Think back to Christmas Eve when you were a kid. You couldn’t sleep, right? You wanted to know what was under the tree. There was an unknown on the horizon, one that could turn into something great. Everyone I’ve seen walking around Columbia today is in a state of Christmas Eve. Tomorrow, that unknown will finally be settled. And this campus, this city can’t wait.I recounted my experiences walking around campus and Columbia today—and I kept coming back to this Christmas Eve analogy.