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Machine Nirvana: CNC Mill Winter Workshop

by BJ Allen

Last week I took a one-credit class that I’ve been eyeing for a while now: CNC Milling and Modeling. Columbia has a nice long winter break, but there are some …

Machine Nirvana: CNC Mill Winter Workshop

Last week I took a one-credit class that I’ve been eyeing for a while now: CNC Milling and Modeling. Columbia has a nice long winter break, but there are some …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA BJ Allen, jellyfishmandala@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Ready, Set…

by Hannah Batsel

  Well, folks, I’m back in Chicago for my final semester here at Columbia. I’m exactly halfway through my thesis year, which means (gasp) it’s time to start actually making all of …

Ready, Set…

  Well, folks, I’m back in Chicago for my final semester here at Columbia. I’m exactly halfway through my thesis year, which means (gasp) it’s time to start actually making all of …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Hannah Batsel, hannahbatsel@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Final Round

by Steph Jurusz

By the time this is posted, the spring semester of 2016 will be underway, the final semester of my MFA. How am I feeling? Excited, terrified, exhausted, ready, not ready, …

Final Round

By the time this is posted, the spring semester of 2016 will be underway, the final semester of my MFA. How am I feeling? Excited, terrified, exhausted, ready, not ready, …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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It’s Aaaaall Comin’ Together

by Hannah Batsel

I do a lot of planning (some might say obsessing) over every project I do. Now that I’m in my thesis year and have a whole school year to work …

It’s Aaaaall Comin’ Together

I do a lot of planning (some might say obsessing) over every project I do. Now that I’m in my thesis year and have a whole school year to work …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Hannah Batsel, hannahbatsel@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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A little thing called “Thesis”

by Steph Jurusz

Everything about this fall feels different than the past two I’ve experienced in Chicago. I’m no longer trying to figure out how to balance coursework and daily life or spending …

A little thing called “Thesis”

Everything about this fall feels different than the past two I’ve experienced in Chicago. I’m no longer trying to figure out how to balance coursework and daily life or spending …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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We Need To Talk About Thesis

by Chelsea Rowan

Second year of grad school for any MFA Cinema student means one thing: thesis. For me, my thesis has been on my mind before starting at Columbia. What is my …

We Need To Talk About Thesis

Second year of grad school for any MFA Cinema student means one thing: thesis. For me, my thesis has been on my mind before starting at Columbia. What is my …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Year II | Progress not perfection.

by Themba Moyo

1104 South Wabash, my-oh-my have I missed you. The smell of caffeine overtaking the elevators, the collaborative voices in the conway center, and the massive array of audition signs plastered on …

Year II | Progress not perfection.

1104 South Wabash, my-oh-my have I missed you. The smell of caffeine overtaking the elevators, the collaborative voices in the conway center, and the massive array of audition signs plastered on …

Creative Producing, MFA Themba Moyo, themba.moyo@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Summer? What summer?

by Hannah Batsel

  All right, I shouldn’t complain. My newfound closeness to Canada gave me an excuse to visit Montreal this summer, and I even got to fly home to Georgia for …

Summer? What summer?

  All right, I shouldn’t complain. My newfound closeness to Canada gave me an excuse to visit Montreal this summer, and I even got to fly home to Georgia for …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Hannah Batsel, hannahbatsel@gmail.com
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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Successful Crowdfunding

by Chelsea Rowan

How does someone make a successful crowdsourcing campaign? The answer comes when you define the purpose of the campaign. Like myself, using funding websites like kickstarter, indie gogo, and gofundme …

Successful Crowdfunding

How does someone make a successful crowdsourcing campaign? The answer comes when you define the purpose of the campaign. Like myself, using funding websites like kickstarter, indie gogo, and gofundme …

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