Each class that passes through Barnard’s gates sees its fair share of college-altering history, but the members of the class of 2020 have experienced countless pivotal, and even unprecedented, events during their time as Barnard students. Here are a few of the class of 2020’s standout moments, from its first experiences on campus to its last:...
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.
It is time we hold the administration of the School of General Studies to its word. If administrators truly mean that their primary goal is to make General Studies as affordable as possible, they must change their transfer credit policy to accept online classes from other accredited colleges and universities. It would save General Studies students tens of thousands of dollars in student debt....
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....
Is cabin fever starting to settle in? Do not worry! Spectrum has comprised a list of free online resources that can help you continue doing the activities you love while keeping your community safe....
I hear a knock on my door—quiet at first, then growing louder. The doorknob twists, but I had locked it to prevent any unwanted intrusions.