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Jack of All Trades: Working for Columbia

by Hannah Batsel

Being a student is a full-time commitment, so it can be tough to support yourself financially while taking full advantage of your time in school. Luckily, you can blur the lines …

Jack of All Trades: Working for Columbia

Being a student is a full-time commitment, so it can be tough to support yourself financially while taking full advantage of your time in school. Luckily, you can blur the lines …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Hannah Batsel, hannahbatsel@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Filmmakers: Masters of All Trades

by Katie Sponseller

This summer has definitely involved a lot of reminiscing over the whirlwind two years that graduate school has been at Columbia. As I head out into the world with the …

Filmmakers: Masters of All Trades

This summer has definitely involved a lot of reminiscing over the whirlwind two years that graduate school has been at Columbia. As I head out into the world with the …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing MFA Katie Sponseller, katie.sponseller@gmail.com
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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The After Life

by Justin Grogan

It is my last semester at Columbia College Chicago and I’m suddenly faced with the rearing head of the monster we all like to forget—the job market. As I’m on …

The After Life

It is my last semester at Columbia College Chicago and I’m suddenly faced with the rearing head of the monster we all like to forget—the job market. As I’m on …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Justin Grogan, jgrogan@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Summer Jobs in the Windy City

by Logan Stahley

Many continuing grad students like myself need a summer job while staying in Chicago for the summer. Securing work in such a big metropolitan area can be very challenging. I …

Summer Jobs in the Windy City

Many continuing grad students like myself need a summer job while staying in Chicago for the summer. Securing work in such a big metropolitan area can be very challenging. I …

Music Composition for the Screen MFA Logan Stahley, unhello@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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We Did It!

by Christine Reed

[flickr id=”14031988077″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”medium_640″ group=”” align=”none”] We graduated!  The past two weeks have been absolutely crazy, emotional, exciting and challenging, but within just a few days I completed student teaching, …

We Did It!

[flickr id=”14031988077″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”medium_640″ group=”” align=”none”] We graduated!  The past two weeks have been absolutely crazy, emotional, exciting and challenging, but within just a few days I completed student teaching, …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Good Byes and See You Soons

by Cherie Tymkiw

[flickr id=”14165229275″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”medium_640″ group=”” align=”none”] I just had my last day of student teaching! Which, in itself was really busy with trying to finish up all my grading, …

Good Byes and See You Soons

[flickr id=”14165229275″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”true” size=”medium_640″ group=”” align=”none”] I just had my last day of student teaching! Which, in itself was really busy with trying to finish up all my grading, …

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

by Kaity Sinke

I’m nearing the end of my very first year here at Columbia College Chicago. I can’t believe I have almost completed an entire year of graduate school already—what an accomplishment! …

The Final Stretch

I’m nearing the end of my very first year here at Columbia College Chicago. I can’t believe I have almost completed an entire year of graduate school already—what an accomplishment! …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Kaity Sinke, kaitysinke@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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What I’ve Been Up To

by Parker Stockman

[flickr id=”10059483203″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] I thought thesis hours were going to be a piece of cake. I was! First, I’m working three jobs. I am teaching Professional …

What I’ve Been Up To

[flickr id=”10059483203″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] I thought thesis hours were going to be a piece of cake. I was! First, I’m working three jobs. I am teaching Professional …

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

by Parker Stockman

[flickr id=”8722620554″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] When you read this, I will be done with Spring semester. WOOOOOOO!!!! I’d look more excited in that picture if I wasn’t sick …

Spring Semester is Over!

[flickr id=”8722620554″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] When you read this, I will be done with Spring semester. WOOOOOOO!!!! I’d look more excited in that picture if I wasn’t sick …

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