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Miss Independent

by Danielle Dwyer

Miss Independent…Miss Self-sufficient…Miss Keep-your-distance. Miss Unafraid…Miss Outta-my-way… …Miss On-her-own… This is my theme song – Miss Independent by Kelly Clarkson.

Miss Independent

Miss Independent…Miss Self-sufficient…Miss Keep-your-distance. Miss Unafraid…Miss Outta-my-way… …Miss On-her-own… This is my theme song – Miss Independent by Kelly Clarkson.

Journalism MA Danielle Dwyer, danielledwyer14@yahoo.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Why Columbia?

by Steph Jurusz

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

Why Columbia?

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

I Must “Admit” It’s a Great Experience

by Danielle Dwyer

The biggest question in any part of your life is going to be, “Is this right for me?” or “Is this where I should be?” I remember having those questions …

I Must “Admit” It’s a Great Experience

The biggest question in any part of your life is going to be, “Is this right for me?” or “Is this where I should be?” I remember having those questions …

Journalism MA Danielle Dwyer, danielledwyer14@yahoo.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Presidential Pardon

by Bubba Murray

…yours truly was not afraid to go back for seconds.

Presidential Pardon

…yours truly was not afraid to go back for seconds.

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

“Perks” of the Profession

by Danielle Dwyer

As a journalist focusing in sports casting and reporting, I have definitely kept up with the 2014 Winter Olympic media coverage. While I have enjoyed seeing everything from USA slopestyle …

“Perks” of the Profession

As a journalist focusing in sports casting and reporting, I have definitely kept up with the 2014 Winter Olympic media coverage. While I have enjoyed seeing everything from USA slopestyle …

Journalism MA Danielle Dwyer, danielledwyer14@yahoo.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Those Who Can, Teach

by Bubba Murray

It’s not always about being behind the camera. Sometimes we need to be in front of the classroom.

Those Who Can, Teach

It’s not always about being behind the camera. Sometimes we need to be in front of the classroom.

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

The City of Broad Shoulders

by Conor O'Farrell

Making the decision to go to grad school is hard enough itself, but that verdict marks only the beginning of the decision making process. Suddenly, a series of lengthy considerations …

The City of Broad Shoulders

Making the decision to go to grad school is hard enough itself, but that verdict marks only the beginning of the decision making process. Suddenly, a series of lengthy considerations …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Winter, Holidays and a Break

by Cherie Tymkiw

Before JTerm starts this week, (January Term at Columbia College Chicago) and I get back into the swing of being a full time student, I tried to restore balance in …

Winter, Holidays and a Break

Before JTerm starts this week, (January Term at Columbia College Chicago) and I get back into the swing of being a full time student, I tried to restore balance in …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

by Marie Cisco

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Why I love Chicago and will probably stay here till I die

by Justin Botz

Three years ago I moved from sunny southern California to the windy city, and I’m so glad I did.

Why I love Chicago and will probably stay here till I die

Three years ago I moved from sunny southern California to the windy city, and I’m so glad I did.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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