• ASUCD Budget Crisis - 1980
    • In the midst of a severe ASUCD budget crisis, the band agrees to take over funding of the band, severing its ties to ASUCD after 51 years.  
  • Band Begins Attending Women's Basketball Games - 1981
    • Coach Pam Gill requests that the band attend women's basketball games. At first only freshmen are required to go, but as each new class becomes accustomed to the practice, participation grows and the whole band begins showing up within a few years. 
  • Band Travels to Division II Playoffs - 1982
    • 1982
  • First Album Recorded - 1983
    • 1983
  • Bands Travel to Romania and Austria - 1985
    • The band travels to Romania and Austria at the invitation of the Friendship Ambassador's Foundation, an East Coast organization that promotes goodwill with Eastern European countries. The trip is financed by fund-raising activities and the members themselves.