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SENIORS WITH WATER GUNS

On Holi, seniors specially gifted water guns by underclassmen on HSO survey the massive crowd
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HOLI ON THE PLAZA

500 students throw 5000 pounds of paint on Pupin Plaza until all erupts into a dance party
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ABHI, VICTIM OF WATERWORKS

Holi-goers cool off by dumping freezing buckets of water of various sizes on each other
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HOLI PAINT BAGS

The colored powders line the arena as the countdown begins--10...9...8...
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PREPPING VIKAS FOR THE SET

A red robe sets the mood of swag for the scene in the 2012 Diwali video
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ROHIT

A surprise birthday cake is revealed at the Final Dinner in late spring
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AMBUSH AT CAMILLE'S

Kanak walks into the restaurant full of "strangers" for a surprise birthday
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BHAJANS FLOWERS

Chaitanya is decorated during clean-up after a bhajans workshop on Friday evening
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KTOWN KARAOKE

Board bonding takes us downtown to ktown. I don't remember the song.
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DINNER IS SERVED

Sewa, the Sikh Students Association, joins HSO to serve a free dinner at Diwali
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DIWALI SHORT FILM

A ten minute comedic video filmed, acted, and written by HSO presents the meaning of Diwali
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FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

The Diwali celebration culminates with a night of dance...which turns into a rave?
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GARBA-RAAS DANCING

Navaratri-goers snake lines around Earl Hall, learning ever more complex steps of Raas
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NAVARATRI PUJA

The night ends with a short puja consisting of the most famous aarti, Om Jai Jagdish
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JAI JAGDISH HARE

Hindus and non-Hindus alike come together to sing this prayer of hope
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CLASSICAL NIGHT

The immense classical South Asian music and dance talent within Columbia is showcased
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DINNER AT CURRY HILL

New members and old alumni come together at the beginning of the year for dinner at Curry Leaf
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VIKVAV STRIKES AGAIN

DOOD. wwaow. what a tool. i have a midterm. <3 you bro. and by final i mean midterm.
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ICE SKATING AFTER FINALS

On Thursday night, HSO members take Bryant Park by storm with their superior skating and daring on ice.
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AND THE STORY CONTINUES...

Dun dun dun dun...