Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Lessons on Storytelling

by Katie Sponseller

This semester, I embarked on a huge journey.  Little did I know that the journey would be the most important semester of my graduate studies and within my education as …

Lessons on Storytelling

This semester, I embarked on a huge journey.  Little did I know that the journey would be the most important semester of my graduate studies and within my education as …

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

Aftermath

by Dustin Seelinger

Since that last entry was pretty heavy, I wanted to follow up with the aftermath of it. Last time around I filled you all in on the mildly-overwhelming semester that …

Aftermath

Since that last entry was pretty heavy, I wanted to follow up with the aftermath of it. Last time around I filled you all in on the mildly-overwhelming semester that …

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

Alumni Spotlight: Malorie McGee

by Kaity Sinke

A recent Alumnus from the Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling program, Malorie McGee has been making the most of her first year out in the “real world” after just recently walking …

Alumni Spotlight: Malorie McGee

A recent Alumnus from the Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling program, Malorie McGee has been making the most of her first year out in the “real world” after just recently walking …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling MA Kaity Sinke, kaitysinke@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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