Bonny Quan, BC ’24, talks to her camera at 8 p.m. as she returns to her dorm from a run. She signs off with a rundown of things left to do: attend a computer science class and a club meeting. This video, posted on her YouTube channel, is her latest “day in the life” vlog, a 20-minute window into the life of a college student in New York City....
As a child, junior swimmer Clare Larsen loved to play sports. Despite her passion, however, she always thought of sports as a boys’ world, and the male-dominated culture initially discouraged her from chasing her dreams of Division I recruitment. The message from people around her, Larsen said, was that “sports are healthy for a young woman, but [they’re] not necessarily something that you pursue.”...
Editor’s note: Several of the athletes were interviewed before the Ivy League made the official decision to cancel the spring sports season.
On the verge of viral: Columbia musicians on creating, marketing, and ascending to fame in a TikTok age
How to become a star overnight? As of late, the answer is simple: TikTok.
A decade in athletics: Softball prepares for a new decade of winning after 12 years under an interim coach
Softball has been one of the best-performing teams at Columbia throughout this decade. Head coach Jennifer Teague is coming off of an Ivy League Coach of the Year season during which the Lions could have received their first Ivy League championship; the team was projected to win the conference before the 2020 season was canceled....
The men’s tennis team’s past decade has undeniably been one of ascent. However, the reason for this positive shift is rather unclear because, all in all, the Columbia men’s tennis program has not changed much within these years. The Dick Savitt Tennis Center has remained the team’s home court. The Light Blue still practices for outdoor matches in Riverside Park, making it the only ranked Division I school without outdoor tennis courts. Former head coach Bid Goswami was already in the 28th season of his tenure when the decade opened—his calm, concise method of coaching remained a constant....
Max McLean brings one-man show ‘C.S. Lewis Onstage’ to Columbia, intertwining Christianity and theater
“This must be a simply enormous auditorium!” thought an audience member.
Updated 3/27/2018 at 1:27 a.m.