In a normal election, students would be turning in their ballots from Morningside Heights and attending debate and election watch parties in droves. Instead, this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread Columbia students across the globe, ushering in an unprecedented political and public health climate. To capture these changes, we asked our photographers to document what voting looks like for students across the country....
With Columbia students scattered across the globe and the pandemic in full swing, Halloween is going to look a little different this year. We took a trip into the Spec archives and down memory lane to see the spooky stories about the Columbia community that have been covered over the years to remind ourselves that the spirit of Halloween still lives on—even on Zoom....
Six Columbia Daily Spectator Spectrum team members show us what a day in their life looks like during a remote semester.
In this past weekend’s Homecoming game, football secured the win in an unprecedented 44-6 blowout over Penn. This was only the second time the Lions have defeated Penn since 1997. After a slow start to the season, football responded to an energetic Homecoming crowd and defeated Penn in what could become a momentum-building win....