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Where In the World Have I Been?

I don’t believe I’ve written a post since last MAY!!!

What an eventful span of time it’s been.  My computer went on the fritz.  Geek Squad estimated it would cost $300+ to fix.   466 more words

My Reading List

Cupcakes For Courage

Back in 2012 I was just starting off as a Journalism student at Columbia College. Food trucks were the trend and so were cupcakes. This month for my Roaming Hunger article I had to write about a favorite of mine. 45 more words


Columbia College adjuncts vote to leave the IEA. IEA leadership accuses local of squelching debate.

By a vote of 232 (I earlier erroneously reported 332) to 50 adjunct instructors who are members of the Part-time Faculty Association at Columbia College in Chicago voted to disaffiliate from the Illinois Education Association. 458 more words


RIP.... Nana Shineflug

I  just  found  out  yesterday  that   one of my  beloved  graduate school teachers  (  from   Columbia College Chicago)  died on  Thursday.  I hadn’t seen her for years and one day , this  past  month,   she came into  my consciousness…  and i remember thinking,  ” Why am  I  suddenly thinking about  Nana  and wondering what she is   up to?”  So  now I know. 620 more words


Scholarship Musings: Bio

Coming from a small town has defined me more than I thought it would. Although I had to be creative to have fun, being from a rural area has also afforded me more opportunities than if I would have grown up in an urban setting. 354 more words

Columbia College Chicago

A Love Letter to My Craft Seminar

When I first set foot on my Project-Based Poetics class, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this craft seminar. There were six of us in the class, and the professor was young and bearded and enthusiastic. 889 more words


VFP Welcomes Nick Samuel -- Contributing Reporter

Friday, January 2, 2014 || By Nicholas Samuel

We’re progressing into the new year with the addition of much-needed new talent

Maywood needs journalists now more than ever to uncover the hidden stories within the community. 292 more words