In Focus: The Great Columbia Snowball Fight of 2018

Columbia Daily Spectator

Edited by Katherine Gerberich

Photography by Elza Bouhassira, Rya Inman, Natalie Guerra, Margaret Maguire, and Arielle Shternfeld

Timelapse by Ha Quoc Huy

Web Development by Kevin Li

There are few things that bring Columbia together like a good snowball fight.

On the second day of spring, a nor’easter promising more than a foot of snow hit Morningside Heights, shutting Columbia down. For much of Wednesday afternoon, the lawns outside Butler, which are normally untouched in wintertime, became a winter wonderland. Take a look at some moments from the snow day below.