Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Finals Week Survival Guide

by Steph Jurusz

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and while that break was wonderful, we all knew what was waiting just around the corner. It’s hard to believe that it’s already here, but …

Finals Week Survival Guide

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and while that break was wonderful, we all knew what was waiting just around the corner. It’s hard to believe that it’s already here, but …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

This Is The End…

by Joshua C. Robinson

Finals month, yes that’s right it’s a month long or longer extravaganza in grad school, can be challenging to say the least. And as much as you think you have …

This Is The End…

Finals month, yes that’s right it’s a month long or longer extravaganza in grad school, can be challenging to say the least. And as much as you think you have …

Business & Entrepreneurship MAM Joshua C. Robinson, JoshuaCDRobinson@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

On Caffeine, Health, and Finding the Light

by Steph Jurusz

I was never really the type of student that pulled all-nighters to desperately finish an assignment at the last minute. While I did have a pretty terrible sleep schedule during …

On Caffeine, Health, and Finding the Light

I was never really the type of student that pulled all-nighters to desperately finish an assignment at the last minute. While I did have a pretty terrible sleep schedule during …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Things I Love

by Parker Stockman

It’s Valentine’s Day as I write this, so I wanted to give a shout out this week to all the things I love, in no particular order (until the end, …

Things I Love

It’s Valentine’s Day as I write this, so I wanted to give a shout out this week to all the things I love, in no particular order (until the end, …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

How to Survive Graduate School

by Parker Stockman

Grad school is the best — it really is. However, it’s super hard and intense. There will be tears. There may be some blood along the way (it’s okay — …

How to Survive Graduate School

Grad school is the best — it really is. However, it’s super hard and intense. There will be tears. There may be some blood along the way (it’s okay — …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Coffee Break! Top 4 Spots for J-Students to Grab a Cup

by Stephanie Ewing

As the semester kicks off, I thought about the best piece of advice I’d give to newly minted Journalism MA students at Columbia College Chicago. Perhaps it’d be to stray …

Coffee Break! Top 4 Spots for J-Students to Grab a Cup

As the semester kicks off, I thought about the best piece of advice I’d give to newly minted Journalism MA students at Columbia College Chicago. Perhaps it’d be to stray …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Your Tuition Dollars Hard At Work: Applying J-School Skills to Real Life

by Stephanie Ewing

After reading a Chicago Tribune article about the way undergrads’ parents are more carefully evaluating the job prospects and skills gained from their college-bound children’s degree program, I thought I’d …

Your Tuition Dollars Hard At Work: Applying J-School Skills to Real Life

After reading a Chicago Tribune article about the way undergrads’ parents are more carefully evaluating the job prospects and skills gained from their college-bound children’s degree program, I thought I’d …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Goodbye, Creative Non-Fiction Class: I’ll Miss You

by Stephanie Ewing

I still can’t believe it, but I’m finally done with class for the summer — heck, the 2011-2012 school year. I, of course, went out with a bang. Due to …

Goodbye, Creative Non-Fiction Class: I’ll Miss You

I still can’t believe it, but I’m finally done with class for the summer — heck, the 2011-2012 school year. I, of course, went out with a bang. Due to …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Grad School Zen

by Stephanie Ewing

While riding the train home from the city, I realized this semester is going to be an exercise in time management and balance—like last semester, but on steroids. I’ve been …

Grad School Zen

While riding the train home from the city, I realized this semester is going to be an exercise in time management and balance—like last semester, but on steroids. I’ve been …

Journalism MA Stephanie Ewing, stephanie.ewing@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Columbia College Poetry Dispatch: The Wormhole

by Brian Miles

This post could be about any number of places. I decided on the Wormhole because I’ve been going there a lot lately and therefore it seemed most organic, but the …

Columbia College Poetry Dispatch: The Wormhole

This post could be about any number of places. I decided on the Wormhole because I’ve been going there a lot lately and therefore it seemed most organic, but the …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Brian Miles, brian.c.miles@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605