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Welcome to Columbia College Chicago’s Student Activities & Leadership blog!

The mission of Student Activities and Leadership is to promote the visibility of student life here at Columbia College Chicago. 98 more words

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Lawyer Pushes Chicago Students to Improve Business Techniques

There’s an ongoing debate about whether law school students are equipped to effectively be able to do their jobs after passing the bar.

In a recent op/ed piece on the… 419 more words


Contribution of immigrant women to US economy, main topic of the 14th Intl Women's Day Celebration

By Meredith McNeilMEMBERS OF THE CHICAGO Chapter of the Fulbright Association and visiting Fulbright students attended the 14th Annual Chicago celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday, March 9th. 451 more words


I Go To Art School... And I Was Doing It Wrong

I made the choice to come to Columbia because I wanted to be immersed in a school where I could focus on radio. Learning radio. Getting better at radio. 455 more words

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A Whopping $25,000 Award for Portraitists Who Care For Their Fellow Humans

Pamela, by Morgan Campbell (’15), recipient of the first Diane Dammeyer Scholarship for socially engaged photography.

Never heard of this award before. It is substantial and it seems likely that it’d create the type of photographic portraits in which I am interested. 604 more words

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Student Perspective: On Being A Professional Eavesdropper

Have you ever caught yourself listening in on a stranger’s conversation? If we are being honest, the answer is yes. We occasionally find ourselves pretending to toil on our phones while the guy across the coffee shop implores his friend to sit through just one more story about his obnoxious roommate. 558 more words

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Grad School Update: I Actually Miss Columbia College.

I was in the middle of an eight-hour Broadchurch binge yesterday evening when epiphany struck.

It was close to eleven p.m. and my French flatmates were out on our shared balcony, smoking weed and chugging cans of Stella—a fairly standard Monday night practice. 1,573 more words

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