Ceon White, GS ’21, vividly remembers how he felt the first time he walked onto Columbia’s campus as a student.
‘His footprint is all over the program’: How Josh Wainwright broke records and spearheaded the revitalization of Columbia football
Down by three points in overtime on third and nine from the opposing team’s 24-yard line, then senior quarterback Anders Hill dropped back and rifled a pass down the middle of the field. Wide receiver Josh Wainwright, then a sophomore, snagged the ball in between two defenders, fell in the endzone, and to deafening cheers from the crowd, vehemently spiked the ball in celebration. With fans streaming from the bleachers and teammates mobbing him on the ground in joy, Wainwright capped off a 10-reception, 193-yard, and two-touchdown performance by giving Columbia a statement 2017 Homecoming game-winner against the University of Pennsylvania....
The phrase “joyful journey” comes to mind for Soorim Lee, CC ’21, as she attempts to process the past four years. They have been an almost indescribable experience full of unsuspecting friendships, inspirational professors from the film and sociology departments, and growth into a better person and filmmaker....
Behind the curtain: Mario Alberto Garcia Jr., CC ’21, on Columbia’s diverse and growing theater community
“His unexpected and misplaced smiles turned to snarls without notice, brilliantly twisting the laughter of the audience into grimaces and gasps.”
Have you ever seen someone twerk to a rap cover of “Baby Shark”? If you haven’t, you have no idea what you are missing out on. This, dancing Teletubbies, love stories, TikToks, and more were all a part of Columbia University Generation’s latest dynamic show....
The Columbia University Film Festival reconnects graduate film students through new virtual festival after a year of inactivity
The hustle and bustle of a film set has a palpable energy and atmosphere that often goes unnoticed by film fanatics. The chaotic yet meticulous nature found on film sets blends all of these elements of lighting, cameras, makeup, and sound to create a unique visual story. Some of the people who are extremely familiar with this energy are the Master’s of Fine Arts film program students and alumni from the School of the Arts. As the noise died down over the past year as a result of the pandemic, the Columbia University Film Festival was canceled, a festival that annually showcased all of these students’ thesis work. Now, CUFF is back in full swing, ready to put the “action” in “lights, camera, action”....
I used to be obsessed with the idea of starting over. I spent a majority of my school years in the same Maryland public education system, and I romanticized moving away as an attempt to remedy the feelings of loneliness that permeated my youth. By my junior year of high school, I was determined to graduate early and start over somewhere else—this time on my terms....