An update on our fundraising efforts

A very big thank-you to everyone who has stepped up to the plate with donations since the administration informed the Marching Band that starting next year it was pulling more than half its operating budget, already lowest in the Ivy League. Gifts so far have ranged from $25 to four-figure sums. We truly appreciate them […]

Columbia to slash funding to Marching Band by 60%

We thought you should be up on this devastating news from campus regarding the Marching Band. The headline is that next year the Band’s budget, already lowest in the Ivy League, will be slashed by 60 percent. This story in the Columbia Spectator explains it pretty well. We’re going to be doing our best to […]