Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Student Spotlight: Jess Dugan

by Evan Baden

Jess Dugan recently completed her MFA at Columbia and she is already well on her way to having success in the field of photography.

Student Spotlight: Jess Dugan

Jess Dugan recently completed her MFA at Columbia and she is already well on her way to having success in the field of photography.

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Student Spotlight: James Eidson

by Daniel Scott Parker

In a class of 11 poets, we get close. But not always close enough. With the maelstrom of putting together a thesis, teaching, and working, getting time to hang out …

Student Spotlight: James Eidson

In a class of 11 poets, we get close. But not always close enough. With the maelstrom of putting together a thesis, teaching, and working, getting time to hang out …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Student Spotlight: Kelsey Hayenga

by Joshua C. Robinson

An educator, photo company founder, and now a Masters Candidate, Kelsey Hayenga has been all over the world, and she brings a world of experience to Columbia College Chicago. Kelsey …

Student Spotlight: Kelsey Hayenga

An educator, photo company founder, and now a Masters Candidate, Kelsey Hayenga has been all over the world, and she brings a world of experience to Columbia College Chicago. Kelsey …

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

Goodbyes and New Beginnings

by Christine Reed

Camp is over and school is (almost) in.  I have been spending the better part of August preparing to start a new dance program at Ravenswood Elementary School.  Along with all …

Goodbyes and New Beginnings

Camp is over and school is (almost) in.  I have been spending the better part of August preparing to start a new dance program at Ravenswood Elementary School.  Along with all …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

THAT’S ALL, FOLKS

by Daniel Scott Parker

It’s hard to believe that my year as ambassador is coming to a close. It’s been a terrifically exciting, prolific, and rewarding year, and serving as ambassador has only made …

THAT’S ALL, FOLKS

It’s hard to believe that my year as ambassador is coming to a close. It’s been a terrifically exciting, prolific, and rewarding year, and serving as ambassador has only made …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

A Farewell…Of Sorts

by Evan Baden

Well, I am late posting my blog to Marginalia. This is nothing new for me. I consistently forget to get my blog up on the correct day. What is different …

A Farewell…Of Sorts

Well, I am late posting my blog to Marginalia. This is nothing new for me. I consistently forget to get my blog up on the correct day. What is different …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Big Mouth

by Bubba Murray

I love working on projects with people from Columbia College Chicago. Mainly because after this week I can scratch off one more “to do” thingy from the bucket list. I …

Big Mouth

I love working on projects with people from Columbia College Chicago. Mainly because after this week I can scratch off one more “to do” thingy from the bucket list. I …

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

PLANTAR FASCIITIS, SAY WHAT: A GUIDE TO SUMMER READING

by Daniel Scott Parker

I was once chastised (putting it mildly) for taking medical advice from a German bartender over a seemingly insouciant French doctor. I get it: bartender, doctor. Should be a no …

PLANTAR FASCIITIS, SAY WHAT: A GUIDE TO SUMMER READING

I was once chastised (putting it mildly) for taking medical advice from a German bartender over a seemingly insouciant French doctor. I get it: bartender, doctor. Should be a no …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Importance of Studio Visits

by Evan Baden

Studio visit is a word that you will hear over and over again while in grad school (when you’re out in the real world as well), but it would be …

The Importance of Studio Visits

Studio visit is a word that you will hear over and over again while in grad school (when you’re out in the real world as well), but it would be …

Photography MFA Evan Baden, evan.baden@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

JE VOUDRAIS UN HOTDOG, S’IL VOUS PLAIT

by Daniel Scott Parker

Summer, y’all. What does a poet do when it isn’t 20 below zero with a windchill of negative 47 outside and there isn’t a waist-high stack of Writing & Rhetoric …

JE VOUDRAIS UN HOTDOG, S’IL VOUS PLAIT

Summer, y’all. What does a poet do when it isn’t 20 below zero with a windchill of negative 47 outside and there isn’t a waist-high stack of Writing & Rhetoric …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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