Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Spring in Chicago

by Parker Stockman

It’s finally spring in Chicago. The students are getting a bit rowdy, the weather is slightly less cold, and people are outside. A few weeks ago, we got our first …

Spring in Chicago

It’s finally spring in Chicago. The students are getting a bit rowdy, the weather is slightly less cold, and people are outside. A few weeks ago, we got our first …

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

Spring is Coming!

by Monica Brown

Spring is coming, spring is coming, spring is coming… Chant this mantra once a day for the next ten days, and you will begin to see buds appear on trees, …

Spring is Coming!

Spring is coming, spring is coming, spring is coming… Chant this mantra once a day for the next ten days, and you will begin to see buds appear on trees, …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Winterizing, Columbia Style

by Bubba Murray

Never ever buy cold weather clothing in warm weather environment. That big puffy coat you bought in Miami may look winter ready but it wouldn’t stop a light breeze.

Winterizing, Columbia Style

Never ever buy cold weather clothing in warm weather environment. That big puffy coat you bought in Miami may look winter ready but it wouldn’t stop a light breeze.

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

New York City Blues

by Conor O'Farrell

Few things in life have the power to bring civilization to a standstill. Weather is one of them. Hollywood loves natural disasters. Armageddon, Twister, The Perfect Storm, and Dante’s Peak all offer …

New York City Blues

Few things in life have the power to bring civilization to a standstill. Weather is one of them. Hollywood loves natural disasters. Armageddon, Twister, The Perfect Storm, and Dante’s Peak all offer …

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

Nonfiction MFA Student Spotlight: Toni Nealie

by Jenn Tatum

During the Graduate Open House and Preview Days, I am often asked why I applied to Columbia, what neighborhood I live in, and what my writing style is, amongst other …

Nonfiction MFA Student Spotlight: Toni Nealie

During the Graduate Open House and Preview Days, I am often asked why I applied to Columbia, what neighborhood I live in, and what my writing style is, amongst other …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hall Chat: Fourth of July Heat Wave

by Jenn Tatum

Holy heat wave! This past week, Chicago had temperatures in the 100s for what seemed like forever. Just getting to work in the morning was such a chore, and by …

Hall Chat: Fourth of July Heat Wave

Holy heat wave! This past week, Chicago had temperatures in the 100s for what seemed like forever. Just getting to work in the morning was such a chore, and by …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Chicago Weather

by Dan Mollison

About a week ago, I made a change that signaled a moment that I enjoy every year it comes: I retired my jeans to the closet in favor of my …

Chicago Weather

About a week ago, I made a change that signaled a moment that I enjoy every year it comes: I retired my jeans to the closet in favor of my …

Film & Video - Creative Producing MFA Dan Mollison, dmollison@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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