Columbia's Band Banned From Final Football Game

The Columbia University Marching Band is known for its sense of humor. But their joke, a song parody, fell flat at a recent football game against Cornell. The Athletic Department wasn't amused, and it banned the marching band from the final game of the season.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. The Columbia University Marching Band is known for its sense of humor, but their joke fell flat at a recent football game against Cornell. In a parody of the school fight song, the band sang: We always lose, lose, lose by a lot; sometimes, by a little - which is accurate. Their loss to Cornell was their ninth straight this year.

The athletic department wasn't amused. They banned the marching band from the final game of the season. It's MORNING EDITION.

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