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[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Families feel university students’ love from virtual calls

Hearts over Hands is an interactive online program for kids in New York to help take stress off busy parents.
April 21, 2020
Columbia University junior Ana Beloborodova launches Hearts over Hands amidst the current COVID-19 crisis.

[FILM REVIEW] Lady Bird soars above expectations

Lady Bird follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), through her senior year at a catholic high school in Sacramento, California as she navigates the ups and downs of her lower middle class life with a dysfunctional family and fluctuating social standing. The movie focuses on her relationship with her mom (Laurie Metcalf).
March 6, 2018
It may not have taken the Oscars, but it's worth every minute of viewing.

Student shares first hand experience at Carnegie Hall Performance 2017

Student shares first hand experience at Carnegie Hall Performance 2017
March 7, 2017
The choir trip was a once in a lifetime opportunity that provided the SPA community with a chance to sing at a world renowned venue as well as explore a vibrant city.

Students sing at Carnegie in the city that never sleeps

BREATHTAKING VIEWS. Students visited the Empire State Building and were met with NYC's bright lights and bustling life.
March 1, 2017
On Feb. 15, students from Summit Singers, Academy Chorale and community Chorale, traveled to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall, and do some sight seeing along the way.

Four debaters to argue for top spot in Elite 8

Eight students from the debate team compete, four of whom wrote arguments for the rounds that have brought them to Elite 8 competition for International Public Policy Forum.  The students pictured are seniors Thomas Toghramadjian, Shaan Bijwadia, Afsar Sandozi, and Jordan Hughes,  junior George Stiffman, and sophomores Shefali Bijwadia, Sarah Wheaton, and Raffi Toghramadjian. The four seniors will compete in New York on May 2 . US Debate coach Tom Fones said, “[I am most proud of] their ability to work together to produce written materials that are so coherent which have gotten them to this point. I mean the blending of their research, their writing, and the four of them working as a group has been exceptional.”
May 4, 2015
Four senior debaters make it to Elite 8 to compete in New York on May 2.
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