Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Who’s Paying for this Film Anyway?

by Katie Sponseller

Since arriving at Columbia, one of the most difficult and most frequently discussed topics from my cohort has been around the question of “So who pays for this film anyway?” …

Who’s Paying for this Film Anyway?

Since arriving at Columbia, one of the most difficult and most frequently discussed topics from my cohort has been around the question of “So who pays for this film anyway?” …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing MFA Katie Sponseller, katie.sponseller@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Senioritis: Something You Never Fully Overcome

by Danielle Dwyer

Sot it’s my last semester of grad school. The home stretch. The light at the end of the tunnel. My third round of having a senior year, well…kind of. So …

Senioritis: Something You Never Fully Overcome

Sot it’s my last semester of grad school. The home stretch. The light at the end of the tunnel. My third round of having a senior year, well…kind of. So …

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

Thesis critique post mortem…

by Dustin Seelinger

Thesis critiques have come and gone. Yay! Now it’s time to figure out where to go next. There is really nothing I have experienced like the critiques in the Interdisciplinary …

Thesis critique post mortem…

Thesis critiques have come and gone. Yay! Now it’s time to figure out where to go next. There is really nothing I have experienced like the critiques in the Interdisciplinary …

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

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

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