Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Summer: That’s a Wrap

by Chelsea Rowan

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Summer: That’s a Wrap

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Successful Crowdfunding

by Chelsea Rowan

How does someone make a successful crowdsourcing campaign? The answer comes when you define the purpose of the campaign. Like myself, using funding websites like kickstarter, indie gogo, and gofundme …

Successful Crowdfunding

How does someone make a successful crowdsourcing campaign? The answer comes when you define the purpose of the campaign. Like myself, using funding websites like kickstarter, indie gogo, and gofundme …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Working Towards Summer

by Jeni Crone

Section 6/6 of my Capstone portfolio will be submitted for edits tonight before I go to sleep—keeping me awake as long as I need to be. The luxury in this …

Working Towards Summer

Section 6/6 of my Capstone portfolio will be submitted for edits tonight before I go to sleep—keeping me awake as long as I need to be. The luxury in this …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

My Secrets to Productivity

by Chelsea Rowan

I’m sure we all have our own little secrets about how we stay active and productive in this very stressful world. In this post, you will find a list of …

My Secrets to Productivity

I’m sure we all have our own little secrets about how we stay active and productive in this very stressful world. In this post, you will find a list of …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The last page of a book…

by Dustin Seelinger

I did it!! I graduated with my Masters in Fine Arts! It’s been a hard fought three years, but it’s over and I am so proud of myself and my …

The last page of a book…

I did it!! I graduated with my Masters in Fine Arts! It’s been a hard fought three years, but it’s over and I am so proud of myself and my …

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

From Commencement to Capstone

by Jeni Crone

Last Weekend Cohort 22 graduated…symbolically. Our families came into town, we put on caps and gowns and walked across a stage, but we still have a little bit more work …

From Commencement to Capstone

Last Weekend Cohort 22 graduated…symbolically. Our families came into town, we put on caps and gowns and walked across a stage, but we still have a little bit more work …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Pitch Fest – The Beginning of Thesis

by Chelsea Rowan

Pitch Fest, also referred to as Story Market, is the time of year that all first-year graduate film students look forward to. Making it to Pitch Fest means a lot …

Pitch Fest – The Beginning of Thesis

Pitch Fest, also referred to as Story Market, is the time of year that all first-year graduate film students look forward to. Making it to Pitch Fest means a lot …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

It Will All Be Over Soon

by Justin Botz

So I just finished installing my thesis project, I just have one final paper to turn in and I’ll be done with my MFA!  Woohoo!

It Will All Be Over Soon

So I just finished installing my thesis project, I just have one final paper to turn in and I’ll be done with my MFA!  Woohoo!

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

Goodbye, MarginAliens!

by Parker Stockman

Goodbye, my friends. It is with a light heart that I leave you in the capable hands of the new ambassador, Brittany! I say “light heart” because I am so …

Goodbye, MarginAliens!

Goodbye, my friends. It is with a light heart that I leave you in the capable hands of the new ambassador, Brittany! I say “light heart” because I am so …

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

Success and Sacrifice

by Dustin Seelinger

Thesis install starts next week!! This is it, the home stretch. It all seems like my time here at Columbia College Chicago has just flown by. I can’t believe how …

Success and Sacrifice

Thesis install starts next week!! This is it, the home stretch. It all seems like my time here at Columbia College Chicago has just flown by. I can’t believe how …

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