Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Internship in LA: Dan Kramer (Mark Isham)

by Steven Spiel

As you probably know, the capstone to the Music Composition for the Screen MFA program is the internship in LA.  Students get to apply and intern with leading industry composers. …

Internship in LA: Dan Kramer (Mark Isham)

As you probably know, the capstone to the Music Composition for the Screen MFA program is the internship in LA.  Students get to apply and intern with leading industry composers. …

Music Composition for the Screen MFA Steven Spiel, steven.spiel@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Last days, minutes, and seconds of summer.

by Cherie Tymkiw

Hello Marginaliers, I’m ready to share my experiences with you this semester as I continue the MAT program at Columbia College in Art Education. I hope within the following semester …

Last days, minutes, and seconds of summer.

Hello Marginaliers, I’m ready to share my experiences with you this semester as I continue the MAT program at Columbia College in Art Education. I hope within the following semester …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Combating fears of the future

by Katie Kather

The summer is wrapping up as I write this, and I have mixed feelings. First of all, I don’t like change. I’ve just spent three months getting into a new …

Combating fears of the future

The summer is wrapping up as I write this, and I have mixed feelings. First of all, I don’t like change. I’ve just spent three months getting into a new …

Journalism MA Katie Kather, kathryn.kather@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What I Did On My Summer Vacation…

by Dustin Seelinger

Well, it had to happen eventually. Summer is coming to a close. Strangely enough, I am ok with that. Since this is going to be the last blog of the …

What I Did On My Summer Vacation…

Well, it had to happen eventually. Summer is coming to a close. Strangely enough, I am ok with that. Since this is going to be the last blog of the …

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

Location Scouting

by Conor O'Farrell

It must be a result of having grown up exposed to so many American films, but this past summer I haven’t been able to help but feel somehow more connected …

Location Scouting

It must be a result of having grown up exposed to so many American films, but this past summer I haven’t been able to help but feel somehow more connected …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Workin’ It

by Bubba Murray

They want to get to work, get to their restaurant, or see how far they can push you before making you upset.

Workin’ It

They want to get to work, get to their restaurant, or see how far they can push you before making you upset.

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

Fare thee well, wallet

by Conor O'Farrell

I lost my wallet recently. It wasn’t so much a wallet like you might imagine, I dislike your typical cumbersome wallet, it was more-so a discreet bankcards & notes holder, …

Fare thee well, wallet

I lost my wallet recently. It wasn’t so much a wallet like you might imagine, I dislike your typical cumbersome wallet, it was more-so a discreet bankcards & notes holder, …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Learning Beyond Graduate School

by Ashley Saunders

Last time I wrote to you all about how quickly my summer has been going by. With my job starting teacher training next week, I think my summer is actually …

Learning Beyond Graduate School

Last time I wrote to you all about how quickly my summer has been going by. With my job starting teacher training next week, I think my summer is actually …

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

Moving is the worst

by Josh Young

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of looking for places to live, working, hanging out with friends, submitting, and writing, among other things. Our lease was up at …

Moving is the worst

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of looking for places to live, working, hanging out with friends, submitting, and writing, among other things. Our lease was up at …

Creative Writing - Poetry MFA Josh Young, joyoung@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

A Summer of Celebrations

by Jenn Tatum

The past few weeks have been filled with celebration and good news. On June 6th I celebrated with my friends Wes and Gavin. They got married!  We celebrated at their …

A Summer of Celebrations

The past few weeks have been filled with celebration and good news. On June 6th I celebrated with my friends Wes and Gavin. They got married!  We celebrated at their …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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