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This Is The End…

by Joshua C. Robinson

Finals month, yes that’s right it’s a month long or longer extravaganza in grad school, can be challenging to say the least. And as much as you think you have …

This Is The End…

Finals month, yes that’s right it’s a month long or longer extravaganza in grad school, can be challenging to say the least. And as much as you think you have …

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

On Caffeine, Health, and Finding the Light

by Steph Jurusz

I was never really the type of student that pulled all-nighters to desperately finish an assignment at the last minute. While I did have a pretty terrible sleep schedule during …

On Caffeine, Health, and Finding the Light

I was never really the type of student that pulled all-nighters to desperately finish an assignment at the last minute. While I did have a pretty terrible sleep schedule during …

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

Things I Love

by Parker Stockman

It’s Valentine’s Day as I write this, so I wanted to give a shout out this week to all the things I love, in no particular order (until the end, …

Things I Love

It’s Valentine’s Day as I write this, so I wanted to give a shout out this week to all the things I love, in no particular order (until the end, …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

How to Survive Graduate School

by Parker Stockman

Grad school is the best — it really is. However, it’s super hard and intense. There will be tears. There may be some blood along the way (it’s okay — …

How to Survive Graduate School

Grad school is the best — it really is. However, it’s super hard and intense. There will be tears. There may be some blood along the way (it’s okay — …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Coffee Break! Top 4 Spots for J-Students to Grab a Cup

by Stephanie Ewing

As the semester kicks off, I thought about the best piece of advice I’d give to newly minted Journalism MA students at Columbia College Chicago. Perhaps it’d be to stray …

Coffee Break! Top 4 Spots for J-Students to Grab a Cup

As the semester kicks off, I thought about the best piece of advice I’d give to newly minted Journalism MA students at Columbia College Chicago. Perhaps it’d be to stray …

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

Your Tuition Dollars Hard At Work: Applying J-School Skills to Real Life

by Stephanie Ewing

After reading a Chicago Tribune article about the way undergrads’ parents are more carefully evaluating the job prospects and skills gained from their college-bound children’s degree program, I thought I’d …

Your Tuition Dollars Hard At Work: Applying J-School Skills to Real Life

After reading a Chicago Tribune article about the way undergrads’ parents are more carefully evaluating the job prospects and skills gained from their college-bound children’s degree program, I thought I’d …

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

Goodbye, Creative Non-Fiction Class: I’ll Miss You

by Stephanie Ewing

I still can’t believe it, but I’m finally done with class for the summer — heck, the 2011-2012 school year. I, of course, went out with a bang. Due to …

Goodbye, Creative Non-Fiction Class: I’ll Miss You

I still can’t believe it, but I’m finally done with class for the summer — heck, the 2011-2012 school year. I, of course, went out with a bang. Due to …

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

Grad School Zen

by Stephanie Ewing

While riding the train home from the city, I realized this semester is going to be an exercise in time management and balance—like last semester, but on steroids. I’ve been …

Grad School Zen

While riding the train home from the city, I realized this semester is going to be an exercise in time management and balance—like last semester, but on steroids. I’ve been …

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

Columbia College Poetry Dispatch: The Wormhole

by Brian Miles

This post could be about any number of places. I decided on the Wormhole because I’ve been going there a lot lately and therefore it seemed most organic, but the …

Columbia College Poetry Dispatch: The Wormhole

This post could be about any number of places. I decided on the Wormhole because I’ve been going there a lot lately and therefore it seemed most organic, but the …

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

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