SENIORS WITH WATER GUNS
On Holi, seniors specially gifted water guns by underclassmen on HSO
survey the massive crowd
HOLI ON THE PLAZA
500 students throw 5000 pounds of paint on Pupin Plaza until all
erupts into a dance party
ABHI, VICTIM OF WATERWORKS
Holi-goers cool off by dumping freezing buckets of water of various
sizes on each other
HOLI PAINT BAGS
The colored powders line the arena as the countdown begins--10...9...8...
PREPPING VIKAS FOR THE SET
A red robe sets the mood of swag for the scene in the 2012 Diwali video
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR ROHIT
A surprise birthday cake is revealed at the Final Dinner in late spring
AMBUSH AT CAMILLE'S
Kanak walks into the restaurant full of "strangers"
for a surprise birthday
Chaitanya is decorated during clean-up after a bhajans workshop
on Friday evening
Board bonding takes us downtown to ktown. I don't remember the song.
DINNER IS SERVED
Sewa, the Sikh Students Association, joins HSO to serve a free
dinner at Diwali
DIWALI SHORT FILM
A ten minute comedic video filmed, acted, and written by HSO presents
the meaning of Diwali
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
The Diwali celebration culminates with a night of dance...which turns
into a rave?
Navaratri-goers snake lines around Earl Hall, learning ever more complex
steps of Raas
The night ends with a short puja consisting of the most famous aarti,
Om Jai Jagdish
JAI JAGDISH HARE
Hindus and non-Hindus alike come together to sing this prayer of hope
The immense classical South Asian music and dance talent within
Columbia is showcased
DINNER AT CURRY HILL
New members and old alumni come together at the beginning of the year
for dinner at Curry Leaf
VIKVAV STRIKES AGAIN
DOOD. wwaow. what a tool. i have a
midterm. <3 you bro. and by final i mean midterm.
ICE SKATING AFTER FINALS
On Thursday night, HSO members take Bryant Park by storm with their
superior skating and daring on ice.
AND THE STORY CONTINUES...
Dun dun dun dun...