Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Attention…A Tension

by Jennifer Ligaya

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Attention…A Tension

It has come to my attention, that I must pay more attention…to details, to time, to emotions, to my resistance, to my most open place, my open spaces…That’s the key …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Jennifer Ligaya, jennifer.ligaya@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hobbies are Essential

by Marie Cisco

I have never thought of myself as much of a hobby person, but lately I have found myself searching for more activities to do that are not directly related to …

Hobbies are Essential

I have never thought of myself as much of a hobby person, but lately I have found myself searching for more activities to do that are not directly related to …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

by Marie Cisco

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Chicago: A Mentor and Friend

Chicago is a great city to study in but it is also a great city to live in and start a career. I am not orignially from here, so when …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Financial roadblocks and detours…

by Dustin Seelinger

I’m currently going through some issues with financial aid for this semester. It’s nothing that cannot be fixed and in fact, I am currently in the middle of fixing. My …

Financial roadblocks and detours…

I’m currently going through some issues with financial aid for this semester. It’s nothing that cannot be fixed and in fact, I am currently in the middle of fixing. My …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

by Marie Cisco

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

When in the Belly of the Beast…*Breathe*

These last few weeks have been incredible, scary, and challenging. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect or how to enter the work we were being asked to explore, but what …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Marie Cisco, cisco@mpaact.org
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Days of Summer: Columbia College Style

by Bubba Murray

Hop on a Megabus and take a ride to the Quad Cites…A new perspective does wonders for inspiring your work.

The Days of Summer: Columbia College Style

Hop on a Megabus and take a ride to the Quad Cites…A new perspective does wonders for inspiring your work.

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

So We’ve Graduated… What’s Next?!

by Ashley Saunders

Hey, Marginalia Readers! It’s been a busy few weeks. Almost a month ago, the Art Education and Elementary Education MATs walked for our graduation ceremony, but we’re not finished yet!

So We’ve Graduated… What’s Next?!

Hey, Marginalia Readers! It’s been a busy few weeks. Almost a month ago, the Art Education and Elementary Education MATs walked for our graduation ceremony, but we’re not finished yet!

Art Education (K-12) MAT Ashley Saunders, ashley.saunders@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Year-End Shenanigans…

by Dustin Seelinger

The semester is over, which means that I survived my first year of graduate school! Last week was surprisingly easy. There was so much build up that once the final …

Year-End Shenanigans…

The semester is over, which means that I survived my first year of graduate school! Last week was surprisingly easy. There was so much build up that once the final …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

End of the year crunch…

by Dustin Seelinger

As I’m writing this, there are about three weeks left of the semester. It really doesn’t feel like there is enough time left to get everything done. Each day I …

End of the year crunch…

As I’m writing this, there are about three weeks left of the semester. It really doesn’t feel like there is enough time left to get everything done. Each day I …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Working At Columbia

by Evan Baden

Here’s a question that I get asked a lot: What do graduate students do for work (or money) while attending the Photography MFA program? Well, here are some answers:

Working At Columbia

Here’s a question that I get asked a lot: What do graduate students do for work (or money) while attending the Photography MFA program? Well, here are some answers:

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

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