Class of 2019

Copper Bates: Cooper is a sophomore in SEAS studying Operations Research and Computer Science. Born and raised in sunny San Diego, Cooper enjoys spending his free time outdoors where he is an avid triathlete and endurance runner. When not doing sports, Cooper dabbles in web development and robotics programming, and hopes to apply his passion for innovation to whatever his career may be.  

Copper Bates: Cooper is a sophomore in SEAS studying Operations Research and Computer Science. Born and raised in sunny San Diego, Cooper enjoys spending his free time outdoors where he is an avid triathlete and endurance runner. When not doing sports, Cooper dabbles in web development and robotics programming, and hopes to apply his passion for innovation to whatever his career may be.

 

Alan Blaesser: Alan is a sophomore from Weston, Massachusetts, where he attended Weston High School and captained the school's swim and crew teams. At Columbia, Alan is majoring in Sustainable Development and Business Management, and has an interest in sustainable project finance. He is a member of the National Champion Men’s Lightweight Crew Team. Alan is an entrepreneur, starting his own private sailing and seafood businesses.

Alan Blaesser: Alan is a sophomore from Weston, Massachusetts, where he attended Weston High School and captained the school's swim and crew teams. At Columbia, Alan is majoring in Sustainable Development and Business Management, and has an interest in sustainable project finance. He is a member of the National Champion Men’s Lightweight Crew Team. Alan is an entrepreneur, starting his own private sailing and seafood businesses.

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Chris Gaw: Chris is sophomore in SEAS majoring in Mechanical Engineering.    

Chris Gaw: Chris is sophomore in SEAS majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

 

 

Matt Kronengold: Matt is a sophomore in SEAS who hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a member of the Men's Varsity Swim team.  

Matt Kronengold: Matt is a sophomore in SEAS who hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a member of the Men's Varsity Swim team.

 

Quincy Meng: Quincy is a sophomore in Columbia College with a prospective major in Computer Science and a concentration in Economics. Born in China, Quincy moved to New York at age 15. Before coming to Columbia, he attended Juilliard Pre-College and has played recitals at venues such as the Microsoft Auditorium (Seattle), Poly Theatre (China), and the Juilliard School (New York). At Columbia, he is a member of the Columbia Men's Club Ice Hockey Team and is actively involved in Columbia Daily Spectator as a software developer.

Quincy Meng: Quincy is a sophomore in Columbia College with a prospective major in Computer Science and a concentration in Economics. Born in China, Quincy moved to New York at age 15. Before coming to Columbia, he attended Juilliard Pre-College and has played recitals at venues such as the Microsoft Auditorium (Seattle), Poly Theatre (China), and the Juilliard School (New York). At Columbia, he is a member of the Columbia Men's Club Ice Hockey Team and is actively involved in Columbia Daily Spectator as a software developer.

Sam Quillen: Sam is a sophomore in Columbia College from Boston, Massachusetts. He has also lived in Puerto Rico and Shanghai. He loves playing sports and is an avid fan of the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots. At Columbia he intends to pursue his true passion of studying Xenobiology.

Sam Quillen: Sam is a sophomore in Columbia College from Boston, Massachusetts. He has also lived in Puerto Rico and Shanghai. He loves playing sports and is an avid fan of the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots. At Columbia he intends to pursue his true passion of studying Xenobiology.

William Ruff: Will is a sophomore in CC from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He attended Durham Academy. Before coming to Columbia, Will took a gap year to travel around New Zealand and Asia. He is interested in Economics and International Relations. Will loves Duke Basketball and enjoys hooping in the gym. He is on the Parliamentary Debate team at Columbia, and is a mixologist for the Bartending Association.

William Ruff: Will is a sophomore in CC from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He attended Durham Academy. Before coming to Columbia, Will took a gap year to travel around New Zealand and Asia. He is interested in Economics and International Relations. Will loves Duke Basketball and enjoys hooping in the gym. He is on the Parliamentary Debate team at Columbia, and is a mixologist for the Bartending Association.

Coby Zucker: Coby is a Financial Economics major in CC class of 2019. He is originally from Potomac, Maryland where he attended Walter Johnson High School. Coby is a member of Columbia's Men's Varsity Swim Team, and competes in the Breaststroke and IM events. Along with Sigma Nu, he is the VP of Programming for the Interfraternity Council, and an RC@C “Alice” Health Initiative facilitator. In his free time, he loves hanging around the hau5 and watching rom-coms with his brothers.

Coby Zucker: Coby is a Financial Economics major in CC class of 2019. He is originally from Potomac, Maryland where he attended Walter Johnson High School. Coby is a member of Columbia's Men's Varsity Swim Team, and competes in the Breaststroke and IM events. Along with Sigma Nu, he is the VP of Programming for the Interfraternity Council, and an RC@C “Alice” Health Initiative facilitator. In his free time, he loves hanging around the hau5 and watching rom-coms with his brothers.

Nick Houchois: Nicholas is a sophomore at SEAS majoring in Computer Science. Though born in Manhattan, he grew up in London, England. He attended St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire before returning to New York. Outside of the classroom, he is a member of the Columbia University Sailing Team.  

Nick Houchois: Nicholas is a sophomore at SEAS majoring in Computer Science. Though born in Manhattan, he grew up in London, England. He attended St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire before returning to New York. Outside of the classroom, he is a member of the Columbia University Sailing Team.

 

Mohit Bhalodkar: Mohit Bhalodkar is a sophomore in CC from Long Island, New York. Mohit attended Syosset High School and plans to major in Financial Economics. He is an avid NY sports fan and his true love is the New York Mets. Mohit is a member of Parliamentary Debate Team, dances for Columbia Bhangra and loves to play basketball, football, and tennis in his free time. 

Mohit Bhalodkar: Mohit Bhalodkar is a sophomore in CC from Long Island, New York. Mohit attended Syosset High School and plans to major in Financial Economics. He is an avid NY sports fan and his true love is the New York Mets. Mohit is a member of Parliamentary Debate Team, dances for Columbia Bhangra and loves to play basketball, football, and tennis in his free time. 

Zach Boughner: A sophomore in Columbia College, Zach attended the Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School (BB&N) in Cambridge, MA before coming to New York. He intends the major in Political Science and Economics and has a special interest in local electoral politics. Outside of the classroom, Zach is an avid runner, a casual basketball fan (allegiance: Boston Celtics), and a staunch supporter of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

Zach Boughner: A sophomore in Columbia College, Zach attended the Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School (BB&N) in Cambridge, MA before coming to New York. He intends the major in Political Science and Economics and has a special interest in local electoral politics. Outside of the classroom, Zach is an avid runner, a casual basketball fan (allegiance: Boston Celtics), and a staunch supporter of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

Sebastian Espinosa: Seb is a sophomore in Columbia College studying Economics, and History. He’s a graduate of Palmer Trinity School and a Miami native, but he always dreamed of moving to New York where he could join a fraternity. On Campus, he's involved in the Men of Color Alliance and Res Life. In his free time, you can find him at an art gallery, movie theater, bookstore, or wandering New York. He hopes to pursue his love of making spreadsheets by working in consulting or finance after he graduates. 

Sebastian Espinosa: Seb is a sophomore in Columbia College studying Economics, and History. He’s a graduate of Palmer Trinity School and a Miami native, but he always dreamed of moving to New York where he could join a fraternity. On Campus, he's involved in the Men of Color Alliance and Res Life. In his free time, you can find him at an art gallery, movie theater, bookstore, or wandering New York. He hopes to pursue his love of making spreadsheets by working in consulting or finance after he graduates. 

Tim Kiely: Tim (CC '19) is a thesbian, former swimmer, and unwilling heely enthusiast from Atlanta, Georgia. It has been said that he can only be killed by a blade forged of a rare igneous rock found only on the highest peak of the tallest mountain in the lowest trench of the widest ocean, but this has not been confirmed. He also coaches a summer league swim team. Tim is excited to be a part of Sigma Nu, and looks forward to declaring a theater major. 

Tim Kiely: Tim (CC '19) is a thesbian, former swimmer, and unwilling heely enthusiast from Atlanta, Georgia. It has been said that he can only be killed by a blade forged of a rare igneous rock found only on the highest peak of the tallest mountain in the lowest trench of the widest ocean, but this has not been confirmed. He also coaches a summer league swim team. Tim is excited to be a part of Sigma Nu, and looks forward to declaring a theater major. 

George Liu: George is a sophomore from Miami, Florida. He attended Palmetto Senior High School and is a huge Miami Heat fan. He still isn't sure what he would to study but likes to imagine that he will go to law school.

George Liu: George is a sophomore from Miami, Florida. He attended Palmetto Senior High School and is a huge Miami Heat fan. He still isn't sure what he would to study but likes to imagine that he will go to law school.

Jordy Portugal: Jordy is a sophomore in Columbia College studying Economics and Statistics. His passions include watching Barcelona whoop up on people, and getting whooped up on himself in Fifa by his brothers.       

Jordy Portugal: Jordy is a sophomore in Columbia College studying Economics and Statistics. His passions include watching Barcelona whoop up on people, and getting whooped up on himself in Fifa by his brothers. 

 

 

 

Michael Riera: Michael is a sophomore in Columbia College who attended Lawrenceville Academy. 

Michael Riera: Michael is a sophomore in Columbia College who attended Lawrenceville Academy. 

Jack Smith: Jack is a sophomore in Columbia College studying economics and mathematics. He lives in Manchester in the UK and attended Millfield School in Somerset. Before coming to Columbia, Jack took a gap year where he travelled to various places around the world including Dubai and Australia. He is a member of the Men’s Varsity Swim Team and enjoys playing other sports in his free time.

Jack Smith: Jack is a sophomore in Columbia College studying economics and mathematics. He lives in Manchester in the UK and attended Millfield School in Somerset. Before coming to Columbia, Jack took a gap year where he travelled to various places around the world including Dubai and Australia. He is a member of the Men’s Varsity Swim Team and enjoys playing other sports in his free time.