Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band
Dressed in black, the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) walked slowly toward the Claw, holding a wooden casket containing a lifeless stuffed bear. The band members were on their way to the Bearial, a funeral for the Cal bear mascot, Oski.
Standing atop a mobile tower, overlooking a grass field and its current congregation of around 50 Stanford students, Giancarlo Aquilanti D.M.A. ’96 introduces himself. Most… Continue Reading »
This year marks the 12th birthday of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band’s (LSJUMB) mascot: the Tree. After a week of treehouse building and naked guitar strumming, computer science major Calvin Studebaker ’15 beat out two other competitors to become Stanford’s next Tree, a role he has embraced with gusto since taking the reins from Nicoletta von Heidegger ’13 in February. The Daily sat down with Studebaker to get the scoop on his Tree Week tryouts, as well as what he hopes to bring to the table come football season next fall.
The Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) was placed on alcohol suspension Feb. 6 by the Office for Student Affairs, following incidents surrounding the abuse of alcohol at the Fiesta Bowl, according to band manager Brian Kooiman ’12.