This spring break I traveled to Portland for the AWP conference! For those of you who don’t know what AWP is, that’s totally ok; when ..
An early draft of my thesis. While I’ve learned to write, I still cannot spell.
“Thesis” is a fun word to say. It makes your tongue pu..
Well, no, I don’t mean ab crunches, though I’m sure I could do plenty of those, and I don’t mean Captain Crunch either—what I mean is th..
Plant the seeds of love and watch a heart-shaped tree grow.
Valentine’s Day is upon us. All around the Columbia College Chicago campus..
When I started the MFA Creative Writing program, I re-committed to reading more black authors, especially after taking African America..
It’s our first week back at school for our FINAL SEMESTER (whaaaaaaaat!?), and I’ve just returned from Berlin!
Usually any type of break over the school year is supposed to be relaxing. I mean, that’s why they call it a “break.” All of my breaks..
I’ve become quite reflective this holiday break. Going into next semester I do not feel the same steam as I did coming into the progra..
As a graduate student, you are going to be very busy. I know that should be pretty obvious, but really this is true. Although I’m curr..
Leading a discussion on color with GTA Photography summer camp students.
One question I noticed a lot of incoming graduate students ha..