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What a time to be alive!

by Themba Moyo

What a time to be alive in 2016. Last semester, but new challenges to face. First, the small talk. With global warming occurring in Chicago, January and February so far have …

What a time to be alive!

What a time to be alive in 2016. Last semester, but new challenges to face. First, the small talk. With global warming occurring in Chicago, January and February so far have …

Creative Producing, MFA Themba Moyo, themba.moyo@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Grooved In & Around Town

by BJ Allen

Grad school life is busy, no doubt about that. Grad school in Chicago has its very own flavor, one I’ve grown to appreciate more and more, especially as I’ve developed …

Grooved In & Around Town

Grad school life is busy, no doubt about that. Grad school in Chicago has its very own flavor, one I’ve grown to appreciate more and more, especially as I’ve developed …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA BJ Allen, jellyfishmandala@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Here and There |#Chifilmfest2015

by Themba Moyo

51st Chicago International Film Festival  Chicago International came and went, but it left a remarkable influence on me as a filmmaker. My cohort and I had a chance to attend …

Here and There |#Chifilmfest2015

51st Chicago International Film Festival  Chicago International came and went, but it left a remarkable influence on me as a filmmaker. My cohort and I had a chance to attend …

Creative Producing, MFA Themba Moyo, themba.moyo@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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We’re All Mad Here

by David Fairbanks

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat: ‘we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.’ ‘How do you …

We’re All Mad Here

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ Alice remarked. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the Cat: ‘we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.’ ‘How do you …

Creative Writing – Poetry, MFA David Fairbanks, david.fairbanks@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Esperanza Means Hope

by Jeni Crone

My junior year of high school I read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. It was a novella that read like poetry, with subtle heartbreak and the building …

Esperanza Means Hope

My junior year of high school I read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. It was a novella that read like poetry, with subtle heartbreak and the building …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Discovering a New Home in Chicago

by David Fairbanks

The idea of “home” is a bit strange. Most people eventually lose the home they grew up in, either literally or metaphorically, and spend part or even all of their …

Discovering a New Home in Chicago

The idea of “home” is a bit strange. Most people eventually lose the home they grew up in, either literally or metaphorically, and spend part or even all of their …

Creative Writing – Poetry, MFA David Fairbanks, david.fairbanks@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Summer: That’s a Wrap

by Chelsea Rowan

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Summer: That’s a Wrap

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Reading YA Novels on the Beach

by Jeni Crone

I moved to Chicago in 2006 for undergrad, but went home to Kentucky during the summer my first three years here, making this my 5th Chicago summer. This is my …

Reading YA Novels on the Beach

I moved to Chicago in 2006 for undergrad, but went home to Kentucky during the summer my first three years here, making this my 5th Chicago summer. This is my …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Big or Small Fish, We Are All Fish; Let’s Swim Together

by Joshua C. Robinson

The phrase, “It’s better to be a big fish in a small pond” always struck me as rude. I didn’t know exactly why, until recently. Living in Chicago for three …

Big or Small Fish, We Are All Fish; Let’s Swim Together

The phrase, “It’s better to be a big fish in a small pond” always struck me as rude. I didn’t know exactly why, until recently. Living in Chicago for three …

Business & Entrepreneurship MAM Joshua C. Robinson, JoshuaCDRobinson@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Move, Dig In, and Enjoy The Ride

by Joshua C. Robinson

There are a lot of blogs and articles lately recommending moving at least a few times in your life. I wish that I could disagree with this thesis, for the …

Move, Dig In, and Enjoy The Ride

There are a lot of blogs and articles lately recommending moving at least a few times in your life. I wish that I could disagree with this thesis, for the …

Business & Entrepreneurship MAM Joshua C. Robinson, JoshuaCDRobinson@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605