It’s been a long road. We’ve only been close for five years now, but I’ve known you for what feels like my whole life, and..
Last Thursday, at 11 p.m., my finger hovered over the touch pad of my laptop. The cursor was poised ominously over a send button. I stared..
As a grad student, it can be easy to feel as though you and your classmates are the only ones attending the school. With such a small prog..
This week was SPRING BREAK! I followed through on all the myths of spring break common to the United States, about warm environments, rauc..
People keep asking me if I feel excited about graduating in just a few short months. It’s a question to which most people want me to respo..
Of all the things they told me I would learn at Columbia, I was not expecting to perfect my nap-taking skills. I’ve been to college before..
The first day of school is always a little nerve-wracking. It’s a very basic fear of the unknown mixed with the desire to do well. From th..
Part of the requirements for a Creative Writing MFA at Columbia College is to take two Literature courses. These courses are focused more ..
You might be thinking, “Bethany, you’re the poet blogger at Marginalia. Why is your preview image of a painting?” Well reader, one of the ..
It’s safe to say that the semester is here. If my profs and my classmates aren’t lying to me (a thing I would never suspect them of), we’v..