This is the seventh edition of “The Season That Could Have Been,” Spectator’s series on spring 2020 sports.
A decade in athletics: Anderson strengthens an inconsistent men’s soccer program and creates professional players
Coming into the decade, expectations were not extremely high for the men’s soccer program. It had not earned an Ancient Eight crown in 17 years, Ivy League Player of the Year since 1993, and NCAA tournament berth since 1991....
Columbia baseball has one of the most storied histories of any team that has worn the Light Blue. Beginning in 1888, the program has captured 14 Ivy League titles and produced 11 major-league players, including legendary New York Yankees’ first baseman Lou Gehrig....
The men’s swimming and diving team began their 2020 season jet-lagged and fatigued. After flying back from a training trip to Hawaii on Sunday, Columbia topped Cornell, which has won only one Ivy meet this season, at home 167-133 on Tuesday, but fell on the road to Brown 186-114 on Saturday....
Revival of 6Days Theater “Brighton Beach Memoirs” presents a depression dichotomy, pairing the dismal and droll
“Don’t you know, Stanley, there’s nothing you could ever do that was so terrible I couldn’t forgive you.”
Authors of “The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage” report discuss the return of African objects to their native countries at symposium
The ornate ceiling and dramatic red curtains framed the auditorium screen that displayed the return of the Obelisk of Axum to Ethiopia. Museum of Modern Art curator Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi spoke of the importance of the obelisk’s physical return, as well as its cultural implications, while the audience watched the airplane to Ethiopia take off onscreen....
Namibian Supreme Court Justice David Smuts delves into the law and politics of the apartheid in his new book
Appointed to the Supreme Court in 2015, Justice David Smuts has been a leading human rights lawyer in Namibia since before the country’s independence from South Africa in 1990....
David Hanna, a student at the School of General Studies, has died, GS Dean Lisa Rosen-Metsch announced in an email to the student body on Monday morning. According to the email, he had been battling a chronic illness....
Part of the challenge of the first race of the cross country season, director Daniel Ireland said, is that it’s difficult to know what to expect.
A murdered mayor, a detective team made up of a police commissioner and a professor, an unusual love story, and a ‘missing’ relative. This was “Once Upon a Fortnight,” a creative and well-thought-out neo-noir musical comedy written by David Treatman, JTS/GS ’20 and Brent Morden, CC ’19....