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.
As the world grapples with the wide-reaching effects of the coronavirus, sports, for the moment, have been effectively canceled.
Before she left for spring break, Nicole Leon, CC ’20, picked up her cap and gown. It would be one of her last experiences on campus. Just two days later, University President Lee Bollinger announced that all classes would be moved online for the rest of the semester in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Further emails announced that all students who could leave must do so. Finally, on March 20, Bollinger announced that Commencement would be canceled....
For many students, the transition to taking classes online on Zoom has upturned what it means to be at a university. Many op-eds and columns have been written about the negative impacts of the coronavirus outbreak—be that personal loss, stress about job security, or a generalized feeling of loneliness. The pandemic has deeply impacted how students interact with each other, both in and outside the classroom....
“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.
This is the first edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
CUIMC staff moves to the frontlines to fight the pandemic amid the loss of hundreds of millions in revenue
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hospitalize thousands of people across the country, specialized doctors are being deployed to emergency rooms, some for the first time since they were medical students. Some worry that they are ill-equipped to do so. Others worry that the inability to perform specialized procedures—including plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and ophthalmology—will lose Columbia hundreds of millions in revenue....
“If we attend classes, we do so in protest”: Visual arts majors demand tuition refund after move to online learning
Carola Dixon, CC ’20, had relied on Columbia’s desktop computers for months to work on her visual arts senior thesis, a film requiring heavy editing that she said her laptop could not handle. However, when the facilities that housed those desktop computers closed, Dixon was unsure how she could complete her film....