbia College Hustle

Action

Action

I think it’s time for me to come up with a new mantra. I mean, it can’t hurt to have words to go back to that will drive and inspire you. At first I was thinking of something like “Keep it Real” however, that’s so early 2000’s. Then I batted around “The Right Stuff” but that made no sense. Then it came to me. Ever since the Oscar’s, I’ve been haunted by an image of a balding Christian Bale wearing a fat 70’s tie. The film is called American Hustle, with hustle being the operative word. As filmmakers, that’s what we do…hustle. So my new mantra is “Columbia College Hustle.”

Columbia College Hustle

Hustling is one of the things I admire most about Columbia College Chicago students. They don’t wait. They make opportunities.

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

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