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The Simple Truth About Editor John Seigenthaler

( Video credit: The Freedom Forum and Newseum)

By Lillian Williams

You will find dozens of posts and videos about the life and legacy of John L. 581 more words

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What The Hell Am I Doing!?!

About a month ago I had a meeting, regarding my recent transfer, with the head of the PR and Advertising department at Columbia College Chicago. She asked me a series of questions and one of them was, “do you blog?” and my answer was “no”. 382 more words

Kill The Messengers

Ahhh another day goes by and America is wrestling with the question we so often wrestle with: to bomb or not to bomb. In this dumbed down polarized society of ours this feels like a good solution to many. 837 more words

First Honorary Degree Recipient : Gwendolyn Brooks

Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks taught poetry and oversaw the curriculum at Columbia College Chicago from 1963 to 1969.

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Landing My Dream Job Made Me Realize I Wanted to Be a Teacher.

Upon entering my senior year of high school, I knew I wanted to work in television. I was in a video journalism class, (Full disclosure: I took it so I didn’t have to take Honors English, but hey everything happens for a reason.) and loved it. 1,092 more words

The Steeplechase

The most momentous lesson I had at Columbia is a writing exercise that I dreaded at the time – the Steeplechase. I have no idea how it got its name, but it’s a series of twelve steps, with each step shifting how the story is being told. 798 more words

The Many Names of Columbia

Columbia College Chicago has only recently been named as such. Watch this short video, created by student archives assistant Steve Smith to learn more.

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