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Columbia University Treelighting Ceremony

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Plaza/College Walk

The Treelighting Ceremony is a tradition instated to celebrate the lighting of the trees on College Walk as a unified community. The ceremony is held outside, featuring speeches by Dean Boyce and Dean Hinkson, performances by Bacchantae, CU Gospel Choir and the Kingsmen, and remarks by Briana Saddler,a representative of the Columbia College Student Council, Colleen Mulvihill, a representative of the Barnard College Student Government Association, Jason Pettigrew, a representative of the General Studies Student Council, and Rushal Rege, a representative of the Engineering Student Council. There will also be many hot beverages and holiday desserts that compliment the general festivities.