Marginalia, Graduate Blog

ONE LAST MIDNIGHT: A THESIS AND A DOUBLE MURDER

by Daniel Scott Parker

Tuesday night I watched True Detective for research. Yesterday I submitted the final draft of my thesis. Today I slept in. If I could say that in Latin, I would. …

ONE LAST MIDNIGHT: A THESIS AND A DOUBLE MURDER

Tuesday night I watched True Detective for research. Yesterday I submitted the final draft of my thesis. Today I slept in. If I could say that in Latin, I would. …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Thesis Update

by Parker Stockman

Today, I thought I’d update my readers on my thesis. I’m 150 pages in or so, and I was a bit stuck recently. I just wasn’t feeling motivated, so I …

Thesis Update

Today, I thought I’d update my readers on my thesis. I’m 150 pages in or so, and I was a bit stuck recently. I just wasn’t feeling motivated, so I …

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

Boyhood

by Conor O'Farrell

Mine and Emily’s thesis film Boyhood is in the finishing stages. In layman’s terms, that means the picture edit is locked, the sound design and coloring are underway, and the …

Boyhood

Mine and Emily’s thesis film Boyhood is in the finishing stages. In layman’s terms, that means the picture edit is locked, the sound design and coloring are underway, and the …

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

WRAPPING UP IN WARP SPEED: AWP & PREPARING FOR THE JUMP

by Daniel Scott Parker

Whoever said you can only yolo once was wrong. Last Tuesday morning I missed my flight to Seattle. The United Airlines attendant told me the next available flight wasn’t until …

WRAPPING UP IN WARP SPEED: AWP & PREPARING FOR THE JUMP

Whoever said you can only yolo once was wrong. Last Tuesday morning I missed my flight to Seattle. The United Airlines attendant told me the next available flight wasn’t until …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The Beginning of the End

by Conor O'Farrell

It’s a rousing time; two weeks of class remain before the move to Los Angeles; we’ve made a breakthrough in drafting one of my feature projects; we’re about to enter …

The Beginning of the End

It’s a rousing time; two weeks of class remain before the move to Los Angeles; we’ve made a breakthrough in drafting one of my feature projects; we’re about to enter …

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

Lights, Camera, Thesis!

by Bubba Murray

I enjoy mingling with professors and classmates I haven’t had the opportunity to speak with during the semester. And as a struggling artist you need to follow the free food.

Lights, Camera, Thesis!

I enjoy mingling with professors and classmates I haven’t had the opportunity to speak with during the semester. And as a struggling artist you need to follow the free food.

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

Nearing the end…

by Katie Kather

It feels so strange that I’ll be done with the Journalism, MA program exactly one month after posting this. Mostly, I feel panic when I think about it.  Thesis!  Final …

Nearing the end…

It feels so strange that I’ll be done with the Journalism, MA program exactly one month after posting this. Mostly, I feel panic when I think about it.  Thesis!  Final …

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

Midterms and Thesis

by Katie Kather

This semester is going by really really fast. On one hand, that’s a good thing, a great thing! I’m graduating with an MA in journalism in less than two months. …

Midterms and Thesis

This semester is going by really really fast. On one hand, that’s a good thing, a great thing! I’m graduating with an MA in journalism in less than two months. …

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

Some Tips on Revision

by Parker Stockman

I was out in Los Angeles last weekend and had to do some quick revisions on my thesis because I had a short amount of time to write but wanted …

Some Tips on Revision

I was out in Los Angeles last weekend and had to do some quick revisions on my thesis because I had a short amount of time to write but wanted …

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

What I’ve Been Up To

by Parker Stockman

I thought thesis hours were going to be a piece of cake. I was! First, I’m working three jobs. I am teaching Professional Writing Courses for Florida Gulf Coast University …

What I’ve Been Up To

I thought thesis hours were going to be a piece of cake. I was! First, I’m working three jobs. I am teaching Professional Writing Courses for Florida Gulf Coast University …

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

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