Just one day after Columbia and Barnard announced that only first-years and sophomores will be invited back to campus for the fall semester, the Ivy League declared Wednesday afternoon that all athletics will be postponed until at least January. All sports will be prohibited from participating in competitions, while practices will be permitted if protections are in place to ensure they are in accordance with each institution’s and state’s policies....
As the coronavirus began to spread across the United States a few months ago, Columbia students left campus knowing that the next academic year will be far from conventional. With the release of University President Lee Bollinger’s and Barnard President Sian Beilock’s emails to students this afternoon, we now have a better picture of what this new year will look like. Here are our main takeaways....
The Ivy League is considering multiple schedules for football’s return as schools across the country attempt to put together opening plans for the fall semester. As the number of COVID-19 cases rises across the United States, the conference may potentially delay intercollegiate football games until April 2021, and practices may not start until March....
It might have been my worn-out DVD of Singin’ In the Rain or an all-consuming Hamilton infatuation (I swear, I liked it before it was cool), but somewhere in that span of time between birth and university, there was a spark in me that lit my passion for the theater....
When I was first admitted to Spectator as a sweaty, hopeful first year, I did not imagine myself shuffling through the cold in late fall two years later, crying into a lasagne....
I was a junior when the article from The Eye about how student organizations are addressing sexual assault came out. I found myself curled up in my Hewitt bed, crying into my pillow with the article open on my phone. I never got to the end....
This is the tenth edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
The best triple jumper in Columbia history, senior Daniel Igbokwe, will graduate after a record-breaking career
This is the eighth edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
“Unfinished”: Fencing seniors struggle to find closure after COVID-19 erases chance at second straight national title
This is the second edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.