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CCC In the News - Monday, August 11, 2014

This weekly summer digest of Columbia College story highlights and related news from local and national media sources is compiled by the Public Relations staff of Institutional Marketing and Communication. If someone in your office would like to be added to/removed from the email distribution, please send a request to mediarelations@colum.edu.

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COLUMBIA COLLEGE STORIES

NewCity – Writing What? Essaying Megan Stielstra, Essayist of “Once I Was Cool”
Creative Writing adjunct faculty member Megan Stielstra is profiled on her writing career and her essay collection Once I Was Cool.
 
Chicago Tribune – Meet Jason Travis, the Movie Buff in Our Midst
Cinema Art + Science alumnus, movie buff and Chicago Trolley guide Jason Travis is profiled for his Oscar-related websites such as goldderby.com and for his own YouTube channel youtube.com/jasonmovieguy.
 
Huffington Post – 10 Things White Privilege Has Done for Me in 10 Days
HHSS/Cultural Studies alumna Olivia Cole contributes this piece about her experience with white privilege, following up on a previous post criticizing Hollywood’s lack of diversity that went viral.
 
Herscher Pilot – Project Runway Hopeful Got His Start at HHS
Fashion Studies student Alexander Knox is featured for being one of 18 new designers on season 13 of Project Runway.
 
Wall Street Journal – Old Solution for Refugees May Help
Cinema Art + Science professor Christopher Swider writes a brief letter to the editor in response to “Notable & Quotable: Eric Hoffer on Israel, 1968.”
 
Sheboygan Press – Education Notes, Aug. 10
Journalism student Sarah Schlieder is highlighted for receiving an internship at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston for the fall semester.
 
Forbes – More Millennials Living at Home to Save on College Costs
Marketing Communication alumnus Anthony Filomena is highlighted as one of many Millennials who chose to live at home during college to save money.
 
Evanston Review –
Evanston Production Company on Leading Edge of Digital Textbooks
Alumnus Gaylon Emerzian is featured for his Evanston-based media production company Trillium Productions, which focuses on digital textbooks.

TRENDING STORIES

Arts, Media and Entertainment

The Atlantic – How is Social Media Changing Journalism
A group of media professionals discuss how new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print and digital at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival.