Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Critical Revelations

by Dustin Seelinger

My thesis critique is next week (ahhhhhhhhh!!)!! I’ve spent the last few weeks humming and hawing about what exactly I was going to do for it. Originally I wanted my …

Critical Revelations

My thesis critique is next week (ahhhhhhhhh!!)!! I’ve spent the last few weeks humming and hawing about what exactly I was going to do for it. Originally I wanted my …

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

The Journos are Back in Town

by Danielle Dwyer

Well it’s that time of year again. The suntans, or burns for some, are beginning to fade, pool and beach days are now “weekends only,” alarm clocks need to be …

The Journos are Back in Town

Well it’s that time of year again. The suntans, or burns for some, are beginning to fade, pool and beach days are now “weekends only,” alarm clocks need to be …

Journalism MA Danielle Dwyer, danielledwyer14@yahoo.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Dealing with Thesis Year Anxiety

by Justin Botz

When I first moved to Chicago from Southern California I just wanted to go on an adventure. I didn’t have much money.  I didn’t have a job lined up. I …

Dealing with Thesis Year Anxiety

When I first moved to Chicago from Southern California I just wanted to go on an adventure. I didn’t have much money.  I didn’t have a job lined up. I …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Thesis bound.

by Dustin Seelinger

So, at the end of last semester, I received a conditional pass into thesis. This meant that I was tasked with expanding my body of work over the summer and …

Thesis bound.

So, at the end of last semester, I received a conditional pass into thesis. This meant that I was tasked with expanding my body of work over the summer and …

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

Art and Games: Adrienne Ciskey

by Justin Botz

Adrienne Ciskey is a third year candidate in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Media program who has been creating a lot of cool work that incorporates gaming in one way or another.

Art and Games: Adrienne Ciskey

Adrienne Ciskey is a third year candidate in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Media program who has been creating a lot of cool work that incorporates gaming in one way or another.

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The end in the beginning…

by Dustin Seelinger

That was a crazy summer. Now it’s time to get my hustle on. We just got back from a month long super vacation and it was pretty awesome. The highlights …

The end in the beginning…

That was a crazy summer. Now it’s time to get my hustle on. We just got back from a month long super vacation and it was pretty awesome. The highlights …

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

The Final Count Down!

by Justin Botz

I’m enjoying this Chicago summer. It’s my favorite time of year in the city. So much is happening and because I’m not in classes I have time to enjoy some …

The Final Count Down!

I’m enjoying this Chicago summer. It’s my favorite time of year in the city. So much is happening and because I’m not in classes I have time to enjoy some …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Why Columbia?

by Steph Jurusz

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

Why Columbia?

You may remember my previous two posts where I discussed why I decided to pursue graduate studies and my grad school application process. Today, I’ll discuss why I picked Columbia …

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

Writing Never Leaves You

by Parker Stockman

I’m trying to finish this thesis. And by finish, I mean finish a draft of the novel to revise and then revise again, and maybe again and again. I am …

Writing Never Leaves You

I’m trying to finish this thesis. And by finish, I mean finish a draft of the novel to revise and then revise again, and maybe again and again. I am …

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

2014 Thesis Extravaganza

by Justin Botz

It’s that time of year again, for the Interdisciplinary Arts Thesis Exhibition and performances! For the last year each of the artists exhibiting have been working tirelessly to get ready …

2014 Thesis Extravaganza

It’s that time of year again, for the Interdisciplinary Arts Thesis Exhibition and performances! For the last year each of the artists exhibiting have been working tirelessly to get ready …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA Justin Botz, justin.botz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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