Marginalia, Graduate Blog

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

That New New

by Evan Baden

In preparation for my residency in Portland, Oregon this coming fall, I have finally begun to photograph a project that has been on my mind for a while. Instead of …

That New New

In preparation for my residency in Portland, Oregon this coming fall, I have finally begun to photograph a project that has been on my mind for a while. Instead of …

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

TRIGGER WARNING: THERE WILL BE BLOOD

by Daniel Scott Parker

(See also: sentimentality.) In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour in a jiffy: sentimentality. Well, I happen to like sentimentality. …

TRIGGER WARNING: THERE WILL BE BLOOD

(See also: sentimentality.) In almost any beginning workshop, you’ll learn that there’s one thing that will turn a good poem sour in a jiffy: sentimentality. Well, I happen to like sentimentality. …

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

Beginning An Edition

by Evan Baden

So, in the last blog post I had mentioned my taking on of an intern for the month of June. While I have been putting her to work doing some …

Beginning An Edition

So, in the last blog post I had mentioned my taking on of an intern for the month of June. While I have been putting her to work doing some …

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

HUSHPUPPIES, PERFORMANCE ART, AND THE BACHELORETTE: ALL PART OF THE MFA EXPERIENCE

by Daniel Scott Parker

When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I remember live music …

HUSHPUPPIES, PERFORMANCE ART, AND THE BACHELORETTE: ALL PART OF THE MFA EXPERIENCE

When I was thirteen, I went to a friend’s beach house for a week in May. I think there was a crawfish festival going on, because I remember live music …

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

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