The Columbia University Marching Band (CUMB) has announced that it will be dissolving and not functioning in any respect.
On Friday morning, the Columbia University Band Alumni Association sent out a press release announcing that the marching band will continue to play at future athletic events, including the homecoming game this Saturday.
The Columbia Athletics Department has pulled all funding from the Columbia University Marching Band (CUMB) and prohibited it from performing at future athletic events, according to an email from CUMB Head Manager Cameron Danesh-Pajou (SEAS ‘20) sent to band members this afternoon.
Bwog staff writers and freshmen hoping their editors will like them more for covering this event, Elle Ferguson and Aditi Patil, give you their coverage of Orgo Night.
Tonight is probably the night with the highest ratio of events that tour guides mention to the number of hours in which they occur – both Orgo Night and Midnight Breakfast are tonight! You’ve (hopefully) seen the posters for Orgo Night at this point, but in case you haven’t, it’ll be at 11:59 pm in […]
While some of us might’ve wished upon a hopeful star for just one more holiday break before reading week, the inevitable end of the fall semester has come. To relieve your finals dread, Columbia University Marching Band has released its first round of Orgo Night flyers! Some revolve around the university’s recent drastic reduction of the band […]
Despite the best efforts of this grand university to crush everything and anything joyful about this place, the CU Marching Band… marches on, so to speak, releasing its first wave of flyers for Orgo Night. The time, as always, is at the witching hour of Reading Week; the place is somewhat up in the air. Wherever […]
Since fall 2016, the marching band has been banned from holding Orgo Night, their biannual roast of all things Columbia, in its traditional location of Butler 209. Despite much back-and-forth with the administration, particularly Vice Provost and University Librarian Ann Thornton, who made the final decision to ban them, the CUMB held Orgo Night outside the next […]
Because we haven’t covered the Band enough in recent weeks: our first Senior Wisdom of the semester is from Liz Pudel, the organization’s former Drum Major and Head Manager (yeah, she did both). Name, School, Major, Hometown: Liz Pudel, Barnard College, Sociology, Brooklyn, NY Claim to Fame: Former Drum Major and Head Manager of the […]
Earlier today, Bwog received this message from the Columbia University Marching Band, with strict instructions not to release the information contained within until 11:30 pm. In the future, if you wish to address us, please address us with ‘Greetings, Your Undying Majesty’ instead of ‘Hi.’ Hi Bwog, Tonight, Orgo Night will be held in Butler […]