What Was Happening Today at CCC in 2000?

spring break

On March 20, 2000, students were as stressed as ever (passing out in class, to be specific), flights to Myrtle Beach were $59, and a poll revealed that one student’s favorite game was Contra (you know, that game from the original Nintendo).

The music reviewed in this issue included Oasis, Garage d’Or, and Yo la Tengo. Do you recognize any of these aside from Oasis?

An article about WWF reveals that it was still cool in the year 2000, where Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock were still popular. I saw someone wearing an Austin 3:16 shirt the other day and wondered if I’d been sucked into some black hole that took me back to the early 2000s.

The first “Final Destination” debuted in 2000, and the reviewer wrote, “Trust, you won’t be disappointed!” I wonder what he thought of the second, third, fourth, and fifth movies in this series.

To see more about what was going on at Columbia College exactly fourteen years ago, read here: http://digitalcommons.colum.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1476&context=cadc_chronicle. Be sure to check out page 10 if you want to see how stylish swimming suits from 14 years ago were!

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