Biao Huan Foo
It’s fall 2017. Caught between sheer excitement and anxiety, in anticipation of our new lives at Columbia, we hurry from class to class, brimming with glee at the prospect of introducing ourselves to the next stranger we meet. Fast-forward to spring 2018, and the atmosphere feels very different. In the short span of seven months, we’ve become much more isolated. It has become a hassle to even greet our acquaintances, and fellow schoolmates whom we met during orientation are now long forgotten....