its just like any other college group, frat, club, or what ever. College kids do that kind of dumb stuff, wether they are holding trombones or footballs or chess pieces or what ever.
Yes, I played trombone. Commence disgusting jokes in 3, 2, 1...
BYW, I saw an interview of the former Ohio State Band director this morning and I gotta say, this sounds like a raw deal for him IMHO.
Go JACKETS! THWG!